Prayer Timings
Friday, August 18th, 2017
Prayer Iqama
Fajr/Dawn 6:20
Sunrise 7:00
Dhuhr/Noon **1:05
Asr/Afternoon 6:00
Sunset/Maghrib 8:14
Isha/Night 9:30
Jumu’ah/Friday 1st Khutba 1:05
2nd Khutba 2:05
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Prayer Timings
Friday, August 18th, 2017
Prayer Iqama
Fajr/Dawn 6:20
Sunrise 7:00
Dhuhr/Noon **1:05
Asr/Afternoon 6:00
Sunset/Maghrib 8:14
Isha/Night 9:30
Jumu’ah/Friday 1st Khutba 1:05
2nd Khutba 2:05
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NEWS & EVENTS


What’s happening at Nueces

2 weeks ago

Nueces Mosque
Please support the work at the Muslim Cemetery at Dale Texas! This is an important community initiative so please give whatever you can inshaAllah.

https://feelingblessed.org/donate/icga-muslim-cemetery

Please contact Amjad Mohammed at arabicclass@gmail.com for more details.

Please support the work at the Muslim Cemetery at Dale Texas! This is an important community initiative so please give whatever you can inshaAllah.

feelingblessed.org/donate/icga-muslim-cemetery

Please contact Amjad Mohammed at [email protected] for more details.
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This cemetery is Free for all the Muslimeen in the Austin Area and around. The only cost involved is for the grave digger (475) and this is a third party, we have nothing to do with it. We are working hard to cut the costs to zero but we will see inshaa'Allah. For now we need funds to maintain the cemetery (cut the grass, expand the roads. fix the parking lot, add some benches etc). Please donate generously. Jazaakum Allah Kheir

3 weeks ago

Nueces Mosque
Yall Means All: Interfaith Lobby Day

Assalamua Alaikum everyone! Come out to the Capitol at 10 am - 3 pm and lobby with Nueces Mosque against discrimination towards minority groups. Our very own Sheikh Mohamed-Umer Esmail will be speaking as well. Come out and show your support!

Y'all Means All: Interfaith Lobby DayAugust 1, 2017, 10:00amTexas State CapitolREGISTER HERE: www.eventbrite.com/e/yall-means-all-interfaith-lobby-day-tickets-36115359011

And then sign and share this statement opposing discriminatory legislation: texasimpact.org/Interfaith-Letter-Discrimination

Update #2:

Overview of the Day
8:30am Tisha b’Av service in the House Chamber*

10:00am Press Conference on the South Steps of the Capitol (water bottles and some chairs will be provided)

10:45am Press Conference ends; follow volunteers to Robert E. Johnson State Office Building

11:00am Advocacy Training at Robert E. Johnson

12:00pm Lunch (halal and veggie wraps)

1:00pm Legislative Visits at the Capitol – Texas Impact staff will be in the Rotunda to answer questions

3:00pm Event ends

*Austin Rabbis Neil Blumofe and Susan Lippe are leading a Tisha b’Av service in the Chamber of the House of Representatives on the morning of the Lobby Day. Tisha b’Av is a Jewish holy day of mourning and fasting, when Jews are called to reflect on the suffering that still occurs in our world as a result of sinat hinam, or baseless hatred. It is a day when we identify instances of baseless hatred, reflect on the disrespect and humiliation inflicted on our fellow humans, and in community with each other, pledge to repair and rebuild.

People of all faith traditions (or those who are just interested) are welcome at this worship service.

Attire
It will be hot on the Capitol steps on Tuesday morning, so please keep that in mind. Business casual is appropriate for legislative visits, but it is more important that you are comfortable! We ask clergy to wear “warm weather” clergy garb—for Christians, that might mean a short-sleeved shirt with liturgical collar and stole, but we leave your outfit up to you.
Bottled water and some chairs will be provided for the press conference.

Lunch
Lunch will be provided to those who registered for the event. We will have wraps, salad and rice. If you’d rather eat on your own, the Capitol Grille in the Capitol Extension is a great option.

Parking
If you arrive early enough in the day, you should be able to park in the Capitol Visitor Lot at 12/13th and San Jacinto. The first two hours are free and it is $1 per half hour thereafter. If the Visitor Lot is full, there is street parking around the Capitol.

Lobby Visits
This will be explained in much more detail at the advocacy training, but plan to meet in front of your legislator’s office in the Capitol at 1:40pm. You can find out who your Texas House of Representatives member is here: Who Represents Me? We will provide a “leave-behind” folder that one member of your groups will pick up from the Robert E. Johnson Building and take to the Capitol.

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Update #1: Tentative Schedule for the Day

10am Press Conference on the South Steps of the Capitol
11am Advocacy Training (Location TBD)
12pm Lunch
1pm - 3pm Legislative Visits
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Save the date and spread the word as Texas faith community leaders and Texans of all faiths stand against discrimination. Plan now to join us at the Captiol for a press conference, legislative updates, and visits with lawmakers during the high stakes special session.

Mainstream faith communities affirm the shared values of respect, dignity, and welcome for every person. Discriminatory legislation that targets individuals based on sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity runs counter to Texan values.

We reject the fear-filled rhetoric and un-American endorsement of discrimination that underlie proposed “bathroom legislation.” This legislation would pose a threat to vulnerable individuals, affirm state-sponsored discrimination, and dismiss the wisdom of local communities.
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