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Safwan Shaikh - Imam & Youth Director

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Safwan Shaikh

He serves as the Imam and Youth Minister at the Farmington Valley American Muslim Center. He has served the larger Connecticut community for nearly a decade. He leads classes and discussions on various Islamic topics dealing with interfaith dialogue, Tafsīr (Quranic exegesis), Sīrah (Prophet Biography), identity formation in young adults, and more. He then went on to Qalam Seminary in Dallas, Texas to formally complete his studies, he also also holds several ijāzāt. He is enrolled in the Hartford Seminary in pursuit of a Master of Religious Studies and Islamic Chaplaincy.

Safwan believes in service and helping young Muslims form their Islamic identity. He holds talks, workshops, and mentoring, and weekly courses for children of all age, including young adults/professionals.

Service Areas: Celebratory Services Coaching, Leadership & Mentoring, Friday Khutba, Islamic Studies & Halaqas, Seerah & Storytelling, Al-Qur'an Studies - Memorization, Tajweed, New Muslims & Shahadah, Support: Grief Counselling, Visiting the Sick, Funerals, Nikah, Support: Domestic Abuse
Suggested Price Package: Class: Introduction to Islam for non-Muslims. Professional level of research and citations, going beyond general "five pillars" programming to introduce the audience to the American Muslim experience. A three session module $500
Suggested Price Package: Youth Workshop: Directly engaging with Youth regarding parents, pop culture, and other relevant topics. 2 Hour program $100
Suggested Price Package: Youth/Parent Get together: Two separate sessions, can be on one day or spread to two days.4 hour engagement, $200
Key Areas of Expertise: Halaqa/Khutbas, Pastoral Care, Youth Mentorship, Parent-Teenager coaching,
Vetting Level: Basic
Method: In-Person & Online
Marriage & Family Services:
Divorce Counselling
Family Mediation
Family: Child Minding
Match-Making
Marriage: Independent Wakeel
Nikah
Post Marriage Counselling
Pre-Marital Advice
Support: Domestic Abuse
Birth & Death:
Birth: Circumcision
Birth: Doula & Mother's Help
Aqiqah
Funerals
Gravestone Engraving
Support: Grief Counselling
Visiting the Sick
Wills & Inheritance
Counselling & Support:
Advice on Shariah Matters
Dream Interpretation
Certified Counselling
Counselling: General & Pastoral
Interfaith Engagement
New Muslims & Shahadah
Support: Addiction & Mental Health
Visiting Mosques
Visiting Prisons
Classes, Training & Services:
Al-Qur'an Studies - Memorization, Tajweed & others
Education - GCSE, SATS, IB, Homeschooling, etc
Arabic Language
Celebratory Services
Coaching, Leadership & Mentoring
Dietary, Fitness, Health & Nutrition
Friday Khutba
Islamic Studies & Halaqas
Islamic Art, Design & Architecture
Media Engagement & Public Speaking
Mosque Consultancy
Research & Translation
Sustainable Living
Seerah & Storytelling
Videography & Photography
Booking for an audience of:
Men
Women
Elderly
Family
Youth Boys
Youth Girls
Children
Special Needs
Denomination:
Shi'a
Sunni
Language:
Arabic
Bangla
Deutsch
English
French
Gujerati
Hindi
Malay
Punjabi
Somali
Spanish
Swahili
Turkish
Urdu
Qualification, Studies and Certificates: Qalam Seminary, Bayyinah Institute, Ijazat
In Service Since (Year): 2015
Regular Locations: Connecticut and general New England