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SNMC Annual General Meeting (AGM) – June 13, 2021 – Mark Your Calendars

 

 

 

 

 

Assalamu Alaikom Dear SNMC community,

Ramadan Mubarak to you all.

SNMC board invites you to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held after Asr prayer on Sunday, June 13,2021, In Sha Allah. Please mark your calendars.

All community members are welcome to join.

The detailed agenda and invitation link will be shared closer to the date.

Jazakom Allah Khair for your on-going support to SNMC.

With Regards,
SNMC Management

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SNMC Update on Masjid prayers

SNMC appreciates the community’s cooperation and understanding during the COVID-19 lockdown situation and working with the SNMC team to follow provincial and city guidelines.

In Sha Allah, effective from Tue 16th Feb 2021 Fajr prayers, we should be back to 30% capacity restrictions.  SNMC wants to remind the community to keep following all the guidelines and rules in place by city and province from time to time, like for example keeping 6 feet distance while congregating, wearing facemask all the time.

To enter SNMC masjid from Tue 16th Feb 2021 Fajr, you would still need the following

  1. Masjid Pass – get yours at http://mySNMC.ca
  2. Facemask
  3. Full size Prayer Mat
  4. Bag for shoes (to take inside with you, as needed)
  5. Wudu (no wudu facilities at SNMC)

To enable next session attendees be able to drive into parking lot and be able to come into Masjid, please leave prayer hall, as soon as your session has concluded. This will reduce traffic chaos for coming in and going out, In Sha Allah.

Prayer Schedule can be seen at http://snmc.ca/Prayer

Please do not assemble OR pray in parking lot and follow SNMC team’s guidelines / directions all the time.

At the moment, the age limit is 12 and above, except on Week-ends (Sat Fajr to Sun Isha) which is 8 and above.

Post 16th Feb, SNMC prayer schedule can be accessed via website http://snmc.ca (top menu Weekly Iqama)
Or Directly at
2021-prayer-schedule-v2.pdf (snmc.ca)

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Seasonal Winter Parking Restrictions

 

Some streets in SNMC Mosque area (like Springbeauty Avenue) are restricted to one-sided parking during the winter months to assist with snow clearing. Please park your car accordingly while you visit SNMC for prayers.

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SNMC Management Update

 

SNMC community would like to thank Br. Muhammad Zulfiqar for serving the Barrhaven community as president since June 2019. During his tenure as president, we have seen enormous efforts for the new challenges we were faced with COVID-19 pandemic. His hard work and dedication have not gone unnoticed. Due to work & Family commitments, Br. Muhammad Zulfiqar has decided to leave his role as a president effective Mon 23-Nov-2020. We, however, are very pleased that Br. Muhammad Zulfiqar accepted to stay as board member while taking a break from presidential responsibilities. 

SNMC would like to congratulate Br. Wahed Ali Mohammed for accepting the role of SNMC President effective 23-Nov-2020.  

Br. Wahed has been serving SNMC as a volunteer since 2004, in various activities, like covering SNMC activities with photography / videography (http://flickr.com/snmc/albums), coordinating Jockvale musallah days school, coordinating then Imam’s schedule, managing social media / website etc to name few.    Br. Wahed joined SNMC Board in Jan 2020 and has played crucial role in structuring online streaming of SNMC sessions, that proved very crucial in March to June Covid-19 lock down periods for musallies to get in touch with SNMC for various religious activities.   (http://youtube.com/SNMCTube) 

Please join us in welcoming Br Wahed in his new role as the President. 

For a complete list of board members, please click here 

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Imam Messages (Facebook)

A Moment with Our Prophet, Muhammad (S) 

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Wanted – SNMC Volunteers

 

SNMC is looking for volunteers who possess experience / skills as listed in this doc (link given below). If you fit the criteria and interested please register / apply at https://tinyurl.com/SNMCVolunteerApply

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A lesson from a leaf (Girls 11+)

Please join us for our first fall event: “A lesson from a leaf.”
We’ll discover an important value by looking at different types of leaves and why they change color, and we’ll use that inspiration to make a beautiful craft for the season. Let’s learn and have fun!

Date: Nov 08, 2020 from 6:00-8:00pm

Age: Girls 11+

Location: Virtual!
Registration fee: Free
Registration required!
Sign up at: https://bit.ly/3e8ziRi

Registration for this event is now open and will close on Friday 06 Nov at 11 pm (or before if the event reached the capacity)!

