In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

YASR 2014 : Gatlinburg, TN

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Advanced Platform Committee presents “2014 Young Adult Summer Retreat (YASR)”. YASR is a four-day fun-filled spiritual, social, professional get-a-way. YASR is a concept of creating a harmonious atmosphere where everyone feels welcome, a sense of togetherness and belonging. This retreat is intended for all Young Professional Muslims from ages 18-40. Through a unique set of programming, the Retreat seeks to physically, emotionally, educationally, socially and spiritually rejuvenate the participants. In sha Allah this year we are taking YASR to the heart of retreat.  A place where there’ something fun for everyone around every corner and where you’ll never run out of things to do, Gatlinburg Tennessee. In sha Allah this retreat will be an unforgettable experience. The proposed events for the retreat will include themed activities; which will consist of lectures, forum discussions with peers as well as guest speakers and social outings.


Activities

 

Mini-Halaqa Islamic Taboo Coffee & Connect: Real Identity Bond Over Fire (Eat & Mingle)
Appointment Clock Game Engineer Game Coffee & Connect Outing of the Smokies
Interactive Jeopardy Sink or Float Game Candy Hunt NASCAR SpeedPark
Individual Reflection/ Interactive Activity (BBQ Cookout)      

 

Lectures

 

Starting with the end in Mind Developing a relationship with Allah Getting it Right- From “Courtship” to the “Alter” to “Happily Ever After” (Panel)
Building a strong Ummah- One family at a Time Activities How does being spiritual interconnect with other responsibilities? The Foundations for Professional Success
How to get out of/stay out of debt in a loan and credit based
environment?
Following the rules of Islam for Professionalism and Business
Conduct (Workshop)
Balancing work hours with spiritual/religious development
What do you want to know? (Panel)    

 

Lecture Videos 

 

How to stay out of debt in a loan and credit based environment?

Part 1 Part 2
Part 3 Part 4

 

 

Building a strong Ummah- One family at a Time Activities

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

 

A Muslim at Work

Part 1 Part 2
Part 3 Part 4

 

The Foundations for Professional Success

Part 1 Part 2
Part 3 Part 4
Part 5 Part 6