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"Jumu'ah" Timings - Feb. 24th 2017

Al-Hilal (ICN Ogden)
12:10 p.m. - Sh. Rizwan Ali

1:10 p.m. -  Br. Wali Khan

Al-Hidaya (ICN Olesen)

12:10 p.m. - Sh. Ahmed Saeed

1:10 p.m. - Br. Imran Baig

Please do not bring any donation of clothing etc. 
We have no place to store them.
Olesen Masjid: 
block driveways and mailboxes; do not drive fast or rash; 
be considerate of neighbors. We have received complaints.
Ogden Masjid: 
PLEASE DO NOT park in the driveway or block entrances and exits.
If you are double parked, please move your cars immediately after salat. 
Please DO NOT
make a U-Turn on Ogden when you turn right out of our parking lot. 
Many cars have been ticketed.  
Me ssage from The Qur'an

ICN Fundraising Dinner - Saturday, March 11th
Ticket Sales Open 

Please Note: We welcome our families with special needs- Special arrangements have been made at the dinner.

Advertising Opportunity in ICN Fundraising Dinner Booklet

If you would like to advertise your business or organization in the ICN Annual Fundraising Dinner Booklet that is distributed to all attendees and also distributed at the masajid after the dinner, please contact: f or more details.

Local Naperville Community Shows Support with Circle of Peace
Please Greet and Thank Them
Alhamdulillah, the local community from Naperville and beyond is planning a show of solidarity with the Muslims by gathering in a circle around the ICN Ogden masjid next Friday during Jummah from  1 PM to 2.#0 PM. Please stop by to greet them and thank them for their support.

ICN Youth Special Program - SATURDAY, FEB 25th 

ICN-Spring Umrah 


ICN-Food Drive

 Learn Islam class

Arabic and learn islam classes for reverts have resumed at fischer middle school.

Change in Monthly Community Dinner Schedule
Please note that there will be a change in the Monthly Community Dinner schedule effective January 2017 as follows:
There will be only ONE Community Dinner per month alternating between Ogden and Olesen locations every month. January Community Dinner will be at Olesen and February Community Dinner will be at Ogden and so on .
Please note that this decision was based on insufficient funding of the program and inconsistent attendance for the programs following the dinner.

2017 Prayer and Iqamah Time Table / Calendar for ICN
The ICN 2017 Prayer and Iqamah Time Table / Calendar is available for purchase at both masajids.
Cost per copy: $5

MUHSEN-Spring Banquet- Saturday, March 4th 2017

ICN Youth Launches New Ansaar Service

ICN Youth Program

ICN Sisters' Durs - Evening Halaqa

Arabic Program
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Please do not bring any donation of clothing etc.  We have no place to store them.

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that will be reviewed by the board.

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Recurring Announcements

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Special Event #MuslimBan 
How to Counter a Climate of Fear and Uncertainty as a Community
Distinguished Speakers: Omer Muzaffar, Robyn Dessaure (DHS), Ahmed Rehab
Sat 2/25 1:30pm @ MSI

Furqan Academy-Hiring

Chicago Muslim Matrimonials

Please Take this Important Survey on The Impact of Islamophobia

Dr. Wahiba Abu-Ras and Dr. Zulema E. Su├írez, from Adelphi University, are undertaking a research project about "The Impact of Islamophobia: Coping Strategies with Religion-Based Discrimination among Muslim-Americans During the 2016 Presidential Election Campaign." Findings from this study will also be used to create a report intended to provide knowledge and awareness about the impact of Islamophobia on Muslim Americans, to develop intervention services to help them cope with the stress of discrimination.  

Participants for the online survey must be Muslim of any ethnicity background (Arab, South Asian, African-American, Latino and other different ethnic groups) 18 years or older

You can fill out the online survey by following this link (~10 minute survey): 

Employment Opportunities at Sound Vision and Justice for All

The following positions are open at Sound Vision and Justice for All. Every position require good communication skills. If you are interested, please forward your bios to:
  • 5 Day Host for Radio Islam: Full time person will host as well as produce. This job can be divided in two 5 day part time positions as well.
  • Director Creative Engagement: Full time. Experience with youth work and MSA is a plus.
  • Assistant Producer Adam's World: Full time. The person will be conceptualizing, recruiting talent, coordinating filming etc for the 5 minutes a week production of Adam's World. We would prefer someone with production video editing experience. 
  • Executive Associate for Justice For All: Full time position assist the chair organizing, correspondence, contact management, follow ups, writing etc. An organized personality with good writing skills is a must.

Job Opening - Civil Engineer - local consulting firm

Minimum requirements in the candidate are as follows:
  • Experience in land development design
  • Licensed as a PE (preferred) or EIT
  • Ability to communicate and write clearly and concisely
  • Autocad literate
  • Familiarity with drainage software such as TR-55, TR-20, HEC-RAS
  • Please contact Ed Seifert at: 
Furqaan Academy is a full time Islamic school in Bolingbrook. It is from Pre - K thru 12th grade. Students as young as 3 years of age can join.
It is the only school in Chicagoland with the availability of district free bus service.

Furqaan Academy is NOW HIRING

A FULL TIME ADMINISTRATOR whose job would be to serve as an instructional and administrative leader, to work with staff, students and community to ensure a high quality educational program, and to formulate and accomplish school mission.

Jazakum Allahu Khairan,
 (CIOGC)-Employment Opportunities

Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC)
Job Description:  Communications Director
The Communications Director will develop and guide the strategy for all communications, including website, social media, the Chicago Crescent monthly publication, weekly e-newsletter and press releases to consistently articulate CIOGC's mission and policies. The Communications Director will report to the Executive Director.
The Communications Director will work closely with other CIOGC staff in areas of CIOGC Programs, Graphics, Youth activities and Administration as partners on a variety of strategic initiatives.  Position involves a  mix of high level planning and strategy setting as well as ongoing tasks in the areas of writing, editing, layout, design and social media work.
Job Description: Youth Director
The Youth Director will develop and guide the strategy for all youth related programs and activities to consistently articulate CIOGC's mission and policies. The Youth Director will report to the Executive Director and work closely with other CIOGC staff in areas of CIOGC Programs, Graphics, Communications and Administration as partners on a variety of strategic initiatives.  Position involves a mix of high level planning and strategy setting as well as ongoing tasks in the areas of organized youth coalition for the Chicagoland Muslim community, development and training of youth workers, providing resources to member organizations and exploring grant opportunities for CIOGC. 

Application Requirements
To apply for a position with CIOGC, please send a cover letter and resume to with the title of the position you're applying for in the subject line. Please also include a writing sample, as well as work samples that are relevant to the position, and/or a link to your portfolio.

Civic Engagement Coordinator
CIOGC is looking to hire a full-time Civic Engagement Coordinator. The position is available immediately. Capitalizing on an increased level of community interest in the upcoming elections, CIOGC is gearing up to provide services now and start to build an infrastructure for year-round civic engagement.  This is an excellent opportunity for those who are enthusiastic about meaningful and long range civic engagement. below for details and to apply

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