Islamic Society of Northern Wisconsin (ISNW) Altoona Masjid 527 2nd St, Altoona, WI 52773 info@altoonamasjid.com (715) 831-1560
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Eid Prayer followed by community breakfast:

Eid prayer will be at the Masjid (527 2nd St. West, Altoona, WI 54720) on Monday  July 28th at 7:30 AM at the Masjid will be lead by Imam Tamer AbdelAziz, Takbeerat will start at 7:15 AM

Please bring any breakfast foods to join the community in a breakfast after Salaah to celebrate & socialize.

For details on Eid and how to perform the prayer, click here to read this post.

The following is how the Eid prayer will be performed tomorrow

  1. The Eid prayer is 2 units(rak’at) followed by a Khutbah (sermon)
  2. It starts with the first takbeer (raising hands to ear and then folding them with each AllahuAkbar)
  3. Then there will be 7 takbeers (as described in #2), these are besides the Takbeerat alIhram(takbeer to start the prayer). The takbeer (AllahuAkbar) should not be repeated out loud by the congregation, but only said out loud by the Imam/Prayer leader.
  4. Then the rest will follow the usual prayer as usual until the second unit begins – Fatihah, a Surah, ruku(bowing) then 2 sujoods (prostrations)
  5. After coming up from the last prostration of the first rakat (unit) there will follow it 5 takbeers (as described in #2)
  6. And then the rest of the prayer will follow and the prayer then ends followed by a short Eid Khutbah (sermon)

Some Sunnahs (Recommended actions) of Eid:

  1. To perform ghusl (ritual bath) before going to the prayer.
  2. To eat an odd number of dates before leaving one’s house for the prayer.
  3. for men and women to wear their best clothes for the ‘Eid prayer not necessarily new, that adheres to proper Islamic ettiquette
  4. To go out to prayer by one route and to return by another.
  5. To perform the takbeer starting from the Maghrib prayer prior to the prayer until the prayer.

Muslim Essentials Meeting 3: July 27th: Discussion Points

July 20th, 2014 | Posted by AltoonaMasjid in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Muslim Essentials Meeting 3: July 27th: Discussion Points)

asSalaam’alaykum,

Meeting will start at 2PM with the Dhuhr(afternoon) prayer and will end around 5PM followed by Asr(evening) prayer

1. Review Session 2 – Hereafter/Day of Judgement, Purification and prayer, and Zakat/Obligatory Charity

2. Fasting/Sawm

3. Hajj – the Pilgrimage

4. Ihsan and what it means, and how to attain it

5. Seeking Knowledge

6. Dawah – Inviting and informing others about Islam

We will try to complete the above in our next session insha’Allah.

When: Sunday, August 3rd @ 2PM

Where: Lake Altoona Park – same as last year.
604 Beach Rd
Altoona, WI 54720

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ISNW Altoona Masjid Annual Expenses from Ramadan 2013 to 2014
Category Amount per month Amount per year
ANNUAL FIXED EXPENSES
A. RELIGIOUS AND CHILDRENS EDUCATIONS SERVICES 1000 12000
B. MASJID REGULAR EXPENSES
ELECTRICITY 200 2400
INSURANCE 800
TELEPHONE/INTERNET 150 1800
CLEANING 200 2400
SNOW/GRASS 100 1200
SECRETARY 200 2400
TOTAL 23000
2014 MOSQUE UPGRADES
WALL PAINT 1500
DRY WALL 600
WALL TRIM & PAINT 300
WINDOWS TRIM & PAINT 300
ONE WINDOW REPLACEMENT 180
SPEAKERS PLACEMENT UPGRADE 300
ELECTRIC NEW FIXTURES 250
TWO ELECTRIC HEATERS 500
THREE EXIT SIGNS 450
TWO DOORS UPGRADE 200
ELECTRIC WIRING UP TO CODE 700
THREE OSCILLATING FANS 750
FROZEN PIPE
EXCAVATION 500
PLUMBING 500
CITY FROZEN PIPE FEE 450
SEWAGE PIPE REPAIR
THREE OLD PIPE UPGRADES 1350
CARPET RE STRETCHING 400
NEW CARPET 400
NEW CARPET INSTALLATION 400
2 ELECTRIC SMOKE DETECTORS 150
TOTAL 10180
GRAND TOTAL TO FUND-RAISE 33180

Muslim Essentials Meeting 2: July 13th: Discussion Points

July 6th, 2014 | Posted by AltoonaMasjid in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Muslim Essentials Meeting 2: July 13th: Discussion Points)

asSalaam’alaykum,

Meeting will start at 2PM with the Dhuhr(afternoon) prayer and will end around 5PM followed by Asr(evening) prayer

1. Review Session 1 – Shahaada, 3 questions in the grave, Allah, Prophets, Books, Tawheed, Sunnah, Hadith of Jibreel.

2. Angels, Jinn, Unseen

3. Day of Judgement and Hereafter

4. Pre-Destination

4. Wudhu’ – Purification

5. Salaah – Prayer

6. Zakat – Obligatory Charity

We will try to complete the above in our next session insha’Allah.

Iftar invitation to entire Muslim Community in and around Eau Claire from Stacey and Seydou:

Hello, Seydou and I would like to invite the mosque to dinner on Friday, July 25. The food will be from Holyland Restaurant of Minneapolis. The dinner will be at the Clubhouse in Lake Altoona County Park. Dinner will be at sunset. Please join us. Seydou and Stacey

Looking forward to seeing everyone there.

Click here for Lake Altoona Park – Clubhouse – Location on Google Maps

Following message from Br. Osama:

Invitation to all Muslim Community in Eau Claire
Al Salam Alykm , Kol aam Wa Antom Beckair

I woud like with pleasure to invite all Muslim Community For Eftar party in the holly month of Ramadan On Friday , July 18 th at 8:30 pm at Lake Altoona County Park Clubhouse

Adress : 604 Beach Road , Altoona WI 54720

Magrib prayer will be held on the park ( Clubhouse ) , There is a big room for everybody to pray Magrib

Best Regards
Eng. Mohamed Osama and his family

Look forward to seeing everyone there.

Muslim Essentials: Meeting #1: June 29th: Discussion Points

June 22nd, 2014 | Posted by AltoonaMasjid in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Muslim Essentials: Meeting #1: June 29th: Discussion Points)

asSalaam’alaykum,

Meeting will be on June 29th and will start at 2PM and will end around 5PM.

We will be talking about the following issues:

1. Being Muslim and Living Muslim – what’s the difference?

2. Lessons from questions the new Muslims asked the Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) and his advice

3. The 3 questions everyone is asked in their graves

4. Who is your Lord?

5. Who is your Prophet?

6. What is your religion?

7. The “Hadith of Jibreel”

Ramadan Review Class Sunday June 22nd 2-5PM

June 10th, 2014 | Posted by AltoonaMasjid in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Ramadan Review Class Sunday June 22nd 2-5PM)

We will be having our “Ramadan Review” Class on Sunday June 22nd 2-5PM at Altoona Masjid.

We will be discussing all the major issues surrounding Ramadan to review before the Month of Quran and fasting begins.

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