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Imam: Qutaibah Abbasi [email protected] 817-213-6058 (office) Masjid Board of Directors [email protected] 972-709-5042 (office)

Mission: Good food, good people, good conversation...only at Duncanville Islamic Center. You Belong Here!

06/12/2020

6/12/2020 - Friday Sermon: “Sincerity Within Us” - Imam Qutaibah J. Abbasi

06/05/2020
Qutaibah J. Abbasi

Qutaibah J. Abbasi

6/5/2020 - Friday Sermon: “Our History” - Imam Qutaibah J. Abbasi

06/04/2020
Masjid Al-Islam (Dallas, TX)

North Texas Imams Council’s “Crucial Conversations on Race.”

Support us as at: https://masjidalislam.org/donate/

Dallas Muslim leaders meet to discuss race in light of recent events. We'll be joined by: Ust. Fatima Lette (Qalam Institute)
Sh. Khalid Shaheed (Masjid AlIslam)
Sh. Yassir Qadhi (East Plano Islamic Center)
Sh. Omar Suleiman (Valley Ranch Islamic Center)
Sh. Abdullah Oduro (Islamic Center of Coppell)
Sh. Shpendim Nadzaku, Moderator (North Texas Islamic Center)

06/02/2020
Qutaibah J. Abbasi

Qutaibah J. Abbasi

The solution to covert, overt, and systematic racism is.......Islam! Find out why:

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Salam! As we enter the last few hours on this blessed day of Friday, don’t forget to share your weekly donation! As you ...
05/29/2020

Salam! As we enter the last few hours on this blessed day of Friday, don’t forget to share your weekly donation! As you know, your masjid is in need of your support during this critical time to help cover operational costs. If you would like to make a donation to Duncanville Islamic Center, feel free to do so in any of the following methods:

(1) Our CashApp ID: $mydicenter (no transaction fees)

(2) PayPal to PayPal account transfer: [email protected] (no transaction fees)

(3) Credit/Debit: https://bit.ly/2XmhnPs (kindly consider adding a few dollars to help cover transaction fees)

(4) Check: write a check to Duncanville Islamic Center and mail to 1419 Acton Avenue, Duncanville, TX 75137

(5) Cash: stop by the masjid for Fajr/Isha/Jumu’ah prayers and drop it in the donation box

May Allah accept from you all your good deeds. May He shade you and your family on the Day of Judgement through your generous donations. May He reward you and your family with the best of this like and next. And may He protect you and your family from all harm and misfortune. Amen, amen, amen!

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05/29/2020
05/29/2020

5/29/2020 - Friday Sermon: "Be Just!" - Imam Qutaibah J. Abbasi

05/24/2020

Eid al-Fitr 1441 | Sunday, May 24, 2020

Salam! By the grace of Allah, we were able to witness yet another Ramadan, we ask Allah for acceptance of all our good d...
05/23/2020

Salam! By the grace of Allah, we were able to witness yet another Ramadan, we ask Allah for acceptance of all our good deeds, including our fasts, prayers, supplications, remembrances, recitations, and charities. Amen!

As this blessed month winds down to an end, it gives us great pleasure to announce that Eid al-Fitr will be, tomorrow, Sunday, May 24 inshaAllah. Our masjid has the honor and privilege to host Eid prayer at our facility, at 9:30 am, inshaAllah.

We understand the sensitivity surrounding having public gatherings, and therefore and put into place measures to ensure the highest level of safety and security for you and your family. Therefore, we ask that our beloved sisters and all children under the age of 16 refrain from joining us for services. For men, ages 16 and above, we kindly ask that you abide by and follow all rules and regulations as provided by Duncanville Islamic Center staff and management, including: (a) wearing a face mask, (b) bringing your own prayer rug, (c) using hand disinfectant upon entry, (d) praying on marked spaces, and (e) maintaining social distance at all times (i.e. no handshaking/hugging, etc).

For those who wish to remain home and follow us online, we will be live streaming the takbeer, prayer, and sermon via this page, inshaAllah.

On behalf of Duncanville Islamic Center, Eid Mubarak, and may you and your family have a beautiful and blessed Eid! We ask Allah to allow us to rejoice together once again as a community, sooner rather than later. Amen.

05/23/2020

5/22/2020 - Qur'an'tine: "Live Taraweeh - Night 30"

05/23/2020

The last day of Ramadan 1441 will be tomorrow. Eid al-Fitr will be on Sunday, May 24, 2020. On behalf of us all here at Duncanville Islamic Center, Eid Mubarak!

