بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
Islamic Center of Charlotte
المركز الإسلامي لمدينة شارلوت
In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
Assalamu Alikum Wa Rahamtu Allahee wa Barakatuhu
Respected Brothers and Sisters
Ramadan Mubarak (1437/2016)
Insha’Allah this email reaches you and your family in the best of health and iman
The following are general information about 20156Ramadan Programs and Activities
Start of Ramadan
Monday, June 6th, 2016 in Shaa Allah
Shiekh Bassam Lectures
- Tafseer Surah Yousef (Chapter 50)
Everynight of Ramadan 30 minutes before Isha’
- Khaterah (Small lecture)
Daily after Fajr
Alhamdulillah, by the grace of Allah Subhanahu Wa Tala’a and the generous donors from our community, the Islamic Center of Charlotte provides free Iftar during the blessed month of Ramadan, serving 250 to 350 people every night.
ICC Ramadan committee is offering an opportunity to all community members to benefit Insha’Allah from this month by providing an Iftar Sponsorship Program during the holy month of Ramadan. The community members can participate in one of the following options:
Sign up to cook – By adding your name and phone number on the Ramadan Iftar Calendar to cook for a particular day during the month of Ramadan. ICC will provide the meat Insha’Allah.
The Ramadan Iftar calendar is located in front of Sheikh Bassam’s office.
Iftar Sponsorship Programs – By choosing one of followings Iftar sponsorship options:
Type of sponsorship Each days
Full Sponsorship (300-350 people)
Partial Sponsorship ( 100 People )
Also a special donation box for Ramadan Iftar Sponsorship is available to drop your donation to support this effort and all funds collected from the box will be Insha’Allah used to provide Iftar or Sohour during the month of Ramadan.
Please Note – ICC will Insha’Allah provide dates, drinks, paper products, and utensils.
To arrange all your Iftar sponsorship events please: Call the ICC Admin @ 704 650- 5283.
If no one answers, please leave your name, phone number and desired date of sponsorship.
Stop by the administration office to arrange for the Iftar sponsorship event.
***Please note all payments are due when ifatr sponsorship is made at least five days before the scheduled date. No exceptions will be made. If payment is not received on time, your date will be given to another donor***
ICC Ramadan committee Insha’Allah will be offering the following services during the month of Ramadan:
Baby-sitting for $1.00 per child
All children will need to be accompanied to the desinated
locations by their parents.
Children between 3 to 7 years old
Location: Baby sitting room next to the administration office
Children between 8 – 14 years old
Location: Game Room 1
- Fun Time
Youth from Ages 12 and up can have a fun time in Game Room 2.
With a condition – they must complete the first 4 Salawat of Taraweeh
$2.00 fee per child
A) Seerah of Sahabah/ Companions
B) Islamic Character
Open House Events
Insha’Allah this Ramadan the Dawah & Outreach committee will be hosting
TWO open house events:
June 11th 2016 between Maghrib and Isha’a at 8:00pm -9:30pm
June 25th 2016 between Maghrib and Isha’a at 8:00pm -9:30pm
Please invite your neighbors and co-workers to come and enjoy the food and ask questions about Islam and Muslims
>>>> General Guidelines<<<<
Respected Brothers and Sisters:
We are always in need for your support and the best support we can get from you is to follow the instructions and guidelines which will enable us to manage the activities during the month of Ramadan more smoothly Inshallah and we encourage everyone to observe by the following guidelines:
Calling for the Athan
The Head Imam has designated the folloiwngs brothers to call for the Athan:
Br. Omar Ottobashi, Br. Abdel Kader Arab and Br. Jamal Naim
So, we ask kindly to allow them to handle this responsibility
Please park in the designated parking space, and kindly refrain from parking in the fire lanes or handicap parking spaces. All parking spaces in front of the Masjid are reserved for the Handicapped or for our elders.
Please cooperate with all Masjid security personal
Control food and liquid waste.
Only add as much on your plate as you can eat.
Only collect as much water or juice as you can drink.
Bring reusable water containers from home.
Be mindful of water wastage when making Wudu.
THERE IS NO SMOKING ALLOWED on Masjid Attoubah (ICC) premises
If you see someone smoking ask them to politely put out their cigarette.
Please make lots of Daua’a for yourself, your family, for our community and for all the Muslims in the world.
We thank you for your continuous support, corporations, and generous donations
We ask Allaah Allah Subhanahu Wa Tala’a to strengthen us in Ramadan, accept our fasts, and reward us with His forgiveness and the highest place in Paradise
Jazakum Allah khair
ICC – Ramadan Committee