This Ramadan we welcomed into Islam Neil, Leo, Mary, Tyra and Ivana. Our thanks to them for blessing us in this way. May Allah give them light in their hearts. If you are a new Muslim in our area and would like to attend our regular convert meetings please contact the Cambridge Crescent by email … Continue reading Five New Lights
We are looking for an Executive Director for the new Cambridge Central Mosque. Applications are now open for what will be an exciting and fulfilling position. Visit the Cambridge Central Mosque website for full details: https://cambridgecentralmosque.org/jobs-careers/ The Cambridge Mosque Trust is an equal opportunities employer.
A highlight of Ramadan was our special iftar for the 24 Syrian refugee families living in the Cambridge area. Cars were sent to collect them and a delicious Syrian meal was served. Many thanks to the Kuweider family for providing this wonderful and authentic feast.
Our mosque was full for our 27 Ramadan night programme. Beginning with Iftar and ending with an in-house Sahur we enjoyed the voices of our four Hafiz reciters. Imam Sejad led us in Salat al-Tasabih. After Tarawih prayers Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad gave a lecture which is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3CSQmgggZQ
Our Tarawih reaches its Khatm on Friday night, inshallah. Imam Ali is leading Qiyam al-Layl prayers after Tarawih. Imam Sejad is continuing his daily tafsir sessions after Asr prayer. Parents are reminded to keep their children under control in the prayer hall and to use the Mother and Child room provided. The number of Shahadas … Continue reading Ramadan Prayers
Our supporter Ali Keeler received his ijaza in Tajwid here in Cambridge. The fasting month is the Month of the Qur’an. Listen to his wonderful recitation of Surat al-Zumar, delivered in a Celtic mode. Watch the full video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJvXRzYd5Yg&t=177s
Our mosque still lacks a Minbar and Mihrab! Please donate generously this Ramadan to help us pay for these essential elements which have been designed but not yet built. ‘The Holy Prophet (Allah grant him blessings and peace) was at his most generous in Ramadan’ (Hadith). Donate here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/mihrabminbar
We would like to use this auspicious occasion to wish you all a blessed and fulfilling month of Ramadan. May Allah SWT grant us the tawfeeq to observe the fasting during the day and stand in prayers during the nights and do what pleases our Lord and the Cherisher. We can now confirm that the … Continue reading Ramadan Mubarak!
Our second full-time imam, Ali Tos, arrived on Monday! Imam Ali is a Hafiz and will be helping Imam Sejad with the Tarawih prayers this Ramadan. Born in Konya, Turkey, he holds a BA in Theology from Selcuk University in Konya, and an MA in Religious Studies from Howard University (USA). We look forward to … Continue reading Imam Ali Arrives
Following the Practical Completion of the building we now have the keys! The building is closed for the next few days while snagging takes place. Imam Sejad is in residence and we hope to open for prayer towards the end of next week. More news soon!