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[29 Aug 2017 | Comments Off on Teens and Pre-teens | ]

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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[15 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on Devotional Gatherings | ]

“The impulse to pray is a natural one springing from man’s love to God” -`Abdu’l-Bahá
One of our deepest human longings is to commune with our Creator. Praying together at a fixed time and place, in addition to strengthening bonds of unity and affection, brings a certain structure and realism to an activity in which our finite mortal minds reach out to the Infinite.  At Baha’i devotional gatherings prayers are read from the Bahá’í Scriptures as well as from the scriptures of the major revealed Religions such as Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and …

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[14 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on Bahá’í Center and Gardens | ]
Bahá’í Center and Gardens


    Regular Devotional Gatherings are held weekly at the Jefferson County Bahá’í Center.  Everyone is welcome at these devotional meetings. The prayers and readings are from the Bahá’í Sacred Writings and from the scriptures of other faiths as well.
Click on the “Activities” tab and the “Calendar” tab for current and past events and activities.

The Baha’i Center is located at 308 S. Buchanan Street, Ranson, WV 25438.
The Center is near American Public University Systems’ new buildings, and across the parking lot from the Ranson Civic Center.
The meditation gardens are open to the …

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[14 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on Bahá’í Temples around the world | ]
Bahá’í Temples around the world

The message of Bahá’u’lláh is intended for all mankind and the Bahá’í Houses of Worship on the five continents of the world are intended to herald the central principle of Bahá’u’lláh’s revelation: the Oneness of Mankind.
Like placeholders thoughtfully located on the five continents of the world, the six Bahá’í temples stand like beacons into a future where the nations of the world will have recognized the ties that bind them and replaced division and rivalry with unity. All of these temples are nine-sided with entries on each of the nine …