New Muslim Iftar
April 10, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
For our convert sisters and brothers in the Bay Area only: This Sunday, join Br. Haroon Sellars for a pre-halaqa chat and a Malaysian outdoor Iftar under the stars. Please bring your family! Pizza for younger kids.
- – 6 p.m. – Asr prayer
- – 6:20 p.m. – Pre-Iftar halaqa in Conference Room with Br. Haroon Sellars
- – 7:20 p.m. – Walk outside to the MCC parking lot to socialize and reflect before breaking the fast with dates
- – 7:42 p.m. – Maghrib prayer in Prayer Hall
- – 7:55 p.m. – Malaysian Iftar from Curry Leaves Bistro
- – 9:30 p.m. – Isha/Taraweeh prayers
- – How MCC supports reverts: https://mcceastbay.org/convert-care
- – Recordings of educational talks for reverts playlist: https://mcceastbay.org/after-shahada
- – Shahadah moments at the MCC: https://mcceastbay.org/shahada
- – More Br. Haroon: https://mcceastbay.org/haroon
Dinner will include Bubur Lambuk (mildly spiced rice porridge with chicken), fried noodles, flavored rice (non spicy), Malaysian chicken curry, salad and Malaysian dessert.
About Br. Aaron Haroon Sellars
Aaron Haroon Sellars was born in Washington, D.C. and attended Virginia Commonwealth University, where he majored in graphic arts and developed a special interest in film, photography and music. Subsequently, after joining the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists/Screen Actors Guild, he worked for four years as an extra in movies and television, acted in commercials, and did voiceover work for film and radio broadcasts. For over two years he was lead singer and songwriter for the alternative band Motiongrind as well as a producer of a large body of material as a solo artist.
He converted to Islam in 1994 and has been serving as the audio-visual technician at Zaytuna College (former Zaytuna Institute) since 2001. At Zaytuna he uses a variety of media including digital photography, audio and video to document and share the college’s historic mission to be the first fully accredited Muslim College in America. A published poet, he lives with his wife and their three daughters in the San Francisco Bay Area.