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

2023 ISGP Graduate Seminar at Louhelen Bahá’í School

Apply by January 8, 2023 to attend June 30 – July 11, 2023. The National Spiritual Assembly is pleased to share that the Institute for Studies in Global Prosperity (ISGP) is now accepting applications for a graduate seminar, “Discourse and Social Transformation: Achieving Coherence,” to be offered at Louhelen Bahá’í School.

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.

Passing of Kevin Locke

Kevin Locke, preeminent player of the North American Indigenous flute, hoop dancer, traditional storyteller, cultural ambassador, educator, and preserver of Indigenous languages and songs, died suddenly on September 30 while on tour performing in Custer, South Dakota.

Midwest Region


Safety Guidelines

Updated April 11, 2022

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.