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Friends, neighbors, and acquaintances in neighborhoods and villages throughout the world have been gathering together in homes and backyards, on porches and rooftops, and in many other diverse settings — large and small — to consult about how they can foster vibrant communities based on the Baha’i Faith’s vision of a peaceful world.
These gatherings offer a welcoming and spiritual atmosphere, enabling nearby residents to form strong bonds of friendship imbued with a profound sense of purpose directed toward the betterment of their communities.
Youth have played an especially vital role in the gatherings, enriching discussions with their insights and experience from Baha’i community-building activities. Their experience shows the possibilities for social transformation when people selflessly serve their fellow citizens.
Visit news.bahai.org for a sampling of the countless gatherings now underway in virtually every part of the globe.