I was able to host devotions in my home each week until the COVID pandemic got worse. One of the seekers was willing to receive phone calls. We have been meeting each week by phone for a devotion/fireside/spiritual conversation that lasts at least two hours each time.
A monthly devotional has assisted our family to turn toward God. It has been a pivot toward the light just at the moment we needed it, to protect us from being engulfed in darkness. I can’t say enough about the accompaniment of the Bahá’í s and seekers who attended.
The Elkhart County Bahá’ís in Northern Indiana sent notes of appreciation to schoolteachers containing Bahá’í quotations about the station of educators in society.
Local Assemblies will be voting for the Regional Baha’i Council in October — this year online voting and paper ballots are both options.
Instructions and guidance are linked.
In a neighborhood in Grand Rapids, an initiative emerges for equitable housing. Inspired by local needs and an atmosphere of collaboration that developed in training institute activities.
Light Up The Night was a successful neighborhood event focused on unity and race amity in Fort Wayne Indiana. The organizers were overjoyed that more than 100 people from a variety of backgrounds attended.
“We studied the topic of Race Amity, “Walking the Path Towards Race Unity and Oneness, Part II.” We read guidance from the Universal House of Justice and the Junior Youth empowerment program, “Walking the Path of Unity.” We had amazing consultation and all gained new insights on the topic of race unity, elimination of all prejudices and what changes can materialize in society to move the principles Baha’u’llah has given us to transform society to the forefront.”
— Milena Steckly, Fort Wayne, Indiana
At this conference on July 18th and 19th, we will talk about the issues of racism, prejudice, and anti-blackness afflicting our country in order to build our understanding of these deep-rooted ills. We will also talk about how we can apply the Teachings of the Faith to combat them, and plan how to work together to contribute our share of eradicating prejudice.
Indiana Summer school will be facilitated online, plus support for local and neighborhood activities.
The program will include Part II of a Study of Race Amity — invite your friends and neighbors — children’s classes, and refreshers on home visits and devotional gatherings.
There is no cost to attend. Click above for more details and a draft schedule.
“In some cases, present conditions have created unexpected opportunities for widening community participation in devotional meetings and study circles, conducted with safety in mind.” Universal House of Justice, May 9, 2020, Strategy calls for the mobilization of the entire company of North American believers Letter to the Midwestern Region 28 May 2020 / 13 ‘Azamát (Grandeur) B.E. 177 To the followersContinue reading “Household Devotional Campaign”