Quotes of the Month

“When a man turns his face to God he finds sunshine everywhere. All men are his brothers. Let not conventionality cause you to seem cold and unsympathetic when you meet strange people from other countries. Do not look at them as though you suspected them of being evil-doers, thieves and boors. You think it necessary…

The Divine Art of Revelation: a One-Day Symposium on the Báb’s Earliest Writings

We are pleased to invite you to a one-day symposium on the earliest writings of the Báb, providing a great opportunity to familiarize ourselves with His early works. Speaker: Dr. Todd Lawson, Emeritus Professor of the Department of Near and Middle-Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto The event will be held February 15, 2020 from 10:00 AM…

Healing Racism: a Two Part Workshop

“The All-Knowing Physician hath His finger on the pulse of mankind. He perceiveth the disease, and prescribeth, in His unerring wisdom, the remedy. Every age hath its own problem, and every soul its particular aspiration. The remedy the world needeth in its present-day afflictions can never be the same as that which a subsequent age…

January Community Fireside

The Local Spiritual Assembly of San Jose hosts community firesides (informal informational meetings about the Bahá’í Faith) at the Bahá’í Center on the last Friday of every month at 7:00 PM. These will offer basic information about the Faith to new Bahá’ís, friends of the Faith and the general public. Please join us for fellowship and dinner…

Next Game Night is Next Year!

Come and play in 2020! Board games to card games, chess to Parcheesi. Bring your favorite games, your favorite snacks and, of course, bring your friends. Festivities begin in the social hall at the San Jose Bahá’í Center at 6:00 pm.  

Highway Cleanup Service Project – Winter Cleanup!

The Baha’is of San Jose have adopted a stretch of southbound highway 87 between the Alma and San Carlos exits as our cleanup area. If you’re of sound body and have the desire to undertake a physically active service project with a team of friends, please consider joining the highway cleanup team on their next workday….

Baha’i Family School Adult Sessions for January

Greetings, friends! Baha’i Family School returns from winter holiday hiatus on January 5th  with classes for children of all ages and special presentations and workshops for adults. Please join us at 10:00 AM sharp for singing and prayers. Our January session presenters: Jan. 5th – Patrick Marion will give a talk on Happiness Jan. 12th…

Second Harvest Food Bank Work Day – January 4th

Our next work day at the Second Harvest Food Bank is January 24th! Volunteer today! The work day begins at 9:00AM and ends at noon. Last time we broke our previous fruit-packing record! Call Guity Jam (408-476-9879) for info on how to sign up.

Winter Youth Sleep-Away Camp for Ages 15+

The area Baha’i youth group is having a sleep-away camp in The Pines, CA, about a 4 hour drive from Silicon Valley and close to Yosemite National Park. We plan to leave the Sunnyvale area mid-day on Wednesday January 1 and return late afternoon on Sun Jan 5. The Pines rarely experiences snowfall in the…

Monday Evening Study Circle: Ruhi Book 6

Guity Jam is tutoring Ruhi Book 6 at the Baha’i Center. The group meets Mondays from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. If you’d like to come study this wonderful material with its emphasis on sharing the message of Baha’u’llah for this age, please come! Call Guity for details: (408)-476-9879

Guity Jam’s Monthly Devotional & Fireside

Guity Jam has held a dinner, devotional and fireside in her home for many years and she’s still going strong! The evening begins at 6:30 for a potluck dinner. The devotions will start between 7:30 and 8:00, followed by a talk by the guest speaker. For directions to Guity’s home and/or to let her know…