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Fifth Khilafat (2010-2019)

2010's
2010
Naseem Mahdi

Missionary Naseem Mahdi served the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, USA as Na’ib Amir and was missionary-in-charge from 2010 to 2016. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 58)

In 2010, the second phase of remodeling of Orlando Mosque was completed which included a kitchen area, Lajna Hall. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 339)

An 8,000 sq. ft. building was acquired in 2010 in Oshkosh WI and converted to a mosque after approval from the authorities. (The Daily Reporter, 4 November 2010)

16-18 July 2010

The Sixty-Second Annual Convention of Jama'at Ahmadiyya USA was held at Dulles Expo Center Chantilly, Virginia. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, October-November 2010, pp. 11-20)

19 August 2010
Pir Habib-ur-Rahman

Peer Habib-ur-Rahman was martyred in Pakistan. He had moved to the USA in 1990 with his family. He played a major role in the establishment and expansion of the website alislam.org while in the US. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 168)

22 August 2010

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at condemned plans to burn the Holy Qur’an in the United States on September 11, 2010. Speaking on this issue from London, the Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at said, “Religious extremism of all kinds needs to be eradicated from society.” (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 172)

10 September 2010

The US Ahmadiyya community responded to “Burn a Koran Day.” 

An interfaith gathering was held in the largest church in Gainesville, Florida. This event was organized in response to Pastor Terry Jones of Gainesville, Florida, who was threatening to burn the Holy Qur’an on September 11, 2010. Dr. Wajeeh Bajwa, President of the Orlando Jama'at, was invited to speak at this event. Total attendance was more than 2,000. The event lasted from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. TV Channel Fox35 Orlando Station interviewed Dr. Wajeeh Bajwa (President Orlando Jama'at) and Habeeb Shafeek (Tabligh Secretary) in two segments on September 10, 2010, at 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM. Total viewers were more than 500,000.

The response by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, USA helped avert the burning on 11 September 2010. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, pp. 172-3)

2011

Upon the instruction and guidance of beloved Khalifatul-Masih V, the Medical Association was divided into separate Men’'s (retaining the name AAMS-USA) and Women’s Associations (AWSA) in 2011. Dr. Shanaz Butt was approved as the founding president of AWSA in 2011. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 275)

The Tucson chapter starts taking part in the Tucson Book Festival.

1-3 July 2011

The Sixty-Third Annual Convention of Jama'at Ahmadiyya USA was held at Dulles Expo Center Chantilly, Virginia. 5,779 attended. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, August-September 2011, pp. 13-24)

7-9 October 2011

Majlis Ansarullah, USA held its 30th National Ijtima‘ and 19th Majlis Shura at Bait-ur-Rahman, Silver Spring, MD. More than 450 Ansar from all over the USA attended. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, February 2012, pp. 45-49)

23-25 December 2011

Annual Convention of West Coast USA Jama'at was held at Bait-ul-Hameed Mosque, Chino, CA. One thousand two hundred and sixty-one attended. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, March 2012, pp. 33-34)

2012

A building with about 2,800 sq. ft. area at 2617 Turner Road, North Chesterfield, Virginia was purchased and converted into a mosque. Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah be his Helper) named it Bait-ul-Anwaar. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 595)

Five-acre land with 12,000 sq. ft. covered area was bought in Fort Worth City of Texas. It was named “Bait-ul-Qayyum.” Two halls are being used as the mosque. There is a kitchen and another hall for sports purposes. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 580)

27-29 April 2012

General council meeting (Shura) of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, USA was held at Bait-ur-Rahman, Silver Spring, MD. Secretaries of different departments presented reports. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, July 2012, pp. 46-48)

June-July 2012

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) toured the USA for the second time in June-July 2012. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 173)

17 June 2012

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) visited Sadiq Mosque in Chicago, IL. This is the oldest mosque of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 173)

Khalifatul-Masih V saw a series of framed portrait photographs that had been taken decades ago. Upon inquiring, he was informed that they were early converts to Ahmadiyyat. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V instructed Jama'at to search for their progeny and seek to bring them back into the fold of Ahmadiyyat. (USA tour of Khalifatul-Masih V in the year 2012 by Abid Khan—the Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, November-December 2012, p. 12) 

