Friday, November 28, 2014

TMC Attends Reception for Archbishop Blase J. Cupich (Chicago)



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Chicago (November 17, 2014) - 
Warithud-Deen Mohammed II, attended the Liturgy of the Word with Rite of Reception for Archbishop Blase J. Cupich.  The ceremony included the knock on the Cathedral's front doors by Archbishop Cupich. 
The Archbishop was welcomed into the Cathedral where he received the Archdiocesan stole and greeted civic, ecumenical, interreligious and official Archdiocesan representatives. Ecumenical guests included representatives from the Assyrian Church of East, Orthodox Churches, Polish National Catholic Church, as well as the Anglican and Protestant communities. 

In addition, religious leaders representing the Jewish, Muslim and Interreligious communities took part in the evening celebration. Prior to the service, there was a procession of representatives from numerous ethnic communities and Archdiocesan parishes. 

Civic leaders participating include Governor Patrick Quinn, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Cook County Board President, Toni Preckwinkle and Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department, Garry McCarthy.

Friday, November 14, 2014

Commemoration Ceremony in Honor of Mayor Harold Washington

Mayor Harold Washington was elected Mayor of Chicago in 1983 and served until his passing in 1987.  He previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Illinois Senate and the Illinois House of Representatives.


 Mayor Washington showed us that community empowerment and participation are a force for a more effective government.  Under his leadership local housing, neighborhood and economic development groups became key partners in moving Chicago forward.

Mayor Washington made an indelible mark on our city, and we are the beneficiaries of his vision and leadership.*


*invitation letter by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Several classes this Saturday at The Mosque Cares





Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Giving Tuesday - but you don't need to wait!

#GIVINGTUESDAY - Will you participate and #donate to The Mosque Cares? 

www.TheMosqueCares.com 

MAIL TO: WDM MINISTRY
PO BOX 1061 - CALUMET CITY, IL. 60409

#GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, the global community will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

It’s a simple idea. Join us and be a part of a global celebration of a new tradition of generosity.

This Veterans Day We Thank You!

This Veterans Day we thank all Believers in Uniform and their families for the tremendous contributions they have made to our community and our nation.

We are deeply honored and recognize all who have proudly worn our country's uniform throughout the years and thank you and your families for your selfless service, both seen and unseen. 
Let's all remember that honoring those who served isn't just about Veterans Day, it's about all of us serving humanity in some capacity each and every day.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Livestreaming Now!

NOVEMBER First Sunday - 
To see and hear the broadcast live on your computer, laptop, tablet, or smart phone click here https://new.livestream.com/accounts/6140924/events/3511602


Monday, October 27, 2014

Saturday, October 25, 2014

NEW AFRICA BUSINESS WEEKENDS

Attention Vendors and Shoppers alike!!!  Starting in November - NEW AFRICA Business Weekend every first Saturday and Sunday of the month!!!!  

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Get Out The Vote


TMC is participating in the #getoutthevote drive! This is an energized people-powered movement to make sure our voices are heard. SPREAD THE MESSAGE and encourage all you know to vote!

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Governor Quinn Statement on the Occasion of Eid al-Adha

Office of the Governor

Pat Quinn

 

For Immediate Release

Friday, October 3, 2014

 

Contact

Press Line: (312) 814-3158

Katie Hickey Katie.Hickey@illinois.gov

Dave Blanchette Dave.Blanchette@illinois.gov

 

Governor Quinn Statement on the Occasion of Eid al-Adha

 

            CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today issued the following statement on the occasion of Eid al-Adha:

            “Eid al-Adha – the ‘Festival of Sacrifice’ – is a holiday during which we share with those who are hungry, sick or in need.

“During this special time, we are reminded that sacrifice and compassion are two qualities necessary to make the world a better place and assure no one is left behind.

“In the spirit of humility and warmth, I wish Illinois’ 500,000 Muslim residents and Muslims around the world a blessed Eid.”

 

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Friday, October 3, 2014

EID MUBARAK!


The Ministry of Imam W. Deen Mohammed extends a joyous Eid Mubarak to everyone.  May Allah's peace and mercy be on us all.

We hope to see you today (Saturday) at The Mosque Cares building, 929 West 171st Street, East Hazel Crest, IL 60429.  Eid prayer will begin at 9:30 a.m. Insha Allah.




Thursday, September 25, 2014

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Join The Mosque Cares

We pray Allah that Hajj is accepted for those going this year; those that went before and the Hajj of those that will go in future. 

May Allah’s blessing light your way, strengthen your faith and bring joy to your heart as you praise and serve Him today, tomorrow and always.




Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Faith Community - Protecting Our Earth


With Allah's Name, The Merciful Benefactor, The Merciful Redeemer

Vice President Al Gore and Warithudeen Mohammed II, President of The Mosque Cares
Vice President Al Gore and 
Warithudeen Mohammed II
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September 21, 2014 - New York, NY
In preparation for the historic emergency UN summit on climate change, The Ministry of Imam W. Deen Mohammed - Mosque Cares along with thousands of people wants to ensure world leaders hear the People's Voice on this important issue.

On Wednesday The Mosque Cares attended an all day interfaith festival which wasthe global kick-off of Ourvoices.net.  Ourvoices.net is a global, multi-faith climate campaign.  It lifts up the voices of the world's diverse faith communities, and of people of many spiritual backgrounds, to ensure that world leaders hear the moral imperative for a meaningful climate treaty.  Ourvoices.net is organized around two simple activities. 

1. Through an on-line petition, Ourvoices.net will gather signatures from tens of millions of people worldwide who offer prayers, devotions, and meditations for world leaders to reach a climate deal.

2. As part of the Ourvoices team, Religions for Peace USA will work in collaboration to provide faith communities worldwide with the opportunity to come together in response to climate change.  Warithudeen Mohammed II , The Mosque Cares President, is a co-President of Religions For Peace USA.


Thursday - Harlem Breakfast with Vice President Al Gore
The Harlem Clergy Breakfast was held to discuss getting your faith community involved in the People's Climate March.  Speakers at this historic gathering included: Vice President Al Gore; Pastor Michael Walrond of First Corinthian Baptist Church; Reverend Que English of New York City Clergy Roundtable; Imam W. Deen Mohammed II of The Mosque Cares; Pastor Robert Waterman of Antioch Baptist Church; Reverend Herbert Daughtry of House of Lord Churches; Dr. Gabriel Salgeuro of National Latino Evangelical Coalition; and Dr. Reverend Raymond Rivera, Latino Pastoral Action Center.

Communities of Color, who are most impacted by Climate Change, should be more vocal about Climate Change solutions and we need to be standing side by side with our allies at the People's Climate March.

During his speech, Warithudeen Mohammed II stated "People of all faiths live in the same world and share the same resources.  We will all be impacted by climate change and we are all responsible for working together on solutioning environmental issues.  Quoting the Holy Quran "And Allah sends down rain from the skies, and gives therewith life to the earth after its death: verily in this is a Sign for those who listen." [16:65]

The Mosque Cares is working to promote collective grass roots efforts as one way to tackle climate change.  Every positive action we take as individuals affects change.  Our campaign centers around each one of us reducing our carbon footprint, which collectively equates to reducing devastating impacts to the earth, our planet.  Faith and logic tells us to respect the earth.  Our livelihood comes from the planet itself, so we should work with nature without causing irreparable damage to it.  Get involved and work to improve life."  Our TMC Youth In Action team kicked off the "What You Can Do" campaign in support of sustainable living.  Each person or family should perform 33 planet sustaining activities by October 30th and post what you are doing using hashtag #TMCYIA
That afternoon the Religions For Peace USA Executive Council Meeting was held atthe Shinnyo-en Buddhist Center.  Agenda items included the Peoples Climate March participation and activities as well as the RFPUSA Mission Statement which was developed at the Executive Council summer retreat in early August.

Friday & Saturday - Religions For Earth Conference
More than 200 religious and spiritual leaders from across the world gathered at Union Theological Seminary in New York City for the Religions for the Earth conference. This was no ordinary conference: as the world's political leaders prepare to address an unprecedented moral crisis, Union offered a unique platform for the world's ethical leaders to voice the concerns and commitments of the spiritual and faith traditions. Participants are prepared to use their reach and influence to galvanize faith-based action. This action will be in support of a just climate treaty and the new measures within nations, regions and cultures that will be necessary to support the treaty and protect the most vulnerable among us in this time when profits are prioritized over the wellbeing of people, and the effects of pollution are being felt in extreme weather patterns, exacerbating social instability and a decrease in the quality of food, air and water.  Religions for the Earth was hosted in conjunction with The Interfaith Center of New York, GreenFaith, and the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions.

