Corona Virus Cancellations

Dearest Friends, The Local Spiritual Assembly of San Jose, after prayerful consultation, and heeding the recommendations of State and County officials, has decided to cancel all upcoming Bahá’í events at the San Jose Bahá’í Center until Monday April 6, 2020. This includes: Naw-Rúz celebration Feast of Bahá Baha’i Family School Game Night Programs that were held…

Quote of the Month

“Show forbearance and benevolence and love to one another. Should any one among you be incapable of grasping a certain truth, or be striving to comprehend it, show forth, when conversing with him, a spirit of extreme kindliness and good-will. Help him to see and recognize the truth, without esteeming yourself to be, in the…

Highway Cleanup Service Project – Spring-ish 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….

March 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…

March Game Night!

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.  

Monthly Devotional: Prayer Circle for Racial Healing

“Be anxiously concerned with the needs of the age ye live in and center your deliberations on its exigencies and requirements.” — Baha’u’llah  “Know ye not why We created you all from the same dust? That no one should exalt himself over the other. Ponder at all times in your hearts how ye were created. Since We have created…

March Saturday Devotional at the Baha’i Center

The Saturday Devotional and 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!!  

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…

Baha’i Family School Adult Sessions for March

Greetings, friends! Baha’i Family School has classes for children of all ages and special presentations and workshops for adults. Please join us at 10:00 AM sharp for song and prayer. Our March session presenters: March 1st:  Deborah Winslow Portillo,  “The unity of Religions” March  8th:  Ehsan Talebi,  “His Holiness the Bab” March 15th:  Jean Quinn,…

Second Harvest Food Bank Workday Report

A chipper group of Baha’i volunteers rallied at the Second Harvest Food Bank on February 22 and packaged a whopping 18,100 pounds of pears! A good time was had by all and, as always, we answered a number of questions about the Faith from interested co-volunteers. Our next workday will be in April. Stay tuned!