USA: St. Barnabas Episcopal Church Invites Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

Ahmadiyya Muslim community of Glen Ellyn Chicago Chapter visited St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Glen Ellyn, IL. on a special invitation from Reverend Donna M. Lalongo, the head of the church.

Imam Shamshad Nasir of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in St. Barnabas Episcopal Church

Imam Shamshad Nasir of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in St. Barnabas Episcopal Church

The delegation of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Glen Ellyn Chapter which comprised of 16 memebers was led by Imam Shamshad A. Nasir.

The delegation was welcome by Reverend Donna, her church members and other officials and were escorted to a meeting room.

After introduction of the people present in the meeting, Imam Nasir shed light on Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, its founder — The long awaiting Messiah, Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian india.

His Holiness Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - the Promised Messiah of All World Religions

His Holiness Mirza Ghulam Ahmad – the Promised Messiah of All World Religions

Purpose of The Promised Messiah which is the reformation of mankind in the present age was explained to the attending audience.

Imam Nasir further explained how the mission that originated from a remote town of India (Qadian) is now established in 204 plus countries of the world; how the mission is especially blessed by Allah, the Almighty under the auspicious spiritual leadership (Khilafat) with millions of followers today with numbers increasing with each day.

Imam Shamshad Nasir of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in St. Barnabas Episcopal Church

Imam Shamshad Nasir of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in St. Barnabas Episcopal Church

He also enlightened the audience by describing about Islam: its five pillars, freedom in matters of faith… and also how Islam today is hijacked by extremists for their political gain.

His address was followed by a question and answer session.

In the end Imam Shamshad gifted a book on the life of Holy Prophet (PBUH) to the Rev. Donna while Souvenir of Ahmadiyya Muslim community USA was distributed among the members of church present in the meeting.

The program concluded with combined prayer.

Shamshad A. Nasir is imam & missionary-in-charge of the Baitul ul  Jaam’e Mosque, 2 S 510 Route 53, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Phone: 909-636-8332 | Email: Shamshadanasir@gmail.com

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