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) visited the town of Zion IL where a major sign of the truth of the Promised Messiah, was witnessed by the world. (Report by Sunday Herald of Boston on 23 June 1907, the Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 179)

18 June 2012

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) visited Ahmadiyya Mosque in Dayton, Ohio, USA. (USA tour of Khalifatul-Masih V in the year 2012 by Abid Khan—the Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, November-December 2012, p. 13)

19 June 2012

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) visited Bait-un-Nasir Mosque in Columbus, Ohio. A new plaque was fixed near the door of the mosque. He inaugurated the mosque and prayed. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, pp. 179-180)

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) visited the grave of Mirza Monawar Ahmad in Pittsburgh. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 180)

22 June 2012

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) delivered the Friday Sermon at Bait-ur-Rahman, the National Headquarters of Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam USA. 

    Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) was interviewed by Dan Merica of CNN on 22 June 2012. The interview was published on the CNN website on 7 July 2012.  (USA tour of Khalifatul-Masih V in the year 2012 by Abid Khan—the Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, November-December 2012, pp. 20-21, the Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, May-June 2013, pp. 6-8)

25 June 2012

The Ambassador of Ghana to the United States called on Khalifa of Islam on 25 June 2012. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 180)

27 June 2012

Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad was welcomed to Capitol Hill, in Washington D.C. on 27 June 2012 where he delivered a keynote address on the subject of ‘The Path to Peace–Just Relations between Nations” to an audience filled with more than 30 members of the United States Congress, including Honorable Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic Leader in the House of Representatives. (USA tour of Khalifatul-Masih V in the year 2012 by Abid Khan, pp. 42-49, the Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, pp. 181-6)

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V inaugurated/inspected Mubarak Mosque in Virginia. The cost of construction of the mosque was $3m. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, pp. 187-189, Al-Badr, November 2012, pp. 8-15)

28 June 2012

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V inaugurated “Hadee Mosque” in Harrisburg, PA. It has an area of 1.5 acres. The covered area is 25,000 sq. ft. It cost $0.265m to convert the church building to a beautiful mosque. (Al-Badr 8-15 November 2012)

During the journey to Harrisburg, Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V stopped at Baltimore where Jama'at had bought a property. Khalifatul-Masih named it “Bait-ul-Kareem” on the name of the first convert of the area “Abdul Kareem.” (USA tour of Khalifatul-Masih V in the year 2012 by Abid Khan, p. 63)

29-30 June -1 July 2012

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) opened the Sixty-Fourth Ahmadiyya Annual Convention of USA held at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, PA on 29 June. He inaugurated the convention by delivering Friday Sermon.

The Lajna Ima’illah held their own all-day program on Saturday presided by Respected Amatus-Sabooh, wife of Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) delivered address to Ladies on 30 June. 

The three-day Sixty-fourth Annual Convention concluded on 1 July 2012 with a powerful and faith inspiring address by the World Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. 

The Convention was attended by more than 11,400 people from across the United States and many other countries. 

(USA tour of Khalifatul-Masih V in the year 2012 by Abid Khan, pp. 42-49—the Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, pp. 189-193)

28-30 December 2012

The 27th Annual West Coast Convention of Ahmadiyya Community, USA was held at Bait-ul-Hameed in Chino, CA. Thirteen hundred attended. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, February 2013, p. 44)

2013

The first Holy Qur’an and Science Symposium was held in 2013 at Bait-ur-Rahman Mosque in Silver Spring, MD. A total of 184 were in attendance. Beloved Khalifatul-Masih delivered a message for this auspicious occasion, which was read out in the opening session. Na’ib Amir, Missionary Naseem Mahdi, presided over the opening session and delivered a short talk. Ahmadi Muslim Scientists from various backgrounds then delivered talks about their research. Dr. Ahsanullah Zafar, Amir USA, addressed the audience highlighting that science really emanates from God. The day was concluded with prayers led by Na’ib Amir Masoud Malik. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 275)

2013

Jama'at Ahmadiyya Charlotte, NC acquired a two-acre lot. In the first phase a 22000 sq. ft. was built for the mosque. A hall of 2400 sq. ft. is under construction. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 134).

