Brotherhood in Islam

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Without doubt the believers are brothers of one another so then make peace and harmony between your brothers and have consciousness of Allah so that maybe He will show you mercy.
The closest relationship and bond that can take place between two people during the course of their lifetime is that of brotherhood. Although the relationship between a father and his children is much stronger and powerful than the ties of brotherhood, however this relationship (between a father and his child) is one in which the two people are not on an equal level – from the point of view of time, situation, character and the level of respect (that they must show one another), they are different.
The only relationship that is a complete manifestation of strong unity, love and affection is the one that exists between two people who are living on an equal plane in life and this is the relationship of brotherhood and sisterhood.
This unbreakable relationship that has been brought about by creation is constantly found in all environments and societies and is the secret behind love, affection and closeness that exists between individuals. It is because of this fact that the Qur’an invites humanity to unite and come together under the principles of love and affection and thus, has referred to the faithful believers of a society as being brothers (and sisters) of one another.
For the first time in history, a community of people that numbered hundreds of millions was brought together as brothers of one another and the following sentence was made their slogan and motto:

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Soup Kitchen – October 19th, 2014

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The next ISA Soup Kitchen day will be on 10/19/2014. For several years, members of the Islamic Society of Augusta have been serving the needy in our community by providing meals at the Master’s Table. Please help us to continue to serve our community and help the unfortunate. We will need two teams each consisting of 10 individuals to help in: We need more volunteers to participate.

1. Cooking from 8:00AM to 10:00AM

2. Serving/cleaning from 10:30AM to 12:20PM

If you can make it, please send me a note and I will sign you up. You are encouraged to participate as your help is needed. If you have questions or need more information, please do not hesitate to call or email me at (803) 642-5688 or srsalaymeh@hotmail.com.

2014 ISA Soup Kitchen Schedule

Family Day – February 8, 2014

You are invited to join us in “Family Fun Day” on Saturday February 8, 2014 from 10 am – 6:00 pm. The program will include breakfast and lunch, inside and outside sports, Islamic trivia about Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), Zuhr, Asr and Maghrib prayers. Please bring the whole family as everybody will have fun and participate with the activities. Please contribute$ 5 / person to cover the expenses..