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

News from Around the Region

Photos from the Conferences

The first of this year’s conferences, “Unity in Action”, was held in Bloomington, Indiana on March 26-27. Check back soon for pictures from more conferences across the Midwest Region!

Shining a Light on the Spiritual Nature of Social Justice

Kalamazoo, Mich. – The Baha’is of Kalamazoo and their collaborators welcomed 51 participants May 14–15, 2022, to the Kalamazoo Nature Center for “Building Vibrant Communities: A New Framework for Social Justice and Spiritual Transformation.” This workshop was part of a greater wave of tens of thousands of conferences hosted by local Baha’i communities worldwide overContinue reading “Shining a Light on the Spiritual Nature of Social Justice”

Northwest Ohio: “The Conference for Hope”

The Baha’is of Northwest Ohio (NWOhio) and their partners convened “The Conference for Hope” on Saturday, May 21, 2022. In attendance were 35 people, including representatives of 13 non-governmental organizations. Their aim was to start an on-going grass-roots effort for strengthening local communities by direct involvement of area individuals and organizations.Co-sponsors included: the MultiFaith CouncilContinue reading “Northwest Ohio: “The Conference for Hope””

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

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Youth and children gather for spiritual empowerment in Flint.

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A family attends a community-building conference in Columbus.

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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.

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