2014 Review: Evergreen Masjid Project made significant progress. We completed two significant project work items of Steel and Concrete and started on the next development phase of covering the exposed steel structure. Both these tasks were arduous, expensive, required significant planning and tested the patience of our community. Alhamdulillah, with The Almighty’s blessings and your continued support we persevered.
2015 Review: We started the year with a shell and by the end of the year our Masjid had taken its final shape and looks complete. Masha‘Allah! We are pleased to report that majority of the exterior work was completed which included metal work, roofing, stucco, tiles and paint. There was tremendous progress throughout the year. We are grateful to our community who continued their support towards the project.
2016 Review: We made significant progress throughout the year, both on the outside as well as on the inside. This phase of construction required exceptional program management and coordination as there were multiple tasks running in parallel. Inside of the facility is beginning to take shape with walls, ceiling, windows and doors in place. Alhamdulillah, with The Almighty’s blessings and tremendous support from the community we enter 2017 with the vigor to take the project over the finish line.
2017: Our hope and prayers are to complete the project expeditiously. Insha’Allah!
Inside work: We were able to complete several smaller tasks just in time for Ramadan. These critical tasks enabled us to secure a temporary permit of occupancy and enjoy the blessed month of Ramadan in the new facility. Alhamdulillah!
There are plenty of critical tasks still remain and planning is underway to complete them over the next 6 months: These tasks include getting a permanent electrical connection to the facility, installation of carpets in the main prayer area, final touches on the Wudu (Ablution) area for men’s and women’s section, installation of sound system, installation of AC in the prayer area. Lots of exciting work ahead of us prior to beginning of the next year!
Outside work: In addition to several tasks mentioned above, work on the outside continues. With water connection, fire hydrants and initial phase of paving completed focus is now on getting the entrance to the facility completed. This will require us to complete walking path for pedestrians and a completely new entrance to the facility. This is active construction area with heavy machines still at the premises so please exercise extreme caution!
These are arduous and costly tasks which span multiple months. We ask our community to continue to pray for expeditious, smooth and safe completion of the work. These are electrifying times at EIC as we continue to make progress towards our goal and witness the creation of a magnificent Masjid. We have been collecting pictures of construction over the last few years and felt that it was important to share this journey with our community and supporters.
Click the pictures link to see the latest construction pictures.
Click the video link to watch years of tough work in a span of minutes.