The Muslim Center of Greater Princeton still needs the support from our wonderful community to run the building operations & help those impacted financially during this pandemic. We offer a variety of donation options so for more details please visit our donation page.
For Zakat and Sadaqa you may donate via Zella, Venmo or Paypal indicating your intention in the memo fields.
Who We Are
Welcome to the The Muslim Center of Greater Princeton! We are a diverse community center located in Central New Jersey. Our values are driven by the Islamic faith and our center offers a variety of religious and community programs. We encourage you to learn more about the center by visiting us, attending one of our events or participating in of our community programs.
Our primary purpose is to establish a center for those who practice the Islamic faith and to build a community where people of all ages, backgrounds and faith can come together as human beings so they can learn from each other. Our center aims to be a beacon of light for the community by practicing the teachings of Islam. Our members are model citizens through their charity work and efforts to build bridges within the community.
MCGP dedicates many of it's resources and time on the youth in our community. This is our future and the leaders of the next generation for MCGP! We aim to provide a modern facility for our youth to learn about their religion but also strengthen their friendships and give back to the community.
Take A Look Inside Our Center
Muhammad Adeyinka Mendes
Adeyinka Mendes is the Resident Scholar and Imam at the Muslim Center of Greater Princeton, New Jersey, and co-founder of the Garden of Knowledge Academy for Arabic and Sacred Sciences. He is a native Ohioan of Yoruba, Brazilian, and African-American ancestry who also spent some of his formative years in Lagos, Nigeria, and Houston, Texas. Adeyinka embraced Islam, the Way of Love and Path of the Prophets, at the age of seventeen after a life changing journey to Palestine. He has a background of working with interfaith, Muslim, academic, permacultural, rites of passage initiatives, and peace-building institutions. Adeyinka is particularly passionate about helping men rediscover their Sacred Masculinity, inspiring youth, empowering women, uplifting African-Americans with knowledge of their vast spiritual, intellectual, and sociocultural legacy, and building bridges of peace, hope, and healing between diverse peoples, in order to build that more compassionate, just, and sacred world for which our hearts and minds yearn. He currently resides in New Jersey with his wife and children. To contact Imam Mendes please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Five Daily Prayers
Family Friday Night
Quran Reading Circles
Free Medical Clinic
Weekend School KG - 9
Sisters Quran Class
Post Isha Halaqa
Fajr Micro Halaqa
Young Muslims Group