Learn more about the Baha’i faith at Bexleyheath event this weekend
PUBLISHED: 12:38 19 October 2017 | UPDATED: 12:38 19 October 2017
The Baha’is have been established in the borough for more than 50 years
A faith which has been a part of Bexley since the 1960s is celebrating the 200th birthday of its founder this weekend.
The Baha’is of Bexley will celebrating the birth of Baha’u’llah, who was born on November 12, 1817 in Iran.
Celebrations of his birth will take place in Pincott Hall in Bexleyheath, with the mayor Peter Reader expected to attend.
The event will give brief details of the Baha’i Faith, and the life of Baha’u’llah followed by a short video and musical recital.
A spokesperson from the group’s local spiritual assembly said: “Across the world over five million Baha’is will be enjoying the day, in over 100,000 locations,
“The message of the Baha’i Faith’s message is that the all the world’s religions worship the same God, and that this is the time to celebrate the oneness of humanity and the equality of all peoples.”
The event starts at 1.30pm on Sunday, October 22.
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