SAVE THE DATE – Sat Mar 12, 2016 (Jumaada al-akhir 3, 1437)

6th National Shura & In-service Training for Chaplains and Imams and Other Service Providers to the Muslim Community (Open to the public)

The Muslim Endorsement Council of Connecticut in co-operation with The Islamic Seminary Foundation & The Association of Muslim Chaplains Present:

The 6th National Shura & In-service Training for Chaplains and Imams and Other Service Providers to the Muslim Community (Open to the public) 

Date: Sat Mar 12, 2016 (Jumaada al-akhir 3, 1437)

Time: 8am – 6pm

Venue: Yale University’s Linsly-Chittenden Hall 63 High Street, New Haven, CT 06511-8963

5th National Shura & In-service Training for Chaplains and Imams and Other Service Providers to the Muslim Community (Open to the public)

The Islamic Seminary Foundation & The Association of Muslim Chaplains Present

The 5th National Shura & In-service Training for Chaplains and Imams and Other Service Providers to the Muslim Community (Open to the public) 
Date: Sat Mar 7, 2015 (Jumaada al-awal 16, 1436) Time: 8am – 6pm Venue: Yale University’s Linsly-Chittenden Hall 63 High Street, New Haven, CT 06511-8963
Fees – $99 (student/AMC -$60) / Early Bird – $75 (student/AMC-$45) Early Bird Deadline- Feb 28 @ 11:59pm)
Registration: Online at Eventbrite.com – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/national-shura-and-in-service-training-for- chaplains-and-imams-and-other-service-providers-to-the-tickets-15045844526 Contact: Email: registrar.isf@gmail.com Phone: 203-376-7189 Mail: Islamic Seminary Foundation PO Box 8484, New Haven CT 06531

Confirmed Speakers
•Al-Hajj Talib ‘Abdur-Rashid •Aisha al-Adawiya •Salma Elkadi Abugideiri •Usman Akhtar •Roula Allouch •Ihsan Bagby •Jonathan Brown •Tammy Elmasoury •Asma Hanif •Muhammad Hatim •Altaf Husain •Malika MacDonald-Rusdan •Salahuddin Muhammad •Feryal Salem •Sarah Sayeed •Jerry Streets • Keynote: Chaplain Sohaib Sultan

Topics include:
Keynote: Shifting Paradigms: Toward a Cooperative Leadership Model for Islam in America.
Al-Qur’an and Contemporary Clinical Pastoral Care Modalities
The Bilal Initiative: Understanding and Dealing with Prejudice in the Muslim American Community
Combating Extremism
Domestic Violence  Prevention and Intervention
Dwell in Tranquility – An Islamic Roadmap to the Vibrant Marriage   (Book workshop)
Models for Spiritual Care from the Tradition of Islamic Spirituality
Women –  Friendly Mosques

Book workshops:
Misquoting Muhammad:  The Challenge and Choices of Interpreting the Prophet’s Legacy by Jonathan Brown
Before You Tie the Knot: A Guide for Couples co-authored by Salma Elkadi Abugideiri

Flyer PDF Click Here

Hotel Information:
Premiere Hotel and Suites is offering suites for  Shura 1436 Conference rate of $119 plus tax for the nights of March 6 and/or March 7! Simply call them at 866-458-0232, by no later than Feb 6 and mention “Shura Conference” to get the rate, Hotel Amenities include: free shuttle to and from Amtrak/bus, New Haven airport and conference site; free Wi-Fi; free breakfast buffet; full kitchens.

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