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, 2020, the food drive will occur from May 17 to May 25, 2020.

Proceed with caution as there is ongoing new building construction happening. We ask that you drive in, drop off, and drive out. Please do not try to enter the Gurudwara Sahib, as it is still closed per Maryland State guidelines.

Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh

Vaisakhi 2020: Online on Facebook

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 entry into the Gurdwara Sahib.  Accordingly, please do not come to the Gurudwara premises in person. We humbly request that you follow the State of Maryland Department of Health guidance, to review the symptoms and how to find testing.

In light of this, we will not continue official live online streaming of diwans. We have been pleased to see so many of you watching the live online diwans safely at home. We will keep you informed as to when this will be available again.

Please follow us on Facebook for updates on live-stream prayers and other relevant information. Click here to go to the GNFA Facebook Page now.

We wish you continued safety precautions and good health. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact: management@gnfa.org

Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa,
Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh

Yours in Service,
The GNFA Management

Online Diwan Schedule & Closure Update

ONLINE ONLY GNFA Activities

Dear Sadh Sangat Ji,

Sat Sri Akal Ji, in an effort to spiritually support you and your families from a distance during the extraordinary circumstances of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, GNFA will be offering live online streaming of diwans via Facebook. Follow us now so that when the Bhai Sahibs start, the video will show up in your Facebook news feed automatically.
Click here to go to the GNFA Facebook Page now.

In-person diwan attendance is still cancelled until March 28, 2020, please do not come to the Gurudwara in person as these are online-only, live streaming events. This is for the health and safety of the Sangat.

We humbly request that you continue to follow the State of Maryland guidance to stay at home.

Online ONLY:
Wednesday Evening Diwan

7:30 PM     Rehraas Sahib
8:00 PM     Kirtan – Bhai Jagmohan Singh Ji
9:00 PM     Samapti

Online ONLY:
Friday Evening Diwan

7:30 PM     Rehraas Sahib
8:00 PM     Kirtan – Bhai Jagmohan Singh Ji
9:15 PM     Samapti

Online ONLY:
Sunday Morning & Afternoon Diwans

6 -8 AM.      Sukhmani Sahib
8 -10 AM     Asa Ki Vaar Kirtan – Bhai Jagmohan Singh Ji
11:00 AM     Nitnem
12:00 PM     Kirtan – Bhai Jagmohan Singh Ji
1:30 PM       Samapti

We wish you continued good health and safety. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact: management@gnfa.org

Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa,
Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh

Yours in Service,
The GNFA Management

Date Change: Youth Kirtan Sammelan at GNFA, now September 7, 2020

Sadh Sangat ji,

As a precaution on account of the corona virus, the 16th Annual Washington Capital Sikh Youth Kirtan Sammelan at the Guru Nanak Foundation of America in Maryland has been re-scheduled. It will now take place on the Monday of Labor Day Weekend: September 7, 2020.

Since there is a previously scheduled private function at GNFA on Saturday, September 5 and the regular divan is scheduled for Sunday, September 6, the sammelan will take place on Monday, which is a holiday.

Please see the updated attachments containing rules and guidelines, judging criteria, and registration form. The new registration deadline is August 9, 2020.
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Where to get the COVID-19 test?

https://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov

Enter your zip code to find out the nearest COVID-19 test site.

1. Go to clinics instead of crowded large facilities.

2. Fees: Testing and Treatments are free.

If confirmed, stay in home isolation for 14 days, please help stop spreading COVID-19.

Proactive screening to stop the spread.

Not feeling well? Get tested.

Covid19 – Punjabi Poster

Vadda Ghallughara Seminar- Feb 1, 2020

Special Kirtan Darbar at GNFA-Dec 31 

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