APA- Breaking Ground Ceremony
3/24/2018 11:00:00 AM -05:000.0000
Friday Nights- Islamic Finance & Cryptocurrency
ICGA is pleased to work with Guidance College on the hot topic of Islamic Finance and Cryptocurrency with Dr. Maan. Dr. Maan will be giving the Jummah Khutbah at 1PM Night Program: 7:30PM About Dr. Maan Dr Maan is an experienced lecturer in Islamic Studies. In his teaching career, he has provided instruction and training to learners at schools as well as college level. He also served as an Imam of several Islamic centers throughout the United States and abroad. Additionally, he is a certified as a memorizer of the whole Qur’an with an Ijazah (License) to teach it to others. He obtained his Ph.D. in 2004 in the science and technology of Economics in Islam from the American Open University. His received his masters in Islamic Studies in 1996 from Al-Yarmook University, Jordan and his Bachelor of Arts in Economics, 1991 from Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt. He has a certification to recite and teach Quran (Ijazah) and memorization with an uninterrupted chain of correct readers that continues back to the Prophet Muhammad (prayers and peace be upon him. Currently the shaykh is an assistant professor of Islamic studies in the American Open University and an Imam of MAS Katy Center in Houston Texas. He was the acting academic dean and Assistant professor at Islamic American University and a research assistant at Al-Yarmook University.
2/23/2018 7:30:00 PM -06:000.0000
Jesus: The Messiah, Son of Mary Exbition
You are invited to attend the Exhibit of Jesus, Son of Mary. How much do you know about one of the most influential men in history. Nearly two billion Christians and over 1.5 billion Muslims believe in him, yet Jesus is perhaps the most misunderstood and misrepresented person in history. You will explore Jesus – his life, teachings, personality and mission. It highlights commonalities but also examines differences between Christianity and Islam. Please invite your friends ( of all faiths) to get a better understanding of Jesus. After the exhibit, there we will be a talk by Sheikh Fahad Tasleem with a Q and A. Please Register to get a free ticket, and select a time slot that you would prefer to attend! Limited Slots
2/3/2018 10:00:00 AM -06:000.0000
Friday Nights- Sheikh Fahad Tasleem
This upcoming Friday, we are pleased to have Sheikh Fahad Tasleem for an amazing night program. About Sheikh Fahad- Fahad Tasleem is the founder of DC Seminary, an institute focused on spiritually empowering working professionals, graduates & college students. He also serves as the lead instructor of iERA US (the Islamic Education & Research Academy). His diverse study & research interests include Qur’anic Studies, Dawah, Islamic & Comparative Theology, Behavioral Economics, Economic History, and Arabic Linguistics. Fahad holds a bachelor in Economics from Michigan State University and a Masters in Business Taxation from the University of Southern California. He studied Arabic at Georgetown University and the University of Texas at Austin.
2/2/2018 7:30:00 PM -06:000.0000
Muslim Community Presents- Youth Matters
The Austin Muslim Community is pleased to present a new intitive in the Austin area! This is a discussion for young Muslims, ages 14-18 to discuss about the everyday life of being Muslim in America. This is a new platform in trying to get the youth involved in the Muslim community, and meet their fellow brothers/sisters from all walks of life. Time: Saturdays from 11:30am-1:30PM Speakers include-> Sheikh Fahad Tasleem, Dr. Shaza Khan, Dr. Samy Ayoub, Sheikh Attia, Sister Aimen Ansari, Sister Shanada Lewis, and Brother Ted First Location: Nov 4th- North Austin Muslim Community Center Nov11th-Islamic Center of Round Rock Nov 18th- Islamic Center of Greater Austin Food will be provided InshAllah. Please invite your friends and families to this event.
12/2/2017 12:00:00 AM -06:000.0000
Friday Nights: Living Without Regrets- Sheikh Joe Bradford
The Islamic Center of Greater Austin is pleased to invite Sheikh Joe Bradford to our community again Program: Jummah Khutbah 1PM - 5110 Manor Rd. Pizza and Refreshments- 7:00PM Isha Prayer: 7:30PM Night Program: 7:45PM Q&A- 9:00PM Babysitting will be provided!
