IAR shura elections

Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2015 Shura. Deadline for Nomination is October 26, 2014, 9:00 PM.

Self-nomination Application forms can be found in the wall-mounted rack located in the main lobby or can be downloaded.

A Preliminary List of members eligible to run for Shura is posted in the lower and upper lobbies. The election will be held on Sunday, Nov. 16th (The Meet the Candidates forum will be held on Friday, Nov. 14th after maghrib)

Any questions about membership, voting and/or Shura eligibility, please contact: office@islam1.org.


Nomination form

Seeking Applications from Volunteers for Members of School Board at IAR (3 Positions)

The IAR Shura has approved the formation of a "School Board" that will provide a coherent long-term vision for Islamic Education at IAR and will focus on strategic planning for future growth for both Al-Iman and An-Noor Schools. IAR is seeking applications from volunteers to serve as "Members" on the School Board.

Send applications to the School Board (iar-schoolboard@islam1.org). Interested candidates are also encouraged to contact Br. Munir Abdullah if more information on this volunteer opportunity is desired or to discuss their candidature.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2014.

More info and Qualifications

Friday Night Boy's program

The Friday Night Boy's program for boys aged Elementary and Middle School will resume Friday, October 17th. Sign in will begin at 7:00PM in the gymnasium every week. Please see Br. Mahen Khan or Br. Aatif Abdul Qadeer for further details.

Youth Dawah Workshop

The MYC of the IAR and ICM will be holding a dawah workshop for the youth at the IAR on Saturday, October 25th from 6:00 PM until 8:30 PM. All of the youth are strongly encouraged to attend in order to learn how to respond to their non-muslim peers when they ask critical questions regarding the deen.

Iqraa Al Quran- Learn to Read Like the Prophet (SAW)

It is a responsibility for every Muslim to learn to read the Quran correctly. Iqraa Al Quran is a class taught by An Noor Quran Academy's certified experts focusing on proper Quran reading and recitation.

These classes are open to the community and to all students from elementary to college and beyond, and from Beginner to Advanced levels.

  • Classes will be 90 minutes each, twice weekly, with flexible evening and weekend hours.
  • Classes will be offered in small groups to allow for more individualized attention.
  • Fee is $75/month. Second/multiple student(s) in the family is additional $50 /month.
  • All classes are held at IAR.

Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity to learn!

Info and registration

Imam Selection Update

The IAR Shura has decided to have only one Imam for the IAR. At this stage The Imam Selection Ad Hoc Committee (The Committee) is still soliciting applications for the Imam Position and has posted advertisements through several outlets. The Committee has drafted minimum requirements for the Imam position based on the IAR Constitution and Community Priorities.

Imam position minimum requirements

MYC Umrah Retreat

The MYC of the IAR and ICM is holding its annual Umrah retreat this winter break December 24th through January 2nd. Seats are extremely limited.

More details & registration info

Imam Position

The Raleigh Masjid is seeking an Imam with the following qualifications:
  • A degree in Islamic Studies or related Sharia area from an accredited university
  • Excellent Qur'anic recitation skills and strong memorized command of a significant portion of the Qur'an
  • Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Adequate knowledge of Fiqh to teach and counsel the community on matters of Fiqh in the four main schools of thought
  • Adequate knowledge of the Seerah of the Prophet (PBUH)
  • Fluent in English - spoken and written
  • A strong understanding of Islamic etiquettes, manners, and appropriate behavior
  • A complete understanding of challenges and hardships Muslim youth face in the US
  • US work authorization

Salary is commensurate with qualification and experience. To apply please submit your resume along with references and recommendations to jobs@raleighmasjid.org. For a more detailed job description please see raleighmasjid.org/imamposition

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October 21, 2014Dhu al-Hijjah 27, 1435 Hijri

Prayer Times

Tuesday, October 21 2014




Fajr 5:57 AM 6:30 AM
Shuruq 7:26 AM
Dhuhr 1:04 PM 1:35 PM
Asr 4:53 PM 5:00 PM
Maghrib 6:35 PM 6:45 PM
Isha 7:56 PM 8:30 PM

October prayer schedule

Prayer times on your phone: http://www.raleighmasjid.org/m

Salah Durations

Friday Prayer for IAR

  • Topic / Speaker
  • First Shift:
    12:00 - 12:35

    Title to be announced

    Aatif Abdul-Qadeer

  • Second Shift:
    1:35 - 2:10

    Title to be announced

    Okasha Hasan

  • Third Shift:
    3:30 - 4:00

    Title to be announced

    Jamshed Khan


Friday Prayer for ICM

  • Topic / Speaker
  • ICM First Shift:
    1:10 - 1:40

    Title to be announced

    Abdenasser Zouhri

  • ICM Second Shift:
    2:10 - 2:40

    Title to be announced

    Mahen Khan

  • ICM Third Shift:
    3:30 - 4:00

    Title to be announced

    Hassan Masood

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