05/22/2020

5/22/2020 - Friday Sermon: “A Few Hours Left” (Ramadan Series) - Imam Qutaibah J. Abbasi

05/22/2020

5/21/2020 - Qur'an'tine: "Live Taraweeh - Night 29"

05/21/2020

5/20/2020 - Qur'an'tine: "Live Taraweeh - Night 28"

Salam. With only a few days remaining of this blessed month, don’t forget those who are less fortunate in and around our...
05/21/2020
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Salam. With only a few days remaining of this blessed month, don’t forget those who are less fortunate in and around our community. Share the love this Eid with your annual zakat payments:

(1) zakat al-Fitr - $10 or more per person

(2) zakat al-Maal: 2.5% of your excess wealth after a period of one year

(3) fidya payment: for those who were unable to fast due to sickness or inability, $10 or more for every day missed ($300 for the month)

Share your donation as soon as possible as we are trying to distribute the funds before the day of Eid. You can donate by:

(1) CashApp ID: $mydicenter

(2) PayPal transfer: [email protected]

(3) credit/debit card link: https://bit.ly/2XmhnPs

If you have any questions regarding zakat, fidya, or kaffara, contact Imam Qutaibah (817-213-6058, [email protected]).

May Allah accept from us all our fasting, prayers, supplications, recitations, charity, and all good deeds. Amen!

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05/20/2020

5/19/2020 - Qur'an'tine: "Live Taraweeh - Night 27"

05/19/2020

5/18/2020 - Qur'an'tine: "Live Taraweeh - Night 26"

05/18/2020

5/17/2020 - Qur'an'tine: "Live Taraweeh - Night 25"

Salam! With only one week remaining of this blessed month of Ramadan, purify your worship by sharing your contribution w...
05/17/2020

Salam! With only one week remaining of this blessed month of Ramadan, purify your worship by sharing your contribution with the Duncanville Islamic Center today!

Visit www.dicenter.org/donate to share $1000, $500, $100, $10 or whatever you can, no amount is too little! Donate now, as you know our beloved Prophet Muhammad (s) used to do in this month of generosity and kindness.

May Allah accept from and reward you for your contribution. May He unite you with the generous Prophet Muhammad (s) as you have been generous this entire month! May He accept from and reward you for all your fasting, prayers, recitations, supplications, charity, and other good deeds! Amen, amen, amen!

[This message is sent to you by the Duncanville Islamic Center. For more information, feel free to call us at 972-709-5042 or visit us online at www.dicenter.org.]

05/15/2020

Salam. Having entered the last 10, most blessed nights of Ramadan, and in consideration of Gov. Abbott’s most recent declarations, the Duncanville Islamic Center recognizes the desire of many to return to the masjid in a safe and secure manner.

Therefore, for the remaining duration of these last 10 nights and days, Duncanville Islamic Center will be partially opened according the following rules and regulations (to ensure the maximum security and health of the community):

⏰ beginning *tomorrow* (Friday, May 15) the masjid will be open for Fajr prayers (5:45 am), Jumu’ah prayers (1:30 pm), Isha prayers (9:45 pm), and Taraweeh prayers.

📍attendees must pray on marked prayer spots (maintaining 6 feet distance from others at all times).

📍maximum number of attendees will be capped at 75, on a first come first serve basis.

📍 doors will open 15 minutes before Isha, Fajr, and Friday prayers.

📍only one door will be used for entrance and exit - the west entrance, usually used for Jumu’ah prayers.

📍 only adult men, ages 16 and older will be permitted to attend.

❌ wudu (ablution) areas will remain closed; attendees are required to have wudu upon arrival.

❌ women and children (15 and younger) will not be allowed to attend.

❌ socializing after prayers will not be allowed; attendees must disperse after prayer.

❌ attendees with temperatures above 99.9 will not be allowed to attend.

⛔️ elderly (those above 65 years) and those with pre-existing conditions are highly discouraged from attending.

The following are *requirements for every attendee* in order to attend prayers at Duncanville Islamic Center:

✅ attendees must use provided hand disinfectant upon entrance and exit of the facility.

✅ attendees must wear a mask while in the facility, including during prayers.

✅ attendees must bring their own prayer rug.

✅ attendees must bring their own water bottles, especially for taraweeh prayers.

✅ attendees are highly encouraged to wear gloves.

It is our sincere hope and prayer that Allah relieve us of this pandemic disease and allow us to enjoy our masjid to its full capacity once again!

May Allah lift this pandemic from us, and return our lives to normalcy, sooner rather than later. May He cure all those who are afflicted, and protect us all from affliction. May He accept from us all our worship (prayers, fasts, supplications, charities, recitations, and good deeds). May He write for us the complete reward of the Night of Decree (laylat-al-Qadr)! Amen, amen, amen!

[This message is sent to you by the Duncanville Islamic Center. For more information, feel free to call us at 972-709-5042 or visit us online at www.dicenter.org.]

05/14/2020
Qutaibah J. Abbasi

Donate now: www.dicenter.org/donate. No amount is too little!

Today was the first day of the last 10 days of Ramadan. Here’s my challenge to you all, I call it the “10 for 10 Challenge!”

