Assalaamu Alaikoum (Peach Be Upon You)! Welcome to LBIC's website. Whether you are here to find out more about Islam, our Masjid (Mosque), or just the community of Muslims in the Long Beach area, you have come to the right place.
Below are some FAQs that you may have, if you don't find what you need here, please feel free to contact us anytime, and we will be more than happy to personally answer any of your questions about LBIC!
Where is LBIC located?
1525 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90813
How is parking? You will find plenty of parking in our shared parking lot with the neighboring 99 cent store.
Where should I leave my shoes before entering the Masjid? You may remove your shoes and place them on the shoe rack located just inside the front entrance. Please be sure not to step onto the carpet of the main prayer area located just steps beyond the entrances.
Where is the main prayer area? Just inside the front entrances is our main prayer area.
Is There A Sister's Prayer Area? Out of respect for the privacy of our female community members, and according to our Islamic Traditions on gender relations, a space has been provided for sisters to pray through the left entrance.
Where is the Men's Prayer Area? The men's prayer area is accessed through the right of the entrance.
Where is the Wudu/Ablution area? There are two restrooms located on both the sister and brother sides of the masjid. These restrooma have also been designated as our respective wudu areas where you may make your wudu/ablution for prayers.
What Time does Jumah/Friday Prayer begin? During Friday Prayers, The Khutbah/Sermon begins at 1:10pm and is concluded by a congregational prayer consisting of 2 rakat (or cycles) of prayer.
What happens During & After Jumah Prayer? Everyone must remain silent during the Khutbah and all of the prayers. No smoking is permitted in and around the Masjid's entrances.
Is Lunch served after Jumah Prayer? Yes! Lunch is served to community members and visitors alike immediately after the prayer (except during the month of Ramadan, where daily Iftars, or "break-fasts", are served just after Maghreb/Sunset Prayers)!