Being Muslim Weekend Intensive | Dr. Asad Tarsin
September 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Join us for a weekend intensive with Dr. Asad Tarsin to gain clarity on how to live and practice Islam in a clear way by delving into the foundational elements of what Muslims believe in.
Friday, Sept. 15 to Sunday, September 17 | MCC Conference Room | $25/in-person (does not include mid-afternoon lunch) or $15.00/person to watch live online (live link will remain up unlisted indefinitely after stream ends)
Register now at mcceastbay.org/being-muslim
This intensive will focus on foundational beliefs, worship, spiritual refinement, lifestyle, and more. This workshop is highly recommended for those new in their journey of Islam, those returning to faith, and those who seek a deeper meaning in their faith.
Attendees can purchase the “Being Muslim” for $14.95 at the retreat.
Friday, September 15, 2023 (Introduction — Free to attend)
- Evening Introductory Lecture, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Join in person or watch virtually at mcceastbay.org/live)
Saturday, September 16, 2023
- 10 am – 12:30 pm – Sessions 1-2
- 12:30 pm – 2 pm Lunch + Dhuhr
- 2 pm – 4:30 pm – Sessions 3-4
Sunday, September 17, 2023
- 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Sessions 5-6
- 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Dinner & Asr
- 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Maghrib break at 7:15 p.m.) – Sessions 7-8
MCC has a standing policy that financial need should never hold a person back from attaining spiritual or educational services offered within the four walls of the community. For a financial waiver, please visit mcceastbay.org/scholarship
Dr. As’ad Tarsin, Author & Instructor
After completing his bachelor’s degree in Islamic studies at the University of Michigan, Asad Tarsin continued his private study of Islamic theology, sacred law, philosophy, and spirituality with various scholars, including Shaykh Hamza Yusuf and Dr. Sherman Jackson. He has served on the board of the Deen Intensive Foundation for over fifteen years and has a particular interest in creating sustainable models of education for new and returning Muslims, as well as educating the broader public about the beauty of Islam. “Being Muslim: A Practical Guide” is his first published work. Asad is an emergency physician by training and lives in Michigan with his wife and three children.