In September of 1998, the Muslim families living or working in the Northeast Valley got together to discuss the possibility of building an Islamic Center for this community. This energetic and enthusiastic group continue to meet week after week to plan and discuss progress of this noble project. After all, “Whoever builds a mosque for the sake of Allah, small or large, Allah shall build a house for him or her in Paradise.” This masjid is the first masjid to be built in Scottsdale is also known as the Scottsdale Mosque.
ICNEV held its first Jumaa Prayer on September 8th, 2000.
Prayer Hall Blueprint
The Muslim community in the Northeast Valley is actively pursuing the establishment of an Islamic Center in the Scottsdale area of Arizona. The objectives of the center are the following:
- Provide religious and social services to all Muslims, render help to any person of similar persuasion in adapting to the Islamic culture and provide channels of understanding and communication between Muslims and the Arizona Community in general.
- Organize activities and provide opportunities for the spiritual training of its members in accordance with the teachings of Quran and the traditions of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).
- Engage in the propagation of Islam (Al Dawah).