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"After Fajr Breakfast" program with Shk Abdul Bary Yahya on Sat Jan 18 2020
01/16/2020

After Fajr Breakfast

Short talk and Breakfast at MCF on Saturday, Jan 18th afterr Fajar.

Shk Abdul Bary Yahya is visiting MCF for the Seerah conference.

Insha’Allah Shk will give a short talk right after Fajar prayer (i.e. @630am) followed by breakfast.

Families participation is appreciated!


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MCF Fifth Annual Seerah Conference
12/27/2019

MCF will host its Fifth Annual Seerah Conference on Saturday January 18th, 2020 at 1:30PM.

Please mark your calendars for this yearly hallmark event of ours which brings together the whole Sacramento community.

Guest Speakers:

Shaykh AbdulBary Yahya, was born in Vietnam during the Vietnam War, he immigrated to the U.S. with his family. He grew up in Seattle, WA and began his studies at the Islamic University of Madinah. After graduating from the Islamic University of Madinah's College of Shari'ah, AbdulBary Yahya returned to Vietnam and Cambodia and became a teacher and director of the Umm al-Qura Charity Organization in Vietnam.

He is currently the Imam of Masjid Jaamiul Muslimeen in Seattle, WA. He also holds the positions of President of the Cham Refugee Community and Vice-President of the Islamic Center of Washington State.

Mufti Mudassir Owais is the teacher and resident scholar at ICF Fremont since 1999 and has been instrumental in launching, guiding and running several programs at ICF. He runs the Iqra Hifz program and also teaches several other courses on a daily basis.

After completing his studies he started teaching at Darul Uloom Shah Waliullah, Bangalore in 1995. Here he taught several courses including Tafseer, Hadith and Fiqah.

Mufti Mudassir currently heads many scholastic efforts and is a counselor and mentor for religious seekers of all ages, teaching both the dedicated student of knowledge and the casual learner.

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Imam Yousef Hussin was born and raised in the United States. He traveled to Egypt where he studied at Al-Azhar University for some time, then continued at the Islamic University of Minnesota, earning a B.A. and M.A. in Islamic Studies. He has received ijazaat in Qur’anic recitation from Sheikh Waleed Al-Meneese and from Sheikh Sherzaad Tahir.

Imam Amr Dabour is the Imam, Social and Religious Director at SALAM Islamic center. He is former Imam of Bay County Islamic Society and Jamaat Ibad Ar Rahman. He studied Aqeeda, Comparative religion and Islamic Studies from Al-Azhar University, Cario.

Qari Zakaria Elmakkaoui, from Morocco is a world renowned Qari of Quran and Nasheed

Host:

Imam Aamir Nazir (MCF) has a Masters in Islamic sciences and Arabic from Zakariyya University, JNB. He is a Qari and expert in the 10 qira'aat and sciences of recitation. He is also a Mufti with specialization in Fiqh and Ifta/Islamic legal verdicts. He is serving as the imam in Folsom for about 15 years.


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The Arabic Language Course at MCF
12/28/2019
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Interfaith meal-packing event (Rise Against Hunger) - Sat Jan 18th 10am-12pm
01/17/2020

Interfaith meal-packing event Saturday Jan 18th 10am-12pm

Volunteers & Donations needed! --$1700 target-- REACHED!!!

Assalamoalaikum, MCF is partnering “Rise Against Hunger” organization & several El Dorado County churches to pack dry-food meals for those in need around the globe.

Last November, MCF volunteers joined other Folsom community members for a Rise Against Hunger event to help pack over 25,000 meals to help alleviate food insecurity in the Philippines.

We reached our fundraising target of $1,700!

Our final amount raised was $2,175, Alhumdullilah!

All donated funds will be collected and handed over to the Rise Against Hunger organization to purchase the food to be packed. 

We are still looking for a few volunteers to attend the event and help pack food.

Youth are highly encouraged to attend

Sign-up to volunteer at this link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeFX5dh6wezm8bdz5jqkdWkH2TTWnVUi3EYWak-lISgz5lK-g/viewform?usp=sf_link

JazakAllahKhair!

For more info about the Rise Against Hunger organization, visit their website at: https://www.riseagainsthunger.org/how-we-work/

 

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MCF Sunday School - Special Needs Program
08/21/2019
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Tafseer class for sisters [Thursdays 11:00am]
02/22/2019
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Senior's social meeting
12/28/2019
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Donating to MCF
06/11/2018

Support MCF with Minimal Monthly deposits

Employees of companies like Intel, eSurance, and Micron can use Direct Payroll deduction. Please consult treasurer or any board members for details. 

  • Contribution through Bank (Preferred method - ACH/eCheck) 
  • Contribution through Credit Card (Donate through MOHID/Paypal via MCFolsom.com or kiosk in prayer hall)

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State Jobs Awareness Workshop Recording Available now
05/11/2017
MCF hosted a State jobs awareness workshop on April 22nd. About 75 people attended the workshop and took benefit for it. The workshop was recorded and the link to the video recording and presentation material are below:
Video recording link is here
State Jobs overview presentation is here
State Jobs detailed presentation is here
Education records evaluation details are here

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Women Transitional Home Project
05/28/2019

Women Transitional Home Project

MCF community members and ICNA Relief are excited to announce the opening of the Women Transitional Home project after Ramadan. 
Unfortunately, there is a rising Muslim women homelessness in the U.S. These women are victim of domestic violence, sudden tragedies and emotional trauma. There is hardly any options for these women to start a new life in the time of sudden crises. We as a community are under religious and moral obligation to help our sisters in need.

 
MCF community is taking the lead in the Sacramento region to start the first women transitional home in partnership with ICNA relief.
 
ICNA has established program in US with 17 transitional homes serving around 500 women per year.

There will be a fundraising event for the program right after Salat-ul-Jumma on May 31st in MCF.

For information regarding the women's Tranistional Home project please CLICK HERE for the  presentation.

Contact Advisory Board: Br. Mohammad Hafeez, Br. Ishfaq Qurashi, Br. Noor Khan, Br. Saif ul Haq, Br. Waseem Peracha or Br. Zeeshan Sarwar for any question.


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Al Mumtaz Institute of Quranic Sciences by Imam Aamir Nazir
06/11/2019
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Tahfeezul Quran by Imam Meraj Ahmed
02/24/2019

The Hifz (memorizing Quran) and Nazirah program classes offered by Imam Meraj Ahmed continue to be held at usual times of 8 am - 12 pm Monday to Friday and 5 pm - 8 pm Monday to Thursday for Boys and Girls in MCF if any inquiries please contact Imam Meraj Ahmed at 916-370-2400

 

Tahfeezul Quran is not affiliated with MCF


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MCF App
08/08/2019

Allahmdulliah!! We are Very Happy and Excited to announce our own MCF app. Smart way to be in touch anywhere and anytime with our Masjid. The idea behind creating this free app was to enable fast and easy acces to current Iqama timings, event notifications, announcements, activities and Much more.. You can also use this app for one time or monthly donation to MCF.

Click on "Google Play" or "Apple Store" Icon based on your phone type and it will automatically directs to the app store to download Or use Barcode scanner.. Enjoy!! InshaAllah

You can also use these links to download  MCF app

For iphone users  https://apps.apple.com/us/app/mcf-muslim-community-of-folsom/id1471272709

For Android users : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.deentek.mymohid.mcf&hl=en_US


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MUHSEN & MCF
08/08/2019

 

  • Special needs survey
  • Volunteer Respite Program
  • Volunteers needed!

Special needs survey

MUHSEN (Muslims Understanding and Helping Special Education Needs) invites the MCF community to take their survey (link here) so they can assess the requirements of Special Need Families in our community.

Please fill out the survey if you have a samily member with special needs. If you know of a family in our community, who has a family member with special needs, please forward this mail or the survey link to them.

All responses are confidential and will only be provided to the Muhsen team.

Alhamdulillah, The Muslim Community of Folsom is committed to supporting and partnering with MUHSEN in their efforts to help families with Special Needs. MUHSEN, Muslims Understanding and Helping Special Education Needs, certifies Masajid which work towards accommodating special needs community members. For more information about MUHSEN and providing support to special needs for community members, please watch this video with Shaykh Omar Suleiman or visit www.muhsen.org. 

 

Volunteer Respite Program

The MUHSEN Volunteer Respite Program is looking for volunteers.

Please see below and clock the link for more information. 

https://muhsen.org/volunteer-respite-program/

 

Volunteers needed!

The MUHSEN (Muslims Understanding and Helping Special Education Needs) organization needs volunteers nationwide. See how you can help today! Please see below:

 
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED NATIONWIDE!!
 
It's simple. We need volunteers to help
provide respite to the ever multiplying families in desperate need of it.
What is Respite? It is a period of much needed rest or relief for caregivers of people with disabilities.
 
 
"Whoever relieves a believer's distress of the distressful aspects of this world, Allah will rescue him from a difficulty of the Hereafter." -Sahih Muslim
Worried that you have no experience working with people with special needs?
 
We will train you to become a
MUHSEN Certified Respite Volunteer!
 
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You gain characteristics of patience, resiliency, empowerment, and humility.
 
You can volunteer as often or as little you'd like! There's no stipulation.
 
 
 
Training is fast and simple!
 
Sign up ONLINE! We hostonline webinars the first Saturday of every month at 10am CST.
 
If you have a larger group that you'd like us to train together or you're interested in hosting an event to train volunteers at, contact us directly atvolunteer@muhsen.org
 
 
You asked us for an opportunity to help, here is what we need.
 
Become a respite volunteer today!
 
Before you click out of this email, read
what one mother wrote about respite care:
 
"A few years ago I realized that declining an offer of assistance was not only unhelpful to me, but was alsodepriving another of baraka, or the opportunity to help a fellow Muslim in need. I always said 'its ok, I got this', if someone offered to help with my daughter's wheelchair or open the door for us, thinking I had to be "Supermom" and take care of my kids all by myself. But I was wrong-
 
I can't do this all on my own.

People don't offer to help as often as one might think- families like ours might seem intimidating or complicated. But we're not-we're just typical people in atypical circumstances. And those few times someone does offer to help, I gratefully accept-giving us both a moment of kindness to share. I can't stress enough how even little acts of kindness to our family means to us. Bigger, grander gestures of someone volunteering to watch our girls while I go grocery shopping, or go for a physical for myself, arefew and far between unfortunately. But when it does happen, that moment of kindness, that mutually beneficial gift of giving and receiving, that baraka remains for long after in our hearts” 
-Saba Ali Arain
 
 
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