The Bahá’í Faith Community of Ketchikan, AK
Bahá’is of Ketchikan

A Faith for Today

by regent in About the Baha'i Faith
Over a century ago Bahá’u’lláh taught that religious truth is not final but progressive. Religion is renewed, He said, in every age to re-establish and apply the unchanging principles found in the scriptures of the Great Religions of the world to the needs of the present day. The entrenched powers of 19th century Persian orthodoxy vehemently opposed His message but now His Faith is spread around the world. Here in Ketchikan as in Europe, Africa, [...]
  • Attend devotional gatherings together with others who recognize our need to connect with our creator.

Our Destiny

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The earth is but one country...
...and mankind its citizens.
- Bahá’u’lláh
About the Baha'i Faith

The time has come

The world we live in Whether we call it “modernity”, or by some other name, there is a universal recognition that there is something very different about the world we live in today – something […]

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World Peace and the Bahá’í Faith

Bahá’u’lláh counsels mankind: “Let your vision be world-embracing, rather than confined to your own self.“ The Bahá’í Writings delineate a practical and new relationship between the nations and peoples of the world.  While a prisoner […]

Today’s Events

  • Kalimát (Words)Kalimát (Words)Baháʼí Month of Kalimát (Words) begins.

Upcoming Events

  • July 15, 2024
    • Monday Morning Devotions at 7:00 amMonday Morning DevotionsTime: 7:00 am - 8:00 am
      Please join us for non-denomational devotions on the garden patio on nice days, inside otherwise. 2441 First Ave. at First and Jefferson. Call or Text 907-617-5704 for more information
  • July 18, 2024
    • Thursday Evening Devotions at 5:30 pmThursday Evening DevotionsTime: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
      Everyone is welcome to join this non-denominational devotional. 2441 First Ave at First and Jefferson. Need more information? Call or text 907-617-5704

From the Bahá’í Writings

The first teaching of Bahá’u’lláh is the duty incumbent upon all to investigate reality. What does it mean to investigate reality? It means that man must forget all hearsay and examine truth himself, for he does not know whether statements he hears are in accordance with reality or not. Wherever he finds truth or reality, he must hold to it, forsaking, discarding all else; for outside of reality there is naught but superstition and imagination.

— Abdu’l-Baha

Bahá’í World News Service

BIC highlights broad considerations, such as justice in international relations, for fostering more sustainable and equitable food systems in the EU and beyond.

The Bahá’ís of Luxembourg bring together academics and civil society members to explore the role of the community in overcoming the challenges of passivity.

Today marks a year since #OurStoryIsOne was launched, honoring the 10 Bahá’í women who were hanged in Iran 41 years ago, inspiring artistic works on gender equality.

The first printed copy of the Kitáb-i-Aqdas—Bahá’u’lláh’s Most Holy Book—in Swahili has been published by the Bahá’ís of Tanzania.

Townshend Lihanda shares stories from Kenya about individual and collective transformation inspired by Bahá’í moral education programs.

BIC explores new conceptions of leadership and justice at the UN Civil Society Conference, highlighting the need for a shared identity to shape global progress.

Some 4,000 people from across Papua New Guinea gathered in Port Moresby over two days to celebrate the historic opening of the country’s national Bahá’í House of Worship

Over 1,000 expected for dedication of the national Bahá’í House of Worship in Port Moresby.

Architects share their insights into the collaborative efforts behind Papua New Guinea’s soon to be inaugurated Bahá’í temple, which stands for the oneness of humanity.

Podcast explores implications of the principle of the oneness of humanity for the relationship between the African and European continents.

Youth engaged in Bahá’í community-building activities spearhead a community garden project, nurturing community ties and improving their local environment.

Message of peace resounds as community celebrates opening of restored apartment where ‘Abdu’l-Bahá stayed and gave public presentations during His travels to the West.

Podcast explores two fundamental aspects of a spiritual life, worship and service, bringing together guests to share experiences from a few countries.

Gathering at the House of Worship marks Bahá’í National Assembly’s 100th year and explores efforts over the past century to foster social betterment.

Construction work on the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá enters a new phase focused on intricate details of building systems and exterior surfaces.

BIC organizes eight events at the UN’s CSW, bringing together over 570 people to explore how institutions can remove barriers to women’s full participation in society.

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