Quotes of the Month

O, contending peoples and kindreds of the earth! Set your faces towards unity, and let the radiance of its light shine upon you. Gather ye together, and for the sake of God resolve to root out whatever is the of contention amongst you. Then will the effulgence of the world’s great Luminary envelop the whole…

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…

Highway Cleanup Service Project – Fall 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….

October Game Night Postponed ’til November!

Come and play in November! 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.  

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…

November Youth Camp! Register now!

Calling all youth! The Regional Council is sponsoring a youth camp the weekend of Nov 8-10. (Registration link below.) The camp will begin with the usual youth night and run through Sunday with a special sessions at the Baha’i Center in San Jose on Saturday and Sunday. This will be a sleepover Friday and Saturday…

THERE ARE FOUR LIGHTS!

English Study of the Baha’i Scriptures for Persian Speakers!

English Language Classes Kathryn Kalas and Debbie Harmer are holding English language classes through the use of the Baha’i Writings. Classes are held every Wednesday 7:15 PM @ San Jose Baha’i Center If you would like to hone your English skills so you can participate more freely in Feasts and devotional gatherings, this is a…

New Study Circle! Ruhi Book 6

Guity Jam is starting a Ruhi Book 6 at the Baha’i Center beginning November 4th. The group will meet 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

Devotional at Rohaniyeh Tebyanian’s Home

Rohaniyeh is hosting monthly devotional gathering at her home in San Jose, beginning at 7:30. There are always lovely refreshments at Rohaniyeh’s house … and plenty of street parking! Call Rohaniyeh at ‭(408) 568-1176‬ for more information.

Baha’i Family School Adult Sessions for November

Greetings, friends! Baha’i Family School began again in September 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. This month’s sessions: Nov. 3rd: Dr. Juan Carlos Portillo’s topic is Ten factors in Health as illuminated by the Baha’i writings….

Prayers & Ice Cream 

Saturday November 2, provides a golden opportunity to pray and reflect on the week of celebrations. And discuss how we can continue to share the joy of the world-uniting message of the Báb and Baha’u’llah with those around us. (It’s also an opportunity to share ice cream and enjoy each other’s company!)  This event is hosted…