News items on this page come from the Bahá’í community of Vancouver via its governing council, the Local Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Vancouver, and the Canadian Bahá’í News Service, an agency of the Bahá’í Community of Canada that is under the auspices of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Canada, the national governing body of this community. International stories from the Bahá’í World News Service are also available here.
You are invited to learn more about the Bahá’í Faith, its texts, and its practices and principles, in a friendly and thoughtful atmosphere, by participating in a study group near you. The first study text, Reflections on the Life of the Spirit, raises topics such as the individual’s relationship with the Word of God, prayer, and life after death. Participants are presented with opportunities to enrich their lives and serve their communities.
All are welcome at devotional gatherings, which are meditative and prayerful meetings frequently held in homes. At a devotional gathering, you can expect to enter a warm and tranquil atmosphere, hear and read the Word of God from the Bahá’í writings and other holy texts, share uplifting conversations with new friends, and enjoy moments of reflection and peacefulness.
Young people (ages 11–14) are invited to participate in a program that encourages meaningful conversations and positive social action. Junior youth improve their powers of expression and literacy skills, enrich community life, and strengthen their moral frameworks, all while forming bonds of true friendship.
Children are invited to attend classes that nurture their tender minds and hearts by teaching them to identify and practice in their lives universal values like honesty, kindness, humility, and compassion. Lessons consist of thematic quotations, songs, games, stories, and creative activities.