Masks and Prayer Rugs are Mandated at Masjed As-Saber At All Times

Governor Kate Brown announced Wednesday August, 11, 2021 that face masks are now mandated for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals of at least 5 years of age starting August 13, 2021 in public places.

Masjed As-Saber will require ALL worshippers to wear Masks at ALL times inside the building. Please help us comply with the order and slow down the spread of the virus. We will also require people to bring their own prayer rugs to be used during prayers. 


Masjed As-Saber was granted a temporary restraining order to lift trespasses issued against several members of the governing committees/individuals and daily operations of the masjed is given back to the Board of Trustees and Board of executives. Here is a summary of the order:

  Based on this order:
1. The executive committee will work hard to restore peace and tranquility at the Masjed at all times
2. Activities will go back to normal inshaa Allah. The executive committee will work to restore Mu'minah and Young Mu'minat Halaqas, Itikaf, youth camps and picnics inshaa Allah
3. Streaming services will resume as soon as possible and weekly youth lectures and Jumaa's will be broadcast on Facebook and Masjed website
4. Breaking the fasting of Mondays and Thursdays will be back at the Masjed
5. Community/Eid Picnic is planned this summer
6. Some Quran classes will be restored
More details will come out later.



يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا إِن جَاءَكُمْ فَاسِقٌ بِنَبَإٍ فَتَبَيَّنُوا أَن تُصِيبُوا قَوْمًا بِجَهَالَةٍ فَتُصْبِحُوا عَلَىٰ مَا فَعَلْتُمْ نَادِمِينَ (6) 

("6) O you who have believe, if there comes to you a disobedient one with information, investigate, lest you harm a people out of ignorance and become, over what you have done, regretful".Hujurat, 6

To those who are creating and spreading rumors they have not witnessed and lack concrete evidence: fear Allah! You can spread untruths out of spite, but make no mistake: Allah knows and you will report to him alone.

To those who are listening to such people bashing your brothers and sisters, remember the ayah above and do not entertain such rumors. 



From: Board of Trustees of Islamic Center of Portland- Masjed Assaber (ICPMA)

To: Our Community

Subject: Announcing New BOE interim President, Ahmed resignation and transition role

The board of Trustees of the Islamic Center of Portland-Masjed Assaber held an emergency meeting on Thursday 12/31/2020 at 8:00 pm to discuss the request received from Ahmed Badr to step down from the role of interim President of “Board of Executive” of the ICPMA starting 1/1/2021 after fulfilling his mutual agreement with BOT, Ahmed accepted this role back in March 2020 for six month and he had gone above and beyond.

After long discussion and thoughts the board of trustees accepted Br. Ahmed Badr resignation letter and they like to express their appreciation to the efforts that Ahmed and all BOE members made for the past year dealing with Masjed affairs and Covid19 situations; they ran the operations flawlessly and performed lots of noticeable improvements to the center. Also we appreciate their effort in helping the community during difficult COVID19 economic situations through their hard work and the grants they applied for from multiple agencies.

Furthermore; the board of trustees voted and approved the appointment of Br.Rabah Khamis “who is a BOT board member” as the new BOE president. We believe that Br. Ahmed Badr and Br. Rabah Khamis will do an awesome job helping each other during this transition.

We like to extend our thanks and appreciation to brother Rahah for accepting to step into this position given his current situation and would like to encourage all brothers and sisters of our community to support and help the brother during his transition.

Jazakum Allah Khair,
Islamic Center of Portland-Masjed Assaber

Board of Trustees




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