"This is a gathering of Lovers.
In this gathering
there is no high, no low,
no smart, no ignorant,
no special assembly,
no grand discourse,
no proper schooling required.
There is no master,
no disciple.” - Mevlana Rumi
Please join us on Saturday, July 26th at 8:00 pm to break your fast or simply have a great late dinner. This year we are centrally located in Vanier at 400 McArthur Avenue.
All are welcome - all ages, all genders, all colours, queer and straight and all faiths.
Come pray with us - all are welcome to join or abstain in non-segregated queer affirming prayers.
Admission: $5 per person or what you can afford. And we are accepting cans for the food bank.
Please bring a dish to share, listing ingredients, particularly whether halal and if there are nuts. No alcohol or pork products please.
Wear what you want. Come as you are.
Please rsvp at email@example.com asap to advise as to the number in your group and what you are bringing. Call Shahla for more details if necessary: 613 262 8798.
8 pm to 8:20 pm
8:20 pm to 8:35 pm
Admission/Donations, Sign Guest Book and Meet and Greet
MCs to announce the Program to Guests.
Call to Prayer/Adhaan to be performed by Stephanie Renee
Breaking of Fast (appies and beverages - kindly refrain from eating in the banquet hall until this time - thanks)
Mixed congregational Maghrib prayers to be led by Shawn Smith.
Following Maghrib, we shall seat ourselves in a circle to share individual thoughts on gratitude and healing and then recite dua together.
Fauzya Talib on “Reflections this Ramadan”
Entertainment to include Anoshia Qadri’s slam poetry, Stephanie Renee’s own song and music by Ottawa’s own Social Butterfly (link: http://music.cbc.ca/#/artists/Social-Butterfly)
Thank you to the UU Fellowship for access to this wonderful air conditioned space. This space used to be Giant Tiger and is near Golden India. Parking in back and on street.
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