Anwer Khan, USA Correspondent
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, the following events were conducted online by Baltimore Jamaat, during the last two weeks: a question and answer session about coronavirus precautions via Zoom. This was conducted by the local missionary. This was attended by 25 members.
An interfaith programme was held on Radio First Amendment, which was conducted by the local missionary.
Another question and answer session about safety was held via Twitter, which was conducted by the local missionary; the duration was 10 minutes and was attended by 25 members.
The Ansarullah amila meeting was held via telephone, which was conducted by the Zaim Majlis.
The Promised Messiah Day was held via Zoom, which was conducted by the local missionary. This was attended by more than 150 members, including three non-Muslim faith leaders.
Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya Miami took on an initiative to read the Promised Messiah’sas book Noah’s Ark with the youth everyday for 45 minutes online. Not only do they read, but they also discuss it in detail to understand the hidden treasures. The local president is the moderator of the class, along with our local missionary, Syed Mohammad Abdullah Sahib.
The youth’s feedback is reassuring as they wish to continue this in the future as well, alhamdolillah.
Colorado, Arkansas and Kansas
In these local Jamaats, a missionary, Feroz Hundal Sahib is conducting online dars-ul-Quran classes through many conference apps.
Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya Philadelphia has been using WebEx to conduct classes of Noah’s Ark. Discussions run from 9 to 10pm every night, with more than 20 families logging in and having an attendance of over 50 members.