IAR Exclusive Deluxe Hajj Program 2018/1439

Join the Islamic Association of Raleigh Hajj Family. Premium deluxe program exclusively for the IAR Hajj Group. Features include stress-free direct flights to Saudi Arabia, hotels located at the Haram boundary, room access during hajj rituals, stay at upgraded Mena Camp across Jamarat and much more.

Starts at an unbeatable $9,940. Register at iarhajj.org.

Reminder of upcoming events: IAR Cleaning Day | Logo Contest | General Body Meeting

Quran Night

Friday Night Program for April 27 is Quran Night between Maghrib and Isha prayers.

Quran recitation by Radia Oyewole.

Understanding of important victories in Islamic history presentation by Sufyan Abdul Lateef, Ahmed Rasheed, Abdurrahman Ali. Details

General Body Meeting

The IAR General Body meeting will be held on Friday May 4 at 8:30 pm in the Main Prayer Hall.

The main purpose of this event is to obtain community feedback. We also plan to present the annual report as well as the status of IAR businesses.

This is a great opportunity to meet with Shura, Committee chairs and the IAR Administration team to ask questions, share your concerns or to give suggestions for improvement and new programs.

Insha Allah, we look forward to seeing you. Please encourage other community members as well to attend this very important event.

Ramadan Volunteers

The Safety & Security committee is looking for volunteers to help during the month of Ramadan. If you are interested please sign up at Security Office desk in the masjid.

Al Iman School RFP

IAR seeks bids from licensed and bonded general contractors to renovate the first floor of the existing school building. Please review the following request for proposals.

Facilities Renovation Projects

Dear community members, our praise to Allah (SWT) for his blessings upon us. Alhamdulillah, with your help and support we have completed the renovation of the bathrooms for men and women. Jazakum Allahu Khairan for contributing to the costs of $70,000 for the renovation.

In preparation for Ramadan we have two small projects to enhance our Islamic center. Painting the facilities and replacing the old/broken chairs and tables that will be used for Ramadan Iftar.

We are asking for donors to pay for the cost of the painting about $10,000 and the cost for replenishing the chairs/tables about $13,000.

Please donate online, select Facility Management Fund to support this noble cause. For further clarifications, please connect with Imam Muamar.

May Allah reward you for your continuous support.

Security Guard

IAR is seeking a motivated, trustworthy individual to serve in the role of security guards. The positions are paid, part-time positions. There are two shifts: Morning shift from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm and Evening shift from 3:00 pm to close.

Please review the job description before applying for this position.

Al-Maida Kitchen Help

IAR is seeking a high performing, dependable and hard-working part-time team member/cook at Al-Maida Kitchen.

Please review the job description before applying for this position.

Logo Design Contest

The Youth Committee is inviting all of our youth to design a creative and elegant logo for the IAR Youth Committee.

Contest winner will receive a $150 Visa Gift Card. Deadline to submit is April 27, 2018. Details

IAR Cleaning Day

Please join in the initiative to clean our Masjid on April 28 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The Management Committee is seeking volunteers from the Community to help with this cleaning project.

Please register to volunteer by sending email with name and contact information to management@islam1.org.

ESL Class on Saturdays

IAR is pleased to bring the English as a Second Language (ESL) class for the community taught by certified teachers. The ESL class is aimed at community members who are in need to refine their English abilities and to become fluent.

The class will be held every Saturday from 11 am - 1 pm and we will start as soon as we have enough people registered. ESL Registration Form

Seeking IT Volunteers

The IAR is looking for volunteers with the experience in IT and specially on the web site design, and using the SharePoint as a main platform for centralizing our documentations, emails, calendars etc. Please submit your email to ceo@islam1.org

Dawah 101, Program for Youth

In collaboration with the Dawah Committee, the Youth Committee would like to offer Dawah 101 to our youth.
InshaaAllah we will cover how to give Dawah to your friends, teachers and neighbors. Must Attend for all Middle and High school Boys & Girls.
Dawah Club

Clubs and Sessions for Our Youth

The Youth Committee at the IAR is offering a wide variety of Clubs & Sessions for our youth. So far we have Adhan & Iqamah Club, Science Club, Technology Club and career club. Generally all clubs and sessions require registration and are 6 weeks long from 6:30pm to 8:00pm with breaks for Salah. Youth will have the opportunity to network with other youth and with our professional community members while gaining a skill. Our goal is to offer more Clubs & Sessions as they become available.

More information & registration

Friday Night Program For High School Girls

The Youth Committee has relaunched the Friday Night Program for the high school girls. They meet on the 2nd floor room 240 right after Isha Prayer. The program consists of various activities, sports & discussion. No registration required.

Official Statement on Triangle-Area Sermon

A news item has been circulating online regarding a Dec. 8, 2017 sermon by Mr. Abdullah Khadra at a Triangle-area mosque with some unfortunate language. This sermon was not held at or associated with the Islamic Association of Raleigh (IAR), and Mr. Khadra is not an employee of IAR. Any media outlets or individuals who have improperly and inaccurately attributed Mr. Khadra's sermon to IAR should immediately retract and correct this erroneous information.

To our knowledge, Mr. Khadra has no history of hateful or violence-inciting remarks...

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Seeking Volunteers For Committee Chairpersons

The IAR is looking for chairpersons' volunteers to fill the open positions. These positions are for 4 years subject to the approval of the Shura.

Additional details

Shura Term 2018-2021 - New IAR Officials

Alhamdulillah Br. Samy and I are honored and truly humbled to serve as the new Chair and Vice-Chair of the IAR for the Shura term 2018-2021. We are thankful to Allah (SWT) for His blessings and to all of you to trust us to serve as the officials of the IAR. This is a huge responsibility and Insha Allah we look forward to serving the community with your support and team work.


The Missing Piece

The IAR is delighted to announce a new weekly program, "The Missing Piece:" An Islamic Studies Class" for high school and college brothers and sisters beginning in January 2018. Please see the poster in the lobby.

Details & Registration

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April 24, 2018Sha'aban 9, 1439 Hijri

Prayer Times

Tuesday, April 24 2018




Fajr 4:57 AM 5:45 AM
Shuruq 6:30 AM
Dhuhr 1:18 PM 1:35 PM
Asr 4:57 PM 5:30 PM
Maghrib 7:59 PM 8:09 PM
Isha 9:07 PM 9:30 PM

April prayer schedule

Prayer times on your phone: https://raleighmasjid.org/m

Friday prayer topics and speakers to be announced soon.

Friday Prayer Schedule

  • 1st Shift:
    Khutba 11:30 / Salah 12:00
  • 2nd Shift:
    Khutba 1:00 / Salah 1:30
  • 3rd Shift:
    Khutba 3:00 / Salah 3:30