Shaykh Burhan Fili at MCCP this Friday (11/9) for Jumu’a, and a Halaqa after Isha prayer

As-salamu alaykum dear MCCP community members,

I pray this message finds you all well. It is with great pleasure that I announce that Shaykh Burhan Fili will be with MCCP this Friday November 9th to give the Jumu’a khutba at 12:30pm, and he will be providing a lesson that same evening after Isha prayer at 7:30pm, inshaa’Allah. Please join the MCCP community in welcoming Shaykh Burhan Fili and benefiting from his wisdom, inshaa’Allah!

With peace,

Raumene Rahatzad
Executive Secretary
Muslim Community Center of Portland
Executive Office of Imam

Imam Dawood Yasin at MCCP tonight (10/23) after Maghreb prayer!!!

As-salamu alaykum dear MCCP community members,

I pray this message finds you all in the best of states. It is with gratitude that I announce that Imam Dawood Yasin will be at MCCP tonight, Tuesday October 23rd, to give a talk on “Trust in Allah” directly after Maghreb prayer, inshaa’Allah. Maghreb will be at 6:15pm inshaa’Allah. Imam Dawood is a Muslim scholar and he currently teaches at Zaytuna College is Berkeley, CA. This is his second visit to MCCP and we would like to welcome him with our community’s presence. For more information about him you may listen to his story on this podcast:

https://radiopublic.com/diffused-congruence-the-american-WwlBL6/ep/s1!c4648

Please come join us tonight for this special event!

With peace,

Raumene Rahatzad
Executive Secretary
Muslim Community Center of Portland
Executive Office of Imam

Women’s Bazaar next Sunday, Sept. 16 from 1:30pm-5pm at MCCP!

As-salamu alaykum community members,

I pray this message finds everyone in the best of states on this blessed day of Jumu’a!

The MCCP Office of Imam would like to give you an updated announcement on the Women’s Bazaar next Sunday September 16 from 1:30pm – 5:00pm, inshaa’Allah! This will be a great opportunity for women in the community to reflect, reconnect and refresh! There will be a guest speaker and refreshments will be provided, inshaa’Allah. Please see the updated attached flyer for details and email Sister Nadira for more information at: nadiranajieb@gmail.com. May Allah bless you all, amin.

WHAT: Women’s Bazaar!!!
WHEN: Sunday September 16 from 1:30pm – 5pm
WHERE: The Muslim Community Center of Portland located at: 5325 N. Vancouver Avenue, Portland, OR 97217
WHO: Women and children only (recommended donation of $5 for ages 12 and older)

With peace,

Raumene Rahatzad
Executive Secretary
Muslim Community Center of Portland
Executive Office of Imam

Women’s Gathering next Sunday September 16 from 1:30pm – 5pm at MCCP!

As-salamu alaykum,

I pray this message finds community members in the best of states on this blessed day of Jumu’a!

The MCCP Office of Imam would like to announce a Women’s Gathering event next Sunday September 16 from 1:30pm – 5:00pm, inshaa’Allah! This will be a great opportunity for women in the community to reflect, reconnect and refresh! There will be a guest speaker and refreshments will be provided, inshaa’Allah. Please see the attached flyer for details and email Sister Nadira for more information at: nadiranajieb@gmail.com.

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May Allah bless you all, amin.

WHAT: Women’s Gathering!
WHEN: Sunday September 16 from 1:30pm – 5pm
WHERE: The Muslim Community Center of Portland located at: 5325 N. Vancouver Avenue, Portland, OR 97217
WHO: Women (Ages 12 and older)

With peace,

Raumene Rahatzad
Executive Secretary
Muslim Community Center of Portland
Executive Office of Imam

Join an MCCP sub-committee! Make a Difference!

As-salamu alaykum,

I pray this message finds everyone in the best of states.

The MCCP Office of Imam is beginning a process of recruiting passionate community members who would like to be involved in making MCCP grow and flourish through the establishment of various sub-committees. If you have skills and interest in any of the following sub-committees or topics listed below, please email Raumene Rahatzad at: raumenerahatzad@hotmail.com and provide your 1) Name 2) Age 3) Gender and 4) Sub-committee or area of interest you’d like to be a part of. We hope to hear from many of you soon! May Allah bless you all, amin.

