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Connection With American Society
Connection With American Society
Connection With American Society
Connection With American Society
Connection With American Society
Connection With American Society
Connection With American Society
Connection With American Society
Connection With American Society
Connection With American Society
Connection With American Society
Connection With American Society
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  • 1. ICNA Sisters Wing: Connection to American Society Saadia Z. Yunus
  • 2. What is ICNA Sisters Wing?
    • Organization struggling towards establishing the Deen in this land
    • 1970's on  motivating Muslims to wake up to their obligations:
      • Protect their identities
      • Spread the message
    • Striving to achieve its objectives through an organized struggle— a national Islamic movement—ICNA
  • 3. ICNA Sisters Wing—Aims
    • ICNA Sisters Wing is trying to accomplish many goals, all of which assist in establishing a connection with this society
    • How?
      • Usra-tul-Maria
      • Dawah activities
      • Why Islam
      • MCNA
      • Noor
      • Online Institute
      • Cooperating with Others
      • Upcoming Family Program of ICNA
  • 4. Usra-tul-Maria
    • Established about 5 years ago for English-speaking sisters
    • Part of the Tarbiyah Department of ICNA Sisters Wing
    • Provides the resources for individual and collective tarbiyah
    • Building knowledge of Deen and society—training sessions, seminars, members’ meetings, etc.
  • 5. Dawah Activites
    • Working on both the individual and collective levels to spread the message of Islam
    • Strategies and techniques are developed for effective dawah to non-Muslims as well as Muslims
    • Distributing dawah material (Islamic literature, flyers, handouts, etc.)
  • 6. Why Islam
    • A subdivision of the Dawah Department
    • Works to spread the true message of Islam to non-Muslims
    • Has a program for mentoring, guiding, bonding with new Muslimahs
    • Ansar Project, Shahadah classes
  • 7. MCNA
    • Muslim Children of North America
    • Teaching children, raising them according to Qur’an and Sunnah
    • Understanding the society they live in and teaching them to be strong in their Deen
    • Companion magazine reaches out to children all over the U.S.
  • 8. Noor
    • ICNA Sisters Wing’s magazine in English
    • Created as a source for not only Muslim women and their families, but also as a source of dawah
    • Articles on topics relating to society and issues dealing with everyday life
  • 9. Online Institute
    • Goal—to offer members a chance to further develop the skills/ knowledge and understanding that they have
    • Creating effective da’ees (callers to Allah)
  • 10. Cooperating with Others
    • Relations with other organizations are defined based on the Qur’anic principle:
      • “ Cooperate on the basis of righteousness and piety and do not cooperate in the matters of disobedience" (Qur’an 5:2)
  • 11. Future Plans
    • ICNA’s Family Campaign for this year—to strengthen the most important unit of society
    • Educate Muslims and fellow citizens of other faiths about family values in Islam
    • Stronger relationship with Islamic Centers and Masajid
  • 12. Conclusion
    • ICNA Sisters Wing is working diligently to establish Allah’s Deen in the Land
    • Through many of its programs, ICNA Sisters Wing works to establish a connection with society to better achieve its goals
  • 13. Du’a
    • May Allah (swt) help this organization in achieving its aims and may He accept all of the efforts of every single worker of this beautiful movement.
    • May He make us all successful in dunya and Akhirah.
    • AMEEN

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