Al-Noor Foundation offers a wide array of services to promote obedience of Allah (SWT) and encourage understanding of Islam among Muslims and American society at large. The masjid’s services are delivered primarily in Arabic language, but the center is open to all people regardless of race, ethnicity, or political identification. Translation services are available upon request. The weekend school program is delivered in English and focus on three topics: Quran reading and memorization, Islamic studies and Arabic language. In addition to varying, seasonal, and special events, Al-Noor Foundation provides the below services on a regular basis.
Daily and Friday Prayer Services
Al-Noor Foundation offers daily prayer services for all five prescribed Islamic prayers, and also holds weekly Friday prayer services. More than 400 community members attend prayer services weekly.
Al-Noor Foundation also offers programs that are specifically designed for the sisters in the community, ranging from weekly spiritual lectures, Qur’an classes, social gatherings and more.
Spiritual Classes for All Ages
To help promote knowledge and understanding of Islam, its values and its tenets, Al-Noor Foundation hosts weekly spiritual classes for all ages, including Friday night lectures, and short lessons after isha prayer.
Weekend School for Children
Al-Noor Foundation is home to an Arabic-language Weekend School for pre-to- middle school students, which was founded to help our children better comprehend and apply the Qur’an and its teachings. The curriculum includes Arabic, Qur’an, and Islamic Studies.
Qur’an Academy and Group Recitation for Children and Adults
Al-Noor Foundation also offers weekly Qur’an memorizing classes for all ages with our imam Sheikh Dr. Ebrahim Gehan. Classes offer both one-on-one learning environments, in addition to group recitation and memorization settings. Every day after fajr prayer, all interested attendees can also participate in a group recitation of the Qur’an.