Free songs

Jum’ah Announcements 1/09/2015

2015 Membership Drive

Renew your MAGR membership or sign up for a new membership today! MashaAllah, the Rockford Muslim Community has been experiencing tremendous growth. Be a part of the MAGR organization by signing up your MAGR membership. Membership is $100 per individual age 18 years and older in your family.

Membership Benefits:
Voting privileges for general body meetings.

Nominate members to MAGR executive committee.

Nominate members to RISE/Iqra School board.

Serve on executive board and various committees.

Keycard access to facility – for access between prayer timings.

Support a growing organization – your $100 donation goes to support MAGR security system and other running expenses.
Sign up today in the MAGR office after Jumua. Online membership sign-up will be available through the website.

Upcoming Events
MAGR is hosting a Blood Drive on Friday, January 9th from 1:30-6:00pm in the gym. Your donation may save a life, so do not miss out on this opportunity to obtain reward. Walk-Ins are welcome but appointments are preferred. For appt, call/text Saad Siddiqui at 815-980-7857 or email ssiddiqui6@luc.edu.

Welcome Dinner for New Imam Shaykh Hamzah and his family on Friday, January 16th at 7pm. Everyone is welcome. Dinner will be served. Feel free to bring a sweet to share.

IQRA/RISE is seeking a Full-Time Elementary Arabic Teacher. Resumes may be emailed to chairman@rockfordiqraschool.com.

Sunday School is now in session. You may register online by clicking here:  Please fill out one form per child.

Jum’ah Announcements 1/02/15

1)   Tonight, January 2nd, Girl Scouts are hosting “Parents Night Out” from 6-9pmDrop off your child(ren) and enjoy the evening. Cost is $5 (per child). For more information or to register contact Linette Rojas atlinette_0125@yahoo.com or text (815) 540-3027.2)   MAGR is hosting a Blood Drive on Friday, January 9th from 1:30-6:00pm in the gym. Your donation may save a life, so do not miss out on this opportunity to obtain reward. Walk-Ins are welcome but appointments are preferred. For appt, call/text Saad Siddiqui at 815-980-7857 or emailssiddiqui6@luc.edu.

3)  Welcome Dinner for New Imam Shaykh Hamzah and his family onFriday, January 16th at 7pm. Everyone is welcome. Dinner will be served. Feel free to bring a sweet to share.
4)    Sunday School is now in session. You may register online by clickinghere:  Please fill out one form per child.

 

Jum’ah Announcements 12/26/14

1)   Today from 2pm to 3:30pmIQRA is opening the Book Fair for the community. Please come support the school! Today is the last day of the sale.

2)  This weekend, Soup Kitchen on Saturday and Sunday from 12pm to 3pmICNA Rockford is serving hot free lunches for those in need. Volunteers are needed in order to be prepared to serve the community. Please sign up for a 2 hour shift by clicking here . If you have any questions, please contact brother Khalid Siddiqui, Shafeeq Rafeequllah or Shareef Khoga or call 815-669-7965.

3)   Friday January 2nd, Girl Scouts are hosting “Parents Night Out” from 6-9pm. Drop off your child(ren) and enjoy the evening. Cost is $5 (per child). For more information or to register contact Linette Rojas at linette_0125@yahoo.com.

4)   MAGR is hosting a Blood Drive on Friday, January 9th from 1:30-6:00pm in the gym. Your donation may save a life, so do not miss out on this opportunity to obtain reward. Walk-Ins are welcome but appointments are preferred. For appt, call/text Saad Siddiqui at 815-980-7857 or email ssiddiqui6@luc.edu.

5)   Sunday School is now in session. You may register online by clicking here:  Please fill out one form per child.

Jummah Announcement 12/19/14

1) TONIGHT After Isha (8:00pm): Immigration Attorney, Afshan Khan will be presenting on the topic: “Bringing your family to the United States from Abroad” This is a free event. A brief Q and A session will be held afterwards.

2) Tomorrow, Saturday December 20th, Girl Scouts are hosting an International Food Fest from 6-8pm in the MAGR Gym. Come explore the world and have a taste from different countries. Admission is $5 (food included). Everyone is welcome. For more information contact sister Barbra Martinez at sistermartinez613@yahoo.com.

3) There will be a general body meeting held on Dec. 21st at 1:00pm. If quorum is not met the meeting will be postponed to 2:00pm and business will be conducted as usual. All Members are encouraged to attend. The year in review as well as general community updates will be discussed InshaAllah.

4) Inshallah ICNA Rockford’s next days for free hot lunch are Saturday, December 27th and Sunday December 28th. ICNA Rockford Volunteers are needed in order to be prepared to serve the community. Please sign up for a 2 hour shift by clicking here. If you have any questions, please contact brother Khalid Siddiqui, Shafeeq Rafeequllah or Shareef Khoga or call 815-669-7965.

5) MAGR is hosting a Blood Drive on Friday, January 9th from 1:30-6:00pm in the gym. Your donation may save a life, so do not miss out on this opportunity to obtain reward. Walk-Ins are welcome but appointments are preferred. For appt, call/text Saad Siddiqui at 815-980-7857 or emailssiddiqui6@luc.edu.

6) Iqra/RISE is seeking a Full-Time Elementary Arabic Teacher. Resumes may be emailed to chairman@rockfordiqraschool.com.