Starting today, donate at least $10 or more every day for the next ten days to a charity of your choosing. It can be a mosque, a relief organization, an orphanage, etc.

This way, you’re guaranteed to donate on the Night of Decree, which as you know, the worship during it is better than the worship of one thousand months!

May Allah write our names amongst those whose worship (as little as it may be) is accepted on the Night of Decree. Amen!

05/14/2020

5/13/2020 - Qur'an'tine: "Live Taraweeh - Night 21”

05/13/2020

𝗝𝗼𝗶𝗻𝘁 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝗮𝗿𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗖𝗢𝗩𝗜𝗗𝟭𝟵:

“As we enter the third week of Ramadan, this document serves as an update concerning the guidelines and recommendations for programs and services conducted by Islamic institutions during the COVID 19 pandemic.

The COVID19 illness is caused by the SARS-Cov2 virus which is known to spread from person-to-person via respiratory droplets released when someone speaks, coughs, or sneezes. These viral droplets can infect someone when they breathe in these droplets or pick them up from surfaces such as door handles. The most common symptoms of those infected include: a persistent cough, a high fever, a low-grade temperature, difficulty breathing, body aches, loss of taste, and loss of smell. The effect of the COVID19 pandemic worldwide has shown us that the infection has a greater potential for harm than the seasonal flu and poses a significant threat to adults of all ages. The highest risk for death is in the elderly and immunocompromised although the disease has also caused hundreds of fatalities in young adults.

Judge Clay Jenkins of Dallas County remarked on April 28th. 2020 that Dallas county has not met two vital criteria recommended by health care experts necessary for the complete opening up of our economy in North Texas: 1) the number of confirmed new COVID19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths needs to decline for two consecutive weeks, 2) there needs to be greater access to testing in the state of Texas to identify new hotspots1. Neither of these criteria has been met. The number of cases continues to rise in the North Texas area, specifically in Dallas County and the surrounding counties within the DFW Metroplex.

The best protective measure currently available is the prevention of viral spread through strict social distancing measures.

Based on the above information, our current recommendation has not changed and we continue to advise all North Texas Islamic institutions to do the following till May 31st. 2020:

1. Continue to suspend all services, functions, and events in which their members or attendees could gather and facilitate viral spread

2. Consider screening in-office employees for symptoms daily, offer complementary work-from-home options for those that qualify, and consider having their employees utilize masks to impede potential respiratory spread

3. Implement regular infection control measures such as disinfection of commonly used surfaces like door handles

Texas’ Governor Greg Abbott recently passed an executive order on May 1, 2020 and a revised order on May 5, 20202 to release some of the restrictions on essential community services including allowing religious institutions to function at reduced capacity. We express concern about the public health implications of these measures in our area, as the number of cases continues to rise in the North Texas region.3

As some North Texas Muslim communities are considering restarting some services -- such as Taraweeh prayers, I’tikaaf, Jumuah, and food distribution drives -- at reduced (25%) capacity, we reiterate our strong recommendation to suspend activities in our institutions until the end of May.

The following outlines more specific guidelines in how an institution can attempt strict social distancing & disinfectant protocol for absolutely essential communal Islamic services (e.g. certain prayers, food distribution drives for those in need, etc.)

For in-facility attendance (e.g. prayers in the masjid, etc.):

-Initially start at a reduced capacity of 10% and evaluate the situation every week.

-Wherever possible hold masjid services and prayers outside.

-Use a standardized questionnaire to screen all worshippers/entrants for fever, cough, shortness of breath or any other concerning symptoms

-Restrict attendees to only those whose attendance is determined obligatory (e.g. healthy persons under the age of 60)

-Check the temperature of all entrants and only allow entrance if temperature is

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The Duncanville Islamic Center was first established in December of 1995 and was located in a small suite, a single unit of its current location at 1419 Acton Avenue, Duncanville, TX 75137. Over the years, the masjid and community expanded and as such began to purchase the rest of the building as the need for growth demanded.

The focus of the Duncanville Islamic Center has evolved far beyond being simply a place of prayer for Muslims and is now a central hub of activities and services filling the needs of the Muslim community in and around the Duncanville area. Besides regular religious services, current programs include educational classes and lectures for both adults and children, youth group programs, and more.

Our community consists of nearly every kind of ethnic group found in the Muslim world and beyond which brings a wonderful variety of people to each community activity.

Our imam and spiritual leader is Imam Qutaibah J. Abbasi. More about him can be found on his personal website: www.imamq.com. He can be reached via phone at: 972-709-5042, or via email at: [email protected].

Our masjid and its affairs are run by a six-member board of directors. Meetings are usually held monthly, at the masjid premises. If you wish to contact the board, feel free to email them collectively at [email protected]. Kindly understand that although they would like to respond to every email as promptly as possible, they ask for your patience when emailing them. Thank you.

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