2022 Baháʼí World Conferences
City-wide: Washington, DC
May 14th - 15th
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
999 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
The conferences will take place all across D.C. in diverse settings, with individuals, families, groups and communities who are all contributing to the well-being of the communities in which they reside. They are open to people from all backgrounds, cultures, religions and ages.
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Arrival, registration & check-in: Please plan to arrive by 8:30AM to allow time to check-in at the registration desk. The program will promptly start at 9:30AM
A box lunch with vegetarian options is available at 12PM on Saturday & 11:30AM on Sunday. We hope to be able to gather outdoors on the Carnegie Library lawn across the street from the Renaissance Hotel as outside food is not permitted inside the hotel. There is a cafe and small sandwich store on the premises.
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel 999 9th St NW (see maps below):
Metro Center: Red, Blue, Orange, and Silver line
Gallery Place Chinatown: Red, Yellow, and Green
Mt Vernon Sq 7th: Green and Yellow
street car parking
garage parking (improved all day rates when parking by 8:30AM at 920 9th St NW)
An online conference is offered for friends who cannot attend in person.
Friends joining the online conference are asked to register.
Please join at the Zoom link below at 9:15am on both May 14 &15
Meeting ID: 834 3135 4899
Purpose of the conferences
A series of global conferences, exploring the inherent oneness of humanity and a universal call to work for the betterment of the world.
“Every community in the world findeth in these Divine Teachings the realisation of its highest aspirations. These teachings are even as the tree that beareth the best fruits of all trees.”
A VISION FOR HUMANITY
How can we each contribute to vibrant communities that hold both spiritual and material progress at their heart?
LEARNING FROM HISTORY
What contributions have been made towards social transformation over the last one hundred years in DC, and in the world?
BUILDING VIBRANT COMMUNITIES
How do our prayers and paths of service work together to contribute to the well-being of every individual and community?
PROMOTING EDUCATIONAL ENDEAVORS
What opportunities and tools raise capacity within a population to take charge of its own spiritual, social, and intellectual development?
ENGAGING IN SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION
What principles are needed to participate in the discourses of society and to identify and respond to the needs of our neighborhoods?