19 Day Feasts - 2018


In Beaverton, every 3rd feast is observed in homes in east Beaverton and west Beaverton as well as at the center at 5545 Murray Blvd at 7:15 pm.

All the other feast dates are observed only at the Baha'i Center at 7:15 pm.

Dates for neighborhood feasts are January 17, 2018; March 21, 2018; May 17, 2018; July 13, 2018; September 8, 2018; November 3, 2018; December 30, 2018.

Central feast dates are February 5, 2018; March 1, 2018; Monday, April 9, 2018; April 28, 2018; June 5, 2018; June 24, 2018; August 1, 2018; August 20, 2018; September 26, 2018; October 15, 2018;November 22, 2018; December 11, 2018.


Nineteen Day Feast

Once in every nineteen days, meetings are held in every locality by the Bahá’í community. Known as the “Nineteen Day Feast”, these gatherings serve as the bedrock of Bahá’í community life.

The Feast was ordained in the Kitab-i-Aqdas by Bahá’u’lláh; He counseled His followers to meet once every Bahá’í month, even if “only water be served”. “This feast”, states ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, “is held to foster comradeship and love, to call God to mind and supplicate Him with contrite hearts, and to encourage benevolent pursuits.” “It rejoiceth mind and heart”, He writes in another passage. “If this feast be held in the proper fashion, the friends will, once in nineteen days, find themselves spiritually restored, and endued with a power that is not of this world.

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