We offer a range of activities for all members of the community. To participate or learn more, feel free to contact us.
Baha'is regularly join with friends and neighbours in devotional meetings for collective worship. Because there is no ritual or clergy in the Baha'i Faith, devotional gatherings are often held in people's homes or In public places, and they are diverse in form. Prayer and reflection upon sacred scriptures are at the heart of such programs. Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings—one may simply sit, meditate and enjoy the spiritual atmosphere, or take a more active role.
These classes aim to develop in children a sound moral structure, to build their capacity to reflect on their words and actions, and to assist them to achieve excellence in all material, intellectual, and spiritual aspects of life. Lesson themes include knowledge of God; respect for parents, elders and the environment; the importance of prayer; as well as the promotion of friendship, peace and unity. Parents warmly invited to attend.
The purpose of Baha'i study circles isto provide participants with the knowledge, spiritual insights, and skills to enablethem to contributeto the betterment of society, startingwith themselves, their families and their neighbourhoods. Open to people of all backgrounds, study circles are held in an environment conducive to the spiritual empowerment of their participants, who come to see themselves as active agents of their own learning.
English Corner is an informal Conversational English Class given as a free community service and provided on a voluntary basis by both people born and raised in Canada as well as many people who have, at one time in their lives, experienced life as a new immigrant to Canada. English Corner is usually conducted in small groups and aims to provide a warm informal environment that encourages fellowship and the building of friendships. Click here for more information.
Junior youth - or those between 11 and 14 years-are at a crucial stage In their lives when they are defining their Identity and values. Junior youth groups offered by the Baha'i community address the needs of these young people by helping them to develop a strong moral identity and to empower them to contribute to the well-being of their communities. In these groups, trained animators use creative activities to develop an identity that revolves around optimism about the future, high ideals, and a sense of purpose about life.
Annual Unity in Diversity Award
Our community is pleased to present this annual award to
individuals and organizations on Vancouver's North Shore communities. The main purpose of these awards is to help build positive relations among all Canadians, to promote the eradication of all forms of
prejudice, and to strengthen equality for all peoples. Click here for more information.