The Opening – Guest Speaker El-Farouk Khaki

Rev. Warren McDougall & El-Farouk Khaki – Sunday February 25, 2018

We were deeply enriched by our time with Guest Speaker El-Farouk Khaki last Sunday.

VIDEO: El-Farouk Khaki reciting Al-Fatiha – The Opening of the Quran:

AUDIO: If you were absent, or would like to hear the message again, you can listen to it here:

February 25, 2018 – Guest Speaker – El-Farouk Khaki


El-Farouk Khaki joined us on Sunday, February 25th, 2018.  El-Farouk is a spirituality activist, human rights &  justice advocate, and refugee lawyer, a public and media speaker on issues including Islam, LGBTIQ/human rights, refugees, politics and HIV.  El-Farouk is founder of Salaam: Queer Muslim Community (1991); and co-founder & imam of el-Tawhid Juma Circle (2009).  El-Farouk  is co-owner of the Glad Day Bookshop, and recipient of numerous Awards including: 2006 “Excellence in Spirituality” Award – Pride Toronto; 2007 Hero Award, Canadian Bar Association; and 2016 CCVT Trevor Batram Award.  He is currently working on his first book exploring issues of sexuality, social justice and spirituality.