Shaykh Ismael Essa
Interim Imam - Leading Prayers
Sh. Ismael has been teaching Qur'an to kids, youth and adults for over 20 years. He specializes in Qur’anic Sciences and the ten recitations. He is a graduate of Al-Azhar. He holds many Ijazaat with connected Sanad to the Prophet (pbuh) for both teaching and recitation of the Qur'an.
Shaykha Abeer Mahmoud Mohamed
Sh. Abeer is an avid Islamic scholar with a deep interest in Qur’anic studies. Her highest achievement is her attainment of Ijaazah in the Ten Qira’at of the Qur’an, certified by the Honorable Al-Azhar University.
MCGP Visiting Scholars
Imam Fode Drame
Imam Fode Drame is a prolific author, linguist, Quranic Exigist, teacher, father, international speaker, and at the forefront of a number of community initiatives. He established Zawiyah Foundation in Vancouver, BC, in 2005, a non-profit charity founded on his vision for humanity. Imam Fode's work -- whether through his foundation or his writings -- is particularly concerned with providing the building blocks for the construction of the human character, the foremost among the subject matters of the Glorious Quran.