Upcoming Junior Youth Camp

Mark your calendars for the upcoming annual IECOC junior youth camp from Friday, August 25th to Sunday, August 27th at the Outdoor Education Center in Irvine, CA. The junior youth camp is catered for youth ages 9-14. The theme for this year is ‘God, Love, Unity.’ Spaces are limited so please register as soon as…

SMC General Body Meeting Held in Yorba Linda

On Sunday, July 16th, the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California held their general body meeting at the in Yorba Linda, CA to discuss current and future affairs pertaining to the community. Among the items at the forefront of discussion are the upcoming elections to select a new board, as the current three-year term expires…

This Thursday: Commemorating the Life of Imam Jafar Al-Sadiq (as)

On Thursday, July 20th, the IECOC will be commemorating the life of Imam Jafar bin Muhammad al-Sadiq (as). Imam al-Sadiq (as) is the sixth Imam and successor to the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). He was born and martyred in the city of Medina, where he established a platform to disseminate the knowledge of his forefathers to…

IECOC to Resume Regular Programming

With the completion of last week’s renovations, the IECOC is returning to its regular weekly programs. Thank you for waiting! On Thursday, the program begins at 7:30 PM with Dua Kumayl, followed by congregational Maghrib prayers at 8:15 PM, and the lecture at 8:45 PM. This program’s timing changes according to the time of sunset…

Regular Programs Postponed During Renovation

On Thursday, July 13th, and Friday, July 14th, there will be no regular programming due to necessary renovations at the IECOC. Please spread the word by informing family members, friends, and fellow attendees.

18th Annual Summer Youth Camp a Success!

The IECOC youth group is proud to announce the success of the 18th annual summer camp that took place at Camp Nawakwa in Angelus Oaks, CA from July 6th-9th. A total of 75 campers took part in discussions, prayers, hikes, canoeing, sports, night-time skits, and other spiritual and recreational activities. With these camps the IECOC…

Community Enjoys 2nd Annual SMC Eid ul-Fitr Picnic in Irvine

On Sunday, July 9th, the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California held their second annual Eid ul-Fitr picnic at William Mason park in Irvine, CA. The picnic brought together various centers and families in the spirit of understanding and getting to know one another. Community members enjoyed sports, games, raffles, and delicious food and beverages….

Dr. Qazwini Attends Second Inauguration of Mayor Garcetti

On Saturday, July 1st, Dr. Qazwini attended the second inauguration of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti along with other dignitaries and members of the interfaith community at the Los Angeles City Hall. Large crowds of the public also attended to honor the inclusivity and welcoming nature of the City of Los Angeles.

Annual Summer Youth Camp This Weekend!

The IECOC youth group is pleased to announce their upcoming annual youth camp from July 6th-9th at Camp Nawakwa near Big Bear Lake, CA. Campers with enjoy sports, hiking, and other physical activities, as well as discussions with various leaders and professionals in a friendly and spiritual environment. Spaces are limited, so please register soon…

Eid Carnival on Sunday, July 9th

Mark your calendars for the upcoming annual Eid ul-Fitr carnival hosted by the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California on Sunday, July 9th at William R. Mason Regional Park in Irvine, CA from 11 am to 7 pm. Activities include Basketball, Soccer, Raffles, and a Jumper for the kids! Food will be for sale. All…