From the Desk of the ISGVF Executive Council

As Salamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu,

Dear community,

We hope that this newsletter finds you and your loved ones in the best state of Iman and in good health. This is the first ISGVF newsletter of 2023 prepared by the 2023 Executive Council (EC). With the help of Allah Subhana Wa Ta'ala, we want to continuously strive to make them even more informative and interesting over time. Our continued commitment will be to keep you, the reader, informed and engaged with every edition. If you are a writer or an aspiring writer, we would love to consider you to help us produce content for future newsletters! If interested, please contact the EC via email to

We make du'a to Allah that we are successful and can set the example for our successors. As the new EC settles in for the year, we look forward to fulfilling our volunteer duties with the help of Allah Subhana Wa Ta'ala and your Dua's.

Respectfully yours,

ISGVF Executive Council

Newsletter January 2023

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Monthly Activities at ISGVF

  • Friday Halaqa (ever Friday after Isha)
  • Kids' Story Time and other activities (every Friday after Isha)
  • Ilm Hour for Children (every Saturday at 6 pm)
  • Sisters' Weekly Halaqa in Arabic (every Thursday, 11 am)
  • Sisters' Bi-weekly Halaqa in English (2nd & 4th Tuesday, 6:30 pm)
  • Sisters' Halaqa in Urdu (3rd Wednesday of the month 11 am, starting Feb. 15)
  • Growing Up Muslim in America for Young Men (2nd & 4th Thursday after Isha)
  • Sisters Reading Club (last Wednesday of the month 6:30 pm, starting Feb. 22nd)
  • Weekly Boys Halaqa (every Saturday from Maghrib to Isha until Ramadan)

Weekend School Updates

We have entered the second half of the school year with the completion of mid-term exams.

Parent-Teacher conferences were held on the weekends of Jan 21st, 22nd, 28th and 29th.

The annual Quran competition will be held on March 25th for Elementary students and on March 26th for Mid-High students.

Peace Academy

Peace Academy (PA) now offers Quran classes 6 days a week. 

PA started a Quran learning session for our special needs children.

Interfaith Committee

The Interfaith Committee hosted students from Aim Academy and from Strath Haven High School at ISGVF. The Committee gave a presentation on Islam, and offered students the opportunity to observe Salah in the Main Prayer Hall. 

ISGVF Youth Activities

ISGVF youth hosted the viewing of world cup soccer semi-finals/final and NFL football playoffs/Super Bowl in the ISGVF Activity Hall. The optional nominal fee included refreshments. Activities included a Halaqa at each event. It was well received Masha'Allah by all in attendance. The youth donated the proceeds toward the Turkiye and Syria relief fund.

ISGVF youth will host weekly boys halaqa every Saturday from Maghrib salat to Isha salat in the Activity Hall until the beginning of Ramadan.

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