Muslim Community

March 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich, Navarro Release Statements on Mosque Shooting in New Zealand

Elrich and Navarro both released statements about the attacks on the two mosques in New Zealand on Friday. The attacks left dozens of people dead. Council President Nancy Navarro said in a statement that the council stands with the people of New Zealand and is committed to helping Montgomery County’s Muslim community practice their faith. […]

Read more

October 19, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Muslim and Non-Muslim Indian Communities Talk County Priorities with Elected Officials in North Potomac (VIDEO)

Building bridges instead of walls, was the common theme articulated at a recent meeting in North Potomac between Congressman John Delaney (D-Md), and some members of the Muslim and non-Muslim communities. Delaney is seeking reelection to his 6th District seat. The event entitled, “ A Conversation with Congressman John Delaney,” held on Oct. 16, offered […]

Read more

June 15, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Local Muslim and LGBTQ Leaders Hold Solidarity Event in Montgomery Village (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Prayers led by an imam, a reverend, and rabbi were held at a gathering hosted by local Muslim and LGBTQ leaders to condemn violence a day after the the worst mass shooting in United States history that happened at gay night club in Orlando Florida. Dozens filled a room at the International Cultural Center in Montgomery Village, […]

Read more

June 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Muslim Community to Join in Solidarity with LGBT Community Tonight in Montgomery Village

Community leaders are planning to join together to condemn violence and bigotry at a solidarity event tonight at 7 p.m. at the International Cultural Center at 19650 Clubhouse Road in Montgomery Village. “We will not allow hatred and terror to divide our society and the families that lost their loved ones. You have our regrets […]

Read more

February 17, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Local Muslim-Americans and County Officials Work to Combat Discrimination (PHOTOS)

The Montgomery County Office of Human Rights Committee on Hate and Violence held a meeting on Wednesday night at the Muslim Community Center in Silver Spring. The event was a follow up session to a meeting that took place on December 10, 2015.  The top issues discussed were school safety, police engagement and assistance programs offered […]

Read more

December 30, 2015 | Staff Writer

Photos of the Month

From vultures in Poolesville to Santa in Cabin John to the line of people waiting to see the latest Star Wars movie to Toys for Tots, it’s been a big month for photos on the MyMCMedia website. We want to thank everyone who shared an image, below:

Read more

November 12, 2014 | Aline Barros

There is a New Place for Gathering and Praying in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

After ten years of community fundraising and private donations, the Islamic Society of Germantown has a permanent place for Muslims to attend services, gather, and worship. The new mosque, on Blunt Road in Germantown, will be open seven days a week as early as 5:30 a.m. to serve a diverse and growing upcounty area. On Nov. 8, […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter