On Importance of Tranquility

Our young Quran students will present the Friday Night Program on October 25 after Maghrib prayers.

The theme is "Understanding the Ayaat Sakinah or Tranquility".

Recitation by Sumer Busisou, presentations by Mairah Khan and Yousuf Siddiqui. Closing remarks by Sh Misbah Badawy.

Shattering Doubts

IAR presents a one day workshop on Saturday November 2 at the Talley Student Union at NCSU.

Imam Abutaleb will be the key speaker. The title of the workshop is "Shattering Doubts: Finding faith when the mind questions God."

The objective is to empower us on how to deal with a lifetime of questions.

Workshop Registration

IAR Annual Report

It is with the blessings of Allah (SWT) that the IAR has continued to make progress during the year 2018-2019.

We are pleased to recognize IAR's achievements and to thank IAR members and fellow Muslims for your dedicated efforts and sincere help to strengthen our plans to move forward.

The IAR General Body Report (pdf) summarizes all of the accomplishments and future plans of our standing committees.

IAR Basketball League

Anyone in High School or College can sign up their teams for the IAR Basketball League.

Minimum of seven players per team.

Register your team to play in the league. Limited spots. First eight teams to sign up and pay registration fee before October 25 deadline.

Season begins on November 1 and ends in December.

Contact Muhammad Samara 919 600 2500 for details.

Registration Form | Basketball League Poster (pdf)

Weight of a Nation

The Imams are excited to announce a weekly class, "Weight of a Nation: Implementing the Prophet's Example".

The class meets every week on Saturdays at 8 am in the Women's Prayer Hall on the second floor.

All are invited to join | Add event to your calendar

Introduction to Fiqh

Al Furqan School and Youth Committee announce a new Sunday class, "Introduction to the Study of Fiqh and the Evolution of the Mathahibs"

Class begins on October 20 and meets every Sunday at 10:30 AM.

Registration Form

Social Justice Issues

Please help IAR Advocates to identify the top pressures or issues facing Muslims in Wake County.

By completing this anonymous survey, you will help us identify top social justice issues facing our community.

IAR Advocates Community Survey

Shura Elections

IAR Shura Elections will be held on Sunday November 17.

The final voting and shura-eligible members lists are posted on the bulletin boards.

The shura application is now open. Eligible and interested members are requested to drop off the completed application form (pdf) in the donation box located in the lobby by October 24.

If you have any questions, please email membership@islam1.org.

Helping Our Community

IAR has been recognized and achieved Silver Certification by MUHSEN, an organization co-founded by Sh Omar Suleiman striving to create a better understanding of disabilities in our community and chart a better future.

To complete this, IAR volunteers and staff completed a checklist of several educational, data-gathering, facilities, and accessibility items.

Among the many to whom we are indebted, we would like to acknowledge and appreciate the remarkable volunteer efforts of Sr Azleena Azhar and Sr Arshiya Siddiqui.

Their co-leadership as volunteers of the IAR Wellness Team has enriched our community with expanding care and compassion for our congregation and beyond.

Volunteer Committee

The IAR is delighted to announce the formation of the IAR Volunteer Committee.

The Volunteer Committee will develop uniform volunteer recruitment, orientation, training, and continuous quality improvement policies and procedures to ensure the volunteers at IAR get the most out of each volunteer experience.

Please send your nominations to iarchairman@islam1.org

More details

High School Girls Halaqa

A weekly program for high school girls to gather and learn and develop sisterhood.

We meet every Saturday from 5:30-6:30 PM in the Second Floor Glass Rooms.

Registration Form

IAR School Board

IAR is seeking a chairperson for the newly formed School Board.

The School Board will develop both short and long term strategies for future growth, competitive educational performance, fiscal independence and financial efficiency of the IAR schools.

Job Description

Free Tutoring

IAR is pleased to announce tutoring for Elementary to High School students in English, Math, Science and Social Studies.

We meet every Monday from 5:00 to 6:30 PM on the second floor room 240.

Free Tutoring Details

IAR Umrah package as a reward

IAR is still seeking qualified candidates to fill the now vacant position of the CEO. IAR is accepting applications until the position is filled.

IAR is reaching out to the community and welcomes leads to qualified, willing and able candidates to fill this CEO position.

Person recommending the would be successful and to be hired candidate would be eligible for the IAR Umrah package as a reward.

IAR CEO Job Description

IAR Community Newsletter - May 2019

YASEER Youth Volunteers

THRIVE at IAR is excited to announce YASEER, a youth volunteerism group that links Muslim high school students to service opportunities around the Triangle area.



IAR Fundraising Statement

The Islamic Association of Raleigh would like to thank you for your continuous and steadfast support of your center.

Your generous donations help us improve on the programs and services we provide to our community members as well as maintain, manage and beautify the center. Your feedback and input are always welcome and appreciated. JAK for being an important part of the IAR.

IAR Fundraising Brochure

Imam Baianonie's Book on Fiqh

Alhamdulillah our respected Imam Baianonie's book on Fiqh is now available to download.

Differences in Fiqh Made Easy (pdf)

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Prayer Times

Wednesday, October 23 2019




Fajr 6:03 AM 6:30 AM
Shuruq 7:29 AM
Dhuhr 1:04 PM 1:35 PM
Asr 4:03 PM 4:30 PM
Maghrib 6:32 PM 6:42 PM
Isha 7:50 PM 8:00 PM

October 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