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Jummah Announcement 11/21/14

1.  Girl Scouts are hosting a Winter Clothing Drive for NEW hats, gloves and scarves to be given to the needy. You may donate items today and after Jumuah next Friday November 28thIn this cold weather let’s not forget those who are less fortunate.

2. Friday November 21st “How to bring family members to the U.S. from Abroad” - Presentation by immigration attorney Afshan Khan. 7:00PM

3. Special General Body Meeting Tues. Nov. 25th 7pm. If no quorum is reached the meeting will be rescheduled to 8pm and business will be conducted as usual. Policies and procedures will be discussed.

4. The elections for RISE board and MAGR positions (building chair andsunday school chair) will be held inshaAllah Sunday December 21st. Final ballots will be posted shortly inshaAllah.

5. Administrative Assistant Position: Part time position open for MAGR. Contact magr.list@gmail.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. How blessed are we to have hot food all the time? May Allah give us humility to never forget how lucky we truly are. Ameen.The next ICNA soup kitchen is Sunday November 29th.  Please contact brother Khalid Siddiqui, Shafeeq Rafeequllah or Shareef Khoga or call 815-669-7965

9. 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.

FROM SAT NOV. 8th:

Fajr             Zuhr                Asr         Maghrib         Isha

5:55am        1:10pm          3:05pm    4:35pm         8:00pm

Jazakum Allahu Khair

MAGR Board

“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.

The Prophetic Journey

MAGR special event – Evening with Shaykh Hussain Kamani
Friday August 22nd, 2014 8:00pm

The Prophetic Journey

Following in the footsteps of Ibrahim (AS), every year, millions converge to seek forgiveness and to earn reward from Allah (swt). Join us for an evening with Shaykh Hussain Kamani reflecting on the history of this Prophetic journey and pilgrimage – The Hajj. 

About Mufti Hussain Kamani
Born to a Hindu convert, Mufti Hussain Kamani began his pursuit of the Islamic sciences at the young age of six, finishing the memorization of the Quran at Darul Uloom Madania in Buffalo, New York in 1999. Having the growing thirst to quench more knowledge, Mufti Kamani then travelled across the world to the United Kingdom to attain more advanced formal Islamic authorizations in the Islamic sciences. He enrolled at the Darul Uloom in Bury, a renowned Islamic seminary. Mufti Hussain completed the traditional six-year curriculum covering the Arabic language, Arabic morphology, Islamic jurisprudence, Tafsir (exegesis), Hadith, Philosophy, and ‘Aqidah (Islamic Creed) under the guidance of some of the most recognized scholars in England.

Upon graduation he was then specially selected to enter a post-graduate level course in Islamic Law and Legal Verdicts (Fatwa), which he completed in two years. Alongside his religious studies, Mufti Hussain was also blessed with having the opportunity to study Management at the University of Coventry, where he completed a degree in Business Management.

Apart from being an instructor at Darul Hikmah and Darul Qaaim, Mufti Hussain is also an active Jujitsu fighter. He has won awards in international Jujitsu competitions and continues to train regularly alongside his other engagements. Many people also don’t know that he not only sells but also designs clothing for the Kamani fashion line.

Youth hangout with Mufti Kamani Friday- Aug. 21st – Tomorrow – 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Youth hangout with Mufti Kamani Friday - Tomorrow – 6:30 – 7:30 pm
In addition to the Prophetic Journey talk at 8pm on Friday. Mufti Hussein Kamani has agreed to hold an informal “hangout session” with the youth from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Mufti Kamani will lead a discussion on contemporary challenges faced by the muslim youth; this discussion will include an anonymous Q and A session.
We encourage all youth to take advantage of this valuable opportunity. The program is geared towards age 13 – 21.
was salaam,
MAGR youth committees

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Rockford ICNA Center

      
Dear community members of Rockford

Alhamdulillah with your support and Dua’s we are able to open ICNA Rockford unit in this Mubarak month of Ramadhan. We are registered as 501c3 charitable organization in state of Illinois and has our own Federal Tax ID EIN number.

We are thankful for your support, help and appreciation for ICNA in the past and present and InshaAllah looking for same in future too.

As you all familiar with the ICNA its???? mission (Seek the pleasure of Allah through the struggle of establishment of the Islamic system of life as spelled out in the Qur’an and the Sunnah of Muhammad) and its different projects like  ICNA ReliefWhyIslamGain peaceHelping handsoup kitchenshelter home and free clinics in various part of the country. We also have a youth wing forbrothers  and sisters and programs for children. InshaAllah with your support and help we can provide these services here in Rockford to fulfill our purpose as a Muslim Ummah.

We are planning to start a Dawah Center and soup kitchen in Rockford InshaAllah as our initial projects and we are in the process of buying a building close to downtown Rockford.

We need your support by helping us with your Dua, your time as volunteer and financial support as well. (All donations are tax deductible)  Please feel free to contact me with your advice, comments and help.  Whatever you can do for sake of Allah please do so, our goal is to please Allah only.

Looking forward to your support and working together!

Your brother in Islam

Khalid Siddiqui
President ICNA Rockford

ICNARockford@gmail.com
Phone: 815 669 7985

Islamic Circle of North America is a leading grass roots organization which seeks to obtain the pleasure of Allah (SWT) through working for the establishment of Islam in all spheres of life