GNFA Membership Drive

 

 

 

Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh!!

We hope that you are staying safe, healthy and in Chardi Kala.

As you are aware, due to the COVID-19 situation the Gurdwara Sahib has been closed for personal visits/darshan, for the safety of our Sangat, our Bhai Sahibs and all Sevadars. Despite the Gurdwara’s closure, we are fortunate to still be able to fulfill our spiritual needs by listening to our beloved Bhai Sahibjis performing the regular online diwans on Facebook.

Under normal circumstances we would be towards the end GNFA’s Annual Membership drive. Applications would be completed and verified by proof of identification in person, for both existing and new members. However, given this unprecedented unusual time, the GNFA Board of Trustees has made a one-time exception to allow our Sadh Sangat to submit their membership applications online or by mail. This is due to the unforeseen circumstances of COVID-19 and to maximize the Sadh Sangat’s safety.

The Board of Trustees held an emergency meeting and overwhelmingly approved the motion to extend the deadline to June 30th, 2020, to be qualified to vote in this year’s elections in November. All applications will be verified by the Membership Committee, once the Gurdwara Sahib is completely open. To protect member’s privacy, we will be verifying member’s identification in person.

It is our humble request to the Sadh Sangat to do the following:
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Free Grocery Drive Through-GNFA

Sat Sri Akal Sadh Sangat Ji, We are asking for our sangat's help in feeding the larger Maryland community. Donate non-perishable food items to GNFA. These groceries will be distributed to the community in two ways: Local families can pick up … [Continue reading ...]

Langar Seva – Food Drive – May 17-25

The drop-off box for the Langar Sewa - Food Drive mentioned in this email will be located by the double doors on the side of the Gurdwara Sahib under the awning. The food will be brought in everyday. The drop box will be placed on Thursday May 14, … [Continue reading ...]

Mrs. Jaimala Singh 10/11/1954 – 05/05/2020

On May 5th, Mrs. Jaimala (Mala) H. Singh, the loving wife of Dr. Harjit Singh and mother to one stepson and two sons, passed away at the age of 65. Her loving nature and charismatic spirit will be remembered by countless family members and friends … [Continue reading ...]

Online Golak

Sadh Sangat Ji, Sat Sri Akal. GNFA is pleased to see so many of you viewing the online diwans on Facebook. We will continue to stream online services as long as it is safe to do so. We are so grateful to the Bhai Sahibs for providing us with … [Continue reading ...]

Vaisakhi 2020: Online on Facebook

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Request for Sewa: Handmade Face Masks Needed

Sadh Sangat Ji, GNFA has received a request from the Howard County General Hospital to make homemade face masks. Below are a few links to directions on how to make the masks: Howard County/John's Hopkin's face mask guidelines and pattern: Face … [Continue reading ...]

Online Diwan Schedule Resumed

Online Diwan Schedule Resumed Gurudwara is still closed for daily activities and visits. Dear Sadh Sangat Ji, Sat Sri Akal Ji, we hope this email finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe at home … [Continue reading ...]

Per the State of Maryland, GNFA will be closed

Dear Sadh Sangat Ji, Sat Sri Akal Ji. Per the executive order issued by the Governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan, Guru Nanak Foundation of America (GNFA) will be closed effective 8:00pm March 30, 2020 until further notice.  No one will be permitted … [Continue reading ...]

Online Diwan Schedule & Closure Update

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