Sunday - The People's Climate March
Hundreds of thousands gathered as far as the eye could see and moved through Midtown Manhattan in support of calls to action to address climate change.  The People's Climate March represented a broad coalition of ages, races, religions, geographic locales, interests, and positions.
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A 501c3 charitable organization founded by Imam W. Deen Mohammmed.  Our mission is to serve People, Community, Humanity, and inculcate the high principles and values of the Qur'an and the excellent model of human life, Muhammad The Prophet, (prayers & peace be upon him). 
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

US Council of Muslim Organizations Statement on Steven Sotloff's Murder


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
                      
Media Contact:
Oussama Jammal
Secretary General
202-683-6557
ojammal@uscmo.org

Muslim Coalition denounces ISIS for Steven Sotloff's Murder
(WASHINGTON DC - 09/03/2014) - The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of several national and local organizations, today condemns a terrorist and anti-Islam group for a video purporting to show the gruesome beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff. 

The murder of innocent civilians is immoral, illegal, barbaric, and in direct contravention of the major tenets of Islam and Islamic law. No cause or purpose is served by this heinous act other than a clear manifestation of this group's cruel and un-Islamic nature.

"We are outraged that we once again find ourselves in the position to condemn this organization that calls itself the "Islamic State", also known by the acronym ISIS, for killing Mr. Sotloff, especially so soon after its members murdered journalist James Foley," said Oussama Jammal, USCMO secretary general. 

"We recognize that all innocent life is sacred and so we also denounce this group for the rampant violence, terror, murder and mayhem it is spreading throughout the region against Muslims and non-Muslims alike. They do not represent me, American Muslims or the world's 1.5 billion Muslim. ISIS must know that such a dreadful acts will never be condoned and will be strongly deplored," Mr. Jammal emphasized.

During these difficult days, the USCMO also reminds the public to avoid spreading Islamophobia by using the actions of ISIS to characterize and demonize all Muslims, globally and here in the United States. We unequivocally denounce ISIS, its mentality, and tactics under any circumstances. 

"We at the USCMO offer our heartfelt condolences to Mr. Sotloff's family. We pray they find solace and we pray that Mr. Sotloff's murderers will be brought to justice," Mr. Jammal said. 

The USCMO also demands the immediate release of British hostage David Cawthorne Haines, who was seen in the current video and whom the group threatened to execute as well.

Founding members of USCMO: American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA), Muslim American Society (MAS), Muslim Legal Fund of America (MLFA), Muslim Ummah of North America (MUNA), The Mosque Cares (Ministry of Imam W. Deen Mohammed).
© Copyright 2014 US Council of Muslim Organizations. All rights reserved.

Monday, September 1, 2014

Profile of Warithu-Deen Mohammed II

Warithudeen Mohammed II is the eldest son of Imam W. Deen Mohammed.  He is President of The Mosque Cares (Ministry of Imam W. Deen Mohammed), a (501c3) charitable organization established by Imam W. Deen Mohammed; founder of the Your Products business initiative, GraceLine Magazine and WDeenSoup.com, an interactive community recipe-sharing site; owner of WDM Publications LLC, producer and distributor of lectures by Imam W. Deen Mohammed via book, audio and video

He is a graduate of Sister Clara Muhammad schools (both elementary and secondary) and a dedicated Student of Imam W. Deen Mohammed.  He assisted Imam Mohammed, in various capacities for 20+ years.  He is committed to maintaining and promoting Imam Mohammed's leadership and vision for a better and more prosperous human life.

Under W. Deen Mohammed II's leadership the Ministry of Imam W. Deen Mohammed, has successfully continued monthly and annual programs established by Imam Mohammed including the monthly First Sunday Community program;  Annual Saviors Day, Muslim Convention, Ramadan Session, Patriotism Day Celebration, etc.  The organization sponsors Qur’anic Arabic class, financial literacy education, health & nutrition information sessions and business/entrepreneur initiatives.  He is also an advocate for "quick thinking, fast moving, right down to the modern times" by maintaining an interactive internet presence using all forms of social media.

W. Deen Mohammed II is currently working on various initiatives and is committed to maintaining relationships with all of our Muslim Brothers and Sisters as well as members of other faiths.  He is a Co-President of Religions for Peace USA; a founding member of the U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO); and partners with several organizations to promote dialogue among people of different backgrounds including relationships with: White House Office of Faith Based & Neighborhood Partnerships; National Muslim-Christian Initiative; Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC); Chicago Faith & Action Movement; Chicago Faith Based Leaders; Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago; The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute; and Focolare Movement to name a few.  W. Deen Mohammed II received warm greetings and encouragement from President Barack Obama for his work done on behalf of the Ministry of Imam W. Deen Mohammed.

Warith has been married to his wife Robin for 22 years and has 5 children.

For More Information Visit
·        TheMosqueCares.com
·        WDMPublications.com
·        YourProductsIWDM.com
·        GraceLinemagazine.com
·        WDeenSoup.com

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