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As salaamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu
We have the pleasure of inviting you to attend the “7th Annual National Shura and In-Service Training for Chaplains and Imams and Other Service Providers to the Muslim Community.” 

Please see information below:

The 7th Annual National Shura 1438 & In-Service Training for Chaplains, Imams & Other Service Providers to the Muslim Community

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Sat, March 25, 2017 –  8am-6pm
Yale Divinity School, New Haven CT
409 Prospect St, New Haven, CT 06511
 
AMC MEMBERS ONLY MODULES
Sat 6:30-9pm, Sun 9am-Noon 


Theme – “Service to Humanity 2.0 : Best Practices”
Plenary Speakers: Najah Bazzy RN, Zaman International & Dr. Rami Nashashibi, Inner City Muslim Action Network (IMAN) 

 
Registration is open and the official conference hotel has been selected!
Use this link for details and registration  https://shura1438.eventbrite.com/ 
 
SAT DAY FEES – $99(Student/AMC Member – $60)/
Early Bird – $75(Student/AMC Member – $45) 
EARLY BIRD DEADLINE MAR 18 @ 11:59PM
 
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Conference Hotel:
 New Haven Village Suites @ $119/night
Reduced Rate Available Until March 10  – Call 203-777-5337


We hope you can make it. 

Please, kindly share the event with your colleagues and friends.
Sincerely with peace,
MECC
 
 

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.

Their website link is here Hotel In New Haven CT | New Haven Suites

Muslim Endorsement Council of Connecticut, Inc. (MECC)

Vision:
To maintain, reinforce and improve quality standards of spiritual care for people in public and private institutions.

Mission:
To provide a structure and process for the official endorsement and support of Muslim chaplains based on Islamic and pastoral principles and to establish a national standard for such endorsement in order to develop consistency and integrity in the field of Islamic chaplaincy. MECC serves to manifest the Qur’anic enjoinment and Prophetic traditions of consultation and consensus as also practiced by the four rightly guided caliphs. It strives to represent the diversity within the Muslim community in Connecticut.

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