Mission and Purpose


The Al-Fatemah Islamic Center is a non-profit Islamic Center in upstate New York, providing religious services to the local community in accordance with the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), Holy Quran, Ahl-ul-bait (Prophet’s family), and Ja’afari Fiqh (jurisprudence).


The purpose of the center shall include, but is not limited to the following:

  • to safeguard and further the religious, moral, social , and educational interests of members and their families and to promote their welfare
  • to create, cultivate and maintain goodwill, amity and understanding between members
  • to strengthen fraternal bonds and understanding between Muslims from various parts of the world
  • to promote understanding and friendly relations between Muslims and non-Muslims
  • to provide continuing Islamic education and personal development for its members