Press Release

The Islamic Faith: A Faith of Peace

BLUE HILL, Maine — Omar Conteh, Outreach Coordinator for the Islamic Center of Maine in Orono, will present a talk, “The Islamic Faith: A Faith of Peace,” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday June 6th, 7:00 PM. He will cover aspects of the history and background of the Islamic religion, including the “pillars and articles of faith” that the religion is built upon. There will be plenty of time for questions and discussion.

The purpose of the Islamic Center of Maine’s outreach effort is to help the people of northern Maine understand that Islam does not promote violence.

In addition to his role as Outreach Coordinator at the Islamic Center of Maine, Omar is a graduate student at the University of Maine. For more information call the Library at 374-5515.