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Taking heart presentation 2018

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Learn about the Taking Heart Ramadan Iftars that help Muslims and non-Muslims to better understand each other.

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Taking heart presentation 2018

  1. 1. Minnesota Council of Churches Muslim American Society
  2. 2. What can you expect at a Taking Heart Iftar?
  3. 3. Welcoming community members Muslim American Society – Inver Grove Community Center
  4. 4. An opportunity to be a guest
  5. 5. So you can get Northwest Islamic Community Center, Plymouth
  6. 6. Up close Northwest Islamic Community Center, Plymouth
  7. 7. If you are wondering what it will be like Islamic Civic Society of American, Masjid Dar Al Hijrah, Minneapolis
  8. 8. To enter someone else’s world Islamic Civic Society of American, Masjid Dar Al Hijrah, Minneapolis
  9. 9. There is an opportunity for learning Masjid Ar Rahman Islamic Center Bloomington
  10. 10. You hear from a community’s perspective Northwest Islamic Community Center, Plymouth
  11. 11. about Islam, Muslim American Society – Blaine Community Center
  12. 12. Ramadan…fasting… Masjid An Nur Minneapolis
  13. 13. and have time for Q & A Dar Al-Farooq Center Bloomington
  14. 14. There is the breaking of the fast with dates Islamic Center of Woodbury
  15. 15. together Islamic Center of Woodbury
  16. 16. Guests observe the community in their evening prayer
  17. 17. Then share a tasty meal Muslim American Society – Blaine Community Center
  18. 18. In each unique setting Muslim American Society – Blaine Community Center
  19. 19. Becoming acquainted Ja’afari Islamic Center Brooklyn Park
  20. 20. Leaning in and sharing perspectives Masjid Ar Rahman Islamic Center Bloomington
  21. 21. Together in a new way Masjid An Nur Minneapolis
  22. 22. Personal discussions Northwest Islamic Community Center, Plymouth
  23. 23. Meeting new friends Islamic Civic Society of American, Masjid Dar Al Hijrah, Minneapolis
  24. 24. A community gathering of all community members Islamic Civic Society of American, Masjid Dar Al Hijrah, Minneapolis
  25. 25. Connection sharing Masjid Al Ihsan St. Paul
  26. 26. Between groups of all sizes Niagara Foundation Univ of Minnesota, St. Paul
  27. 27. shapes Masjid Al Ihsan St. Paul
  28. 28. And numbers MAS – Inver Grove Heights
  29. 29. In 2017 – 23 different Islamic centers participated (including Rochester, Winona, and Mankato) and hosted over 1100 guests! Islamic Civic Society of American, Masjid Dar Al Hijrah, Minneapolis
  30. 30. Interfaith religious leaders, Masjid Al Iman NE Minneapolis
  31. 31. Elected officials Northwest Islamic Community Center, Plymouth
  32. 32. … police officers, teachers, social workers – community leaders and friends! Muslim American Society – Inver Grove Community Center
  33. 33. Some Centers gave tours – and guests saw schools, food shelves, medical clinics Masjid Imam Hussein Brooklyn Center
  34. 34. and beautiful facilities Muslim American Society – Inver Grove Community Center
  35. 35. Whether you encounter a crowd Northwest Islamic Community Center, Plymouth
  36. 36. Or one person Masjid Al Ihsan St. Paul
  37. 37. There is an opportunity to leave Northwest Islamic Community Center, Plymouth
  38. 38. Having tried new things Muslim American Society – Blaine Community Center
  39. 39. Delicious food Muslim American Society – Inver Grove Community Center
  40. 40. New ways of connecting Imam Hussain Islamic Center Brooklyn Center
  41. 41. And having met someone who has had different experiences Masjid Al Iman NE Minneapolis
  42. 42. Thanks for passing the word – hope to see you in 2018!

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