Items of Interest

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  • Saying of the Week

    "I have been sent to perfect good character."

    He also said:

    "The believers  most perfect in faith are those best in character."

    Holy Prophet Muhammed (Peace Be upon Him)

    Funeral Announcements

    INNA LILLAHI WA INNA ILAYHI RAJIOON "To Allah we belong, and to Him is our return". (Al-Baqarah 2:156)

    Namaz-e-Wahshat: In the first Raka'at, after reciting Surah al-Hamd, Ayatul Kursi should be recited once and in the second Raka'at, Surah al-Qadr should be recited 10 times after Surah-al-Hamd.

    Namaz-e-Haddiye Mayyit: In the first Raka'at, after reciting Surah al-Hamd, Surah Qadr should be recited. In the second Raka'at, after Surah al-Hamd recite Surah Kawther.

    Community Announcements

    Sheikh Jaffer H Jaffer invites all the youths of the community to participate in a special event during the Thanksgiving Break:

    - Thursday from 12:30pm - 3pm boys and girls between the ages of 14-25. Topic is an open forum to 'The Keys of Success'.
    - Friday from 1pm - 3:30pm boys and girls between the ages of 9-13. Topic is 'Kerbala In Me'.

    Lunch will be provided. Parents please encourage your children to attend these events

    Ziyarat Ashura


    - Thursday, August 21st (Shawwaal 25th Night)

    • SHAHADAT 6th Imam Jaffer Sadiq A.S
    • 7:55  pm Surah-e-Yasin
    • 8:09 pm Salaatul Maghrib followed by Dua Kumayl, Marsiya, Majalis, Mataam and Ziyarat-e-Waritha
    • Majalis recited by Sheikh Bilal Hussein

    - Friday, August 22nd (Shawwaal 26th Night):

    • 1:00 pm Juma’a Program
    • 8:07 pm Salaatul Maghrib

    - Saturday, August 23rd (Shawwaal 27th Night):

    • 8:06 pm Salaatul Maghrib

    - Sunday, August 24th (Shawwaal 28th Night):

    • 5:30 am Fajr Program


    • Each year NASIMCO offers scholarships to students for Community Service and Academic Achievement (CSAA). The awards aim to encourage the youth of North American communities to excel in their academic achievements and also to reward them for their voluntary services in their respective communities. This year there are THIRTEEN scholarships available.  Please visit for further information or click here to access the application form (View Program Flyer). DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUGUST 24TH, 2014.
    • United Muslim Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of ECRA, Encouraging Children to Read Ahead, first reading incentive program formed by a Muslim organization for low-income public school. In loving memory of Shirin Aunty Jeevraj, UMF humbly requests donations to be made to support the needs of homeless in Florida. (Watch Video) Donations can be made online or, passed to Sr. Farha Fazel.

    Please make a donation today using our secure online donation form hosted by PayPal


    Al-Ahad Islamic Center encourages all community members wishing to donate towards a specific fund to a member of the management team.  For those wishing to donate towards GENERAL FUNDS may do so online.  Please note PayPal does charge upto 3.5% in fees, kindly add 3.5% towards your intended donation amount so the receipt can reflect the intended donation.  Thank you for your support.

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