Activities and Events



Science and Spirituality in Relationships: Insights from Bahá’í Teachings and John Gottman

This presentation explores the intersection of spirituality and science in understanding and nurturing relationships. Drawing on the Bahá’í book “Marriage: A Fortress of Well-Being” and the research of renowned psychologist John Gottman, the talk delves into how spiritual principles and scientific findings can collaboratively enhance marital well-being. The Bahá’í teachings emphasize the sacredness of marriage […] Read More

Unveiling the Prophetic Significance of Zechariah 4 and its Fulfillment in Bahá’í Teachings Part 2

This presentation explores the profound connections between the prophetic visions in Zechariah 4 and their fulfillment as interpreted in Bahá’í teachings. We will look at both the literal and spiritual fulfillment of these prophecies. Central to the discussion is the figure of Zerubbabel, likened to Bahá’u’lláh, who, according to Bahá’í belief, emerged from Babylon (modern-day […] Read More

A meditation on central Baha’i themes and quotes regarding personal transformation (“rebirth”) and the rebuild of civilization after its impending catastrophe. Part 2

Participating in the evolution of consciousness and learning to harness our subconscious human brain; seeking and struggling without competence to become your true self; through personal crisis and social alienation and disintegration; living in the age of world-wide oppression and catastrophic upheaval; promulgating and facilitating the consciousness of the oneness and wholeness of humanity as […] Read More

Unveiling the Prophetic Significance of Zechariah 4 and its Fulfillment in Bahá’í Teachings

This presentation explores the profound connections between the prophetic visions in Zechariah 4 and their fulfillment as interpreted in Bahá’í teachings. We will look at both the literal and spiritual fulfillment of these prophecies. Central to the discussion is the figure of Zerubbabel, likened to Bahá’u’lláh, who, according to Bahá’í belief, emerged from Babylon (modern-day […] Read More

Law and Order: From Hammurabi to Bahá’u’lláh

This Sunday, Eileen Maddocks invites us to explore the intricate themes of law, justice, and divine guidance in ancient texts through her program “Law and Order: From Hammurabi to Moses” Inspired by contemporary society’s increasing secularism and its often dismissive attitude towards the Hebrew Bible, particularly the misunderstood principle of “eye for eye, tooth for […] Read More

Exploring Easter: A Journey Through Its History, Doctrine, and Significance to Baha’is

This Sunday billions of Christians will celebrate Easter. What are the origins of this holy day — historically and doctrinally? What can it mean to Baha’is? That is what Peter Terry will explore this coming Sunday, inviting your participation. Resource for today’s discussion – https://www.clearwaterbahais.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/EASTER-The-Mystery-and-the-Mockery.pdf Read More

Unwavering Essence: The Bahá’í Journey through Uncontrollable Changes

This topic delves into how the Bahá’í Faith has successfully navigated and adapted to external changes beyond the control of its Central Figures, Guardian, and followers, while maintaining a steadfast commitment to its core principles and ideals. Read More

In Crisis: Victory! First Friday Fireside March 1st

Baha’i Resilience in the face of Persecution and Martyrdom Sponsored by: Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of Pinellas County Clearwater Baha’i Center – 2898 Gulf to Bay Blvd Doors open – 6pm Dinner: 6:30pm Program 7:30pm Read More

Spiritual Renewal and Reflection: Unveiling the Essence of the Baha’i Fast

The Baha’i Faith observes a period of fasting as a time for spiritual reflection, prayer, and physical abstention. This annual fast takes place during the last month of the Baha’i calendar, called ‘Ala’, which falls from March 2nd to March 20th, leading up to the Baha’i New Year on March 21st. During this time, adult […] Read More

Unraveling the Mysteries of Eschatology: An Insightful Journey Through Time and Belief

Eschatology, the study of the end of the world or the ultimate destiny of humanity, is a concept that has fascinated and perplexed theologians, philosophers, and scholars throughout history. Our upcoming Zoom presentation delves deep into this profound topic, exploring the various interpretations and beliefs that have shaped human thought across different cultures and religions. […] Read More