The old building was sold, and a larger building was bought by the Minnesota Chapter in Coon Rapids MN to meet its growing needs. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) named it Nusrat Mosque. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 443)

15 April 2013

The Second International Conference of Muslim Television Ahmadiyya International (MTA) concluded on 15 April 2013 with an address by the World Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Khalifatul-Masih V. Thirty-one delegates from sixteen countries attended the four-day conference which was held at the Bait-ul-Futuh Mosque in South-West London. Countries represented were India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Mauritius, Ghana, USA, Canada, Germany, Belgium, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom, Kababir, Holland, Switzerland and Australia. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 194)

26-28 April 2013

The Thirtieth Annual Consultative Body (Majlis-i-Shura) of the US Jama'at was at Bait-ur-Rahman, Silver Spring, Maryland 26-28 April 2013. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, July 2013, p. 37)

4-12 May 2013

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) visited Los Angeles for his first visit to the West Coast of the USA. This was his third tour to the US. A large number of families of Ahmadis from California received him. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, October 2020-September 2021, p. 14)

6 May 2013

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) granted an audience to Ahmadi Muslim students studying in schools, colleges and universities across the USA. He advised Ahmadi Muslim students to strive for attaining excellence and set their standard high by aiming for the Nobel Prize. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, August-September 2013, p. 10)

8 May 2013

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih was interviewed by Tamara Audi of Wall Street Journal. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, August-September 2013, p. 12, Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 4-9, April-September 2020, p. 195)

10 May 2013

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) delivered Friday Sermon from the Bait-ul-Hameed Ahmadiyya Mosque in Chino, California. (Khutbat-e-Masroor, Vol. 11, pp. 270-1)

11 May 2013

Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Head of Ahmadiyya Community delivered the keynote address at a special reception held in his honor at the Montage in Beverly Hills, LA. More than 300 politicians, academics and community leaders attended, including the California Lieutenant Governor, mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti, and several members of the United States Congress. During the event, the Los Angeles City Council presented Khalifatul-Masih V with the golden key to the city. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, August-September 2013, pp. 18-23, Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 4-9, April-September 2020, pp. 196-8)

28-30 June 2013

The Sixty-Fifth Annual Convention of Ahmadiyya Community USA was held at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg on 28-30 June 2013 with an attendance of 4676. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, August-September 2013, p. 24)

4-6 October 2013

Majlis Ansarullah, USA held its 32nd National Ijtima‘ and 21st Shura at Bait-ur-Rahman, Silver Spring, MD. More than 750 Ansar from all over the USA participated. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, November-December 2013, pp. 54-59)

27-29 December 2013

The 28th Annual Convention of West Coast USA was held. An estimated 1,000 members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community and their invited guests gathered at Bait-ul-Hameed in Chino, CA. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, March 2014, pp. 41-42)

2014

In Las Vegas, Nevada, a building was acquired and was converted to a mosque “Bait-ut-Tauhid. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 457)

26 May 2014
Dr. Mehdi Ali Qamar

Dr. Mehdi Ali Qamar, a US cardiologist was martyred in Rabwah, Pakistan. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) mentioned his services for the Jama'at in Friday Sermon of 30 May 2014. He led his funeral prayer in absentia. (Khutbat-e-Masroor, Vol. 12, pp. 330-341, Al-Fazl International, 20-26 June 2014, Vol. 21, pp. 5-9, Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 4-9, April-September 2020, p. 199)

25 July 2014

Three-acre land was acquired in the city of Binghamton, New York state for building a mosque. This is the first mosque that has a minaret like Manarat-ul-Masih, Qadian. It was inaugurated by Chaudhri ‘Ata-ur-Rahman and missionary Daud Hanif. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 517)

15-17 August 2014

The Sixty-Sixth Annual Convention of Ahmadiyya Community USA was held at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex Harrisburg. On 15 August 2014, Amir USA, Dr. Ahsanullah Zafar, hoisted the Ahmadiyya flag while missionary Naseem Mahdi raised the American flag. A message from Khalifatul-Masih V was read by missionary Azhar Hanif. The attendance was over 7,000, ladies 3,100+, men 3,700+. Total guests were 336 from seventeen countries. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, October-November 2014, pp. 15-22, Al-Nur, Vol. 41, Nos. 4-9, April-September 2020, p. 168)

23 October 2014
Mujeeb-ur-Rahman at Columbia Law School
Mujeeb ur Rahman

Mujeeb-ur-Rahman, a senior advocate of Pakistan Supreme Court, delivered a talk on Pakistan’s Ahmadis: Blasphemy, Identity and Persecution. The talk was given at Columbia Law School Jerome Greene Hall, room 105 on 23 October 2014.

