Islamic Center of Daejeon


Islamic Center of Daejeon

Islamic Center of Daejeon (ICD; Hangul: 대전 이슬람 센터) was established in December 2006 and located in Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, South Korea. It lies in the midst of a triangle containing Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Information and Communication University (ICU) and Chungnam National University (CNU).

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Background

  • Dec. 2006, with the help of Korean Muslim Federation(KMF) and donations of the Muslims in the city, the ICD was established inside a rented floor in Kung-Dong, Yuseong-gu.
  • Dec. 2006, 29th, The first Eid prayer of Eid-ul-fitr was offered.
  • Jan. 2007, First Adhoc Volunteer Council was formed, and Presidential Elections were held.
  • Jan. 2007, The Constitution of ICD was promulgated.
  • Jan. 2007, Saturday Islamic Study Circle was established.
  • Jun. 2007, Official inauguration by KMF and ambassadors of Muslim countries.
  • Jan. 2008, Availability of Halal meat in ICD.
  • Jun. 2008, Availability of all types of Halal food in ICD.
  • Jul. 2009, 1st Constitutional Amendment was promulgated.
  • Aug. 2009, Second Adhoc Volunteer Council was formed, and Presidential Elections were held.
  • Sep. 2009, 27th, The Branch of ICD was established inside a rented floor in downtown of Daejeon by Indonesian Muslim Community (IMNIDA)
  • Dec. 2009, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Constitutional Amendments were promulgated.
  • Aug. 2010, Islamic School for Muslim Children was established.
  • Dec. 2010, Third Adhoc Volunteer Council was formed, and Presidential Elections were held.
  • Dec. 2010, 5th, 6th & 7th Amendments to ICD Constitution were promulgated.
  • May. 2011, Contract for Permanent Masjid building was signed.
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One of ICD's activity.

Activities

The management of ICD is divided into sub-committees. Some tasks carried out by these are:

  • President (Ameer of the Islamic Center )
  • Secretary General (Managerial Superintendent of the Islamic Center )
  • Finance Committee (Running the rented mosque, Gathering donations for permanent mosque etc.)
  • Dawa Committee(Daily Prayers, Juma Prayers, Ramadan Tarawih Prayers, Etikaf (إعتكاف),Weekend Dars, Library, Monthly Night, Yearly Convention, Welcome/Farewell Parties, Ramadan Iftars, Arabic Lessons, Weekend Football)
  • Service Committee (Management and Maintenance of the Masjid & Entertainment at Events)
  • Halal Food Service (Provision of Halal Food to the Muslim Community in Daejeon)

Future

The ICD plans to build a permanent mosque in Daejeon, the construction of whom would be started as funds become available.

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