Friday Family Night
This fun filled family gathering occurs every 2nd and 3rd Friday, starting an hour before Maghreb Athan.
Various fun-filled activities every week such as:
• Table Tennis
• Refreshments (Pizza for kids, Tea & Snacks for adults)
Open to the entire family, this is a great opportunity to socialize with fellow community members while having fun in a relaxed setting.
Monthly Potluck Dinner
A potluck dinner is held on the first Friday of every month. Every family brings at least one dish to share with others.
This event provides a platform for members to socialize with each other, particularly newer members to integrate into the community and our youth to interact with one another.
The dinner is usually followed by a lecture by our Imam.
The Sunday Breakfast Hangout is a recent event at ICBC. Following Fajr prayer every Sunday, the masjid offers a sumptuous breakfast which is well attended by brothers and sisters. This program allows us to not just worship together but also get to know each other and build bonds of brotherhood/sisterhood in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.
Passport to Muslim Lands
This is an exciting and entertaining yet informative program that is held on the last Friday of every month.
ICBC community has members from over 25 countries. In this program, one country is featured every month and members from the respective country do a presentation on their country, with an emphasis on Islam and Muslims.
After learning about the land and culture of fellow Muslims, attendees are usually treated to delicacies from the host country.
Countries presented so far—Senegal, Indonesia, Nigeria, Iraq, Yemen, Jordan, Sudan, Turkey, Egypt, Morocco, and Bangladesh.
Upcoming presentations in 2022:
- August Syria
- September Afghanistan
- October Uganda
- November Sri Lanka
Nikah (Marriage) Ceremony
Alternately, you can submit the application in person to the ICBC Imam. A Certificate of Nikah is provided by ICBC only after presenting evidence of a civil marriage license.
Sadaqa & Zakah Distribution
Zakat and Sadaqah funds are disbursed to the needed after a careful and through review of the applicants.
Zakat ul Fitr is collected during Ramadan and distributed to the needy before Eid ul Fitr.
ICBC works with the GAMRC (Greater Austin Muslim Relief Committee) to review applications for financial assistance from community members in need.
ICBC has launched a peer-to-peer support group for parents of special needs children (Championing & Assisting Muslim People).
We are committed to supporting and partnering with MUHSEN in their efforts to help families with special needs. MUHSEN–Muslims Understanding and Helping Special Education Needs, is a national organization that certifies masjids that work towards accommodating community members with special needs.
For further details on MUHSEN organization, please visit their website at www.muhsen.org
ICBC would like to understand the requirements of Special Need Families in our community. If you have a family member with special needs, please click on the link below to fill out a Needs Assessment Survey. Or if you know of a family in our community who has a family member with special needs, please encourage them to complete the survey. All responses are treated as confidential and will be accessible only to the MUHSEN team.
Needs Assessment Survey: https://muhsen.org/need-survey/
To join the ChAMP group at ICBC or for further details, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
To sign up as a volunteer for this program, please register at www.tinyurl.com/
Taraweeh: Prayers led by reputed Huffaz/Qari of the Holy Qur’an visiting our Masjid during the blessed month of Ramadhan. Assisting them in prayers are youth Huffaz in our community. Recitation of the entire Qur’an is usually completed on the 27th or 29th night of Ramadhan.
Qiyaam-al-Layl: Night prayers led during the last 10 nights by the visiting Hafiz. Often attended by more than 100 men, women, and children, the prayers are followed by Suhoor meal.
Suhoor/Iftaar Meals: Suhoor meals provided after Qiyaam Al-Layl Prayers and Iftaar/dinner, sponsored by generous community members, are offered during the Ramadhan weekends.
I’tekaf: Few community members observe I’tekaf (residing in a mosque for a period) at ICBC during the last 10 days of Ramadan.
For Reflections on Ramadan 2022 at ICBC, please visit https://icbrushycreek.org/
The social committee usually organizes two carnivals in the year–one in Spring and the other to celebrate Eid al-Adha. The events are hugely successful, with more than 400 community members attending each event. In addition, several City and State elected officials also join our celebrations.
Funeral services fall under the scope of the ICBC Social Activities committee. For immediate assistance, please contact:
Br. Seyed Naina
ICBC does not offer funeral services at this time. However, in the Greater Austin area, the Islamic Center of Greater Austin (ICGA), North Austin Muslim Community Center (NAMCC) and Muslim Community Support Services (MCSS) offer complete funeral services, which include body release, body transport, body washing (ghusl), Janazah prayer, and burial. For further information, please visit the following links: