The Center of Mosque Studies - The Islamic Center of Vallejo-Benicia is a mosque and gathering place to a diverse and dynamic community composed of, among others, indigenous Muslims and immigrants. The masjid is nestled on an 1.37 acre-lot with ample parking and a building that accommodates nearly 600 congregants.
The masjid consists of a 9,355 sq. foot building providing a main musullah (prayer hall) and a private sister's musallah, a multipurpose area, office space, and a kitchen. Jummah (Friday) prayers are held weekly. The Khutbah (sermon) starts at 1:30 p.m. The Iqama (Friday prayer) is at 2 p.m. Eid prayers, Taraweeh prayers, Iftaars, and other special Islamic events and holidays are also held at the Islamic Center of Vallejo.
The Islamic Center of Vallejo welcomes visitors at all times in order foster a culture of tolerance and understanding in the San Francisco Bay Area. The prayer times (shown on the frontpage) in particular, are excellent times to visit the center in order to meet local Muslims and observe Muslim's worship.
The Islamic Center of Vallejo was established in 1989 as a masjid and community center. It is the first established masjid in Vallejo, and it is one of hundreds of masjids and Islamic Centers in California.