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Ramadan at Bloomfield Town Hall

On June 12th, Imam Baykar Yurdakul was invited to Town of Bloomfield’s town council meeting to deliver a speech on the meaning of Ramadan. Audience listened attentively as Imam Baykar talked about Ramadan’s place in a Muslim’s life. We thank Mayor Joan Gamble and her staff for the opportunity to introduce Bloomfield’s Muslim community to […]

Free Audio Book Available for Download

The Letters by Imam Said Nursi from the Risale-i Nur Collection is now available as an audio book on our web site: The voice belongs to our beloved brother Zakaria from Atlanta, GA. The book is not fully complete, awaiting editing of some later chapters. Check back the link often as the updates will […]

Daily Salah

Bloomfield Muslim Community Center is now open for 5 times daily Salah (congregational prayer). Please come with your friends, family, and neighbors to join us in offering our daily Salah to our Creator & tafakkur (meditation) upon the Creator. Prayer times are posted on our homepage at For questions please call Imam Baykar directly at […]

Confirmation class visits Bloomfield Masjid

Unitarian Universalist Society: East`s,  Director of Religious Education, Gina Campellone, brought a group of students from her society to Bloomfield Muslim Community Center. Imam Baykar and Mustafa Akbulut presented the basics of Islam and took questions. 

LH4H participates in Vigils across CT

Lighthouse for Humanity: Bloomfield Muslim Community Center stands firmly against injustice. To that affect we have participated in Vigils/Memorials across CT including: Asylum Hill Congregational Church – Hartford, CT – June 13, 2016 Unitarian Universalist East – Manchester CT – June 15, 2016 Granby Town Green – Granby CT – June 16, 2015 First Congregational […]

Hartford Seminary hosts Imam Baykar and Dr Faris Kaya

On April 12th, Director of the Istanbul Foundation for Science & Culture Dr. Faris Kaya and Hartford Seminary alumnus and Imam of Bloomfield Muslim Community Center Baykar Yurdakul visited the Seminary, conversing with Admissions Director Tina Demo and a number of current students on Imam Said Nursi’s study of the Qur’an. They also met with Dr […]

Refugee Cultural Training for faith groups working with IRIS hosted by LH4H & MCCT

Refugee Resettlement groups in Hartford, West Hartford and Bloomfield will converge on Unitarian Society of Hartford ( for a half day training on Islamic and Arab cultural competency. Lighthouse for Humanity:Bloomfield Muslim Community Center with Muslim Coalition of Connecticut ( will host the refugee training. “We expect 100 members from over 30 Churches and a […]

Muslim American Society (MAS) Convention in Connecticut attended by LH4H Members

Lighthouse for Humanity members from across Connecticut including President Ali Furkan, Vice President Ismail Yildiz, Imam Ahmet Baykar, Imam Sami Abdul Aziz and many board members attended the MAS Convention yesterday. The convention took place at the Omni Hotel in New Haven CT. Lighthouse for Humanity contributed by providing a speaker for the 11:30am-12:30pm main […]