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  • Cleaning Service Project – What a turnout!

    October 16, 2022 by

    On Sunday, October 16th, a number of volunteers here in Aurora gathered at the Wellington West Public School grounds to participate in litter clean-up organized by the Aurora Baha’i Community. Join us in our future initiatives! A cleaner earth is everyone’s responsibility. For a Baha’i Perspective on the current environmental crisis, read this insightful article… Read more

  • Aurora Food Pantry Drive Results Are In and…

    October 10, 2022 by

    The Food Drive facilitated by the Baha’i Community of Aurora was a great success! The Community dropped off the items pictured below at the Aurora Food Pantry right before Thanksgiving to help out those in need. “Oh, friends of God! If ye will trust in the Word of God and be strong; if ye will… Read more

  • Aurora Children’s Summer Festival

    June 22, 2022 by

    Join us for a day full of games, crafts, water play, pizza and snacks! When: Tuesday July 26th, 2022Time: 11:00-2:00Where: Trent Park, 140 Thomas Phillips Drive, AuroraRSVP by July 19th

  • (Video) Junior Youth Camp Highlights

    August 30, 2021 by

    In late July, York North (Aurora, Newmarket, and surrounding areas) hosted an in-person/hybrid junior youth camp designed for youth between the ages of 11-15 years old. Each year, the camp provides a rich environment for spiritual education and a precious opportunity for the animators and junior youth to come together. Since the pandemic, the camps have been mostly virtual. However,… Read more

  • (Video) Aurora Children Honouring the 215 Indigenous Children

    June 9, 2021 by

    The Children’s Education Committee of the Baha’i Community of Aurora created this video to commemorate the 215 Indigenous children whose bodies were discovered at Kamloops residential school in British Columbia. In the video, the children read a poem by Abigail Echo-Hawk. If you decide to share this, please tag us on Facebook @BahaisOfAuroraOntario, or on… Read more

  • Children’s Classes in Aurora (Zoom)

    March 15, 2021 by

    Baha’i children’s classes aim to nurture the hearts and minds of children. The emphasis of these classes is on helping children to learn to reflect on and apply spiritual principles, such as love, unity and justice, to their own lives and to the lives of those around them. Based on the teachings of Baha’u’llah, the… Read more

  • Virtual Devotionals (Feb 2021)

    February 4, 2021 by

    Photo by Pegleess Barrios from Burst The Ayyam-i-Ha (or Intercalary Days) are a period of time when Bahá’ís focus more than usually on hospitality, charity, giving gifts and preparing for the month of fasting. The Ayyam-i-Ha are of four or five days’ duration.  They are the days that fall outside the nineteen months of nineteen days that make up the Bahá’í calendar.… Read more

  • The Pre-Holiday Food Drive Was a Great Success!

    December 22, 2020 by

    “Just as a candle’s purpose is to provide light, the human soul was created to give generously. We fulfil our highest purpose in a life of service, in which we offer our time, energy, knowledge, and financial resources.” Bahá’í teachings on a life of generous giving Food scarcity is a serious problem across the country, and around… Read more

  • Garbage Clean-Up!

    October 3, 2020 by

    Trails in Aurora have helped locals stay physically active and keep a positive mental attitude during a time of mandated restrictions. So, the members of the Baha’i community organized a neighbourhood-centred activity for volunteers to gather across different neighbourhoods and parks to collect trash and articles left by other users. On Saturday, October 3rd, volunteers… Read more

  • Twin Holy Birthdays

    October 3, 2020 by

    When: Sunday, October 18th at 6:00pm Where: Zoom link will be provided via email This event is open to the public. Please introduce yourself to us and your invitation (Zoom link) will be emailed shortly. The Twin Holy Birthdays refers to two successive holy days in the Baháʼí calendar that celebrate the births of two central figures of the Baháʼí… Read more

  • Backpacks Project

    September 8, 2020 by

    Building a positive community starts with the first day of school and no child should be left behind. The Bahá’ís of Aurora organized a donation event asking families to contribute fun-filled backpacks for children of all ages returning to classes this fall. We received over 35 backpacks of all sizes and colours that were distributed… Read more

  • Children’s Festival

    August 26, 2020 by

    We all know that disasters happen all the time, whether it be bushfires or explosions, but usually they don’t hit so close to home. In the face of Covid-19, we are seeing incredible responses from our community. On Sunday, August 16th, the Junior Youth Spiritual Empowerment Program hosted a Children’s Festival for the community and… Read more

  • Tree Dedication Ceremony

    August 11, 2020 by

    On Sunday, August 16th, the Bahá’i Community of Aurora dedicated a tree in honour of the Bicentenary of the birth of the Báb (forerunner of the Baha’i Faith).  The tree is located at Hickson Park in Aurora. Situated in front of the tree, there is a plaque (photographed below) citing a memorable quote by the… Read more

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