12/1/2017 7:00:00 PM -06:000.0000
Muslim Community Presents: Youth Matters
The Austin Muslim Community is pleased to present a new intitive in the Austin area! This is a discussion for young Muslims, ages 14-18 to discuss about the everyday life of being Muslim in America. This is a new platform in trying to get the youth involved in the Muslim community, and meet their fellow brothers/sisters from all walks of life. Time: Saturdays from 11:30am-1:30PM Speakers include->, Dr. Shaza Khan, Dr. Samy Ayoub, Sheikh Attia, Sister Aimen Ansari, Sister Shanada Lewis, and Brother Ted First Location: Nov 18th: Islamic Center of Greater Austin Food will be provided InshAllah. Please invite your friends and families to this event.
11/18/2017 11:30:00 AM -06:000.0000
The Prophetic Mosque: Bringing Forth His Legacy of Compassion
Join nationally renowned Muslim community leaders Hind Makki and Dr. Altaf Husain to learn about the characteristics of a Prophetic mosque. Engage in workshop to develop actions to bring these characteristics to our community, while maintaining harmony and compassion amongst the community. The workshop training is a curcial element to continue serving all members of our communities. Ages 12 and above welcome. Babysitting provided. Breakfast & Refreshments will be served.
11/11/2017 10:30:00 AM -06:000.0000
Friday Nights- Sheikh Abdul Nasir Jangda
Topic- Resilience in the face of calamity From hurricanes, fires, shootings, and personal matters: How do we respond when bad news hits? What does that say about us? How important it is to be a nuanced consumer of news. How to take grief-despair into action for ourselves and our communties. Jummah Khutbah- 1PM Dinner-7:30PM Night Program- 8:15PM About Sheikh Abdul Nasir Jangda Sheikh Abdul Nasir Jangda is the founder and director of Qalam Institute. He was born and raised in the Dallas area. At the age of 10 he went to Karachi, Pakistan to memorize the Quran. He excelled in his memorization and committed the entire Quran to memory in less than 1 year. He then returned home and continued his school education. After graduating from High School, he went back to Karachi to study the Alim Course at Jamia Binoria. He graduated from the rigorous 7 year program in 2002 at the top of his class and with numerous Ijaazaat (Licenses) in various Islamic Sciences. Along with the Alim Course he concurrently completed a B.A. and M.A. in Arabic from Karachi University. He also obtained a Masters in Islamic Studies from the University of Sindh. He taught Arabic at the University of Texas at Arlington from 2005 to 2007. He has served as an instructor and curriculum advisor to various Islamic schools and Islamic studies programs. He served as the Imam at the Colleyville Masjid in the Dallas area for 3 years. He is a founding member and chairman of Mansfield Islamic Center. His latest projects include Quran Intensive (a summer program focusing on Arabic grammar and Tafsir), Quranic analysis lectures, Khateeb Training, chronicling of the Prophetic Biography at www.qalaminstitute.org, and personally mentoring and teaching his students at the Qalam Seminary.
10/27/2017 7:45:00 PM -05:000.0000
Friday Night- Imam Wisam Sharieff
On behalf of the Islamic Center of Greater Austin, we are very pleased to welcome back Ustadh Wisam Sharieff to our community! Topic: Power of Dua Most of us always feel down, and feel upset about the things that happen in our personal life, and even on the news. However, we tend to forget who we should go to when things go wrong. Imam Wisam will discuss the power of Dua and how it provides value to all of us. Dinner: 6:45 Program: After Maghreb
10/6/2017 6:45:00 PM -05:000.0000
Ustadh Abdullah Oduro: 1 Month After Ramadan- Understanding Renewal
ICGA is pleased to welcome back Ustadh Abdullah Oduro to our community for our Friday Night Program! Jummah Khutbah 1PM Pizza: 8:00PM Lecture- After Maghreb followed by Q&A Free Child Care About Ustadh Abdullah Oduro: Graduate from the University of Medina in Islamic Law, Sheikh Abdullah Oduro is currently an instructor for Bayyinah. He is the founder of KnewU – a non-profit organization for new Muslims which educates the new and non-Muslims intensively in Islamic studies. He also has experience in the medical field as an adjunct instructor for surgical technology & procedure
7/28/2017 8:00:00 PM -05:000.0000
Annual Ramadan Celebration: Fireworks!
