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Twin Holy Days 

October 21st and 22nd, 2017

 

 

Join more than five million Bahá’ís and friends around the globe who are celebrating the momentous bicentennial weekend of the anniversary of the births of Bahá’u’lláh and His Herald, the Báb. The Bahá’í House of Worship will commemorate the Twin Holy Days with events that include guest speakers, music, film screenings, prayers and a special opportunity to view an archives exhibit with precious items related to Bahá’u’lláh.  

The  “Light of Unity” Public Gathering (Saturday at 2:00 pm) will feature music by the Bahá’í House of Worship Choir and Lincoln Park High School Chamber Singers and celebratory presentation by Dr. Robert Henderson,  member of the National Spiritual Assembly,  and special guest speaker Reverend Dr. Timothy Stevens, Northwestern University chaplain.

Please note events repeat to accommodate multiple viewings. For security and crowd control, the archives exhibit will require tickets. Other programs DO NOT require tickets. Please use the drop-down menu to select a 15-minute viewing time. 

 

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Program Commemorating The Birth of the Báb

7:00 a.m. Dawn Holy Day Devotional Program, Temple Auditorium

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Public "Light of Unity" Gathering, Foundation Hall

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Holy Day Devotional Program, Temple Auditorium  

4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Open House Reception, Welcome Center

4:45 - 6:00 p.m. Ticketed Archive Exhibit, Welcome Center Lower Level 

 

 

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Program Commemorating The Birth of Bahá’u’lláh

7:00 a.m. Dawn Holy Day Devotional Program, Temple Auditorium  

Three Screenings: 10:00 a.m./ 2:00 p.m./ 5:00 p.m. "Light to the World,"  film about Bahá’u’lláh from the Bahá’í World Center, shown in Foundation Hall  

12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.mHoly Day Devotional Program with music by the Bahá’í House of Worship Choir, Temple Auditorium

Three Archives Showings: Welcome Center Lower Level 

10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. 

 



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Baha'i House of Worship, Welcome Center
112 Linden Avenue
Wilmette, IL 60091

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Light of Unity Festival

(Download a printable version of the entire 9-week calendar here: http://bit.ly/2xN9rJq)

 

Light of Unity Festival is a nine-week series of events celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Birth of Baha'u'llah, Founder of the Baha'i Faith. From September 10 - November 12, 2017, the Baha'i House of Worship is collaborating with like-minded individuals and organizations to host these events and share some of the unifying principles of the Baha'i Faith: Race Unity, Gender Equality, Harmony of Science & Religion, and Oneness of Humankind.

 

This Holy Day will be celebrated by six million Baha'is and friends worldwide. Join us on this momentous occasion!

 

So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth. --Baha'u'llah

 

For more information contact the Baha'i House of Worship at 847.853.2300

 

 

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