Muslim Students Association
at Virginia Commonwealth University

Weekly Bulletin

For the week of 10/10/2011 – 10/15/2011

Asalaamu Alaykum Brothers and Sisters!

VCU MSA has started a texting program! If you would like to receive text reminders from MSA, please email your name, phone number, and your phone carrier (this is important!) to We will text you before events. If you use a specific application on your iPod/smartphone, then email us the name of the app. We will try to incorporate apps, but so far, apps have not been working well with the program we use.

Weekly events as usual:
Sisters’ Qur’an Class: Tuesday, 7:00-8:00PM, Metro Room. Insha’Allah, they will continue with Surat-ul-Mulk.
There will be no sisters class NEXT WEEK (10/18)
Brothers’ Qur’an Class: Thursday, 8:00-9:00PM, Metro Room
Weekly Halaqa: Thursday, 7:00-8:00PM in Virginia Room A.
And of course, Ju’muah Prayer on Friday, 1:00-2:00PM, in the Virginia Rooms. Please remember that Brothers should leave their belongings in VA Room D, and enter through Doors B and C. Sisters, please enter through Door A.

Both Brothers’ and Sisters’ Arabic Classes have been cancelled due to lack of participation.

Weekly Project Downtown is an organized community service in which fellow MSA members prepare sandwiches and make snack baggies for the homeless in Monroe Park. Distribution takes place after Jummah Prayer. We will prepare the food after each Jummah insha’Allah and then we will go as a group and distrubute the food in Monroe Park to the people there insha’Allah. Help out as much as you can. Contact Brother Omar Khan for any questions

Ongoing and Upcoming Events!!!
*Islamic Film: The Journey into the Hereafter on Tuesday, October 18 5:00-6:00pm in the Forum Rooms. Please come and watch!
*MSA General Body Meeting will be held on Wednesday October 12, 9:00-10:00PM in the Commons Theater. This is most important! Any member of the community can come out and voice their opinions. Please come out and tell us what YOUR MSA should do for YOU this year. Everyone’s input will be taken into account, insha’Allah.
*The brothers are going to start jogging every Friday morning. The first time will insha’Allah be on this Friday, October 7. The brothers will meet at 8AM in front of Cary St. Gym, and they will start at the intersection of Monument Ave. and Harrison St. The jog will be for about 3-4 miles. Email Br. Mohamed Shaaban ( for any questions/details.
*MSA Group Trip to KINGS DOMINION on Friday, October 28. Please check out the Facebook page for more details ( We will be arriving around 7pm, so that the Student Discounts will be available (Don’t forget your student ID!). Insha’Allah with the discount, tickets will be about $21.00 + payment for parking. We are going to try to carpool, so if anyone is willing to drive, please post on the Facebook page and/or contact any MSA board member.
*Screening of the Film “Mooz-Lum“. On Friday, Novemeber 4, from 7:00-9:00PM, Temple 1165, MSA will be showing the Film “Mooz-Lum. Official Trailer: ( If you stayed after the Islamic Jeopardy game, we played the trailer there, too.
*Winter Coat Drive for the needy in Monroe Park this Friday at Jummah. We need gloves, scarves and hats, from BROTHERS AND SISTERS. Either gently used or new items! Boxes to put the donations will be available at Jummah starting this Friday October 14th, and run for 2 weeks  Please try to participate and spread the word. FOR more inquires please contact our Community Service team member Hadja Diallo at
***Believe in Allah and His Messenger, and spend (in charity) out of the (substance) whereof He has made you heirs. For, those of you who believe and spend (in charity), – for them is a great Reward. [57: Al-Hadid-7]


One Response to “Weekly Bulletin”

  1. Very interesting details you have mentioned , thankyou for putting up. “The thing always happens that you really believe in and the belief in a thing makes it happen.” by Frank Lloyd Wright.

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