Join us as we wrap the end of Ramadan with a celebration with fireworks! We will begin right after Isha at approximately 10:30PM. Isha is at 10:10PM. We would love for everyone to come out.
6/23/2017 10:10:00 PM -05:000.0000
ICGA Khataam AlQuran: Wednesday, June 21st
ICGA will be having its Khataam Al Quran on the 27th Night of Ramadan. Iftar will be provided that day at 8:35PM. We will be completing the Quran that night followed by a dua by our Qari, Qari Kamil. We will also be having an operations fundraiser on that day as well. Please invite your friends and family InshAllah.
6/21/2017 8:35:00 PM -05:000.0000
Austin Ramadan Quran Competition 2017
For the second straight year, ICGA is hosting its own Quran Competition! To sign up go to bit.ly/2rejGmu
6/11/2017 1:30:00 PM -05:000.0000
Qari Talha Abdul Waheed- Taraweeh Prayer
Tonight, Qari Talha Abdul Waheed, from the Islamic Center of Frisco, will be leading Taraweeh at our center. Isha Prayer is at 10PM
6/9/2017 10:00:00 PM -05:000.0000
ICGA Open Mosque Day!
On Saturday May 6th, 2017, The Islamic Center of Greater Austin (ICGA) woud like to invite you to join us for our first ever Open-Mosque Day. This is a wonderful opportunity for the wider public to meet their Muslim neighbors! It is our sincere hope that this event will build alliances, better communties, and create lasting friendships. The event will run from 6 - 8PM and attendees will have the opportunity to tour the mosque, hear a brief introduction to Islam, and watch a Muslim prayer service. Please join us and RSVP to our wonderful event! Open Mosque Day is scheduled for Saturday, May 6th, 2017 from 6PM-8PM at The Islamic Center of Greater Austin! For more information, please email us at email@example.com We are looking forward to meeting you!
5/6/2017 6:00:00 PM -05:000.0000
Jummah Khutbah: Imam Khalid Latif
Join us as Imam Khalid Latif, From New York will be giving the Khutbah. Khutbah will also be live streamed About Imam Khalid: Imam Khalid Latif is Executive Director and Chaplain (Imam) for the Islamic Center at New York University (NYU). Imam Khalid, has spoken at several conferences from across the country and the world. He is the executive director at NYU Imam Latif’s dedication and ability to cross faith and cultural boundaries on a daily basis brought him recognition throughout the city, so much so that in 2007, Mayor Michael Bloomberg nominated Imam Latif to become the youngest chaplain in history of the New York City Police Department when he was 24 years old. Since then, Imam Latif has dedicated himself to America’s largest police department, and has developed tremendously valuable skills as a spokesperson for co-existence, mutual understanding, and productive relationships between cultures, communities, and religions. Imam Latif has not only managed to build a strong Muslim institution at NYU, but he has offered his experience to the U.S. State Department, various institutions, corporations, mosques, and other communities in the United States, Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, Spain, and Egypt. He is a highly sought-after speaker, offering to diverse audiences his unique blend of motivational speaking, leadership insights, spiritual development, and religious awaren
2/10/2017 1:00:00 PM -06:000.0000
Friday Night Program: With Sheikh Attia Omara
Join us this Friday Night with Sheikh Attia, as he will be giving a Halaqa to the community! About Sheikh Attia- Sheikh Attia Emarah serves a dual appointment as the Imam of the Islamic Center of Greater Austin (ICGA) and teacher of the Islamic Studies and Arabic programs at the prestigious Austin Peace Academy (APA). Known for his special ability to make Islamic Studies accessible to the youth, Imam Attiah is highly regarded for his culturally-sensitive and age-appropriate style of teaching. Born and raised in Egypt, Imam Attiah began his Islamic education at a very young age and in one of the most renowned Islamic institutions in the world: the preeminent Al-Azhar University in Cairo. There, he completed his elementary, middle and high school stages followed by a Bachelor in Islamic Studies (English Faculty) with a specialization in Tafseer (Interpretation of the Quran), Usul-al-Fiqh (Principles of Jurisprudence) and Aqeedah (Creed). Following his education in Egypt, Imam Attiah pursued further studies from distinguished institutions such as the University of Toronto (Canada) and Cambridge University (United Kingdom). There, he obtained certifications and advanced training on teaching foreign languages and Islamic Studies and developing academic curricula that are demographically and socio-culturally adaptive to the needs of local communities. Most recently, Imam Attiah obtained a Masters of Education from Texas State University with dual focus on fostering community literacy and foreign language teaching. When he is not at ICGA or APA, Imam Attiah can be found on the soccer field (mostly being defeated) or serving meals to the less fortunate of his community in Austin, Texas
1/13/2017 7:30:00 PM -06:000.0000
Torches To Light Our Path In 2017- Sheikh Attia
This Friday, Sheikh Attia will be giving the Jummah Khutbah. The Title is: Torches To Light Our Path In 2017 About Sheikh Attia- Sheikh Attia Emarah serves a dual appointment as the Imam of the Islamic Center of Greater Austin (ICGA) and teacher of the Islamic Studies and Arabic programs at the prestigious Austin Peace Academy (APA). Known for his special ability to make Islamic Studies accessible to the youth, Imam Attiah is highly regarded for his culturally-sensitive and age-appropriate style of teaching. Born and raised in Egypt, Imam Attiah began his Islamic education at a very young age and in one of the most renowned Islamic institutions in the world: the preeminent Al-Azhar University in Cairo. There, he completed his elementary, middle and high school stages followed by a Bachelor in Islamic Studies (English Faculty) with a specialization in Tafseer (Interpretation of the Quran), Usul-al-Fiqh (Principles of Jurisprudence) and Aqeedah (Creed). Following his education in Egypt, Imam Attiah pursued further studies from distinguished institutions such as the University of Toronto (Canada) and Cambridge University (United Kingdom). There, he obtained certifications and advanced training on teaching foreign languages and Islamic Studies and developing academic curricula that are demographically and socio-culturally adaptive to the needs of local communities. Most recently, Imam Attiah obtained a Masters of Education from Texas State University with dual focus on fostering community literacy and foreign language teaching. When he is not at ICGA or APA, Imam Attiah can be found on the soccer field (mostly being defeated) or serving meals to the less fortunate of his community in Austin, Texas
1/6/2017 1:00:00 PM -06:000.0000
Dua Night For Aleppo: With Sheikh Mohamed Jebril
The Islamic Center of Greater Austin and Amoud Foundation, is hosting a Quran Night and Dua Night for the people of Aleppo with Qari Mohamed Jebril. We are hosting a Prayer and Dua, so all can come together as a community and pray for the people of Aleppo in Syria. You can help donate to Aleppo now at: http://www.amoudfoundation.com Details about the entire program will be posted on Sunday, December 18th. As a community at ICGA, we might be feeling helpless over the genocide that is occurring in Aleppo, feeling this immense amount of guilt and wanting to do something for the people of Aleppo. So what do we do? The most powerful thing as Muslims we can do is to make a collective prayer- So lets come together next Friday on December 23rd, for this special prayer and Dua. We will be having World Renowned Qari Mohamed Jebri, reciting Quran and giving a special Dua. About Qari Mohamed Jebril: He meorized the Quran at the age of 9 and won a number of national and international competitions of Quran recitation. He studied at Al-Azhar University and received a B.A in Sharia and Law; he also went to the University of Jordan and worked as a lecturer and author of some religious programs for the Jordanian television. Since 1988 and during the holy month of Ramadan, Shaykh Jebril has led the Tarawih prayers at the Amru Ibnu Aass mosque in Egypt. He was also appointed as supervisor of the establishment of the International Islamic Center of Quranic Sciences in Cairo.
