Thursday, August 20, 2009

Iftaar invitation - Unity Day USA (9/11)



Insha Allah, Imam Zia Shaikh will lead the ASR prayers followed by sharing the time with our non-Muslim friends and breaking the fast and ending the program on the MAGHRIB prayers. Please join us for the Iftaar between 5:00 - 8:30 PM. Arrangement for Iftaar and prayers is made.

Imam Zia has graciously agreed to be the master of ceremonies for the event, indeed it will break all the barriers and re-affirm that Muslims are participating and contributing members of the society.


WHAT: On this 5th Annual Unity Day USA, we, the people of the United States of America of every faith, race, ethnicity, culture and background will gather to express our desire to co-exist in peace, and pray for the unity, safety and well being of our nation.

WHO: We have invited Mayors, Civil leaders, Fire and Police chiefs and Ministers and public from all faiths. Some of them may be joining us in the prayers. Please RSVP to: Confirmattendance@gmail.com

WHEN: Please mark your calendar for 5:00 PM on Sunday, September 6 at Unity Church of Dallas, 6525 Forest Lane, Dallas, TX 75230

If you would like to be a volunteer, donor, sponsor or would like to list your organization to participate, please log on to http://www.unitydayusa.com/

“This is an annual event for Americans to come together and look to each other as American and nothing but American. We will rededicate our pledge to the safety and security of our nation”.


1. This day is indeed a main stream event sponsored by Muslims.
2. This day is perhaps the first and only main stream event initiated by Muslims.
3. This day is proclaimed as Unity Day USA to be held Sunday before 9/11 event.
4. This day is designed to consciously change 9/11** to a day of American Unity.
5. This day is an annual reminder of the importance of Unity among Americans.
6. This day removes the myth that Muslims chase are not a part of the society.
7. This day is intended to break the stereo typing every one of us is guilty of.
8. This day the “Unity Day USA” Insha Allah will be proclaimed as a national day.
9. This day becomes a Muslim Contribution to unity of America for centuries.



God Bless America;
One Nation under God with Liberty and Justice for all

Mike Ghouse
Chair, Unity Day USA
(214) 325-1916

Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas - The Foundation for Pluralism and several faith based organizations have announced the 5th annual Unity Day USA, a 9/11 Memorial event to be held on Sunday, September 6, 2009 in Dallas, Texas.

On this Unity Day USA, we, the people of the United States of America of every faith, race, ethnicity, culture and background will gather to express our desire to co-exist in peace, and pray for the unity, safety and well being of our nation.

[ CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO GET LARGER PICTURE - DETAILS ABOUT PICTURE ARE APPENDED BELOW ]

Over the years, Americans of North Texas have demonstrated remarkable unity, coming together as denominations, as well as with other theists and atheists. Every faith (or no faith) and denomination is expected to be represented in the event.

Event : 5th Annual Unity Day USA
Date : 5:00 PM, Sunday, September 6, 2009
Place : Unity Church of Dallas,
Add : 6525 Forest Lane, Dallas, Texas 75230
Map : Click here for map
Call : Mike Ghouse (214) 325-1916
email : UnitydayUSA@gmail.com
web : http://www.unitydayusa.com/
rsvp : confirmattendance@gmail.com

Our 2009 theme continues to be "One Nation under God". Our religious leaders will seek guidance and wisdom from their respective faiths and our Civil servants and community leaders will echo the same sentiment and suggest ways in which we as individuals can work toward creating and sustaining cohesive and thriving local communities.

Mike Ghouse, President of the organizations announced. “This is an annual event for all Americans to come together and look to each other as American and nothing but American. We will rededicate our pledge to the safety and security of our nation”.

The American Muslims have taken this initiative to remember one of the greatest tragedies in the history of our nation by bringing about a positive change to the 9/11 event. We are committed to make this day, the Sunday before 9/11, a day of Unity of Americans to pledge to the peace, unity and prosperity of our nation and the humanity.

As Americans we uphold, protect, defend and celebrate the values enshrined in our constitution. All our faiths reinforce the creed of "One Nation under God, with liberty and justice for all."

A. 90 Organizations participated
B. News Media
C. Religious Leaders Participated
D. Mayors & Civic Leaders
E. Public Comments
F. Power Point Presentation
G. 2005 Album
H. 2006 Album
I. 2008 Album



God Bless America

Mike Ghouse Chair,
Unity Day USA,

Information for the previous years
http://911unitydayusa.blogspot.com/2009/07/v-annual-unity-day-usa.html

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