Islamic Center of Cape Girardeau has a new home at 2307 broadway Cape Girardeau

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Islamic Center of Cape Girardeau
2307 Broadway Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

IRS code 501(c)(3)

Tax ID: 85-0886301

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Islamic Center purchases Masonic Temple to be used as mosque

It has been more than two years since the Islamic Center of Cape Girardeau was damaged by a fire, allegedly caused by arson April 24, 2020.

Since then, prayer services have been held in the undamaged portion of the mosque at 298 N. West End Blvd., and little progress has been made to either demolish and rebuild the center, or find a new facility.However, on Oct. 13, the Islamic Center purchased the Masonic Temple at 2307 Broadway in Cape Girardeau, to be used as a new mosque.“It’s very special. It’s a place of worship. That’s God’s house,”

Islamic Center in Cape Girardeau finds new home 2 years after devastating fireBy Breanna Harris
Published: Oct. 28, 2022 at 4:59 PM CDT

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) – After losing their place of worship to arson, members of a southeast Missouri Islamic Center found a new home. In April 2020 an arsonist set fire to the mosque on Northwest End Boulevard. The Islamic Center is now located in a building that used to be a Masonic Temple. Islamic Center President Shafiq Malik said it’s been a challenge to get here.

Cape Girardeau Islamic Center prepares for Ramadan one year after fire
At the start of this year’s Ramadan the Cape Girardeau Islamic Center has plans to recover from arson that happened last year.
April 12, 2021 at 5:41 AM CDT – Updated April 12 at 5:41 AM

Local imam Dr. Tahsin Khalid, center, leads a group of more than 30 men in prayer during Eid al-Fitr, a day of celebration marking the end of Ramadan, on Sunday, May 24, 2020, in Cape Girardeau. To abide by local and state recommendations for social distancing, the local Muslim community took the temperatures of all who entered the building, stationed hand sanitizer at all entrances, marked 6-foot distances between each prayer rug and provided masks to those who attended.
( Saturday, May 30, 2020 ~ Updated 2:03 PM

By Nichole Cartmell | May 22, 2020 at 5:35 PM CDT – Updated May 22 at 6:18 PM

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) – New murals symbolizing peace have transformed the Cape Girardeau Islamic Center that was heavily damaged by arson.
On Friday, April 24, a fire ripped through the building as people living inside were preparing for the holy celebration of Ramadan.
Artists Christy Moore and Craig Thomas donated their time and skill to painting the boarded-up entrance of the building.

The Rev. James Muriuki with Redeemer Episcopal Church in Cairo, Illinois, delivers a prayer to conclude a Monday Mourning call-to-action event Monday at Peace Park in downtown Cape Girardeau. The event was called by the social justice ministry at St. James AME Church to encourage local clergy members to confront racism and actively seek social justice in their communities.

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