GCLEA welcomes everyone to attend any/all programs and events and asks that they adhere to the following policies.

  1. Prayer Services
  1. Both Athan and Iqamah are to be called by the appointed team.
  2. In the event the team is absent, the congregation is to select the most qualified person from the community to call the Athan and Iqamah.
  3. Prayer is to be led exclusively by the appointed Imam team.
  4. In the event the team is absent, the congregation is to select the most qualified person from the community to lead the prayer service.
  1. Announcements/Solicitation
  1. All public announcements and addresses must be approved 3 days prior to the requested date.
  2. Panhandling is absolutely prohibited.
  3. The solicitation of funds, sale of goods, and distribution of printed materials on center grounds is not allowed without written approval.
  1. Facility Usage
  1. Attendees under the age of 12 must be supervised by an adult at all times.
  2. All gatherings and assemblies in the center, whether formal or informal, must be approved.
  3. Food/drink is not to be consumed in prayer areas.
  4. All attendees are expected to maintain center cleanliness.
  5. Staying overnight in the center is prohibited unless otherwise posted.
  6. Center property including books and mushafs are not to be removed from center grounds.
  7. Items left in the center are not the responsibility of staff or management.
  8. There is absolutely no running in the center.
  9. The safety of attendees must be protected at all times.
  1. Center Grounds/Parking Lot
  1. Vehicles are not to be left unattended in the parking lot for more than 24 hours.
  2. The marked one-way traffic pattern must be followed at ALL times by EVERYONE.
  3. Assigned parking spaces must be respected.
  4. Speeding in the parking lot will not be tolerated.
  5. Grounds must be left clean and equipment must not be damaged.
  1. Policy Enforcement
  1. In the event that a policy is violated, a verbal warning will be issued.
  2. If a violation is repeated, a written warning will be issued.
  3. If a violation is repeated after a written letter has been issued, the violator will be temporarily suspended from the premises. The duration of suspension will be at the discretion of center management.
  4. If violations persist after temporary suspension, local authorities will be contacted and the violator(s) will be banned from the center.

If you have any concerns regarding these policies or would like to report an infraction please contact our Security Director, Abdul-Qadir Jelani by email; jelani@gclea.org.