Quote of the Month

“Promote ye the development of the cities of God and His countries, and glorify Him therein in the joyous accents of His well-favored ones. In truth, the hearts of men are edified through the power of the tongue, even as houses and cities are built up by the hand and other means. We have assigned to…

Online Fireside: Spiritual & Practical Solutions to Current Social Problems

Please do come to the San Jose Baha’i Community’s monthly online firesides (informational and discussion gatherings). Your host is Vida Eliasieh. This month’s Program: Bob Henderson will present Spiritual and Practical Solutions to our Current Social Problems Zoom Link:  https://bit.ly/CommunityFireside Meeting ID: 817 0002 7417

Online: Thornton Chase Annual Memorial Gathering

Date: Sunday, October 25 @ 2:00 PM Link: https://www.thorntonchase.org Program: This year’s annual gathering will be entirely online.  The Thornton Chase Memorial Committee has prepared both a virtual memorial program and an artistic film on the life of the first American Bahá’í. Both will become available on the above website on October 25 at 2:00pm, and will…

All hands on deck

Online: Reflections on the Healing of Racism, Oct. 16

To download a PDF of this post as a flyer, click here: Healing Racism Series. Meeting Zoom link: https://bit.ly/RaceAmityReflections This week we look at racial stereotypes from Black Minstrels to Perpetual Foreigners to Carmen Miranda Hats. What are some of the ways we label and pigeon-hole each other with vivid imagery?

Guity Jam’s Monthly Fireside & Devotional

Guity Jam is still having her monthly fireside, the second Friday of each month. The gatherings have been moved to Zoom for the duration of the shelter-in-place. Please join us online Friday, August 1014 at 7:00 pm for prayers and discussion. This month’s speaker: Mary Ann Gorski will discuss the topic “The Call of God.”…

Civil Rights March

Online: Reflections on the Healing of Racism, October 2

To download a PDF of this post as a flyer, click here: Healing Racism Series. Meeting Zoom link: https://bit.ly/RaceAmityReflections This week we look at scientific racism as it is experienced in the medical field and discuss internalized racism, which causes the victims of racism to turn the prejudice of others back on themselves.

Second Harvest Food Bank Needs Our Help

The Covid-19 pandemic has hit social institutions and aid organizations particularly hard, which creates even more hardship for the most vulnerable populations in our community. While our most recent Second Harvest barrel sent 258 pounds of food to the local food bank, it will remain empty until we can meet again safely at the Baha’i…