A delegation of AMLA (Ahmadiyya Lawyers Association USA) accompanied him on his historic lecture tour, during which he spoke about Pakistan, human rights and Islamic jurisprudence at Harvard Law School, Princeton University, Columbia Law School, New York University Law School, University of California Irvine and the U.S. Library of Congress. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 418)

18 November 2014

Detroit Jama'at held the first Arab Conference on 18 November 2014 at the University of Michigan, Dearborn. Seventy non-Ahmadi guests and one hundred thirty Ahmadis participated. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 431)

27 November 2014

A large building was purchased in auction with a 30,000 sq. ft., 5-acre carpet showroom/warehouse for $1.28 m by the Atlanta GA chapter. The building has a covered area of 27,000 sq. ft. A portion of it is being used as a mosque. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) named it as Bait-ul-‘Ata. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, pp. 346-347)

23 December 2014
Dr. Yusef Abdul Lateef

Dr. Yusef Abdul Lateef was a renowned musician of the USA. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 124)

26-28 December 2014
Twenty-Ninth West Coast

Twenty-Ninth West Coast USA Annual Convention was held at Bait-ul-Hameed Mosque, CA. (alislam.org)

7 February 2015
Rashid Ahmad American

Al-Haj Rashid Ahmad American passed away in Milwaukee, WI, USA on February 7, 2015, at the age of 91. Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) led his funeral prayers in absentia after Friday Sermon on 13 February 2015. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, March-April 2015, pp. 18-21)

23 May 2015

Nusrat Mosque inauguration in Coon Rapids, MN, attracted over two hundred guests which included neighbors, City of Coon Rapids officials, five State of Minnesota representatives, two local police chiefs, Director of FBI Twin Cities, Congressman Keith Ellison, Congressman Tom Emmer. A message from Governor of State of Minnesota, Honorable Mark Dayton, and a message from US Senator, Al Franken, was read by his representative. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 339, p. 367, p. 420 and p. 501)

14-16 August 2015

The Sixty-Seventh Annual Convention of Ahmadiyya Community USA was held at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, PA. More than 8,000 attended. 

Dr. Ahsanullah Zafar, Amir USA Jama'at, presided over the first session. He delivered the inaugural as well as the concluding address. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, November-December 2015, p. 16)

2016
Azhar Haneef Appoined Missionay-in-Charge
Azhar Haneef

Missionary Azhar Haneef is appointed Missionary In-Charge and Na’ib Amir of the US Jama'at. He served in various regions in the USA before his appointment.

12-13 March 2016

The University of Arizona holds a 3-day book fair every year in March. Jama'at Ahmadiyya USA exhibited books at Book Fair at Tucson AZ on 12-13 March 2016. The Tucson chapter has been arranging a stall at the fair regularly since 2011. 

It is a huge celebration participated by several hundred organizations and visited by thousands of people. Ahmadiyya Jama'at participates in this fair very dynamically. Our stall spread over 3 to 4 spots. Translations of the Holy Quran in several languages, other literature is a great source of attraction. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 290)

16-17 April 2016

The 2nd Annual Convention of Marshall Islands was held at the International Convention Center in Majuro. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, July-August 2016, pp. 50-53)

22-24 April 2016

The 33rd Majlis-i-Shura of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, USA was held at Bait-ur-Rahman, Silver Spring, MD On 22-24 April 2016. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, July-August 2016, p. 29)

3 July 2016
Nazir Ahmad Ayaz

Nazir Ahmad Ayaz passed away. He remained president of the New York Chapter for thirty-five years. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih remarked about him: “I am happy to say that in my opinion you are an exemplary President of the [chapter] by the grace of Allah.” (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 158)

July 2016
Sahibzada Mirza Maghfoor Ahmad

Sahibzadah Mirza Maghfoor Ahmad was appointed Amir Ahmadiyya Jama'at USA by Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) in July 2016. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 205)

29-31 July 2016

The Sixty-Eighth Annual Convention of Ahmadiyya Community USA was held at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex Harrisburg. 

