Saturday Feb 19: Anchor of Faith — The Enduring Spirit of the Black Men’s Gathering

Register on Zoom

Join Green Acre as we partner with the Bahá’í Publishing Trust for Conversations of the Heart, an online opportunity to hear from insightful Bahá’í authors about a range of topics from issues of the day to Bahá’í history. This month we’re honored to bring you the co-authors of the upcoming book Anchor of Faith: The Enduring Spirit of the Black Men’s Gathering.

Register for the February 14 Forum — Anti-Black Racism in the U.S and Building a Unified Society

Please join us for the February 14 meeting of the Racial Justice and Unity Forum which will give an overview of the Wilmette Institute Course: Anti-Black Racism in the U.S. and Building a Unified Society.

This session will feature a panel of facilitators, June ThomasDing-Jo Currie, and Nicola Daniels, who serve as faculty members of the Wilmette Institute.

Study the Global Plan for the Betterment of the World: Part 2

The Regional Bahá’í Council invites community members of all Faiths to join in the study of the current global plan created by the Universal House of Justice. « Part 1: Study paragraphs 1-2 Part 3: Study paragraphs 5-7 » Paragraphs #3-4 of the letter dated 30 December 2021, from the Universal House of Justice toContinue reading “Study the Global Plan for the Betterment of the World: Part 2”

Wyandot, Ohio: Outreach Leads to Junior Youth Activity

A group of friends in Ohio were inspired by a case study from the East Coast.

In November, with encouragement from Counsellor Billy Silva, they started meeting weekly to prepare for outreach. The Counsellor advised the nucleus of friends to “move quickly and accept learning from other friends” to work with their plan. “You need to act and see what confirmations are given,” he said. The following story tracks the response over a period of six weeks.

Study the Global Plan for the Betterment of the World: Part 1

The Regional Bahá’í Council invites community members of all Faiths to join in the study of the current global plan created by the Universal House of Justice. Part 2: Study paragraphs 3-4 » The first two paragraphs from the message, with questions for discussion below: 30 December 2021  To the Conference of the Continental Boards ofContinue reading “Study the Global Plan for the Betterment of the World: Part 1”

Map of Conference Locations

Browse the interactive map of conference locations across the Midwest Region.

The Regional Council is actively consulting with local communities and with other Baha’i institutions to make specific conference plans.

Invitation: Reflection on Historic Holy Land Gathering

Join Tucker Myers for a reflection on the recent historic gathering in the Holy Land to commemorate the Centenary of the Ascencion of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.

Tucker was the Midwest Region’s representative to the gathering — he invites the friends to reflect on it at two Zoom conversations, Sunday December 19 at 9am, and Wednesday December 22 at 7pm.

Registration link in the article.

Creative Planning for this Spring’s Conferences

As Bahá’ís around the region begin preparation for the upcoming conferences to launch the Nine Year Plan, the time to develop individual creative expression, group projects and coordinated efforts with friends of the faith starts now.

The Arts find their truest expression when shared. It’s when the intent of the artist touches the heart, mind, soul of another, that a God-given gift finds fruition. But creativity often requires dedicated time for inspiration to unfold.