Online / Onsite Learning

The ETCIC offers a number of other programs in addition to the weekend school. See below for details.

Arabic Level 1


A comprehensive 8 week beginner arabic class for all-ages children starting 7 years old to adults: Reading and writing arabic.

Details

The Arabic program provides the opportunity for children and adults in the community to read and write with well qualified and experienced staff. The program will be an ongoing after-school program meeting twice a week Monday and Thursday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Arabic reading fluency is not required to enroll in this program.

Please email Mohammad Battah (education@etcic.org) for any questions.

Schedule

Every Monday and Thursday, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, starting September 27th, 2021 to November 18th 2021.

Fees

One time payment of $55 per student.

Seerah Series


The Seerah program discusses information about the life of the Prophet PBUH in a manner that is not only informative, but also interesting.

Details

  • Provide information on the life of the Prophet PBUH in a manner that is not only informative, but also interesting. 
  • Kid focused, but adults will also find this Seerah series informative and interesting.
    Presented in a manner that is suitable for the kids. 
  • Slides and other interactive means will be used to hold everyone’s interest.
  • We will also look to employ new ways to maintain interest and evolve as we get along as we learn from our experiences.
  • Covered in chronological manner from the very beginning.

Schedule

Bi-monthly on 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month, after Ishaa.

Timings will be adjusted with the seasons.

Fees

Free

Friday Night Halaqah


This program discusses different topics in Islam in order to improve the knowledge base and understanding of Islam for children and adults.

details

The Friday Halaqa is open to families and individuals. The discussion of topics is presented at a level that allows our children to develop their knowledge base of Islam while providing the adults
opportunities to better understand Islam in a setting that addresses the needs and challenges of children learning of Islam. Topics covered include Aqeeda, Fiqh, Seerah, Morals, and others.
Different speakers are invited to lead the discussion on a specific topic.

Topics covered in 2020
1st Friday of the month: Biographies of the Companions
2nd and 4th Fridays of the month: Seerah of the Prophet (pbuh)
3rd Friday of the month: Discussions from the book Meadows of the Righteous by Imam an-Nawawi
5th Friday of the month: Special topic.

Schedule

Winter: Fridays right after Ishaa Prayer

Summer: Fridays between Maghrib and Isha Prayers

Fees

Free

Quran Recitation


This program teaches the correct recitation of the Quran by emphasizing the mastery of rules of Tajweed.  It is offered to youth and adult men.

Details

Attendees read directly from the Quran while observing the rules of Tajweed.  The different rules of Tajweed are presented in increments in each meeting and as needed to explain and improve the application of these rules in reciting the Quran.  The program is open for youth and adult men.

Schedule

Winter: The Quran Recitation program meets on Wednesdays right after Ishaa Prayer

Summer: After Maghrib Prayers

Fees

Free

Quran Reading & Hifz


We offer a 100% online Quran program for school-age children: Reading the Quran from cover to cover and Hifz (Quran Memorization).

details

Hifz program provides the opportunity for children in the community to read and memorize the Quran with well qualified and experienced staff. The program will be an ongoing after-school program meeting twice a week. Quran reading fluency is required to enroll in this program. Students will be evaluated at enrollment, and if more reading competency is needed, they will be required to take the Quran Reading Intensive course (Weekend School) before attending.

The program will be taught by eight staff members (Br. Mustapha, Br. Maaz, Br. Adam, Sr. Salma, Sr. Rukhsana, Br. Abdalla, Br. Wa’el, Br. Abdul Jabbar) who have the qualification and experience teaching — combined experience over 20 years in education, reading, and memorization.

Schedule

Every Monday and Thursday, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, starting September 14th, 2020. The total program is for three months.

Fees

$60 per month/student + $30 Administration Fee. Total per-student fees for the quarter (3 months) $210. The monthly payment option is available. Please email Mohammad Battah (education@etcic.org) for any questions and discount options for multiple students.

Quran Tafseer


This program discusses the meaning, or Tafseer, of a set of verses of the Quran with separate classes for both youth and adults.

details

In addition to the Tafseer, the program also supports memorizing the verses of Quran, for which Tafseer is being explained, for those interested in memorizing Quran. Otherwise, people are welcome to just come and learn the Tafseer.

Schedule

Youth: Saturday right after Maghreb Prayer.

Adults: Tuesday night after Ishaa Prayer during the winter months and at 7:00 pm in the summer months.

Fees

Free

Eastern Twin Cities Islamic Center

12585 Hudson Rd S.
Afton, MN 55001
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651.200.3956

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