Dr. Mirza Maghfoor Ahmad, Amir USA Jama'at, presided over the first session. He delivered inaugural as well as concluding addresses. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, May-June 2017, pp. 41-44)

20 January 2017
President Donald Trump Inaugurated

Donald Trump was inaugurated as 45th President of the United States. He remained in the office till 20 January 2021. (Wikipedia)

28-30 April 2017

The Thirty-Fourth Majlis Shura of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, USA was held at Bait-ur-Rahman Mosque, Silver Spring, MD. 

    Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V sent instructions to Shura representatives about their role, duties and responsibilities. 

National secretaries presented reports about their departments. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, March-April 2018, pp. 27-31)

14-16 July 2017

The Sixty-Ninth Annual Convention of Ahmadiyya Community USA was held at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex Harrisburg. The attendance was approximately 9,000.

Dr. Mirza Maghfoor Ahmad, Amir USA Jama'at, presided over the first session. He delivered inaugural as well as concluding addresses. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, November-December 2017, pp. 33-4)

22-24 December 2017

The 32nd Annual Convention of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, West Coast, USA was held at Bait-ul-Hameed, Chino. Total attendance of the convention was 1882, representing 55 chapters of the USA and seven countries around the world. The number of Ahmadi Muslim attendees were 1,592 and 290 non-Ahmadi guests. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, May-June 2018, pp. 40-46)

2018

A church building was bought in 2018 at Pico Rivera Los Angeles, CA and was converted to a mosque. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) named the mosque as “Masroor Mosque.” (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 304)

21 February 2018
Dr. Billy Graham Dies

A famous Christian Pastor Dr. Billy Graham from the US died at his home in North Carolina on 21 February 2018 at the age of 99. His net worth was $25m at the time of death. He had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1989. Illness and injury slowed Graham in his last decades. He retired in 2005. (Wikipedia)

13-15 July 2018

The Seventieth Annual Convention of Ahmadiyya Community USA was held at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex Harrisburg with an attendance of 9,920.

Dr. Mirza Maghfoor Ahmad, Amir USA Jama'at, presided over the first session. He delivered inaugural as well as concluding addresses. (Al-Nur, Vol. 41, Nos. 4-9, April-September 2020, p. 168)

October-November 2018

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) toured the USA for the fourth time. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 14)

16 October 2018

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) inspected MTA international’s Masroor Teleport which has been recently redeveloped. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 4-9, April-September 2020, pp. 207)

19 October 2018

Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad inaugurated the newly built mosque, Bait-ul-Aafiyat, in Philadelphia PA and later delivered Friday sermon from there. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 4-9, April-September 2020, p. 208)

19 October 2018

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) delivered the keynote address at a special reception held to mark the inauguration of the first purpose-built mosque, “Bait-ul-Aafiyat” (House of Security) in Philadelphia, USA. Over 175 dignitaries and guests attended the evening reception in the mosque.

Prior to the reception, the Mayor of Philadelphia, James Kenny and Congressman Dwight Evans had a personal audience with Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih. He also met members of the assembled media and answered questions about the objectives of the new mosque. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, pp. 208-210)

20 October 2018

Hazrat Mirza Mansoor Ahmad, Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) went to the Laurel Hill Cemetery Philadelphia and prayed at the grave of Dr. George Baker, a pioneer Ahmadi Muslim of the US Jama'at. [Khalifatul-Masih V’s tour of USA and Guatemala, October-November 2018, Part I (A personal account by Abid Khan), p. 74, the Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 4-9, April-September 2020, p. 216]

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) inaugurated the Bait-us-Samad Ahmadiyya mosque in Baltimore, USA. A special reception was arranged at Hilton Hotel, Baltimore, where 500 guests attended. He said, “True mosques are centers of peace, where Muslims join together in order to worship God Almighty and to serve humanity, irrespective of faith or belief.” (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 4-9, April-September 2020, pp. 211-215)

    Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V went to the Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia and prayed at the grave of Dr George Baker, a pioneer Ahmadi Muslim of the US Jama'at. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 4-9, April-September 2020, p. 216)

22 October 2018
Khalifatul Masih V Visits Bait-us-Samee Mosque

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) visited Bait-us-Samee Mosque in Houston, TX, before departing to Guatemala. [Khalifatul-Masih V’s tour of USA and Guatemala, October-November 2018, Part 2 (A personal account by Abid Khan), pp. 27-29]

