Muslims Celebrate Ramadhan and Independence Day

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Metro Detroit will be conducting a number of programs during Ramadhan to promote patriotism, community service, spirituality, and fellowship. 

The Holy Month of Ramadhan is a spiritual month for over a billion Muslims around the world who are encouraged to show appreciation and remembrance to their Lord and offer sacrifices for the good of mankind. In this spirit, The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Metro Detroit will conduct the following programs while conducting ongoing food and household item drives for HAVEN of Oakland County, a nonprofit organization for victims of domestic violence.

Wednesday, June 24 – Metro Detroit Ahmadi Muslims will take part in the Rochester Hills “Festival of the Hills” Fireworks and Fair Celebration at Borden Park from 6 – 9 p.m. A booth titled “Muslims for Loyalty” will be set up at the park and free balloons and American flags will be handed out along with literature showing that Ahmadi Muslims believe in being patriotic and loyal Americans.

Saturday, June 27 – The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Metro Detroit will host an Open House Dinner for the public at its Rochester Hills Mosque from 8 – 10 p.m., at 1730 W. Auburn Road in Rochester Hills. The event will provide an opportunity for all in the Greater Rochester Area as well as neighboring cities and towns to come together and enjoy food and friendship. Guests partaking in this event will include Government Officials, Community Leaders, Faith Based Leaders, and Citizens of the Greater Rochester Area.

Saturday, July 4 – A Flag hoisting ceremony will be conducted at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Center, 1730 W. Auburn Road in Rochester Hills (time to be determined). All are welcome to come and participate to show respect for our nation and our flag.

Saturday, July 4 – Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Metro Detroit will march in the Clawson 4th of July Parade beginning at 9 a.m. Members will be wearing t-shirts and holding banners that say Muslims for Loyalty, Love for All Hatred for None, and Stop the CrISIS. The objective being to show the public that American Ahmadi Muslims are patriotic Americans that follow the teachings of Muhammad who once said, “Love for one’s nation is a part of faith.”

Saturday, July 18 – The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Metro Detroit will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr marking the end of the Holy Month of Ramadhan at their Rochester Hills Mosque starting at 11 a.m., 1730 W. Auburn Road in Rochester Hills. The celebration will include a sermon, prayers, and lunch marking the end of a month of fasting for Muslims. Open to the public, all in the Metro Detroit area are welcome to come and observe how the ending of Ramadhan is celebrated by Muslims all over the world.

Sunday, July 19 – Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Metro Detroit will donate can food items and house hold items to HAVEN Women’s Shelter of Oakland County that have been collected by membership throughout the month of Ramadhan.

About Ahmadiyya Muslim Community:
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is a dynamic, reformist and fast-growing international movement within Islam. Founded in 1889, the Community spans more than 200 countries with membership exceeding tens of millions. Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, established in 1920, is among the first American-Muslim organizations.

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