1. If you are not feeling well, please consult a physician. It is critical that we show personal responsibility and care for others and avoid coming to the Masjid if not feeling well
2. For you own safety and safety of others, please wear a mask
3. Keep a distance from others as a precaution and avoid handshakes and hugs
Assalam-o-alaikum Wa Rahmatullaha Wa Barakatuhu,
Greetings of Peace!
Al Aqsa Masjid is conveniently located in southwest suburb of Plainfield, Illinois. We offer many services to community including:
Daily & Jumuah Salah
Nazirah classes for children
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Come and support your masjid. We are religious, not-for-profit 501c(3) organization and your donations are tax deductable. Our tax ID number is 36-3499230. Please donate generously. Jazakum Allah Khair.
Al-Aqsa Community Center is pleased to announce the Masjid’s new in-person programming class: Introduction to Python.
Python is the 3rd most popular programming language. It’s used for artificial intelligence, machine learning, data analytics, programming applications, web development, and more. It’s used by many major corporations and easy to learn.
Click here to register now.
With the grace of Allah, we are pleased to announce that Weekend School will be in session for the school year 2022-2023. Please navigate to School tab for more information. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org for registration link and more information.
Community celebrated Eid Al-Adha on July 9th. Hundreds of men, women, and children attended the prayer at 8am & 10am. Refreshments were served and lots of hugs and congrats were exchanged on this auspicious occasion.
Al Aqsa Mosque continued its tradition of holding an Iftar dinner with the interfaith partners, community and civic leaders, and neighbors. Over 100 people attended and enjoyed the occasion.
Al Aqsa Community Center in conjunction with Illinois Department of Public health held FREE Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics. Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J vaccines were supervised.
At the invitation of Holmstad Covenant Retirement Community, Al Aqsa Community Center gave a presentation about Islam to the community members and other guests. Presenters were Dr Sabeel Ahmed and Imam Charles Muhammad.
Al Aqsa was part of an Interfaith event with St. Edward and Christ Episcopal Church and the Joliet Jewish Congregation. The event was about each religion prayers and theme was Prayers for a New Beginning. Shaykh Zaid Khan gave presentation on Adhan, Salah, and a few Duas from the Quran and Hadith
On Sunday, January 31st, Al Aqsa Community Center and GainPeace held a virtual Open House to discuss how the Muslim-American community adapted its religious practices and services to the challenges of the pandemic and other trying events. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Shaykh Zaid Khan, and Imam Charles Muhammad shared their reflections on a very difficult year. In addition, we had speakers from other faith-based organizations. Topics included Prophetic ways to deal with challenges, commonalities among different faiths, attributes of community leaders, and how Muslim-Americans adapted and adjusted their services to respond to the pandemic.
Watch Live Webinar on our FB and YouTube page.
As part of Al-Aqsa Community Center’s new Service Learning Initiative, our youth are raising funds to put together and donate men’s and women’s socks and toiletry kits for the homeless who are served by the Daybreak Shelter in Joliet. Due to Covid-19 we are not accepting donated items. Instead, we request funds so that we can purchase new items and have our youth package them to be distributed to the shelter. Please donate generously. To donate Click here
As part of Service Learning Initiative, our Youth are raising funds to sponsor a drive-thru mobile food pantry on Wednesday, July 29th at Al Aqsa premises. The pantry will provide meal for 250 families who are food insecure and the cost is $1,200. Please donate generously. To donate Click here
Masjid has been re-opened partially for Salah and Jumuah prayer however all indoor programs remain cancelled. Please check Masjid bulletin board for Virtual programs offerings or outdoor activities
For elderly and needy, Aqsa Masjid is offering free delivery service for food and essentials. Call or text at (815) 230-0786
Alhamdulillah, Masjid’s new building construction has been completed. Move in date is Friday, February 9, inshaAllah. Praise to our Lord who enabled us to build His house. Many thanks to the community and supporters for undertaking this immense task to completion, Alhamdulillah.