The Masjid Mu’min recently hosted a dedication ceremony for the fellowship hall in its new addition in northeast Oklahoma City.
The Masjid Mu’min mosque is at 1322 NE 23 and the new addition at 2224 N Kate was completed over the summer adjacent to the mosque. It includes an expansive room for prayer, a large fellowship hall and space for a free clinic that will be operated by the Oklahoma City chapter of ICNA Relief, the relief arm of the Islamic Circle of North America USA. Masjid Mu’min is considered the oldest mosque in Oklahoma.
Members of the mosque and leaders in the community-at-large gathered as the mosque’s Imam Arif Abdullah dedicated the fellowship hall to the late Jafar Farzaneh, who had been a longtime supporter of the Masjid Mu’min community.
As part of the ceremony, Abdullah unveiled a plaque created in Farzaneh’s honor. He read the inscription on the as several of Farzaneh’s family members looked on.
Arif Abdullah, imam of Masjid Mu’min, reads the inscription in a plague dedicated to one of the mosque’s supporters, the late Jafar Farzaneh, as some of Farzaneh’s family members look on during the dedication of the mosque’s new addition and fellowship hall at 2224 N Kate. [Photo by Carla Hinton, The Oklahoman]
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