"Allah is the Light of the heavens and the earth. The example of His light is like a niche within which is a lamp, the lamp is within glass, the glass as if it were a pearly [white] star lit from [the oil of] a blessed olive tree, neither of the east nor of the west, whose oil would almost glow even if untouched by fire. Light upon light. Allah guides to His light whom He wills. And Allah presents examples for the people, and Allah is Knowing of all things."
Members and Visitors are kindly requested to observe Masjid etiquette when entering the Worcester Islamic Center (WIC).
Shoes are to be removed and placed on a shoe rack at the entrance. Please do NOT wear your shoes upstairs and then leave your shoes at the top near the elevator/next to the Musalla (prayer area). No shoes in the Musalla, including children.
Please no baby strollers in the Musalla (prayer area) at any time.
If going to the cafeteria or gym, please carry your shoes with you and wear them upon entering the cafeteria. Bathroom slippers are provided upstairs. All individuals using the bathroom must wear bathroom slippers, including children.
Infant changing table is located in downstairs bathroom. Please do not change infant diapers in the Musalla (Prayer area) or in upstairs bathroom, even if you have brought an infant changing mat or towel.
Please speak softly at all times.
Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the Masjid property (including outside). Please do not eat, drink, or sleep in the prayer hall.
If prayer is in session, please observe complete silence.
No talking during the Khutbah.
Please follow customary parking rules on the premises.
Members are expected to observe the Islamic dress code. Visitors are to dress modestly.
The Worcester Islamic Center strives to maintain an atmosphere of safety, an environment of inclusiveness and welcoming, along with regularly scheduled inspiring activities. The WIC is a community center where everyone is welcomed; therefore it gives no warranty from any damages. The center is not responsible for any accidents, injuries, illnesses or theft of your personal belongings.
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"Those who (in charity) spend of their goods by night and by day, in secret, and in public, have their reward with their Lord: on them shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve."
Qur'an Surah al-Baqarah 2:274