Welcome to Ramadan 2017 (1438 A.H)
The Holy month of Ramadhan is schedule to begins, Insha-Allah, by May 27, 2017 based on moon sighting.
[Quran 2:185] “Ramadan is the month during which the Quran was revealed, providing guidance for the people, clear teachings, and the statute book. Those of you who witness this month shall fast therein. Those who are ill or traveling may substitute the same number of other days. GOD wishes for you convenience, not hardship, that you may fulfill your obligations, and to glorify GOD for guiding you, and to express your appreciation. “
NASFAT Atlanta Ramadhan Programs are as follows:
1. ASSALATU PRAYER SESSION:
Our regular assalatu prayer will take place every Saturday and Sunday at 6pm during this noble month.
This will give all members and guests the opportunity to listen to Tafseer lecture, read the Holy Qur’an and break fast (iftar)
together at the Masjid.
Tahajjud will take place every Friday night at 12 AM till Sahoor. Please note during on this Friday night, Taraweeh prayer will
come up at 12am
3. ISLAMIC & ARABIC CLASS:
Arabic classes for children will also be changed from morning to evening starting at 7:00 PM every Saturday and Sunday at
NASFAT Atlanta Masjid
4. TARAWEEH PRAYER:
We will be observing Taraweeh prayer every day during the month of Ramadan immediately after Isha Salat at 10:15 pm except
on Fridays which start at 12AM. Remember the Masjid is open all day and we are observing all the daily Salat prayers.
5. RAMADAN 30 DAYS OF GIVING:
Starting on May 27, 2017, if 100 people give $10 each every day in the holy month of Ramadan, will have $1,000 per day. And in 30 days, we will reach our goal of $30,000. Every day you will receive an email of the donation update, please help us support the project with a donation.
6. LAST TEN DAYS OF RAMADHAN (I’tikaf):
We will be observing I’tikaf, the last ten days of Ramadan at Masjid and you should try to observe it if you can. We will be observing Tahajjud on the odd nights starting from 21st, 23rd, 25th, 27th and the 29th of Ramadan.
‘Aisha reported that the Messenger of Allah, salla Allahu alaihi wa sallam, used to practice I`tikaf in the last ten nights of Ramadan and used to say, “Look for the Night of Qadr in the last ten nights of the month of Ramadan” [Bukhari].
7. LAILATUL QADRI:
Special Tahajjud\Lailatul Qadri will be observed on one of the odd nights during the last ten days of Ramadan. We will be
announcing it later.
8. FRIDAY JUMAH PRAYER:
Adhan and Khutbah starts at 1:45 PM
Iqama and Prayer starts at 2:15 PM
9. HOSTING OF Sahoor and Iftar MEALS during RAMADAN:
NASFAT Members will be grouped to provide Sahoor and Iftar meals during Ramadan. They will be grouped into four groups.
Group 1 will be hosting on June 2 – 4, 2017. Group 2 will be hosting on June 9 – 11, 2017. Group 3 will be hosting on June 16 – 18, 2017. Group 4 will be hosting on June 23 – 25, 2017. Coordinators of each group will be contacting members on what will be done and when they will be meeting.
May Allah grant us ALL the blessing in this coming Ramadan, Ameen.
“O Allah! Accept from us our fasts in Ramadan and our Qiyaam (nightly prayers) and our bowings and prostrations by your Grace, O You Who is the Most Gracious!”