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Memorial Prayer Service for the victims of the Christchurch Mosque Massacre

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Islamic Society of Augusta is deeply saddened and heart broken by the terrorist attack on Muslim worshipers in the Christchurch Massacre in New Zealand which resulted in the loss of 50 souls and dozens wounded.

A memorial service will be held by the Islamic Community Center of Augusta on Sunday, March 17th at 6:00 PM.

Please join us to send a strong message that all of us stand united against hate.

An Islamic funeral prayer in absentia will be conducted from 6:00 pm – 6:10 pm followed by an interfaith prayer. Guests interested in observing the Islamic prayer before the public interfaith service are requested to observe visitation guidelines.
https://visitisa.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Visitation-Guidelines.pdf

Address: 1 Islamic Center Dr, Martinez, GA 30907 (465 Old Evans Rd, Martinez, GA 30907)

Phone: 706-210-5030

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Please direct media requests to Imam@ISAugusta.com

If you would like to support the victims of the Christchurch community please consider donating to Helping Hand For Relief and Development.

Follow up:

A memorial service was held by the Islamic Community Center of Augusta on Sunday, March 17th.

Speakers from various faith leaders and area officials shared their thoughts about this tragic event and their hopes to build more understanding and harmony among all the people.

The following sparkers have participated in that event:

Faith Representatives

Rabbi Shai Beloosesky, Rabbi of the Congregation Children of Israel

Sr. Ellen Francis, The Order of Saint Helena

Mr. Narinder Malik Singh, Gurdwara Guru Singh Sabha, Sikh Temple

Mr. B.N. Roy, Hindu Temple Society

Mr. Robin Brigmon, President of the Augusta Jewish Federation,

Daniel Chejfec, Executive Director Augusta Jewish Federation

Officials

1. Mr Ben Hasan Commissioner, the sixth district Richmond County.

2. Mr Bobby Christine United States Attorney, Southern district of Georgia.

3. Mr Gary Richardson, Vice chair of Columbia County of Commissioners,

4. Mr Trey Allen Columbia County commissioner

ISA thanks all those who attended and we look for them to join us in other beneficial and joyous occasions.

The Memorial Service was covered by WFXG FOX54 and WRDW 12/26.  (Click station name to see coverage/video)

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Details

Date:
March 17
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Organizer

Islamic Society of Augusta
Email:
info@visitISA.com

Venue

Islamic Community Center of Augusta
1 Islamic Center Dr.
Martinez,GA30907United States
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Phone:
7062105030
Website:
https://www.google.com/maps/place/Islamic+Center+Drive,+Martinez,+GA+30907/@33.5271267,-82.1133529