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For our Jumu’ah services on Friday, October 7, masks are recommended to attend any MCC service, and no RSVP is necessary:

Please attend at 2:30 or 3:40 p.m. to avoid heavier first-service congestion whenever possible. Masks are optional.

Jumu’ah parking for three services is in the MCC and the neighboring HP lot. The aerial map at https://mcceastbay.org/hp

For parents attending with young children indoors, MCC offers private mothers’ and fathers’ rooms with an audio and visual connection to Prayer Hall. Parents can watch the sermon and pray while in the company of other parents with young children. The mothers/fathers prayer room is just past the Banquet Hall doors into the school area.

Shaykh Abdullah Anik Misra was born in Toronto, Canada. Raised in the Hindu tradition, he embraced Islam in 2001 while studying at the University of Toronto from where he completed his Bachelor of Business Administration. He then traveled overseas in 2005 to study the Arabic language and Islamic sciences in Tarim, Yemen for some time, as well as Darul Uloom in Trinidad, West Indies.

He spent 12 years in Amman, Jordan where he focused on Islamic Law, Theology, Hadith Sciences, Prophetic Biography and Islamic Spirituality while also serving as Director of Programs at the Qasid Arabic Institute. He holds a BA in Islamic Studies (Alimiyya), authorization in the six authentic books of Hadith, and has studied one year of specialized training in issuing Islamic legal verdicts (Ifta’).

He also holds a certificate in Islamic Counselling and often works with those who have religious obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD/waswasa). He is an instructor and researcher in the Islamic Sciences and has taught online and in person for a number of learning institutes and organizations.

He is author of the Seerah Song, the first complete Seerah poem written in rhyming English verse to be used as a teaching tool, performed by Zain Bhikha. He currently resides near Toronto, Canada with his family.

Questions? events@mcceastbay.org

The Alameda County Health Department reports COVID-19 cases are still happening.

We are cautiously indoors for the five daily prayers and three Jumu’ah services. All the Jumu’ah prayers are indoors in the MCC prayer hall. Learn more at https://mcceastbay.org/prayer