Muslim Students Association
at Virginia Commonwealth University

Weekly Bulletin

For the week of 10/23/2011 – 10/29/2011

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 vcumsa@gmail.com. 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:
Sisters’ Qur’an Class: Tuesday 7:00-8:00PM in the Metro Room.
Brothers’ Qur’an Class: Thursday 8:00-9:00PM in the Metro Room
Weekly Halaqa: Thursday 7:00-8:00PM in Virginia Room A
Ju’muah Prayer is scheduled for 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.
Weekly Project Downtown will take place this Friday October 28th after Jummah. Please join and help prepare sandwiches to be distributed in Monroe Park. After Jummah around 2 p.m. Contact Omar Khan with any questions at khanmo@vcu.edu
Ongoing and Upcoming Events!!!
*The MSA Group Trip to KINGS DOMINION is this Friday, October 28. Please check out the Facebook page for more details (https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=222968927766781&notif_t=event_invite). 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. If you want to carpool, please post on the Facebook page ASAP!
*Islamic Film: The Journey into the Hereafter Part II will be screened on on Tuesday, November 15 4:00-6:00pm in the Forum Room. Please come and watch!
*Screening of the Film “Mooz-Lum“ has been moved to  Tuesday November 29th due to conflicts with Eid-ul-Adha weekend. It will be shown insha’Allah in the Forum room. Time to be disclosed. “Mooz-Lum. Official Trailer: (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DRvfVbnUrg). If you stayed after the Islamic Jeopardy game, we played the trailer there, too.
*Sisters’ Q&A with Sister Chantal Carnes will insha’Allah be held on Sunday, November 20 at Sister Mariam Owais’s place, 1105 Grove Ave. a block behind Cabell Library, starting at 6:00PM. As this is a SISTERS ONLY event, girls, feel free to bring up any questions you may have; if you want, you can email Sister Chantal your questions in advance. Also, this is a potluck event. If you want/are able, please bring something delicious to share!
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