UPDATE (12/11 - Morning):

Alhamdolillah, as of Dhuhr prayers today - Dec. 11th - the IAR facilities are open for all prayers and activities on our standard schedule.

The activities will be limited to inside the facility due to snow/ice and some slippery conditions in the parking lot. Please exercise caution as you drive or walk on premises. 

 

Jazakum Allahu Khairan to all staff and volunteers for their dedicated work to help re-open the Center.

Duke Study on Muslim Patient Experiences

Dr. Amanda Kolmar, a pediatric doctor at Duke, is doing a study to learn about Muslim parent experiences with pediatric palliative care and end of life care. If you are a Muslim and have a child who faced a life-limiting illness, she would very much like to hear about your experiences.

The study consists of a maximum one hour long interview and your responses will be anonymous. Participants will be compensated for their time with a Kindle Fire tablet. If you are interested in participating, please contact her directly at Amanda.reider@duke.edu.

Preparing Your Estate Plan Seminar

It’s a topic people tend to put off or ignore, but one of the most important things you can do is to develop a sound estate plan. Doing so lets you take a giant step toward a more secure future for yourself and generations to come. 

RSVP by 12/14/2018 | Details

Post-Survey Announcements

Assalamu'alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh.

The following report will briefly highlight the findings of the IAR Strategic Planning 2018 Community Survey.

Survey summary (pdf)

IAR needs a Treasurer

The IAR is seeking a volunteer to serve as Treasurer. The treasurer will be a member of the administration team.  The role of the treasurer is to review the financial transactions on a monthly basis and generate a monthly cash flow statement. The statement indicates the account payable/receivable and the account balance for all standing committees. The treasurer is responsible for matters related to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and other tax agents.

The following are requirements for this position:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field. 
  • Have strong knowledge of accounting, which includes an understanding of fund accounting and reconciling accounts. 
  • Experience with ACS financial system is a plus.

Time Commitment: about 8– 16 hours per month.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to jobs@islam1.org

Winners of Quran Competition

Congratulations to all the winners and participants of the 2018 IAR Quran Competition.

This year, there were nearly 100 contest participants, ranging from 3 - 50 years of age.

Details | Quran Competition Results

Umrah with Imam AbuTaleb

IAR thanks the community for the interest in joining our Family & Youth Umrah Retreat with Imam AbuTaleb. Alhumdulillah, we are sold out for the 2018 Umrah.

Please visit iarumrah.org for details.

Hiring Youth Director

The Islamic Association of Raleigh is seeking a full time Youth Director to manage and expand the existing youth programs at the IAR.

To see current programs as well as the goals of the IAR Youth Committee, please visit IARyouth.org

Job Description

Make Eid a Public Holiday

Make Eid a Wake County Public School holiday. Please support this initiative by completing the online petition.

Marketing Committee Positions

The IAR is delighted to announce the formation of the marketing committee. The Marketing Committee sets the vision for and manages the overall marketing strategy of the IAR. 

The purpose of this committee is to:

  • Work with the IAR-CEO to define the short-term and long-term marketing needs.
  • Contribute to and review the marketing plan to ensure progress toward annual and long-range goals.
  • Set priorities for marketing efforts; evaluate plans and strategies; and present outcomes to admin team.
  • Work with different committees to coordinate efforts around, public relations, website, social media communications, newsletters, annual report, and other marketing projects.
  • Identify and recruit community members to serve on the Marketing Committee.
  • Engage in advocacy and networking.
  • Keep our community members informed with all the current activities and services that we offer.

Requirements: bachelor's degree in marketing research or a related field, business administration or communications

Time Commitment: about 4 – 8 hours per month. These are volunteer positions.

If you are interested to lead or join this committee, please send your resume to jobs@islam1.org

Beyond Hifdh Program

An-Noor Quran Academy, in collaboration with Al Hirz Institute is excited to present "Beyond Hifdh Program" for An Noor Alumni.

This program is focused on improving our youth's understanding and application of Islam through special, engaging classes and fun-filled activities. Classes will be held once a week on Friday from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at IAR.

The program will include evening / overnight program on the fourth Friday of every month. Cost for the program is $200 due in full first week of the program.

Registration is open to ANQA Alumni and current full time Students of ANQA, as well as the community at large. Details

Wisdom for Rightful Living

The Living Islam Series of classes taught by Imam Abutaleb and Imam Muamar attempts to contextualize the Prophetic guidance in our contemporary lives through the Forty Hadith of Imam Nawawi.

The goal of the Wisdom for Rightful Living class is to seek closeness to Allah through the understanding of central principles of faith, law, worship, life, and spirituality.


RSVP on the Facebook Event Page
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High School Girls Halaqa

High School Girls Halaqa is held each Friday evening after Asr prayers on 2nd floor of the masjid.

IAR Community Newsletter

Read an interview with Imam AbuTaleb in our inaugural IAR Community Newsletter.

General Body Meeting Report

The annual general body meeting was held on Friday May 4. The IAR General Body Meeting Report (pdf) summarizes the accomplishments of the various standing committees and their plans for the next year.

Volunteers Needed

The Refugee Support Team needs volunteers to help launch and sustain the volunteer activities.

IAR Social Welfare Committee Refugee Volunteer Sign-up Form

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December 13, 2018Rabi' al-thani 5, 1440 Hijri

Prayer Times

Thursday, December 13 2018

Prayer

Adhan

Iqamah

Fajr 5:45 AM 6:15 AM
Shuruq 7:16 AM
Dhuhr 12:14 PM 1:35 PM
Asr 2:44 PM 3:30 PM
Maghrib 5:05 PM 5:15 PM
Isha 6:32 PM 7:30 PM
 

December prayer schedule

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

Friday Prayer Schedule

  • 1st Shift:
    Khutba 11:30 / Salah 12:00

    The Thatched Hut

    Sh. Chafik Bakkari

  • 2nd Shift:
    Khutba 1:00 / Salah 1:30

    Strong Family Bond

    Imam Muamar Dahnoun

  • 3rd Shift:
    Khutba 2:10 / Salah 2:35

    The Relevance Of Islam and Prophet Shuayb: Lessons on the Power Elite, Wealth Inequality, and Role Models

    Anas Askar