Salutations and Felicitations to the Imam of our time, Imam al-Mahdi (aj), on this grand occasion of the Wiladat night of his father, our 11th Holy Imam, Imam Hassan al-Askari (as).
The executive committee wish you all a very joyous Khushali Mubarak.
On this auspicious occasion, the Jamaat takes great pleasure in announcing the engagement of Hasnain s/o Raza & Akila Datoo to Zainab d/o Murtaza & Sukaina Dhalla.
On this happy occasion, both the the families have made donations towards our Mehfil e Abbas Project fund, and various other Jamaat funds which The Jamaat accepts with grateful thanks. We also 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).
The Jamaat’s next scheduled program will take place on Thursday 21st January, being the Jumeraat program commencing at 8pm with Surah Yaseen followed by Dua Kumayl, Majlis & ending with Ziyarat Waritha.
Brother Kazim Sajan will now address the community.
The Chalisma Majlis of Marhum Yasin Raza Hussain, Marhuma Nurbanubai Merali & Marhum Mahboob Fidahussein Fazal to take place on Sunday, 31st January at 2.30pm at Mehfil e Abbas, 17 Clifton Road, Balsall Heath B12 8SX. Nyaz will then be served. All are requested to attend.
Muslim Liaison Committee Representative
Flats to Let
The Jamaat has two residential properties available for rent as of the 1st February 2016. Both of the flat has 2 bedrooms. They are located on Moseley Road and Clifton Road. The rental charges are £545 and £625 per calendar month. For details and to apply, please contact the Jamaat Office.
'The Forgotten Child' event
For the 3rd year the English azadari event entitled, 'The Forgotten Child' is being organised. The event is held in remembrance of the tragedies of Bibi Fatema (a.s) and her unborn son Mohsin (a.s) and this year it will be held here at KSIMC of Birmingham on Saturday 30th January 2016 commencing at 7pm. There are a number of well known reciters scheduled to deliver their pieces but we will also hear from a few young upcoming poets as well. Speakers include; Imran Datoo, Nouri Sardar, Taher Adel, Sayed Ali AlHakeem and Sayed Haidar Nasrullah. The event will be hosted by Sadiq Damani. We encourage both ladies and gents to attend but especially the youth. Refreshments will be served.
Announcements and Sponsoring Majlis
As part of the process of deciding upon a planning application, the officer within the Council who is responsible has to draft a report. Unfortunately, the report was not ready in time for the meeting this morning. The building committee are trying their best to ensure the application is considered at the next earliest opportunity and will give a further update once the planning application has been added to the planning committee's agenda. In the meantime, you are requested to continue praying for the success of the planning application.
- Pizza & Quiz Night:
Join the Birmingham Abbasi Youth Network this Sunday 24th January from 7pm for their 1st interactive social event! An ideal opportunity to have fun with peers, enjoy taking part in a quiz and even get some pizza! The cost to enter a team of 1-5 people is £5 or £1 for single entry. On the day, admission will be £2 for a single entry or £10 to submit a team. Please contact Br. Minhaal Abdulhussein or Sister Fatema Khimji to sign up a team. A cash prize will be awarded to the winning team.
- Marriage Event:
On Sunday 7th February, BAYN will be hosting a Marriage event open to all from 6pm-9pm. Whether you are at the beginning or in the process of searching for a life partner, engaged to be married, already married or have previously been married, the event has something of benefit for you. The event will be split into 4 sections, addressing questions posed by individuals at every stage. Key speakers include Syed Muhammed Naqvi, Abbas & Shaheen Merali, Sister Nasim Walji-Pirmohammed and Sister Rozmin Khimji. Please register for this event online and note there is a £1 attendance fee. For more information about the content or to volunteer, please contact one of the BAYN co-ordinators.
Representatives from the KHIDMAT CENTRE will be visiting our Centre on Tuesday 26th January between 10am and 12pm to offer advice and assistance in respect of social welfare matters in complete confidence. Please contact Shoukatbhai Dahya, Hussein Fazal or Hasnain Bandali who will arrange appointments for you. Appointments are on a first come first serve basis. This service is free of charge and is available fortnightly. For further details, please see the posters on the noticeboard.
Business Networking Event
The executive committee in conjunction with the Economic Upliftment Sub-Committee & Merit Legal Solicitors invite you to an informative Seminar plus a Business Networking Session on Saturday 23rd January here at our Centre commencing at 7pm. The points to be discussed include:
- An Introductory speech by Mahmood S Bhogadia (Head of Finance)
- How do I get out of debt? (delivered by speaker: Abbas Mithani, QC),
- Pension auto enrolment duties of employers & rights of employees (delivered by Brother Masood Dawoodi from Merit Legal Solicitors)
- A Short presentation by the sponsors -Merit Legal Solicitors delivered by Mohamed Qasim.
- Post of Madrasah Principal:
- Saturday Madrasah
Muhammadi Madrasah require volunteers for the management of Saturday Madrasah. Over the years the Saturday Madrasah offering has developed and reached a stage, whereby it now requires new direction and an injection of fresh faced individuals with bags of enthusiasm. If you have the time and ability to volunteer for this noble cause, then please contact us, where the reward of dua’ from the students is immense. Please contact Shaukat Najafi or Mussadiq Raza for more insight.
Masoomin Sports Club
- Football for all ages at the Heartlands Academy will take place tomorrow, Friday 22nd January from 8pm to 10pm.
- Volleyball at Joseph Chamberlain College will also take place tomorrow from 7pm to 10pm.
Please note that Masoomin Sports Club Membership fees are now due for the Year 2016. All members are kindly request to pay.
The Annual General Meeting for Masoomin Sports Club for the year 2016 will be held on Saturday 27th February 2016 at 7:30pm here the Gents hall. All members are kindly request to attend.
- Kids Badminton Club
Al-Najiyaat over 40's Badminton Club
Al Najiyaat would also like to announce an over 40s badminton club, to be held on a Thursday morning at 11am at Billesley tennis club. Any ladies interested are required to please give your names to Mumtaz Ismail or Salima Merali.
Aston University Ahlulbayt Society.
The Midlands Ahlulbayt Societies invite you to there annual grand Milad-un-Nabi dinner on the 6th of February. This event will take place in Leicester at 'The Empire Banqueting Suite'. The programme will commence at 6.30PM with a lecture by Dr Sheikh Muhammad Zakariya, followed by recitations by Ali Fadhil, Nouri Sardar, Imran Datoo, Haider Jaizany and the Qadri brothers. A three course meal will be provided along with personalised favours. Early bird ticket prices are at a subsidised cost, £13 for ABSoc members and £15 for Non-Members. Please contact the volunteers on both sides for further information.
The World Federation and CoEJ Announcements
CoEJ Youth Conference