Baha’i Center, Ranson, WV

All are welcome to visit the garden daily from dawn to dusk.
We invite you to join us on Sundays at 10:00 a.m. for devotions.
Children’s class (ages 5 – 10) at 10:00 a.m.
Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment (ages 11 to 15) at 10:00 a.m.
We invite you to join us in all our events at the center, as well as in the homes of our members. Check the calendar on this web site to see what’s coming up. 
For more information, call our local contact person at 703-244-3512, or email us at jeffersoncountywvbahai@gmail.com
 

 
 
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[29 Aug 2017 ]
Service

“Let deeds, not words, be your adorning.”  – Baha’u’llah
“Work done in the spirit of service is the highest form of worship.” – Abdu’l-Baha
A few members of our Baha’i community volunteer their knowledge and labor in the Ranson Old Town Community Garden, a project designed to bring together people from all across the city to help provide healthy food for those on limited budgets. The Ranson Old Town Community Gardens Association is operated in partnership with the Jefferson County Community Ministries. 
Other Baha’is serve the community in different ways, including volunteering with …

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[29 Aug 2017 ]

The Bahá’í Community sponsors events for youth. Youth are encouraged to develop a strong sense of purpose, empowering their own transformation and leading them to contribute to the advancement of society. Young people’s spiritual capacity, the basis for their own happiness and sense of well-being, is a powerful force for social change. 
The Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program unites young people in a setting in which they can discuss ideas and form a strong moral identity. Those between the ages of 12 and 15 are a special group with a natural …

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[28 Aug 2017 ]

 
The public is invited 
– Bicentenary Celebration – 
Celebrate the Glory of God!
   Oct. 21-22, 2017  
        at the Baha’i Regional Center, Ranson, WV
Celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, The Glory of God, Prophet Founder of the Baha’i Faith
Saturday, Oct. 21 – Festival and Picnic
3:00 – 5:00 pm           Festival inside and in the garden, with children’s activities, storytelling, and musical                                         …

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[22 Aug 2017 ]
Baha’i Center, Ranson, WV

All are welcome to visit the garden daily from dawn to dusk.
We invite you to join us on Sundays at 10:00 a.m. for devotions.
Children’s class (ages 5 – 10) at 10:00 a.m.
Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment (ages 11 to 15) at 10:00 a.m.
We invite you to join us in all our events at the center, as well as in the homes of our members. Check the calendar on this web site to see what’s coming up. 
For more information, call our local contact person at 703-244-3512, or email us at jeffersoncountywvbahai@gmail.com
 

 
 
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[4 Sep 2012 ]

ABOUT US: OUR “FIRSTS”
First mention of the Faith in the U.S.: Reference to the Baha’i Faith was first made in an American public forum in September1893, during the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The occasion was the meeting of the World Parliament of Religions, where it was noted that “‘a famous Persian Sage’ had died recently in Akká. . . ..”1. The Founder of our Faith, Baha’u’llah, had passed away in Palestine, in exile, on May 29, 1892.
First Baha’is in Jefferson County: Research has turned up mention of our county in …