Announcements

DECLARATION OF THE BÁB (May 23)

posted May 23, 2011, 4:20 PM by Sammamish Baha'i


Sammamish, WA, On May 22, the Bahá’ís of Sammamish will join Bahá’ís throughout the world in observing the anniversary of the Declaration of the Báb, the Prophet-Herald of the Bahá’í Faith.

The Sammamish Bahá’í community’s cerebration of the Declaration of the Báb will be held on Sunday night, at 9:30 p.m., at Eastside Baha’i Center in Bellevue (16007 Northeast 8th).  The event is open to the general public.

The program commemorates the night of May 23, 1844 when a young man named Mirza ‘Alí-Muhammad declared, in Shiraz, Persia, that he was a prophet of God. He stated that his mission was to prepare the world for the appearance of the Lord of the Age-“Him Whom God shall make manifest.” He took the title, “The Báb,” which means, “The Gate,” and proclaimed that he was the herald of a new cycle in human history, the forerunner of another prophet who would soon usher in an age of world unity and peace. The first disciple of the Báb later wrote of the night when the Báb first declared his mission, “I sat spellbound by His utterance, oblivious of time and of those who awaited me. All the delights, all the ineffable glories, which the almighty has recounted in His Book as the priceless possessions of the people of Paradise-these I seemed to be experiencing.”

The Baha'i Faith, founded in Persia in 1844, is the youngest of the world's independent monotheistic religions and is one of the fastest-growing, with approximately 170,000 members throughout the United States and more than five million in the world.

Baha'is view the world's major religions as part of a single, progressive process through which God reveals His will to humanity. Major Baha'i tenets include the oneness of humanity, equality of men and women, eradication of prejudice, harmony of science and religion, universal education and world peace.

Faiths celebrate World Religion Day

posted Jan 22, 2011, 6:50 AM by Sammamish Baha'i   [ updated Jan 25, 2011, 2:09 PM ]

Please see the Sammamish Review news article http://sammamishreview.com/2011/01/18/faiths-celebrate-world-religion-day regarding this event which was held at Sammamish City hall on Sunday Jan. 16, 2011. 

Also, please  see the following related news article http://www.bahai.us/world-religion-day-event-sammamish posted in the official Website of the Baha'is of the Untited States.

Area Bahai’s prepare to celebrate founder’s birthday

posted Nov 3, 2010, 10:53 AM by Sammamish Baha'i

See Sammamish Review news article regarding the Birth of Baha'u'llah: http://sammamishreview.com/2010/11/01/area-bahais-prepare-to-celebrate-founders-birthday

Building Healthy and United Families

posted Oct 20, 2010, 8:29 AM by Sammamish Baha'i   [ updated Oct 20, 2010, 8:44 AM ]

Building Healthy and United Families is the topic of the presentation that
will be given by Dr. Scott Tyler, Saturday Oct. 23, 2:00 pm, at the Sammamish
Library.   There will also be a live musical performance and
refreshments.  
Please see the attached flyer for more details and we look forward to
seeing you there

Upcoming Event: The Birth of the Bab

posted Oct 18, 2010, 10:54 PM by Sammamish Baha'i   [ updated Oct 18, 2010, 11:00 PM ]

The Birth of the Bab http://www.bahai.us/Birth_of_the_Bab  on Oct. 20
commemorates the 1819 birth in Shiraz, Persia, of Siyyid 'Ali-Muhammad, who
later took the title "the Bab," meaning "the Gate." The Bab was the herald
who prepared the way for Baha'u'llah, the founder of the Baha'i Faith.  He
called on people to purify themselves for the coming day of God. 

Red Grammer in Concert

posted Aug 19, 2010, 9:30 PM by Sammamish Baha'i   [ updated Aug 19, 2010, 9:41 PM ]

  Don't miss this wonderful opportunity!
         Invite your friends and family!
         Come from near and far!
  Let's gather together in celebration and service!


  See the flyer attached for details.

Happy Naw-Ruz!

posted Mar 9, 2010, 2:38 PM by Sammamish Baha'i   [ updated Apr 26, 2010, 6:58 PM ]

On March 21 Baha'is celebrate the beginning of a new year. Called Naw-Ruz, which means "new day".
Please come and join the Sammamish Baha'i Community to celebrate Naw-Ruz.
 
Date: Sunday March 21
Time: 3:30 - 4:30
Location: Sammamish Library
 

Cluster Reflection Meeting

posted Jan 17, 2010, 11:01 PM by Sammamish Baha'i   [ updated Jan 17, 2010, 11:07 PM ]

The next cluster reflection meeting has been moved to Friday, February 12th, 2010. 

- Time:  7PM-9:30PM

- Location: Eastside Baha'i Center

 

Planning Phase: February 13th-19th

Expansion Phase: February 20th-28th 

World Religion Day

posted Nov 25, 2009, 3:33 PM by Sammamish Baha'i   [ updated Jan 12, 2010, 2:46 PM ]

 
World Religion Day (Third Sunday in January): Will be held on Jan. 17, 2010 sponsored by the Baha'is of Sammamish. Time and the location of the gathering is as follows. Come and join us!
 
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Sammamish City Hall, 801 228th Avenue S.E., Sammamish, WA.  (location map)
 
The day is devoted to proclaiming the oneness of religion and the belief that world religion will unify the peoples of the earth. The Baha’i-sponsored observance was established in 1950 by the Baha’is of the United States. To see the World Religion Day event coverage by Issaquah Reporter please see the following link: http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/east_king/iss/lifestyle/81246957.html
 

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