7) Middle School Math Teacher: Iqra is looking for a part time middle school math teacher to teach Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1 for 10 periods a week.

Jum’ah Announcements 12/12/14

1.  Girl Scouts are hosting an International Food Fest on Saturday, December 20th from 6-8pm in the MAGR Gym. Come explore the world and have a taste from different countries. Admission is $5 (food included). Everyone is welcome. For more information contact sister Barbra Martinez at sistermartinez613@yahoo.com.

2. NHS and NJHS students of IQRA School are holding a food drive during this month of December. They will be collecting food items for impoverished kids in the Rockford area. Drop off your donations at the school office. Donations can be made until December 22nd. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Abdallah at fabdallah@rockfordiqraschool.com or Mrs. Khan at mkhan@rockfordiqraschool.com.
3. There will be no election for 2015, due to all seats being unopposed or uncontested. The Final Ballot is posted on the display board.

4. There will be a general body meeting held on Dec. 21st at 1:00pm. If quorum is not met the meeting will be postponed to 2:00pm and business will be conducted as usual. All Members are encouraged to attend. 
 
5. Iqra/RISE is seeking a Full-Time Elementary Arabic Teacher. Resumes may be emailed to chairman@rockfordiqraschool.com.
6. Middle School Math Teacher: Iqra is looking for a part time middle school math teacher to teach  Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1 for 10 periods a week.
7. MAGR no longer accepts used clothes and household donations. Alternative places that will accept clothes and household donations are GOODWILL AND SALVATION ARMY. For questions contact Br. Samer Salem.
8.  Sunday School is now in session. You may register online by clicking here:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1AVXdfEvNg6u4DDPTf41Dk5WtHpd_a9FRgPiEHEMw2LE/viewform?usp=send_form   Please fill out one form per child.

“Cake Decorating Contest”

Jumua Announcements 10/03/14

Jumua Announcements 10/03/14

1. Friday October 3rd, 2014 – Guest Imam and Evening Program
Jumua prayers, Guest Imam – Shaykh Azfar Uddin

Evening Program after Magrib, 7:00 PM, The story of Yunus (AS)
2. Front Door Replacement – The north door (front entrance to old building) will be replaced this week and will not be usable until Friday evening. Please utilize the front masjid entrance (east entrance) until this Friday.

For Friday prayers, the sisters may use the Iqra entrance (south entrance) to access the sister’s area.

3. Tomorrow -Eid ul Adha – SATURDAY OCTOBER 4TH.

Prayer Location:  MAGR

Prayer Time: 9AM sharp
4. ICNA Center Rockford is hosting Meat drive 2014 on Sunday Oct. 5th
Time: 4pm till 8pm
Depositories : MAGR Rockford ph# 815-397-3311

Amana Food Market ph# 815-395-1233

Nabaa Market ph# 815-977-3981

  1. Sunday School is now in session. You may register on line by clicking here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1AVXdfEvNg6u4DDPTf41Dk5WtHpd_a9FRgPiEHEMw2LE/viewform?usp=send_form

Please fill out one form per child.
6. Ali Baba has special offers on Eid ul Adha.
The Salah times for this week:

Fajr             Zuhr                Asr      Maghrib         Isha

6:00am          1:10pm          5:15pm     6:40pm      8:00pm

Jazakum Allahu Khair

MAGR Board

ICNA Center Rockford is hosting Meat Drive 2014

Joint MAGR/ICNA Rockford Events!

Events this Weekend – Joint MAGR/ICNA Rockford Events!

Friday Sept 12th – Jumuah Salaah – Guest Khateeb – Shaykh Qutaibah Abassi , Dallas TX/ICNA Relief Outreach Director
7:30 pm – ICNA Rockford Launch – BBQ dinner. MashaAllah ICNA Rockford is launching a brand new outreach initiative with the presence of a DAWA center and soup kitchen. Representatives from ICNA national will be presenting on the amazing work that this organizationhas been doing. Join us for Cheeseburgers, hot dogs and pizza!
Saturday Sept 13th 730 pm – Ice cream night and Hangout Session with Shaykh Qutaibah Abassi

Maintaining Balance

Maintaining Our Balance – Islam
Friday Guest Khateeb and Evening Halaqa
Hooman Keshavarzi
Friday August 28, 2014 7:45pm
Join us for a discussion with Brother Hooman on maintaining and improving ourselves through studying the teachings of Islam.
      Hooman Keshavarzi is currently pursuing his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and holds a Masters of Clinical Psychology and a Bachelors of Science – specialist psychology track/minor in Islamic Studies. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at Argosy University Chicago, instructor of psychology at Islamic Online University and founder/director of Khalil Center – a community mental health center based out of Chicago. Hooman Keshavarzi is a national public speaker and trainer serving as a former Clinical supervisor at the Village of Hoffman Estates. Some of his research areas of interest and specialization include, Islamic models of psychotherapy, collectivistic cultural expressions in the US, Mental-spiritual Collaborative healthcare, traditional Islamic healing methods, current practices of psychology in the Muslim world, Islamic ethics in relation to clinical practice, forensic psychology in the Muslim world and Islamic jurisprudence, spiritual psychology and cultural competency.

This program is geared towards age 13 and above although all are welcome to attend.