Khutbah at ICGA starts at 1:00 PM and Salaah at 1:30 PM
Jummah Khatib : See front page for the names of the Khateebs please.
All Khateebs (those assigned to give the khutbah [Friday sermon]) and guest speakers are requested to adhere to the following guidelines. The ICGA administration reserves the right to deny permission to khateebs and guest speakers in the future due to lack of compliance. Both the organizer/host and the speaker himself must acknowledge, by signing below, that they have read and are aware of these guidelines, and will comply.
The Speaker is expected to be from The Ahlus Sunnah wa Al-Jama’ah.
The Speaker is expected to give his speech based on Quran, Hadeeth, life and rulings of Caliphs, Companions of Prophet (PBUH), wives of Prophet (PBUH).
The Speaker is expected to not criticize or object to the rulings of Caliphs, Companions of prophet (PBUH), wives of prophet (PBUH) and any of the four Imams (Abu Hanifa, Malik, Shafee, Ibnu Hanbal).
Speaker is expected to not offend any individual (domestic or foreign) by mentioning his/her name in the speech.
Speakers will not issue any edicts (fatwa), but may give opinions with supporting arguments.
If answering a fiqh question related to any Imam then also mention other opinions of Abu Hanifa, Malik, Sahfee, Hanble
In matters of Islamic Jurisprudence with multiple opinions, the speaker will endeavor to mention that the related issue has been disputed, and that the cited opinion is one, but not the only opinion.
The speaker will not declare acts of worship as bid’ah unless agreed upon by all Scholars of Ahlus Sunnah wa Al-Jama’ah.
Speakers will not degrade women or any culture or race and/or intentionally make any remarks offensive to them.
The speaker will refrain from unnecessary labeling people as apostates (takfir), unless agreed upon by the Scholars of Ahlus Sunnah wa Al-Jama’ah.
The speaker is strictly prohibited from conducting any type of fundraising for any Masjid, school or organization unless with express permission from the ICGA administration.
Speaker is expected to not address the domestic and international politics in the speech.