1. If you are not feeling well, please consult a physician. It is critical that we show personal responsibility and avoid coming to the Masjid if not feeling well
2. If you’re not vaccinated, you need to wear a mask
3. Children 12 years of age and under needs to wear a mask
4. Keep a distance from others as a precaution and avoid handshakes and hugs
Assalam-o-alaikum Wa Rahmatullaha Wa Barakatuhu,
Greetings of Peace!
Al Aqsa Masjid is conveniently located in southwest suburb of Plainfield, Illinois. We offer many services to community including:
Daily & Jumuah Salah
Nazirah classes for children
Come and support your masjid. We are religious, not-for-profit 501c(3) organization and your donations are tax deductable. Our tax ID number is 36-3499230. Please donate generously. Jazakum Allah Khair.
Al Aqsa Community Center in conjunction with Illinois Department of Public health is holding a FREE Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic on Friday, October 29th from 10am-6pm. Pfizer, Moderna, and J&J vaccines will be supervised. Please call (815) 230-0786 for an appointment. Walk-ins are Welcome.
With the grace of Allah, we are pleased to announce that Weekend School will be in session for the school year 2021-2022. We will have shortened classes and all COVID-19 protocols applies; face masks, physical distancing and others. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for registration link and more information
At the invitation of Holmstad Covenant Retirement Community, Al Aqsa Community Center will be giving a presentation about Islam to the community members and other guests. Presenters will be Dr Sabeel Ahmed and Imam Charles Muhammad. This educational program will take place on Thursday, March 18 in Batavia, IL.
On Saturday, March 20th at 6pm, Al Aqsa will be part of an Interfaith event with St. Edward and Christ Episcopal Church and the Joliet Jewish Congregation. The event will be about each religion prayers and theme is Prayers for a New Beginning. Shaykh Zaid Khan will give a presentation on Adhan, Salah, and a few Duas from the Quran and Hadith. The event will be on Zoom.
On Sunday, January 31st at 3pm, Al Aqsa Community Center and GainPeace is holding a virtual Open House to discuss how the Muslim-American community adapted its religious practices and services to the challenges of the pandemic and other trying events. Dr. Sabeel Ahmed, Shaykh Zaid Khan, and Imam Charles Muhammad will be sharing their reflections of this very difficult year. In addition, we will have speakers from other faith-based organizations. Topics include Prophetic ways to deal with challenges, commonalities among different faiths, attributes of community leaders, and how Muslim-Americans adapted and adjusted their services to respond to the pandemic.
Watch Live Webinar on our FB and YouTube page.
As part of Al-Aqsa Community Center’s new Service Learning Initiative, our youth are raising funds to put together and donate men’s and women’s socks and toiletry kits for the homeless who are served by the Daybreak Shelter in Joliet. Due to Covid-19 we are not accepting donated items. Instead, we request funds so that we can purchase new items and have our youth package them to be distributed to the shelter. Please donate generously. To donate Click here
As part of Service Learning Initiative, our Youth are raising funds to sponsor a drive-thru mobile food pantry on Wednesday, July 29th at Al Aqsa premises. The pantry will provide meal for 250 families who are food insecure and the cost is $1,200. Please donate generously. To donate Click here
Masjid has been re-opened partially for Salah and Jumuah prayer however all indoor programs remain cancelled. Please check Masjid bulletin board for Virtual programs offerings or outdoor activities
For elderly and needy, Aqsa Masjid is offering free delivery service for food and essentials. Call or text at (815) 230-0786
Alhamdulillah, Masjid’s new building construction has been completed. Move in date is Friday, February 9, inshaAllah. Praise to our Lord who enabled us to build His house. Many thanks to the community and supporters for undertaking this immense task to completion, Alhamdulillah.