-WORSHIP: Daily prayers, Jumu’a, Ramadan and tarawih

-STORYTELLING: Marketing, Social Media, Digital, etc…

-EVENTS: Lecture series, social events, guest speakers, open houses, and iftars

-PHILANTHROPY and FUNDRAISING: Financial statements, Donor advocacy, Ramadan fundraising, year-end fundraising, etc…

-SERVICES: Educational, Radio/TV, Counseling services, Youth mentorship, Convert Care, Housing support, Food distribution, etc…

-PUBLIC RELATIONS and RESOURCES: Community Outreach, Partnerships and Interfaith, Dawah, MCCP Library, and Phone and Email services

-OPERATIONS: Property maintenance, taxes and government compliance, paying bills, etc…

With peace,

Raumene Rahatzad
Executive Secretary
Muslim Community Center of Portland
Executive Office of Imam

Unique program for immigrant leaders!

As-salamu alaykum,

The Office of Imam would like to inform our community that Unite Oregon is currently recruiting for their PILOT (Pan-Immigrant Leadership and Organizer Training) program. This program is broken up into 4 retreats that will provide emerging leaders the tools necessary to empower them selves and their communities, inshaa’Allah. There’s no cost associated with this, so please share widely and apply! Enrollment ends August 30th. Please see the attached flyer for details.

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With peace,

Raumene Rahatzad
Executive Secretary
Office of Imam
Muslim Community Center of Portland

MCCP Active Shooter Training, Sunday August 19 from 10am – 1pm

As-salamu alaykum,

I pray this message finds all communities, organizations, and families in the very best of health and faith.

The Muslim Community Center of Portland (MCCP) will be hosting an ACTIVE SHOOTER TRAINING next Sunday August 19 from 10am – 1pm, inshaa’Allah. This training will help prevent and prepare our communities to respond effectively in the event of being confronted with an active shooter. This is a very important training that can assist in keeping us safe and smart in emergency situations, inshaa’Allah. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. We hope to see many of you there!

WHAT: Active Shooter Training
WHERE: MCCP (5325 N. Vancouver Avenue, Portland, OR 97217)
WHEN: Sunday August 19 from 10am – 1pm

With peace,

Raumene Rahatzad
Executive Secretary
Muslim Community Center of Portland
Executive Office of Imam

Majalis meeting this Sunday July 29 from 11am – 1pm at MCCP

As-salamu alaykum community members,

I pray this message finds everyone in good health and iman.

MCCP will be holding a Majalis meeting this Sunday July 29 from 11am – 1pm, inshaa’Allah. We encourage members of our community to come out and participate. The agenda will include:

1 — Community update from the Office of Imam by Imam Najieb
2 — Islamic Home Financing presentation by Ashaq Khan
3 — Selecting a date for the Active Shooter training; conducted by the Portland Police Department in partnership with the Muslim Advisory Council (which MCCP is a member of)
4 — Discussion on engaging our youth in the MCCP and building youth leaders (if time permits)

We hope to see you this Sunday, with the permission of Allah. May you all have a beautiful Jumu’ah!

With peace,

Raumene Rahatzad
Executive Secretary
Muslim Community Center of Portland
Executive Office of Imam

Garden Work Party on Monday July 16th from 6pm-8pm

As-salamu alaykum,

I pray this message finds everyone well.

The MCCP Garden Committee thanks the community for its support of the garden by coming to the work parties over the past few weeks. There will be another garden work party this coming Monday, July 16, between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at MCCP. Please come for fifteen minutes or the whole two hours. Everyone is welcome! For more information, please contact sister Pat Johnson: p_wjohnson@hotmail.com

With peace,

Raumene Rahatzad

Executive Secretary
Muslim Community Center of Portland
Executive Office of Imam

2nd MCCP Garden Work Party Monday July 2nd at 6pm

As-salamu alaykum,

I pray this message finds you all well.

The Garden Committee thanks all who helped with the Masjid garden last Monday! There will be another garden work party on Monday, July 2, at 6:00 p.m. We encourage all who can help to come and bring any tools they may have. In addition to gardening tasks, there are some carpentry tasks that could use volunteers. May Allah bless you all for your efforts, amin.

Please email Sister Pat Johnson with any questions you might have: p_wjohnson@hotmail.com

With peace,

Raumene Rahatzad
Executive Secretary
Muslim Community Center of Portland
Executive Office of Imam