Time for optimism; a better year lies ahead

by Special Operations in A Faith for Today
Fifty years ago, as the environmental movement was growing, a popular mantra was “think globally, act locally.” Global warming wasn’t on the radar, but water conservation was. At a meeting of environmentalists that I attended back then, one participant told the following story about his mother, who was probably well past 50. Whenever she went out, this woman carried an innocent-looking shopping tote containing a brick. When she visited a restaurant, shop, or even a [...]
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Local Bahá’i – Marilyn Heaton

Bahá’i Temple, Panama PIONEERING IN PANAMA Our family of 5 with three children under 10 moved from Prescott, Arizona to tropical Panama in 1970 as foreign pioneers to help establish Baha’i communities in a country […]

Today’s Events

  • Fasting DayFasting DayDuring the 19-day Fast, Baháʼís abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset.
  • Morning Prayers at 7:00 amMorning PrayersTime: 7:00 am - 7:30 am
    Thirty minutes of prayers and inspirational readings selected by the participants. Zoom meeting. Call or email for invitation
  • Elevated Conversations at 1:30 pmElevated ConversationsTime: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    Discussion on topics found at https://www.elevateworld.org/ Mar 9, 2021 01:30 PM Patience Mar 23, 2021 01:30 PM Friendship Apr 6, 2021 01:30 PM Hope Apr 20, 2021 01:30 PM Make Up Session If We Need It Zoom email or call for meeting invitation
  • All Faiths Devotions at 7:00 pmAll Faiths DevotionsTime: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    All Faith Devotions from our hearts to yours. If you would like to join just reply to bahaisofthurstoncounty@gmail.com or go to our contact page and ask for a zoom invitation.
    This will be every Tuesday evening at 7:00pm. This will begin next Tues Jan 26th.
    This is not a place where we would say one certain religion is better than the others. Or in order to join us you have to believe this way. This is a place where people of all Faiths gather together to say prayers for humanity, those who are ill, family etc.
    online - zoom

Upcoming Events

  • March 10, 2021
    • Fasting DayFasting DayDuring the 19-day Fast, Baháʼís abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset.
    • Morning Prayers at 7:00 amMorning PrayersTime: 7:00 am - 7:30 am
      Thirty minutes of prayers and inspirational readings selected by the participants. Zoom meeting. Call or email for invitation
  • March 11, 2021
    • Fasting DayFasting DayDuring the 19-day Fast, Baháʼís abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset.
    • Morning Prayers at 7:00 amMorning PrayersTime: 7:00 am - 7:30 am
      Thirty minutes of prayers and inspirational readings selected by the participants. Zoom meeting. Call or email for invitation
  • March 12, 2021
    • Fasting DayFasting DayDuring the 19-day Fast, Baháʼís abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset.
    • Morning Prayers at 7:00 amMorning PrayersTime: 7:00 am - 7:30 am
      Thirty minutes of prayers and inspirational readings selected by the participants. Zoom meeting. Call or email for invitation
  • March 13, 2021
    • Fasting DayFasting DayDuring the 19-day Fast, Baháʼís abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset.
  • March 14, 2021
    • Fasting DayFasting DayDuring the 19-day Fast, Baháʼís abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset.
  • March 15, 2021
    • Fasting DayFasting DayDuring the 19-day Fast, Baháʼís abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset.
    • Morning Prayers at 7:00 amMorning PrayersTime: 7:00 am - 7:30 am
      Thirty minutes of prayers and inspirational readings selected by the participants. Zoom meeting. Call or email for invitation
    • Monday Evening Devotion at 7:00 pmMonday Evening DevotionTime: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Prayers, music, devotional readings online - request zoom link
      Go to Contacts for email and phone information
  • March 16, 2021
    • Fasting DayFasting DayDuring the 19-day Fast, Baháʼís abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset.
    • Morning Prayers at 7:00 amMorning PrayersTime: 7:00 am - 7:30 am
      Thirty minutes of prayers and inspirational readings selected by the participants. Zoom meeting. Call or email for invitation
    • All Faiths Devotions at 7:00 pmAll Faiths DevotionsTime: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      All Faith Devotions from our hearts to yours. If you would like to join just reply to bahaisofthurstoncounty@gmail.com or go to our contact page and ask for a zoom invitation.
      This will be every Tuesday evening at 7:00pm. This will begin next Tues Jan 26th.
      This is not a place where we would say one certain religion is better than the others. Or in order to join us you have to believe this way. This is a place where people of all Faiths gather together to say prayers for humanity, those who are ill, family etc.
      online - zoom

Random Quote

The foundations of the divine religions are one. If we investigate these foundations, we discover much ground for agreement, but if we consider the imitations of forms and ancestral beliefs, we find points of disagreement and division; for these imitations differ, while the sources and foundations are one and the same. That is to say, the fundamentals are conducive to unity, but imitations are the cause of disunion and dismemberment.

— Abdu’l-Baha