ICCP WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENT - 8/ 17/17
(25 Dhul Qadah 1438)
To access the ICCP Website, please click:
Friday August 18, 2017
10601 River Road
Potomac, MD 20854
Khateeb: Imam Tarif Shraim
Preceded with Qirāt by Qarī Anas @1:05PM
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Daily Prayer (Iqamah) Times at ICCP
Note the Fajr & 'Isha prayer time change effective Aug 18, 2017
Fajr: 5:45AM; Dhuhr: 1:30PM; ' Asr: 6:00PM; Maghrib: 5 minutes after sunset; 'Isha: 9:30 PM
Weekly Discussion Forums
"Islam Unplugged" With Dr. Tarek Elgawhary
- Ask anything you want to know about Islam
Friday August 18, 2017 @ 7- 8:00PM
Please send in any questions to
We continue our open Q&A format that will hopefully lead to many fruitful conversations about Islam as it relates to our lives and the modern state. It is our hope that our younger community members will find this an accessible forum, especially those who are about to journey off to college in the Fall.
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Qur'an Reflections with Imam Tarif Shraim
Surat An-Nāzi`āt (Those who drag forth 79)
Sunday August 20, 2017@ 5:45 AM
Preceded by Fajr Salat
We continue our weekly discussions and exploration of the miraculous nature, eloquence, and power of the Qur'an to address our challenges and transform our lives.
The format is comprised of a presentation on many of the main themes and meanings of the Surah followed by an open discussion in which participants can share thoughts and ask questions. This is followed by further discussion over a pot luck breakfast.
Solar Eclipse Prayer -- Salatul Kusuf
Solar Eclipse Monday August 21, 2017
(Note Duhur Congregational Prayer at 1:30 PM)
In Washington DC Area begins at 1:17 PM; Maximum at 2:42 PM; ends 4:01 pm;
Duration 2 hours,44 minutes
Community members are highly recommended to perform Sunnah prayer Salatul Kusuf (solar eclipse prayer) of two Rak’aat during the time when the sun is eclipsed and make supplications to Allah, asking for His forgiveness and mercy. While Salatul Kusuf is offered in congregation, it may also be performed individually. For more information on Salatul Kusuf and how to perform it, please visit this link: The Islamic Significance of a Solar or Lunar Eclipse
Eid Al-Adha announcement
Eid al-Adha @ ICCP
Eid al-Adha is expected to be celebrated on Friday, September 1, 2017. However, it could be on September 2, since following its adopted current criteria for Eid al-Adha, the Fiqh Council of North America announces that the final determination of the date of Eidul Adha will be contingent on the announcement by the Hajj authorities in Makkah of the day of Arafah, and Eidul Adha will be on the day following the day of Arafah. We will communicate to you the confirmed date.
The following, Inshallah, will be the Eid prayer arrangement at ICCP:
Venue: 10601 River Rd, Potomac, MD 20854
1st Jamaat: Takbiraat starting at 7:00 followed by Prayer & Khutba at 7:30 AM
2nd Jamaat: Takbiraat starting at 9:00 followed by Prayer & Khutba at 9:30 AM
Further announcements to follow once the precise day of Arafah is known in a week's time
Eid Picnic/Reunion - Sunday September 3, 2017
The Picnic/Reunion will be held at the ICCP
on Sunday, September 3, 12-5 pm.
We request you to RSPV and register number of participants,
E-mail : [email protected]
RSVP Sign-up Sheet available in the Library
ICCP Special Program for Disabilities
Building a More Inclusive Community
Please Mark Your Calendar please:
Friday, September 8, 2017 at 7pm
Taking the place of our regular program Islam Unplugged
Sr. Joohi Tahir, Executive Director of MUHSEN
Dr. Tarek Elghawary
Lead a discussion on the importance of accommodating and embracing disabilities in the Muslim community.
MUHSEN is a non-profit organization serving the community to establish a more inclusive "Special Friendly" environment for our brothers and sisters of all disabilities. MUHSEN advocates, educates, trains, and implements programs to improve access to masjids for disabled and special needs individuals, as well as acceptance and inclusion by the community.
Refreshments will be provided following the program.
Sunday School Summer Program
Sundays from July 16 to Aug. 20, 2017
@10AM to 1 PM
Instructor Qari Ali Sbai & assistant Sr. Ashpiha
Program includes: Arabic, calligraphy, Quran, stories and wudu-salah.
ICCP School Supply Drive
For Ar Rashidun/DC Middle & High School Backpacks
Friday, August 11 – Friday, August 25, 2017
A well deserving effort: You are invited to sponsor 1 or two or three backpacks for 6th - 8th Grades; 9th-12th Grades for distribution to Middle & High Schoolers. What needed are:
Please click here for wanting list.
Contact: [email protected]
ICCP Monthly Non-perishable Food Drive
for Ar Rashidun, our sister community in DC
Friday, August 11 - Friday, Sept 1, 2017
ICCP Social Services is collecting non-perishable food items for Ar Rashidun/DC.
pasta, pasta sauce, tuna, sugar, oil, cereal,
kids snacks, peanut butter, jam, flour
Drop at the Bin marked FOOD DRIVE in the ICCP BARN.
ICCP Hunger Van
A Scout Project
Participation open to all
Saturday, August 19, 2017
10 AM – 3 PM
10:00 am – 12 pm: prepare sandwiches in ICCP cafe.
Due to the limited capacity of the program, please RSVP
[email protected] to reserve your place.
SSL Hours Available and double hours for delivery.
WEEKLY YOUTH & SCOUTING PROGRAM
ICCP Boy Scouts Troop 195 weekly meeting
Sunday Aug 20, 2017
@ ICCP Cafe
Mark Your Calendars
The American Muslim Institution (AMI)
invites you to a Panel Discussion on
The Challenges Facing Minorities in
Saturday September 9, 2017, 1 PM – 4PM
Author & TV Commentator Wajahat Ali to moderate the conversation with Ayman Mohyeldin, NBC News Sabrina Siddiqui, The Guardian
Sharaf Mowjood, CBS Evening News(invited)
Montgomery Ballroom at Hilton Hotel 620 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg, MD
Buy tickets at www.eventbrite.com (search AMI Panel Discussion) General Admission: $10; Refreshments to be served
LAST WEEK'S AUDIO/VIDEO RECORDINGS
Friday Halaqa: “Islam Unplugged - part 1" (5th session) – Dr. Tarek Elgawhary – 8/11/17
Friday Halaqa: “Islam Unplugged - part 2" (5th session) – Dr. Tarek Elgawhary – 8/11/17
Jumu'ah Khutba: "Benefits of Hajj" - Dr. Tarek Elgawhary - 8/11/17
Qur’an Recitation Before Jumu’ah - Qarī Anas Benzari – 8/11/17
For those who have returned to Allah: إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُونَ. Br. Mohamet Dicko (Jul 14 in Senegal), beloved father of Sr. Lala Dicko
For those in need of Healing: Sr. Nurun Chowdhury (mother of Sultan Chowdhury & Hamida Chowdhury & Mafiz Chowdhury); Br. Irfan Mohammed (husband of Shifa Mohiuddin); Br. Ramazan Guru (father of Mohammad Yussouf Guru); Br. Muhammad Zaman (father of Sr. Shadia Zaman)
For those who are traveling: for all those traveling; special duas for those traveling for 'Umrah.
* if you would like to request duas for someone in any of these sections or others, please send their names to [email protected]
We welcome your comments and/or questions.
Please direct them to Sr. Asiyah:[email protected]