murfreesboro mosque http://wmot.org en Murfreesboro Mosque Holds Open House http://wmot.org/post/murfreesboro-mosque-holds-open-house <p><span style="font-size: 11px;" id="_oneup">MURFREESBORO, <font color="red">Tenn</font>. (AP) — The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro has celebrated its official opening with food and fellowship.</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 11px;" id="_oneup">The Daily News Journal reports guests on Sunday included U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee Jerry Martin and U.S. Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Thomas Perez.</span></p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 16:22:26 +0000 Mike Osborne 17980 at http://wmot.org Positive Response to Murf. "Love Your Muslim Neighbor" Billboard http://wmot.org/post/positive-response-murf-love-your-muslim-neighbor-billboard <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; The Christian ministry Sojourners says response has been overwhelmingly positive to its billboard in Murfreesboro urging residents to “Love your Muslim neighbors.”</p><p>In recent months, Sojourners has placed the billboards in Joplin, Missouri, where a Mosque was burned down, and in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, where Sikh worshipers were murdered&nbsp;in their temple.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 12:25:03 +0000 Mike Osborne 16560 at http://wmot.org Positive Response to Murf. "Love Your Muslim Neighbor" Billboard Mosque Opponents Move to Join Federal Court Case http://wmot.org/post/mosque-opponents-move-join-federal-court-case <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">NASHVILLE, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP/WMOT) — A federal judge will rule this week on whether opponents of a Murfreesboro mosque can have a say in a religious discrimination case involving the building.</span></p> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 16:42:14 +0000 AP/WMOT 15001 at http://wmot.org Opponents Continue to Contest Murfreesboro Mosque http://wmot.org/post/opponents-continue-contest-murfreesboro-mosque <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro received its final occupancy certificate Thursday. Friday, opponents of the Mosque continued their effort to prevent the new worship center from being used.</span></p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 16:37:25 +0000 AP/WMOT 14919 at http://wmot.org New Murfreesboro Mosque Prepares for Eid-ul-Fitr http://wmot.org/post/new-murfreesboro-mosque-prepares-eid-ul-fitr <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro says it plans to celebrate the end of Ramadan this Sunday in its new mosque.</p><p>The Mid-State congregation worshiped in their new facility for the first time this past Friday. Mosque Board Member Saleh Sbenaty says it was an incredibly exciting day.</p><blockquote><p><em>&ldquo;It just cannot be described. I mean you should have seen the kids and how excited they were. The elders who were crying as they entered the mosque.&rdquo;</em></p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 17:21:18 +0000 Mike Osborne 14499 at http://wmot.org