O Lord! Make me a brilliant lamp, a shining star and a blessed tree, adorned with fruit, its branches overshadowing all these regions.

Professors June and Richard Thomas — photo by David Smith

Racial Justice & Unity Devotional Campaign

News from Around the Region

Wilmette Institute Offers Course on Anti-Black Racism

The Wilmette Institute is offering a virtual course, “Anti-Black Racism in the US and Building a Unified Society”. This course will increase your understanding of the history of racism. It examines anti-black racism and racial prejudice in North American society in some of its most serious manifestations.

The Regional Bahá’í Council is delighted to share with you this message from the Universal House of Justice: Ridván 2023 – To the Bahá’ís of the World.

Local Bahá’í Communities


Bahá’ís and friends learn a traditional African rhythm in West Lafayette.

Fort Wayne
South Bend
West Lafayette


Youth and children gather for spiritual empowerment in Flint.

Ann Arbor
Central Michigan
Oakland County
Wayne, Washtenaw, Macomb and Oakland Counties


A family attends a community-building conference in Columbus.

Cleveland (email)
Cleveland Heights
Northeastern Ohio
Yellow Springs

International and National Connections

Worldwide Bahá’í Community

The website of the International Baha’i Community. Bahá’ís believe the crucial need facing humanity is to find a unifying vision of the future of society and of the nature and purpose of life. Such a vision unfolds in the writings of Bahá’u’lláh.

Bahá’ís of the United States

The spiritual teachings of the Bahá’í Faith inspire us to form deep and diverse relationships and build communities that nurture the well-being of all. We all have a part to play in shaping a bright future.

Bahá’í World News Service

The official news service of the worldwide Bahá’í community. Stories from communities all around the world.