12/23/2016 7:15:00 PM -06:000.0000
Imam Zaid Shakir: The Roles of The Masjid In Community
On behalf of The Islamic Center of Greater Austin and Zaytuna College, we are very blessed to have world renowned scholar Imam Zaid Shakir visit our community again! Program: Jummah Khutbah 1PM - 5110 Manor Rd. Isha 7:15PM- Dinner 7:30PM Night Program 8:00PM Q&A- 9:30PM Topic: The Roles of The Masjid In Community Touching on behaviors of Mosque goers that use harsh words to detach people. What are ways to strengthen our community and bring positivity. About Imam Zaid Shakir: The New York Times describes him as a “leading intellectual light” and Dr. Cornel West writes “he is one of the towering principle voices not only in contemporary Islam, but in American society.” Imam Zaid Shakir, a gifted scholar, author and lecturer, is fast becoming one of the most influential voices for Islam in the West. He is the Co-Founder at Zaytuna College, and is named the top 500 Most Influential Muslim in The World.
11/11/2016 7:15:00 PM -06:000.0000
Jummah Khutbah: Mufti Hussain Kamani
Khutbah will be live streamed on the ICGA Page
11/4/2016 1:00:00 PM -05:000.0000
Friday Night- Sheikh Joe Bradford: Breaking The Silence
Jummah Khutbah 1PM There will be refreshments and Pizza at 7:30PM, and then the program will start at 8PM. This lecture will be discussing how our identity is formed as Muslims and the taboo subjects that we don't talk about in the Muslim community. Instead of being silent about the issues that we deal with, it's time to speak about them now.
10/28/2016 7:30:00 PM -05:000.0000
Jummah Khutbah- Sh. Abdul Nasir Jangda
Sheikh Abdul Nasir Jangda, who is the founder and director of Qalam Seminary Institute, will be giving the Jummah Khutbah on October 14th! Address is 5110 Manor Rd. Austin, TX 78723 Khutbah is at 1PM He will be giving the night talk at Nueces Mosque after Maghreb InshAllah.
10/14/2016 1:00:00 PM -05:000.0000
Friday Night: Imam Suhaib Webb- Started From the Bottom Now We Here: Our Role as Muslims Living In America Today
On behalf of The Islamic Center of Greater Austin, we are very blessed to have world renowned scholar, Imam Suhaib Webb visiting us from D.C! He will be giving the Jummah Khutbah at 1PM and the program will be starting after Maghreb! We invite the entire community to attend our wonderful event, as it is for all ages! About Imam Suhaib Webb: Suhaib Webb is an American Muslim Scholar based out of Washington DC. He is a Graduate of University of Central Oklahoma with a background in Education & Azhar University from the College of Shariah (Islamic Law & Jurisprudence). He was named as one of the 500 Most Influential Muslims by The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, which is an international Islamic non-governmental, independent institute headquartered in Amman, Jordan. Imam Suhaib has over sixteen years of experience by serving various communities in North America and is currently managing an Institute for training American Imams in the Washington DC area; where he currently resides. Imam Suhaib Webb can be reached through his website at www.SuhaibWebb.com Topic: Started From The Bottom, Now We're Here.- Our role as Muslims Living In America Today, and how we should rise up as a community. Program: Dinner: 6:00PM Maghreb Prayers: 7:05PM Night Talk: 7:20PM Isha Prayers: 9:00PM Tickets $10 per person Babysitting: $5 per person
10/7/2016 6:45:00 PM -05:000.0000
Shura Council Meeting
The Islamic Center will be starting our monthly Shura meeting. This is an opportunity to express your concerns and ideas on how to better your mosque here at ICGA! We will begin after Maghreb InshAllah.
