-To establish and maintain a place of worship for the purpose of congregational prayers (5 times daily prayers and weekly Salaatul Jumu’ah) as well as Islamic educational programs in charities for the spiritual development of the Muslim Community.
Masjid Umar Bin Khattaab (Islaamic Center of Mastic-Shirley) was established in 2001 with a capacity of just over 40 people.
Now, Alhamdulillah the Masjid accommodates up to 400 people.
Masjid Umar Bin Khattaab plans to buy nearby properties to support and better serve the growing Community.
The administration of Masjid Umar Bin Khattaab is made up of:
an Executive Board:
President: Br. Aziz A. Bhatti
Vice President/ Treasurer: Imam Abdul Lateef Poulos
Secretary: Br. Aladdin El Far
Assistant Imam: Shaykh Mehdad Islam
and a Board of Directors:
Head of Da’wah: Dr. Cherno Jaye
Head of Education: Shaykh Mehdad Islam
Head of Fundraising: Br. Shafqat Hamid
Head of Maintenance: Br. Rashid Bhatti
Head of Sisters Wing: Sr. Layla Poulos
Head Social Welfare: Imam Abdul Lateef Poulos
Head of Volunteer/Recruitment: Br. Aziz A. Bhatti
Head of Youth Group: Shaykh Mehdad Islam