Welcome to the Islamic Center of Columbia

An-Nisa Sisterhood Meeting

An-Nisa Sisterhood initiative is being held on Friday, February 5th @ 3PM. This meeting is to present to the sisters of the community a proposal that went before Majlis. This proposal is a means to meet some of the unique needs of women in the community and asking for volunteers.

Qur'an Classes for Children

Qur'an Reading and Memorization classes for children of all ages will begin from this Saturday, January 30. This class is intended to strengthen your child's relationship with the Qur'an, as well as challenge and facilitate growth in their memory and language skills.

Classes will take place twice a week during the following days:

Wednesdays 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Saturdays 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

All participating students as well as teachers are encouraged to arrive by 3:30 for Asr prayer.

If you have not registered your children for these classes and would like to participate, please fill out a form at the Masjid or through the following link:


Youth Activities

Brothers' Group

All interested boys, ages 13 and up, are encouraged to register to participate in upcoming youth activities with their fellow Muslim brothers in the community. Please inform others, and share through social media.

For more details on the boys' activities, please contact:
Brother Osama Askar at (803) 404-0195 or Brother Zaid Abdullah at (803) 261-6328.

Sisters' Group

Any interested girls in the community are also encouraged to connect with their fellow Muslim sisters through the bimonthly Muslim sisters' youth group.

For more details on the sisters' activities please get in touch with Sister Katie via Contact Form or the Sisters' Youth Group Facebook Page.

Thank you

Share Islam Day: Committee Meetings

Share Islam Day is visible on the horizon, and will be rapidly approaching us as we begin the new year. Although the event is tentatively scheduled in late April/early May, the planning and logistics that go into the event are immense.

We encourage all members of our Muslim community in Columbia to come together and help make this year's Share Islam Day a successful event. Let's make a positive impression to the greater Columbia community as we open our doors and invite them to share dinner with us and introduce them to our way of guidance through this life.

Share Islam Day Committee Meetings will be held every Saturday after Fajr prayer.

Any suggestions, questions, or concerns related to Share Islam Day. can be sent to islamiccenterofcolumbia@yahoo.com, and will be brought up at these meetings.

Condemnation of all acts of Violence and Injustice

Imam Adly of Columbia, South Carolina, on behalf of the Islamic Center of Columbia, Carolina Islamic Council, and Adly Publications condemns ALL acts of violence and injustice, past, present or future. Our Islamic teachings, after which we try to model our lives, absolutely forbid any act of transgression committed by anyone or against anyone.

We extend our most sincere condolences to the loved ones of the victims. May Allah make things easier for all of us and guide us all towards a more positive future.

Muslim Community Directory

Request for Information Form

The Islamic Center of Columbia is endeavoring to re-establish the Muslim Community Directory and would like to include you and your family. If you would like to be a part of this endeavor, please complete this form so that you may be included in the Directory. Insha Allah we hope to have the directory published soon. Thank you for your assistance.

Effects of Sin

A Summary of the Effects of Sins

From "Al Jawwab al Kaafi, by Imam Ibn Qayyim al Jawziyyah (rahmatullahi 'alaihi)

*ONE* The Prevention of Knowledge: Knowledge is a light which Allah throws into the heart and disobedience extinguishes this light.

Imam Shaafi'ee said:

  • I complained to Wakee' about the weakness of my memory
  • So he ordered me to abandon disobedience
  • And informed me that the knowledge is light
  • And that the light of Allah is not given to the disobedient

*TWO* The Prevention of Sustenance: Just as Taqwaa brings about sustenance, the abandonment of Taqwaa causes poverty. There is nothing which can bring about sustenance like the abandonment of disobedience

*THREE* The prevention of obedience (to Allah). If there was no other punishment for sin other than that it prevents one from obedience to Allah then this would be sufficient.

*FOUR* Disobedience weakens the heart and the body. Its weakening the heart is something which is clear. Disobedience does not stop weakening it until the life of the heart ceases completely.

Parking Lot Project.

parking lot fundraising

Assalamo Alikom wa Rahmato Allah wa Barakatoh,

Allah swt said :
"Who is he that will lend to Allah a goodly loan so that He may multiply it to him many times? And it is Allâh that decreases or increases (your provisions), and unto Him you shall return."

We are still collecting and accepting pledges for the construction of the back parking lot. Please donate generously. The project includes raising the parking lot in the back to avoid flooding cars, pave the parking to cut down on dust and dirt and increase the number of spots as well green areas for beautification. The plans and drawings will be available on the Masjid's website soon.

Click here to submit your pledge.

If we do not raise the required amount by the end of Ramadan i, you may request your donation back. Otherwise the collected funds will go towards green areas and beautification of the Masjid ground.

We would like to also remind you that ALL proceedings from the Gift Card program will go towards this project, so in addition to your donations, please buy gift cards, we have plenty in stock.

Jazakom Allah Khairan,

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About Us

The Islamic Center of Columbia, SC, known as Masjid al-Muslimiin, is located at 1929 Gervais street in downtown Columbia, the capital city of South Carolina.

It has been in operation since 1981 and presently serves the needs of approximately five hundred Muslims. Being in close proximity to the University of South Carolina, it also serves as a source of Islamic activity and guidance to the Muslim students, both indigenous Americans as well as students from abroad , while they pursue their undergraduate or graduate studies.

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