Bahá'í

Baha'i Faith Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 27 August 2015.

Contact Information

Address: PO Box 17, Barrow, AK 99723

Charlotte Baha’i Community

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2018.

Phone: 704-563-2323
Email: info@CharlotteBahai.org
Website: http://www.charlottebahai.org/main.html
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Activities and Schedule

Center activities can be found on the Charlotte Baha'i website, which is updated frequently. The community offers many programs geared toward different aspects of the community. The children’s program is called the Brilliant...
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Atlanta Area Religious Leaders Plan to Come Together for Service

August 4, 2002

Source: The Atlanta Journal and Constitution

http://www.accessatlanta.com/ajc/news/0802/04teranniversary.html

On August 4, 2002 The Atlanta Journal and Constitution reported that "the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on America will be commemorated with tolling bells, common prayers and moments of silence... Sept. 11 is expected to be a time for public grieving and spiritual connection... Muslim...

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Interfaith Group Builds Houses in Atlanta

August 3, 2002

Source: The Atlanta Journal and Constitution

On August 3, 2002 The Atlanta Journal and Constitution reported that "for the next seven Sundays, an interfaith group of 400 Baha'i, Baptist, Episcopal, Jewish, Methodist, Muslim, Seventh-day Adventist and Unitarian congregation members will build a house on behalf of Atlanta Habitat for Humanity... They also are getting to know each other... Habitat started building interfaith houses a couple of years ago, but nothing as inclusive as this project, said Larrie Martin, executive director for Atlanta Habitat...

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Escondido Baha'i Library

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2018.

Phone: 760-745-0086
[flickr_set id="72157621942656148"] History The Escondido Bahá’ís recognized that they had outgrown their most capacious domestic spaces and would need to find a larger commercial building for gatherings many months before the January 1997 opening of their current center downtown. They established a specific fund for the acquisition of the center and called on the nearby Bahá’í communities of San Marcos and Valley Center... Read more about Escondido Baha'i Library

San Diego Unity Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2018.

Phone: 858-689-6500
Email: oneness@theunitycenter.net
Website: http://theunitycenter.net/web/index.htm
[flickr_set id="72157621942654840"] History Bahá’í communities usually acquire centers because their members can no longer fit comfortably in homes. But the San Diego Bahá’ís outgrew homes long ago and already owned a center when they decided to rent some office space behind a shopping plaza in June of 2000 and call... Read more about San Diego Unity Center

Oceanside Baha'i Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 26 October 2018.

Phone: 760-757-8980
Email: oceanside1@bahai-site.org
Website: http://www.bahai-site.org/oceanside/nccbc.htm
[flickr_set id="72157621942652482"] History In 1863, a Persian nobleman named “Bahá’u’lláh,” the Glory of God, announced that he was the latest in a line of Manifestations of God that includes Abraham, Moses, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad. His followers were called Bahá'ís and the religion he founded is known as... Read more about Oceanside Baha'i Center

Book to Focus on Religious Diversity of Ohio

July 12, 2002

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

On July 12, 2002 The Columbus Dispatch reported that "the Interfaith Association of Central Ohio... and the Religious Experience Advisory Council of the Ohio Bicentennial Commission are planning [a new] book, Religion in Ohio: Over 200 Years of Experiences... As the state approaches 200, Christian and Jewish bodies remain prominent, but now they have plenty of company. [The] book for Ohio's bicentennial in 2003 also will discuss the beliefs of American Indians, Baha'is, Buddhists, Hindus, Jains, Muslims, Sikhs and...

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Religious Centers Grow with Northern Virginia Population

July 11, 2002

Source: The Washington Post

On July 11, 2002 The Washington Post reported that "followers of the Baha'i faith plan to begin construction this summer on their first center in Northern Virginia, an 18,000-square-foot building in Sterling that would serve the religious and community needs of more than 1,000 people... Local Baha'is held a groundbreaking ceremony in May. Several said they anticipate that construction will begin soon and hope that the center will open as early as next summer... Baha'is have only recently experienced the kind of growth...

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Series Features Minneapolis Baha'i Center

May 25, 2002

Source: Star Tribune

http://www.twincitiesbahai.org

On May 25, 2002 the Star Tribune featured a report on the Minneapolis Baha'i Center as part of their "Seeker's Diary" series in which the reporter visits area religious centers to attend their services. At the Baha'i center, "the hourlong devotion consisted of readings from the Bahai sacred texts, along with readings from the Hebrew and Christian scriptures. Recorded music of a variety of genres, both instrumental and choral, was...

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Growing Baha'i Community in Atlanta to Build New Center

May 21, 2002

Source: The Atlanta Journal and Constitution

On May 21, 2002 The Atlanta Journal and Constitution reported that the north Gwinnett County, GA Baha'i community is building a new center to accommodate growing number of members... "The center also would be a focal point for community service projects that are an integral part of the faith... It would be the fourth Baha'i facility in metro Atlanta, following the Atlanta Baha'i Center, the Chamblee Rose Baha'i Center and the Baha'i Unity Center near Decatur."

Students Explore Religious Diversity of Kansas

May 18, 2002

Source: The Lawrence Journal-World

http://www.ljworld.com/section/satliving/story/93247

On May 18, 2002, The Lawrence Journal-World featured the article "World of Faith" on Baker University's World Religions Course taught by professor George Wiley. Wiley is a Pluralism Project affiliate in northeast Kansas. "The students, who broke down into groups of three or four, scoured the region looking for communities of faith other than Christianity” such as Hindu...

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Central Ohio Organization Offers a Model of Interfaith Relations

May 10, 2002

Source: The Columbus Dispatch

On May 10, 2002, The Columbus Dispatch reported "Group Unites Eight Faiths for Mutual Enlightenment." It reported on the efforts of the Interfaith Association of Central Ohio: "Members of the 17-year-old association think that the community's religious tolerance, though a good start, isn't enough. 'We need to move beyond that to understanding and respect,' said Tarunjit Butalia, a spokesman for the association and representative of the Sikh community." The article noted that "The association also benefits from having been...

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