Baha'i Community of Port Moody

Newsletter

Month of Will/Mashiyyat 175 BE                                   Sep 27 – Oct 15, 2018                                                          Vol. 12, No. 11

Inside this issue:

  • Fund Report

  • Core Activities

  • God Passes By Classes

  • Baha’i World Centre Staffing Needs

  • Canadian Baha’i News Service

  • Calendar of Events

VISION Statement:

“A united, growing and dynamic community, where every member works towards the betterment of the wider community of Port Moody, in a spirit of devoted service, that reflects the ideals of the Baha’i Faith.”

 

MISSION Statement:

“To create an environment in which all feel encouraged to contribute to the community’s vision.”

From the Bahá’í Writings

Central to the pattern of action evolving in a cluster is the individual and collective transformation effected through the agency of the Word of God. From the beginning of the sequence of courses, a participant encounters Bahá’u’lláh’s Revelation in considering such weighty themes as worship, service to humanity, the life of the soul, and the education of children and youth. As a person cultivates the habit of study and deep reflection upon the Creative Word, this process of transformation reveals itself in an ability to express one’s understanding of profound concepts and to explore spiritual reality in conversations of significance. These capacities are visible not only in the elevated discussions that increasingly characterize interactions within the community, but in the ongoing conversations that reach well beyond—not least between the Bahá’í youth and their peers—extending to include parents whose daughters and sons are benefiting from the community’s programmes of education. Through exchanges of this kind, consciousness of spiritual forces is raised, apparent dichotomies yield to unexpected insights, a sense of unity and common calling is fortified, confidence that a better world can be created is strengthened, and a commitment to action becomes manifest. Such distinctive conversations gradually attract ever-larger numbers to take part in a range of community activities. Themes of faith and certitude surface naturally, prompted by the receptivity and experiences of those involved. What is clear, then, is that as the institute process in a cluster gains momentum, the act of teaching comes to assume greater prominence in the lives of the friends.

~The Universal House of Justice: December 29, 2015

The Fund

News

Calendar

Contact Info

Cluster Agencies

© 2018 by Unity Port Moody. "The Earth is but One Country and Mankind its Citizens" ~ Baha'i Writings ~

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