Words revealed by Bahá'u'lláh

O SON OF MAN! Humble thyself before Me, that I may graciously visit thee. Arise for the triumph of My cause, that while yet on earth thou mayest obtain the victory.

Monday, July 9, 2018

CALENDAR, JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER, Save your date.



 JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER CALENDAR

LSA MEETINGS: Monday July 9, 2018, Tuesday August 7, 2018. All Meetings at 7:30PM

FIRESIDE: Friday, July 13, 2018, 7:00PM at  15S. 22nd Street  17104 Harrisburg PA

DEVOTIONS/ STORYTELLING: Friday, July 20, 2018 at 7:00PM at 15S. 22nd Street , 17104  Harrisburg PA

MARTYRDOM OF THE BAB: Tuesday July 10, 2018, Holiday program, 11:30AM at 26 Oakwood Ave, Mechanicsburg. Potluck lunch follow by the Holiday Program. This day is in accordance to the Badi Calendar and the guidance of the Universal House of Justice. The Bab was martyred at noon in Tabriz, Iran in 1850.

Saturday July 14, 2018, At Noon to 1:00PM Short Ceremony of Peace, at Peace Garden Front St. as part of the Harrisburg Peace Promenade.

FEAST OF KALIMAT:   Saturday July14, 2018, 4:30PM (Potluck) and Feast at 6:00PM, at 2030 Bellevue Rd, 17104.

Study of the Life of Bahiyyih Khanum, Thursday July 19, 2018 from 1:00-3:00PM at 45 E. South St, Carlisle.

Sunday July 22nd, 2018, National Convention Report. 1:30PM at 2406 Kensington St. 17104


FEAST OF Kamal:  2:00PM, Sunday July 29, at 6682 Springford Terrace, Harrisburg


DEVOTIONS: Friday July 27, 2018, at 45 E. South St, Carlisle at 7:30PM

             also on Friday July 27, 2018. at  6682 Springford Terrace, Harrisburg at 7:00PM

Saturday August 4, 2018, 11:00Am to 11:45AM at Hiroshima Sculpture at Peace Garden on Front St. 

CANDLES ON THE WATER: Sunday August 5, 2018, 4:00PM Market Square. Prebysterian Church followed by walkingto the River and floating candles in paper lanterns on the water.

FIRESIDE: Friday, August 10, 2018, 7:00PM at  15S. 22nd Street  17104 Harrisburg PA

DEVOTIONS/ STORYTELLING: Friday, August 17, 2018 at 7:00PM at 15S. 22nd Street , 17104  Harrisburg PA

DEVOTIONS: Friday, August 24, 2018, at 7:00PM at 45 E. South St. Carlisle. 

FEAST OF ASMA: Sunday August 19, 2018 at 3:00PM,  at 15S. 22nd Street , 17104     

PEACE PROMENADE: September 1rst, 2018. Short Ceremony at the Seven Generations Sculpture in the Peace Garden on Front Street. 11:00AM to Noon. 

FEAST OF IZZAT: September 8, 2018 at 2030 Bellevue Rd, at 4:30PM. Potluck dinner. 



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Sunday, April 28, 2013


Important News:



IRAN UPDATE

For a special website on JUST the persecution of the Bahá’ís in Iran, the US National Spiritual Assembly has created a special webpage with up-to-the-minute information. You can go to this website by click here.

Connect directly with the Bahá’í World News Service to find out about the latest developments concerning the privation of Human Rights to the Bahá’ís and persecution in Iran and other locations.
Click here.

 

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“We cannot segregate the human heart from the environment outside us and say that once one of these is reformed everything will be improved. Man is organic with the world. His inner life moulds the environment and is itself also deeply affected by it. The one acts upon the other and every abiding change in the life of man is the result of these mutual reactions.” — from a letter on behalf of Shoghi Effendi
 
Why is climate change an issue the Baha’i Faith should address?
A: Baha’u’llah admonished His followers, “Be anxiously concerned with the needs of the age ye live in, and center your deliberations on its exigencies and requirements.” The Baha’i International Community in a 2008 thought piece noted, “The discourse on climate change has become a core part of informed debates about the future direction of the affairs of humankind. Authoritative assessments that global warming is ‘unequivocal’ and directly linked to human activity; that it constitutes the ‘widest-ranging market failure ever seen’; and that it represents the ‘defining human development challenge of the 21st century’ — have seized the attention of governments and peoples alike.”
It further pointed out that climate change is more than a technical or scientific challenge. At its core, it is a moral challenge raising questions of equity and justice. These difficult questions must be addressed if humanity is to devise an effective and lasting solution to the problem. The paper emphasized, “The principle of the oneness of humankind must become the ruling principle of international life.” Shoghi Effendi referred to this principle as “the pivot round which all the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh revolve.” It implies the need for profound changes at the level of the individual, the community, the nations and the institutions of the world.

more information: http://www.bahai.us/2010/09/22/faq-why-act-on-climate-change-now/

Friday, February 15, 2013

Interfaith Power and Light February 9 at the East Shore Library 4501 Ethel St. Harrisburg.
Focusing in Global Warming and Reciclyng.
 










Friday, October 22, 2010

Fighting Injustice: Update in Iranian Baha'is.

The 20-year prison sentences received by Iran’s seven Baha’i leaders have reportedly been changed. Lawyers representing the seven were informed orally on 15 September that the 20-year jail terms have now been reduced to ten years. The seven received prison sentences of 20 years each, after facing charges of propaganda activities against the Islamic order and the establishment of an illegal administration, among other allegations, all of which were categorically denied. The seven prisoners were moved from Evin Prison after receiving their sentence. They are now incarcerated in Gohardasht prison in Karaj. The move has imposed an added burden on their families, who now have to travel outside Tehran to visit the prisoners.



Sunday, February 28, 2010

Ayyam-I-Ha Party 2010 in Harriburg PA

Game room before the party start...
Time for games.........

Monday, February 22, 2010

AYYAM - I - HA Celebration.

Ayyam-i-Ha a time of giving and hospitality





Baha'is celebrate the festival of Ayyam-i-Ha each year from sunset on Feb. 25 to sunset of March 1 as a preparation for the Fast, which begins March 2 and ends March 20. During Ayyam-i-Ha, members of the Faith perform acts of charity, give gifts to friends and family, and attend social gatherings.



Baha'u'llah has said of Ayyam-i-Ha: "It behoveth the people of Baha, throughout these days, to provide good cheer for themselves, their kindred and, beyond them, the poor and needy, and with joy and exultation to hail and glorify their Lord, to sing His praise and magnify His Name."