On Nov. 11 Spokane area Bahá’ís will celebrate the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the prophet-founder of the faith, with a community potluck.

The celebration will be 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the North Spokane Library, 44 E Hawthorne Road.

BRIEF: Spokane Baha’is to celebrate birth of Bahá’u’lláh

On Nov. 11 Spokane area Bahá’ís will celebrate the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the prophet-founder of the faith, with a community potluck.

The celebration will be 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the North Spokane Library, 44 E Hawthorne Road. Guests are asked to bring a hot dish and a dessert or salad to share.

Bahá'u'lláh taught that all of humanity is a single race and that the age has come for its unification in a global society. Like many faith leaders, he was persecuted and tortured by the leaders of his time.

The Birth of Bahá'u'lláh is celebrated from sundown, Nov. 11 to sundown Nov.12 and is one of nine holy days on which work is to be suspended in the Bahá’í faith.


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Tracy Simmons is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 15 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash. She is also a Scholarly Assistant Professor at Washington State University.

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