People Group Profiles

“All nations will come and worship before you."

- Revelations 15:4

Gujarati (Muslim) of United States

People Group Info

Total Population: 15,000

ROP3 Code: 112775
IMB Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Gujarati
Language: Gujarati - (guj)
Religion: Islam - Shia
Country of Origin: India

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Majority Located Where

  Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA - 100

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Brief Profile

Gujarati Muslim are an South Asian Indian Muslims from the state of Gujarat in North-western coast of India.

They speak the Gujarati language as a mother-tongue (first language). The also follow certain customs different from the rest of Indian Muslims. Gujarati Muslims are very prominent in industry and medium-sized businesses, and there is a growing population in the United States.

Historically, each of the Muslim communities are endogamous. In India, endogamy remains important with the existence of matrimonial services specifically dedicated to the Gujarati Muslim community. However, this is not the case with Gujarati Muslim communities in the USA, where marriages outside the community are becoming increasingly common. This is largely attributed to there being a much smaller community in the USA when compared to the size of the community in India.

Gujarati Muslim predominantly are Shia Muslims with a minority being Ismaili Muslim.

Prayer Points

  • Ask God to reveal Himself to Gujarati Muslims through dreams.
  • Pray that evangelicals will engage Gujarati Muslims in both deed and word.
  • Pray that evangelical Gujarati Christians will share their faith with Gujarati Muslims.

People Group Resources - Gujarati
Audio and written Bible in Gujarati (India Revised Version).

Creation to Christ - Gujarati
Creation to Christ video in Gujarati.

Following Jesus - Gujarati
Discipleship videos contextual to Indian context in Gujarati language.

Got Questions?
Your Questions. Biblical answers in Gujarati.

Jesus Film in Gujarati
The life of Jesus video in Gujarti.

Jesus Film Project - Magdalena in Gujarati
Mary Magdalena film in Gujarati. This resource is very powerful among women.

Learning Resources

Learn more about "Any-3"
Any–3 provides biblical principles and practical steps that have equipped hundreds of Christians to witness confidently and effectively. Over the past decade, thousands of Muslims have been engaged with the gospel.

Learn more about "Learning Paths"
Online Courses for embracing, encountering and engaging diaspora people. Work at your own pace. Begin anytime and complete the course according to your schedule. Interactive, Hands-On Application.

Learn more about "Reaching the Nations"
This book delineates five disciplines Christians should develop in order to effectively reach the nations. More specifically, it will guide Christians to develop an engagement strategy in their locale.

Loving Muslims Small Group Study
This Loving Muslims booklet is a two-week group study that takes a deeper look at Christ’s command to "love our neighbor."

World Religions - Beliefs Overview
An overview of major world religions and cults - their beliefs and practices.

Overview of Islam
Overview of Islam and its sub-groupings. Developed by the North American Mission Board, SBC. Includes generalized witnessing tips.

Other Resources

Know God in 98 Languages
A CRU resource with 9 different witnessing models (e.g. 4 Spiritual Laws, etc.) in 98 languages.

Prayer Guide for Unreached Peoples
A 30 day guide to pray for unreached people groups.

Prayer Guide using the GOSPELS acronym
A prayer guide that utilizes the acronym GOSPELS to pray for workers among diaspora.

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United StatesAtlantaAtlanta-Sandy Springs-RoswellGA100