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|1938 27 Nov
||In a letter to the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the British Isles, Shoghi Effendi outlines the attitudes and obligations of Bahá’ís regarding military service. [BW17:384–5; UD122–3, 128–9, 134]
||Shoghi Effendi; military service
||The Canadian Bahá’í International Development Service is established. [BBRSM154]
||Canadian Bahá’í International Development Service
|1984 3 Jan
||The Universal House of Justice addresses a letter to the Bahá’í youth of the world encouraging them to volunteer a period of service to the Bahá’í Faith. [AWH14–17; BW19:297–8, 299, 311–13; VV116]
||UHJ; year of service
|1991 25 Jan
||Mottahedeh Development Services was established by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of the United States as a non-profit agency to promote social and economic development to benefit individuals of any race, creed, or nationality. The agency name honours more than fifty years of dedicated service by Mildred and Rafi Mottahedeh, two pioneers in social and economic development.
- Mottahedeh Development Services was organized as a charitable organization under US law. [MDS]
||Mottahedeh Development Services; NSA; social and economic development; Mildred Mottahedeh; Rafi Mottahedeh
|1992 20 Apr
||By the end of the Six Year Plan:
- The Faith was represented in every country. 1.5 million enrolled. [Ridván Message 1992]
- With more that 5 million people enrolled, Bahá'ís lived in 217 independent countries, territories and islands representing 2,112 tribes, minorities and ethnic groups. [Ridván Message 1992] [VV126]
- Literature was translated into 802 languages and tribal tongues. [Ridván Message 1992] [VV126]
- The proclamation of the Faith entered a new phase from the proclamation of 1967 in commemoration of Bahá'u'lláh's proclamation to the kings to the opportunities offered by the Iránian revolution in 1979 to the distribution of The Promise of World Peace.
- The dedication of the House of Worship in New Delhi.
- The emergence of the Faith from obscurity.
- The increase in the number of projects of social and economic development.
- The involvement of youth in the service to the Faith. The concept of the "year of service" was initiated.
- The advances in the consolidation of the Bahá'í administrative system as marked by the improvement in internal development and the collaborative efforts of its two arms.
- The inauguration of the great building projects on Mount Carmel.
|New Delhi; Mount Carmel
||Six Year Plan; The Promise of World Peace; House of Worship; SED projects; year of service
|1993 16 Feb
||A stamp featuring the Seat of the Universal House of Justice is issued by the Philatelic Service of the Israel Postal Authority. [BW92–3:142]
- For picture see BW92–3:143.
||commemorative stamp; Philatelic Service of the Israel Postal Authority
from the main catalogue
- Compilation: Blessings of Service (2002). [about]
- Politics of Service, The: Medical Aid to the Philippines, by David Langness, in dialogue magazine, 1:4 (1987). On delivering volunteer hospital services and emergency aid to a corrupted country lacking political stability. [about]
- Temples: Service in Bahá'í Temples, by Shoghi Effendi and Universal House of Justice, in Compilation of Compilations, Volume 3 (2000). [about]
- Unique Features of Bahá'í Service, by Peter J. Khan (2006). On spiritual forces in the universe, the nature of Huququ'llah, the concept of sanctification, and developing a culture of learning to explore the power of the Creative Word. [about]