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Islam: Mosque Open House
Date Sunday October 28
Time 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location Details
MCA Islamic Center 3003 Scott Blvd Santa Clara, CA
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorHelal Omeira

American Muslim Community Outreach Program

You are cordially invited to find out more about

Islam

What is it?

Hear about Islam directly from American Muslims

If you have questions like:

  • What are the basics of Islam?
  • What is jihad?
  • Who are Muslims?
  • How do Muslims pray?
  • What is the status of women in Islam?

American Muslims
invite you to a

Mosque Open House

  • Find out more about Islam

  • Meet your Muslim neighbors

on
Sunday, October 28th, 2001
from 11 AM to 4 PM

One hour presentations at 11 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM

at the MCA Islamic Center
3003 Scott Blvd., Santa Clara, California
(between San Tomas and Central Expressways)

For more information
Visit MCA Islamic Center website or
Call (408) 986-9874 or (408) 970-0647

co-sponsored by

Muslim Community Association of the Bay Area (MCA)
American Muslims for Global Peace & Justice (Global Peace)

Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

Islamic Networks Group (ING)

Muslim American Society (MAS)


Frequently asked questions:

Q. Is there a dress code?
A. There is no dress code, other than to dress modestly

Q Is the event free?
A. The event is absolutely free, so please bring your family, friends and anyone who may be interested

Q. Will there be food/refreshments?
A. Light refreshments and snacks will be served free of charge

Q. Are women invited?
A. Absolutely. We encourage all to attend including women, men and youth

Q. Will there be a prayer service?
A. There will be no prayer service for the guests. The host Muslims will pray the noon prayer, which you are welcome to observe

Q. Is there some kind of a political or religious agenda?
A. Absolutely not. This is a community out-reach program. The only objective is to let you find out more about Islam and to meet your American Muslim neighbors

Q. Have you conducted Open Houses before?
A. The Muslim Community Association (MCA) has held open houses before. However, the scale and out-reach of this program is a first. Muslim organizations from the Bay Area have come together to sponsor this event so that as many people as possible are able to attend

Q. Do I need to bring anything?
A. No, just an open mind and a smile :)

Q. I am a Muslim, should I come to help?
A. No. We had an overwhelming response from a number of Muslim volunteers and neighbors. And we are expecting a large number of guests. But, please do invite your friends, neighbors, co-workers, and every one who is interested in finding out more about Islam



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