9/30/2016 7:20:00 PM -05:000.0000
Friday Night: With Ustadh Ammar Alshukry
Ustadh Ammar Alshukry will be giving the Jummah Khutbah and the Friday night program at ICGA! Invite your friends and families InshAllah! Jummah Khutbah 1PM Program: After Maghreb Topic: When Mountains Crumble: The last verses of Surat Al-Hashr About Ustadh Ammar: He has been a part of Al-Maghreb Institute since 2001 and is now an Instrucor at Al-Maghreb. He has traveled around the east coast doing multiple lecutresand confrences. He is a poet from Queens, New York. He began his study of the Arabic language at an early age and has been working to translate works o classical and contemporary Arabic poets. He has published an abridged translation of the Diwan collegtion of Imam AlShafi'ee.
9/23/2016 7:00:00 PM -05:000.0000
Friday Night: Raising Our Children In The Muslim Community- Sheikh Abdullah Oduro
Sheikh Abdullah Oduro will be giving the Jummah Khutbah at 1PM at ICGA and the Friday Night Program will be after Maghreb. There will be a community dinner InshAllah! Please invite your freinds and family! Abdullah Oduro was born in Arlington, Texas and raised in Houston, TX. His father came to America in the early seventies to study Architecture. A couple of years later, Abdullah Oduro was born; making him the first generation American in his family tree. With his mother being very spiritual and father very analytical, it was very easy for him to accept the message of Islam. He converted to Islam in 1997 in Houston, TX. Obtained his Associates from Houston Community College in Surgical Technology in 1998. He then worked in the OR as a Surgical Tech till 2000. In 1998, he made Hajj; getting lost in Mina and not being able to speak the language sparked his desire to learn Arabic and the religion. After much prayer and studying, he was accepted to the University of Al-Madinah, Saudi Arabia in 1999. Abdullah had the privilege of learning under numerous scholars from various sciences. He graduated from the faculty of Islamic Law 2007. He served as a Director for MAS youth from 2008- 2010. A year later, he was able to complete his memorization of the Quran. He is also the Founder and Director of KnewU: A non profit organization that serves as a social and educational resource for those that convert to Islam or renew their faith. (www.knewu.org) He is also the Founder, Director, and Instructor for “Taysir”: a cultural education company that focuses primarily on Islamic literacy. Abdullah Oduro conducts public speeches, sermons, lectures and workshops around the US on Islamic Law, self improvement, and interfaith. He resides in Houston, TX with his wife and four children.
9/16/2016 8:00:00 PM -05:000.0000
The Islamic Center of Greater Austin will be having Iftar at the Masjid for our community, as it is the day of Arafat. Please invite your friends and families InshAllah. The Prophet (S) said: "Fasting on the Day of 'Arafah absolves the sins for two years: the previous year and the coming year, and fasting on 'Ashura, (the tenth day of Muharram) atones for the sins of previous years." [Reported by all except Al-Bukhari and At-Tirmidhi]
9/11/2016 7:30:00 PM -05:000.0000
Introduction to Islam
Free Introductory course on Islam and Muslims for our Non Muslim Friends, Neighbours and colleagues . For free registeration click here: http://austinmuslims.org/index.php/courses/register.html
6/4/2016 10:00:00 AM -05:000.0000
Austin Muslim Community Gym Fundraiser
ICGA invites you to its upcoming event Austin Muslim Community Gym Fundraiser. The evening will include dinner and a presentation and fundraiser for a new community gymnasium for our youth and sisters. Br Fahad Tasleem will offer a short talk and we will enjoy the work of Comedian Baba Ali.
3/5/2016 6:00:00 PM -06:000.0000