"Parallels of Faith"

10/08/2018 - 10/12/2018

The week's sponsors




Talk to A Muslim Booth

Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Where: Illini Union Foyer


The Wear a Hijab Challenge is dedicated to exploring the roles and beliefs

of Muslim women and what it means to wear the hijab. The day starts off

with free scarves and cotton candy being passed out to students on the

quad. This gives students the opportunity to understand what a Hijabi (a girl who wears the head scarf) goes through on a daily basis.


Essence of Modesty in Islam: Wear a Hijab Day Discussion

Time: 7:00 pm

Where: Lincoln Hall 1066





After the Wear a Hijab experience during the day, be sure to come to the discussion in

the evening led by Sister Humna Shahid to discuss the meaning behind hijab. Her talk

will focus on the nature of modesty in Islam for both men and women. 



Monday's Featured Speaker

Humna Shahid




Talk to A Muslim Booth

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where: Main Quad


This is an insightful opportunity to engage in discussion with

MSA members about the topics of the weeks! Come spin the

wheel of topics consisting of prayer, fasting, charity, modesty, and proclamation of faith. 

Importance of Prayer

Time: 7:00 pm

Where: Gregory 100 


Join us in the evening to hear from speaker Omar Hedroug about the 

significant role of prayer in Islam. the first of the 5 pillars of the faith/






Talk to A Muslim Booth

Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where: Main Quad


Didn't have a chance to stop by the Talk to a Muslim booth on Tuesday?

No problem, because we will be on the Main Quad again on Wednesday!



Why Do We Fast?

Time: 6:45 pm

Where: YMCA Latzer Hall


We will be hosting a free interfaith dinner  with an engaging

talk from Islamic Foundations North's Imam Azfar on

the importance of fasting and its history.

Admission open to all and free to those attending.




Wednesday's Featured Speaker

Imam Azfar



The Virtues of Charity

Time: 7:00 PM

Where: Chemistry Annex 1024


Our last speaker for the week will be brother Wali Khan, who will be 

discussing the virtues of charity in Islam, the third of the 5 pillars of

Islam. Charitability and self-sacrifice are important features of the Muslim




Visit a Mosque Day

Time: 1:00 pm

Where: CIMIC, 106 S Lincoln Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

Phone: (217) 344-0022


The Central Illinois Mosque and Islamic Center (CIMIC) has been supporting Muslims in Central Illinois since 1983. Muslims of all nationalities and cultures come to CIMIC to pray every Friday during the congregational sermon and prayer. Please join us for a tour. We will meet up on the Quad at 12:45pm and walk to CIMIC together. Look for balloons and a sign!