Refugee Iftar

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.

Heaven’s Banquet

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:

Ramadan Prayers

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

Feast on the Word

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:

Minbar Appeal

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:

Green Theology

Tea time for some of the guests of the Green Theology conference held last weekend. Speakers included Ingrid Mattson, David Ford, Alexei Bodrov, Samir Mahmoud, Christoph Schwöbel and Rusmir Mahmutcehajic. The first use of our conference facilities!