ISLAM-New Muslim Support - Training the Mentors

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New Muslim, converts to Islam, support services. for more information on Islam contact www.GainPeace.com or info@GainPeace.com

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  • ISLAM-New Muslim Support - Training the Mentors

    1. 2. <ul><li>Watch this presentation in </li></ul><ul><li>full screen </li></ul><ul><li>for maximum benefit </li></ul>
    2. 3. Summary of GainPeace.com’s services for new Muslims <ul><li>A ‘Welcome to Islam’ package is mailed out which has a copy of the Quran, DVD on how to pray, books, brochures, prayer mat, hijab etc. </li></ul><ul><li>A mentor is assigned to assist new Muslim in learning and practicing Islam and to deal with any hurdles on the way. </li></ul><ul><li>University style classes for new Muslims are held every Sunday and Online classes every Thursday </li></ul><ul><li>New Muslim conferences are held each year. </li></ul><ul><li>For more details visit: www.GAINPEACE.com or email: info@GainPeace.com </li></ul>
    3. 4. Need assisting in training Mentors for new Muslims? <ul><li>If your Mosque (masjid) or Organization wants us to train your volunteers in how to mentor new Muslims, contact us at: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>We Provide on-site and online training. </li></ul>
    4. 5. Contents of this Presentation <ul><li>Benefits of taking care of new Muslims </li></ul><ul><li>Why to take care of new Muslims? </li></ul><ul><li>How to take care of them? </li></ul><ul><li>Some Dos and Don’ts in mentoring new Mulsims </li></ul>
    5. 6. Alhamdulillah (All-Praise be to Allah) <ul><li>ISLAM IS GROWING </li></ul>
    6. 7. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago
    7. 8. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago
    8. 9. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago People Accepting Islam
    9. 10. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Conversion to Islam, USA
    10. 11. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Benefits of Revert’s Follow-up
    11. 12. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Consequence – of NOT assisting new Muslims
    12. 13. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Revert Follow-Up During Prophet Muhammad’s (peace be upon him) time
    13. 14. Where to find New Muslims?
    14. 15. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Criteria for Mentorship More the matches, better the mentorship
    15. 16. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Mentoring Reverts criteria for being a mentor
    16. 17. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Email Contact Guidelines
    17. 18. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Telephone Contact Guidelines
    18. 19. Telephone Contact Guidelines
    19. 20. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Face-to-Face Contact Guidelines – 1
    20. 21. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Face-to-Face Contact Guidelines – 2
    21. 22. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Methodology of Contact – 1
    22. 23. Methodology of Contact - 1
    23. 24. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Methodology of Contact – 2
    24. 25. Methodology of Contact - 2
    25. 26. Hardships Faced By New-Muslims
    26. 27. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Scenario #1
    27. 28. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Suggestions
    28. 29. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Scenario #2
    29. 30. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Suggestions
    30. 31. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Scenario #3
    31. 32. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Suggestion - 1
    32. 33. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Suggestion - 2
    33. 34. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Suggestion - 3
    34. 35. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Suggestion - 4
    35. 36. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago FAMILY
    36. 37. Suggestion - 5
    37. 38. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Scenario #4
    38. 39. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago FINANCES
    39. 40. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Scenario #5
    40. 41. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Suggestions
    41. 42. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago MARRIAGE
    42. 43. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Children
    43. 44. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago LODGING
    44. 45. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago EDUCATION
    45. 46. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago New Muslim Classes
    46. 47. <ul><li>Set Syllabus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sound knowledge of tawheed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prayer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zakat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fasting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hajj </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other faraid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sunnah </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relate all of the above in practicality to every day life. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework and assignment (audio, video, books etc) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have fun with quizzes and prizes. </li></ul></ul>Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago New Muslim Classes
    47. 48. Class for new Muslims <ul><li>To enroll new Muslims in ‘Basics of Islam’ classes, visit: </li></ul><ul><li>www.GainPeace.com </li></ul><ul><li>We also offer online classes </li></ul>
    48. 49. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Resources for new Muslims
    49. 50. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Resources for new Muslims
    50. 51. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Accommodating Reverts into NNs (Neighbor Nets – Study Circle)
    51. 52. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Accommodating Reverts into NNs
    52. 53. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Create eGroup for (Yahoo, Google)
    53. 55. Once a person embraces Islam… <ul><li>A new Muslim’s data is entered into our national database. </li></ul><ul><li>A mentor is assigned, and mentor’s data is also entered here. </li></ul><ul><li>Certain benchmarks are then established which a new Muslims and his/her mentor are to meet. </li></ul><ul><li>Mentor is to login to update mentorship on daily/weekly basis </li></ul>
    54. 60. Benchmarks - Examples <ul><li>‘ Welcome to Islam’ Shahada Package – Day 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Called/emailed/met new Muslim – Day 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Introduced basics of Islam – Week 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Tahara – week 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Face to face meeting – week 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Invited to Quran study circle – week 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Surah Fatiha – Week 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Surah Ikhlaas – Week 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Full Salaat – month 1 </li></ul>
    55. 61. Login & Update Mentors Report
    56. 63. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Dealing with Islamically unacceptable baggage of Reverts
    57. 64. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Dealing with Islamically unacceptable baggage of reverts
    58. 65. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Do’s & Don’ts In Reverts Follow-up
    59. 66. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Do’s & Don’ts In Reverts Follow-up
    60. 67. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Do’s & Don’ts In Reverts Follow-up
    61. 68. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Do’s & Don’ts In Reverts Follow-up
    62. 69. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago How You Can Assist?
    63. 70. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Islamic Circle of North America, Chicago Summary

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