"Parallels of Faith"

10/08/2018 - 10/12/2018

The week's sponsors

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

MONDAY

 

 

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.

 

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/

 

 

 

TUESDAY

 

 

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. 

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

Wednesday

 

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!

 

 

Thursday

 

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

character

 

FRIDAY

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!

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