2018 Toronto Peace Iftar
El-Tawhid Juma Circle: The Unity Mosque invites you to the 2018 Toronto Peace Iftar, now an official Pathways to PoWR 2018 Pre-Parliament event.
The Toronto Peace Iftar has been an annual event on the Toronto cultural map since 2003. It is a community and bridge building event that brings together Muslims and Non-Muslims of all genders, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, classes, colours and dis/abilities to break bread and eat together so that we may know one another. Planning to attend? RSVP by May 24, 2018 to [email protected] or on Facebook at 2018 Toronto Peace Iftar. Please note that "interested" does not count as a confirmation of attendance.
When: May 27, 2018 at 7:00 PM
Where: The 519 Community Centre
519 Church Street
Toronto, ON, Canada
Doors Open: 7:00 pm
8:00 - Smudge Ceremony
Welcome & Event, Sponsor and Community Introductions:
8:25 - Meshk - Sacred Music - Rifai Sufi Order
8:49 - Breaking Fast time with the Adhan (Call to Prayer).
Fruit, dates, samosas, beverages
9:10 - 2nd Adhan - Communal Maghrib prayer.
Everyone is invited to join in communal prayer regardless of religion, faith, or creed. However, participation is not mandatory.
9:30 - Dinner
Participants may also bring a non-alcoholic beverage and/or dessert to share! Participants are encouraged to mingle and socialize with old friends and make new ones. In celebration through the arts attendees will be treated to a live presentation of traditional music.
* NOTE: The building is accessible to those with mobility issues.
Cost is 'pay what you can' with a recommended donation of $20 per person to help defray costs. Larger and group donations, as well as group Partnership donations welcome.
The event is being hosted by:
el-Tawhid Juma Circle: Toronto Unity Mosque in collaboration with UMAH (Uniting Muslims & Allies for Humanity) & UMAH's first Unity Tour.
Community Partners to date:
CCMW: Canadian Council of Muslim Women
Rifai Sufi Order: Canadian Institute of Sufi Studies
SWI: Sacred Women International
Salaam Queer Muslim Community
WHIWH: Women's Health in Women's Hands