Archive for Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Letter to the editor: Appreciation for Islamic Center

April 19, 2017


To the editor:

I want to thank the Islamic Center of Lawrence for the open house on April 8.

From arrival to exit, the folks there were so welcoming and helpful. We heard a presentation on Islam, including the articles of faith; the Quran; the responsibility to do charity work; fasting during Ramadan; Sharia; women’s issues and human rights. We learned that 30 refugee families have been resettled in Kansas City, thanks to the coordination by the Islamic community.

Although I could not stay for the entire time, a nutritious meal was offered to everyone following the presentation and prayers. Thank you, Islamic Center, for welcoming us so warmly!


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