Baha’u’llah established an administrative order to tend to the affairs of the Bahá’í community. Under the guidance of the Universal House of Justice, the international governing body of the Bahá’í Faith, elected local and national bodies look after the affairs of the Bahá’í community at their respective levels. The national governing body is the National Spiritual Assembly, which is elected annually at a national convention.
At the local level, the affairs of the Bahá’í community are administered by the Local Spiritual Assembly, which consists of nine members who are chosen in annual elections. There is no clergy or priesthood in the Bahá’í Faith.
The Local Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Prince George.
The Local Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Prince George administers the affairs of the Bahá’í community in Prince George. It is a body of nine members elected annually. The nine members elect from amongst themselves three officers, namely a Chairman, Secretary and a Treasurer.
The decisions of the Local Spritual Assembly are made collectively following a process of consultation. To reach our Local Spiritual Assembly, contact the Secretary.