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[30 Jul 2017 ]
Tumwater 4th of July Parade

Baha’is walked in the Tumwater 4th of July parade blowing bubbles and celebrating the holiday.

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[30 Jul 2017 ]
“Let deeds, not words, be your adorning” Bahá’u’lláh

The thirteen wonderful walkers made tracks as the Bahá’í Faith Team for the 37th Thurston County Crop Hunger Walk on Sunday May 7, 2017!  Local Bahá’í’s are active in service to the greater community and have walked in many  previous crops walks.
The Bahá’í Faith is a member of Interfaith Works in seeking social justice and peace through interfaith understanding and cooperation.  Interfaith Works co-sponsors the Thurston County Crop Hunger Walk each year.
“Let deeds, not words, be your adorning.”  -The Hidden Words of Bahá’u’lláh, #5 Persian

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[16 Apr 2017 ]
Local community information and articles

Bahá’ís of Thurston County celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith, on October 21, 2017.
The evening of program included music, dance and inspiring words. The program, entitled “The Light of Unity Festival”, was honored by Pete Kmet, mayor of Tumwater reading a letter to the Baha’is of Thurston Coun ty for their work on promoting unity and the education of children and youth. Then Dr. Les Purce, former president of Evergreen State College, spoke on the unity of mankind, universal education and …

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[4 Feb 2017 ]
Excellent overview of the Bahá’i Faith on BBC

Recently, the BBC published an article with extensive excerpts from a BBC audio podcast containing an excellent overview of the Bahá’i Faith.  The BBC Podcast is the latest in the BBC World Service’s “Heart and Soul” series which aims to “explore different experiences of spirituality from around the world” while getting “beyond superficial notions of spirituality and religion”.

The Audio Podcast:         “Bahá’i – The World’s Faith”
The Magazine Article:   “Studying at the Bahá’i secret university:

In addition to a very timely report about a critical current issue in …

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[1 Sep 2016 ]
Last Continental Bahá’í Temple nears completion

The upcoming completion of a Bahá’í Temple in South America will mark an important milestone in the History of the Bahá’í Faith. On completion of this edifice, continental Bahá’í Houses of worship will have been located on the five continents of the Earth together with temples marking three other geographically important regions: Panama, Australia and – representing the important Island cultures – Western Samoa.
This Continental House of Worship, located on the outskirts of Santiago, Chile:
” …uses light for its spiritual and design inspiration. Its billowing, structurally robust form won a …