The Worcester Islamic community began to gather in the early 1970s. In 1979, the community purchased a Catholic church and renovated it for use as an Islamic center. Today, the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester provides the Muslim community with an environment conducive to the development of Islamic values and practices here in America. With close ties to the Muslim Students Associations at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Clark University, the Islamic Society has placed great emphasis on the education of its youth since its founding in the late 1970s. The 41,000 square foot Worcester Islamic Center has three levels which have a prayer hall, school, gymnasium, kitchen, cafeteria and social hall. The center is big enough to accommodate 1,700 people for prayer as well as up to 300 student capacity school. The center is sited on 2.5 acres of land and has a parking capacity of 170 cars. The Second level is the Prayer hall. It is designed to face Qibla (direction of prayer) on its eastern side. It accommodates 1700 people for prayers and 1000 people when social function. The prayer hall is one of the largest prayer facilities in New England.
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Ramadan Prep Seminar: Tafsir of Surah Maryam

Qabeelat Zamzam is very excited to announce our upcoming full-day seminar at Worcester Islamic Center with Imam Asif Hirani on May 13th at , who will be reviewing with us, in detail, the Tafseer of Surah Maryam. We know that Maryam AS. was an exceptional woman in the eyes of Allah SWT, MashAllah! ๐Ÿ‘‰๐ŸฝImam Asif will be delving into the significance of the first 50 ayahs of this Surah as well as Surah Kahf and Surah Taha which are neighboring Surah Maryam. ๐Ÿ‘‰๐ŸฝThe stories of Zakariya AS. and Yahya AS. will be discussed throughly so that we can all understand the significance and blessings of making heartfelt Dua. ๐Ÿ‘‰๐ŸฝLearning about the struggles of Maryam AS. and Isa AS. will teach us how to survive and embrace our Deen in the face of societal pressures. ๐Ÿ‘‰๐ŸฝFrom Ibrahim AS. and Azar we learn how to give respect to our parents yet advise them when we see they are astray. This event will truly give us all a broad spectrum of knowledge and life lessons In Shaa Allah, so we hope to see you all there!

5/13/2017 12:00:00 PM -04:00

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3rd Annual Youth Symposium

5/21/2016 11:30:00 AM -04:00

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Community Healing

Sheikh Yusuf Estes returns to Worcester after a long absence in New England! This day-long event will feature Sh Estes as our Keynote speaker as well as a number of other panelists. Topics include: Serving the Under-Served, Nurturing the Soul in the Information Age, and Islam as Unifier of Mind, Body & Soul. Food is for sale, bazar is available. Email us at wic.feedback@gmail.com if interested in a spot in our bazar or a sponsorship/advertising opportunity. It promises to be a festive atmosphere. Babysitting is available for kids under 6 - and a full and separate youth program will be available for kids 8-12. Tickets are affordable, and email us if you require ticket sponsorship.

5/7/2016 12:00:00 PM -04:00

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The 99 Names of Allah with Imam Wisam Sharieff!

Bring your family for an enlightening and educational evening halaqa on "The 99 Names of Allah" with Imam Wisam Sharieff at Worcester Islamic Center! Dinner is also included. Children's tickets (up to 10 years) are $10, and child care is available for those 6 years and younger. Adult tickets are $15 if you purchase online before the event, or $20 at the door -- so make sure to get yours today! For more information please contact us at wic.feedback@gmail.com.

3/4/2016 7:30:00 PM -05:00

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Tug of War - With Boona Mohamed

Boona Mohamed will be in the house! Join us for this amazing free movie screening. The timely tale of two Muslim youth who become exposed to radicalised Islam and their gripping journey to the opposite ends of the spectrum. It promises to be entertaining and inspiring. Fun for the whole family.

2/12/2016 7:30:00 PM -05:00

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Meet-A-Muslim Day!

60% of Americans have never met a Muslim in REAL LIFE.. but everyone seems to have an opinion about what should happen with Muslims... Best to learn about Islam from the people who follow it! Come and meet a REAL LIFE Muslim person. Ask your questions. We will gladly answer! We have a number of fun and educational exhibits to share with you: sample some ethnic food, learn about Muslim dress, play basketball, take a tour of the mosque... Have tough questions? Want to know what local Muslims REALLY think about shariah? terrorism? women's rights? We won't be offended... Please come join us as we open our doors and our hearts to you.

1/9/2016 1:00:00 PM -05:00

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Happy, Healthy Marriages

Single? Learn about the realities of marriage and how to make it work from one of the most renowned Sheikhs in the world... get ready for marriage before you need to. Married? Learn to re-kindle your relationship and do better with your spouse for the sake of pleasing Allah! Sh Dr Yasir Qadhi comes to New England for the first time in years! Come join us. Tickets are JUST $20 including DINNER for pre-sales. Pre-sale tickets are limited so get your discount by buying your tickets now. Volume discount is $90 for 5 adults, and $10 per child. Children will be delighted by face painting, henna, a bouncy house, crafts and other fun activities insha Allah.

12/5/2015 5:30:00 PM -05:00

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