Quote of the Month

“Is it not imagination and ignorance which impels man to violate the divine intention and make the very bounties of God the cause of war, bloodshed and destruction? Therefore, all prejudices between man and man are falsehoods and violations of the will of God. God desires unity and love; He commands harmony and fellowship. Enmity is…

Next Game Night is in March!

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.  

February 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…

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….

No February Saturday Devotional at the Baha’i Center!

There will be no devotional this month. Stay tuned for news about the next devotional. The Saturday Devotional dinner is held the second Saturday of each month at 6:30 PM and hosted by the Persian Outreach Committee. The potluck dinner will be followed by devotions and prayers. Everyone is welcome to attend this gathering!!  

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…

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…

Study Circle: Ruhi Book 9, Unit 3 – Gaining an Historical Perspective

We’ve begun a group study circle of Ruhi Book 9, Unit 3, tutored by Farzam Moshtagh. Centered on gaining an historical perspective of the Faith in relation to world events, this unit looks at our engagement with the teachings of the Faith in realizing the unity of mankind as “A Sacred Enterprise.” It asks us…

Baha’i Family School Adult Sessions for February

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 February session presenters: Feb.  2nd speaker Bahram Nadimi: “Insight into recent 5 yea. plan” Feb. 9th …

Healing Racism: a Two Part Workshop (Corrected time!)

“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…