Programs and Activities at the Baha’i House of Worship
Devotional Programs are held daily in the auditorium at 9:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
In these brief programs readers share passages from the Baha’i sacred texts and scriptures of other world religions. No talks or sermons are delivered, and no elaborate ceremonies are practiced. Since the Baha’i Faith has no clergy, no one person leads devotional programs. Instead, volunteer readers, who may be adherents of any religion, are invited to recite or chant the holy scriptures. Sunday programs sometimes feature music from the House of Worship Choir and chanting in various languages. Only a cappella music based on words of holy scripture is performed; no recorded or instrumental music is used in the auditorium.
Introductory Presentation on the Baha’i Faith
An introductory power point presentation on the Baha’i Faith is held every Sunday in the lower level Welcome Center of the Baha’i House of Worship. The presentations begin at 1:00 p.m., immediately after the 12:30 p.m. devotional program which is held in the upstairs auditorium. All are welcome to attend. Call: 847-853-2300 for further information.
Prayers in Spanish are offered on the first Sunday of each month at 1:15 p.m.
Upcoming Holy Day Commemorations:
Anniversary of the Birth of Baha’u'llah:
Monday November 11th - Devotions in the auditorium at 7:00 p.m.
Refreshments in Foundation Hall at 7:30 p.m.
Program in Foundation Hall at 8:15 p.m.
Tuesday, November 12th - Dawn Devotions in the auditorium at 7:00 a.m.
The Day of the Covenant:
Monday, November 25th - Devotions in the auditorium 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, November 26th - Dawn Devotions in the auditorium at 7:00 a.m.
Ascension of ‘Abdu’l-Baha:
Thursday, November 28th - Devotions in the auditorium 1:00 a.m.
Thursday, November 28th - Dawn Devotions in the auditorium at 7:00 a.m.
Access and Parking
Please note that the parking lot accessed from Linden Street is closed due to construction.
The parking lot accessed from Sheridan Road will be open.
For more information, please call 847-853-2300.
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