The Jamaat takes great pleasure in announcing the engagement of Hussein s/o Mahmud & Sukaina Walji to Suraiyya d/o Mohammed Shafik & Masuma Hassan of Stanmore. On this happy occasion, both the parties have made donations towards our Abbasi Islamic Centre fund, and various other Jamaat funds which the Jamaat accepts with grateful thanks. We take this opportunity to congratulate both the parties and pray to Allah (SWT) to bless this engagement, and grant the couple with a prosperous, happy and everlasting union (Ameen).
Fajr Prayed Program tomorrow, Saturday & Sunday will take place at 5am.
The Jamaat’s next scheduled program will take place on Sunday 23rd April, being the Shahadat day of our 7th Holy Imam, Imam Musa al-Kadhim (as) together with the Chalisma Majlis for the Isale Sawaab of Marhuma ZAIB UNNISA BEGUM, (Mother of Br. Hashim Ali Mirza). The program will commence at 6.45pm with Marshiyya followed by Majlis by Sheikh Nuru Mohammed, Matam, Ziyarat & ending with Maghribain Salaat at 8.31pm.
Thereafter, on Monday 24th April, being the Wafat day of Hazrat Abu Talib (as), Program will commence at 7.30pm with Marshiyya followed by Majlis, Matam and ending with Maghribayn Salaat at 8.33pm. The A’maal for the night of Me’raj will then be performed following Maghribayn Salaat.
Annual General Meeting
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Jamaat will be held on Saturday 29th April 2017 commencing at 7pm here at Mehfil-e-Abbas. Please note that the date is subject to moonsighting and in the case that our 3rd Imam’s Wiladat falls on Saturday, the Meeting will instead be held a day earlier on Friday 28th April commencing at 8pm.
Imam Hussain Blood Donation Campaign
The Imam Hussain Blood Donation Campaign session this year will be taking place on Saturday 22nd April. Those who wish to donate blood this year can book an appointment by calling 0300 123 23 23 or by visiting ius.org.uk/giveblood. Anyone who is able to donate is highly encouraged to take part in this important initiative in the name of Imam our 3rd Imam (as).
The Children’s Tabligh Committee
Ask an Alim
Announcements and Sponsoring Majlis
The Seniors have organised a coach trip to Blackpool on Thursday 27th April leaving Birmingham at 9.30am. and returning on Friday 28th April at 10.00am from there. Accommodation and food will be provided free of charge by the owner of Bukhari Hotel. Transport cost is £17. Anyone who is interested in joining the trip should give their names to Mumtaz Aunty Moti in the ladies and Hasanali Uncle Kurji in gents.
BAYN Wellbeing Survey
The BAYN Wellbeing Team have released a survey as part of a new initiative to build awareness and capacity for managing mental health issues within the community and to tackle the stigma associated with these issues. Taking part is voluntary, and all answers are anonymous, therefore participants will not be identifiable. You can find a copy of this survey on the Jamaat Website and Facebook page as well as the BAYN facebook page. For any more information, please contact sisters Sakina Zahra Nazerali or Sakina Rassul in the ladies and brother Mehdi Khaki in the gents. The survey will only take 5 minutes to complete and your participation is greatly appreciated.
World-Federation & CoEJ Announcements:
Camp CoEJ 2017
The European Hajj Company, in conjunction with The Council of European Jamaats, are proud to officially announce the launch of this year’s Hajj packages for 2017. We are fortunate to have two dates for you to choose from this year as follows:
Group 1 Hajj Departing on 18th August costing £4290
Group 2 Hajj Departure on 23rd August costing £4490
The Return Date will be 7th September.
We have the privilege of having Mulla Mohamed Kassamali who’ll be the English Speaker and Maulana Syed Kalbe Abbas in Urdu. For more information, and to download the application form, kindly visit www.eurohajjmission.org.
The World Federation launched a Syria Appeal entitled #unspeakable. They have embarked on a mission to provide mental-health services in collaboration with an agency in Lebanon. A primary objective is to facilitate a shift in self-image from passive victim to active survivor. Under this program, torture and war atrocity survivors recover from psychological and physical symptoms, helping them to successfully regain control of their lives. We are appealing to you to support this worthy cause and help these people overcome the difficulties they have endured. Please give what you can today – your donations will go towards training for nurses, medical supplies and the general running of the clinic. Donations can be made at the Treasurer’s Desk or online on the World Federation Website.
Al-Mahdi Institute Announcement:
Al-Mahdi Institute invites you to a public seminar and a Question & Answer session on 'Can We Trust the Media Representation of Islam?' by Brother Miqdaad Versi from the Muslim Council of Britain taking place tomorrow, Friday 21st April. The program will commence at 7pm and finish with Q&A, Salaat and refreshments.
Lonely Prisoner of Baghdad, Imam Musa al-Kadhim (as)
A programme in memory of the Lonely Prisoner of Baghdad, Imam Musa al-Kadhim (as) has been organised in Leicester’s Masjid Al-Husayn on Sunday 23rd April on the Imam’s Wafat Day. The program will commence at 4.45pm with a children’s recitation workshop with the Hashimi sisters and Zainab Tejani. The main programme will start at 5.30pm featuring the Tejani Brothers, the Hashimi Sisters, Zainab Tejani, Nouri Sardar, Syed Ali Abbas Razawi and Mohamedabbas Karim. The program will end with Nyaz. All are requested to attend.