SNMC Youth committee

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SNMC Qurbani/Udhia pickup and donation meat drop off

Dear Brothers and Sisters; Alslamou Alikoum and Eid Mubarak

Qurbani/Udhaia meat will be delivered to SNMC  on Wednesday August 5th at 4PM, In Sha Allah

Meat must be collected by 6:30 PM on Wednesday August 5th from SNMC. Curbside pickup.

For Brothers and sisters who arranged their Qurbani/Udhia somewhere else and wish to donate the meat to SNMC, please drop off the meat at SNMC on Wednesday between 4-7PM at SNMC

Local needy will receive meat from 6:00PM to 8:00PM.

Sadaqa food bank and Ottawa food bank trucks will pick up the rest of the meat at 8:30PM.

Please note that any uncollected meat will be donated to foodbanks at 8:30.

So please collect your meat by 6:30PM, SNMC is not responsible for any uncollected meat.

For Donations – Please pack approx.. 1kg ziplock packets clearly written Halal Lamb / Goat / Cow

Unfortunately, SNMC has no facilities to store any uncollected meat

 If you have any questions please feel free to email info@snmc.ca.

Summary:

All activity on same day – Wed 5th Aug

Collection –                        4PM to 6:30PM

Drop off –                            4PM to 7:00PM

Locale Needy pickup –  6PM to 8PM

Food Bank Pickup –         8:30PM

JAK

SNMC team

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SNMC presents New Muslims Program

with Imam Dr. Mohsen El-Nadi

When – Sun 26th July 2-3PM, In Sha Allah

WheretinyURL.com/New-Muslim

Open for all Brothers and Sisters

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SNMC Masjid re-opening – Details

Please read all items completely before heading to SNMC.

Volunteers have strict instructions to follow below guidelines.

 

Jumu’ah and daily prayers will take place at the SNMC effective Friday 12 June 2020 in-sha Allah.

The safety of all attendees, volunteers and administrative staff is our highest priority.

The following rules must be followed for all prayers:

  • High-risk individuals or anyone experiencing illness or symptoms of illness such as cough, fever, runny nose should NOT attend the prayers in the masjid in order to protect the health of others.
  • As per provincial guidelines, for each prayer you are planning to attend, before you come please write on a piece of paper your name, phone number, and your email address*. Bring it with you and drop it in the designated box as you enter the masjid**.
  • Attendees should make wudhu before visiting the SNMC masjid.
  • Washroom and wudhu facilities will be closed in this phase of the re-opening.
  • Doors will be open 30 minutes before each prayer.
  • Attendees must maintain social distancing of 6ft from others at all times, including the parking lot, entrances, exits, and during prayer times.
  • Attendees are required to bring their own adult-size prayer mats.
  • Attendees are required to bring and wear a face mask at all times.
  • Attendees are required to bring a plastic bag for their shoes and keep the shoes with them. The shoe racks will NOT beavailable.
  • There will be a line on the floor that everyone must take their shoes before it, step after it and pick up his/her shoes, put them in the plastic bag and keep them with him/her.
  • Please remain seated in your prayer spot and please do NOT wander from your spot.
  • Masjid will be open for Fardh prayers. Please pray Sunnah at home.
  • Doors will be locked at iqama time.
  • Once the parking lot is full, it will be closed.
  • At this phase of re-opening, only children age 12+ can attend.

For Jumu’ah prayer, in addition to the above rules, please note:

Following the provincial rules, the masjid will be only able to accommodate a limited number of people at any given time. Once the limit is reached, the doors will be closed, and people will need to wait in a line outside for the next prayer.

  • Three Jumu’ah prayers will be held in-sha Allah (Winter Schedule):
    • 1st at 12:00 pm
    • 2nd at 12:45 pm
    • 3rd at 1:30 pm
  • Doors will be opened 30 minutes before the start of the Jumu’ah prayers.  Please arrive early as delays are expected. 

Jazak Allahu Khairn.

Your patience, understanding and support is greatly appreciated.

*This will be applied until another solution is implemented.

**This information will only be looked at in the unfortunate event that a health issue arise and Public Health decides to do contact tracing for the safety of the attendees.  Otherwise, it will be destroyed on regular bases.