Baha'i Faith of the Shoals
Feast of Qudrat/Power
Sunday November 4th 10:30 am
473 Cedar St.
Ruhi Book IIIa
Spiritual Development for Children
Wednesday November 7th
6 pm at Living Spirit Church
Soup, salad and study
Royal Falcon Baha'i School Pensacola Florida
Anyone who wants to know more about the slowly unfolding world commonwealth that will bring peace, justice, and prosperity to our planet, is invited to a book study. The book is “God’s Plan for Planet Earth,” and anyone interested in participating is invited to contact Jacquie Osborne. The next session will be on Sunday November 18th
at 473 Cedar St. in Florence.
Day of the Covenant Celebration Monday November 26th @ noon.
Potluck at Osborne's
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Out of exile, a light to the world — 150th anniversary of Baha’u’llah’s arrival in Holy Land
31 August 2018
BAHA'I WORLD CENTRE — The sailboat drifted slowly across the bay under the brutal summer sun, delivering Baha’u’llah and His fellow prisoners to Akka. It was 31 August 1868, 150 years ago Friday.
Akka did not have proper landing facilities, so the boat stopped in the shallow waters outside the city. As the prisoners waded in the water to the sea gate, they encountered a hostile and jeering crowd.
Baha’u’llah was taken from the sea gate, through the city’s narrow and winding alleys, to the barracks, used at the time as a prison.
“The arrival of Bahá’u’lláh in ‘Akká marks the opening of the last phase of His forty-year long ministry, the final stage, and indeed the climax, of the banishment in which the whole of that ministry was spent,” Shoghi Effendi writes in God Passes By, a history of the first century of the Baha’i Faith. “The period of His incarceration in ‘Akká brought with it the ripening of a slowly maturing process, and was a period during which the choicest fruits of that mission were ultimately garnered.”
Full story and podcast HERE