23 October 2018

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) inaugurated Nasir Hospital in Sacatepéquez Guatemala. This is the state of art hospital built by Humanity First. Eight Hundred dignitaries and guests from twenty countries attended the reception. He said, “We seek no praise and reward for our humanitarian efforts because we are merely doing what our religion has taught us to do.” (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 4-9, April-September 2020, pp. 217-220)

    He also launched the first ever edition of Review of Religions magazine in Spanish language. [Khalifatul-Masih V’s tour of USA and Guatemala, October-November 2018, Part 2 (A personal account by Abid Khan), p. 81]

26 October 2018

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) delivered Friday sermon at Bait-us-Samee Houston, TX for the first time. He stressed the need to adopt the highest standards of righteousness as explained by the Promised Messiah (may peace be on him). [Khalifatul-Masih V’s tour of USA and Guatemala, October-November 2018, Part 3 (A personal account by Abid Khan), p. 81, Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 4-9, April-September 2020, pp. 221-222]

30 October 2018

Khalifa of Jama'at Ahmadiyya International visited Joppatowne, Maryland. He inspected the housing complex initiated by Majlis Ansarullah USA. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih (may Allah be his Helper) visited the houses of those Ahmadis who had purchased the houses in the housing complex. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, March-April, 2019, p. 24, the Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 4-9, April-September 2020, p. 216)

31 October 2018

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) held separate meetings with Sam Brownback, the United States Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Freedom and Congressman Jamie Raskin, a representative of Maryland in the House of Representatives. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V also met Ambassador Sam Brownback. [Khalifatul-Masih V’s tour of USA and Guatemala, October-November 2018, Part 2 (A personal account by Abid Khan), p. 66 and p. 69]

2 November 2018

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) delivered Friday sermon from Bait-ur-Rahman Mosque, Maryland (national headquarters of Jama'at Ahmadiyya community in the USA). After Friday prayer, he led a Bai‘at (pledge of allegiance) ceremony in which around 8,000 people took part. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 4-9, April-September 2020, p. 223)

3 November 2018

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) inaugurated Masroor Mosque in Manassas, South Virginia. The church building was procured in 2018. US congressman Gerry Connolly welcomed His Holiness Mirza Masroor Ahmad. A reception was arranged. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) delivered the keynote address. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 4-9, April-September 2020, p. 224)

4 November 2018

On 4 November 2018, the final full day of Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) was spent in audience with Ahmadis of the Jama'at USA and meetings with National Amila of Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya and National Amila of Jama'at Ahmadiyya, USA. [Khalifatul-Masih V’s tour of USA and Guatemala, October-November 2018, Part 4 (A personal account by Abid Khan), p. 43]

5 November 2018

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) delivered last Friday sermon of the tour at Bait-ur-Rahman, Maryland. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 226)

To honor the historic U.S. visit of Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Khalifatul-Masih V, nineteen members of the U.S. Congress co-sponsored a bi-partisan resolution No. 1125 before the U.S. House of Representatives. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 4-9, April-September 2020, p. 228)

2019

Ahmadiyya Jama'at USA introduced and implemented a new internet-based reporting system (AMC Reporting System) for the local chapters to report their activities online through the internet. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 32)

12-14 July 2019
Seventy-First Annual Convention

The 71st Annual Convention of Ahmadiyya Community USA was held at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, PA. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V (may Allah support him with His mighty help) sent a message. Nine thousand two hundred attended the convention while 25,000 watched the proceeding online. (Al-Hakam, 19 July 2019)

October 2019
Zion Mosque and Exhibition Center Project

Sahibzadah Mirza Maghfoor Ahmad, Amir Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, USA commenced the ambitious Zion Mosque and Exhibition Center Project.

11 December 2019
Safe Haven for Student Under Attack

On 11 December 2019, an eighteen-year-old student at Barnard College was stabbed and police opened fire to nab the culprits. The episode happened in a school situated in front of the Ahmadiyya mosque in Oshkosh WI. An Ahmadi Muslim girl student at the school opened the mosque and provided the running student a safe haven. (Fox News, 3 December 2019)

20-22 December 2019
West Coast Annual Convention

Annual Convention of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, West Coast USA was held at Los Angeles (Chino), CA. Sahibzadah Mirza Maghfoor Ahmad, Amir Jama'at USA addressed the concluding session on 22 December 2019.