The Myf opened its doors once again to the general pubic over the weekend. What a blessed occasion it turned out to be. The sun was out and we had several stalls and talks for the general public to see and take part in. Our volunteers really did a fantastic job of making everyone feel welcome and we would like to thank all of our volunteers who took part in the event.
We had such a diverse mix of people attending and it really was a happy, blessed family occasion that brought the local community together!
The Myf will always endeavor to build bridges with the wider community as we feel its our duty to invite everybody into the centre. We are always happy to see new faces and meet and greet people from all faith groups and backgrounds.
Again thank you to everybody that was involved.
May the most high grant us many more opportunities to build bridges with the community.
Asalaamualikum All praise is due to Allah (SWT) alone and peace & blessings upon the final Messenger Muhammad (PBUH). On behalf of the MYF and WAMY – I would like thank all the volunteers who sacrificed time out on their weekend to help out with Try A Scarf project organised by WAMY. Although raining throughout most part of the day, we found shelter near Boots.
We connected with many, many people who really enjoyed the experience of wearing a scarf. Many gift bags, flowers and chocolates were distributed to passers-by who were expressed gratitude and were happy to participate (as per pictures). We ask Allah to accept it from all of us and to make it a means of opening the heart and mind to the Truth and Beauty of Islam. WAMY are are organising several more projects very soon so if you want to participate or fund these projects then please get in touch.
For those who missed the opportunity, good news!!! The MYF has an Open Day next Saturday between 12-6pm. We are looking for volunteers to help on day including distributing invitation leaflets and welcoming the guests. If you can please, please contact me.
Our Ablution(Wudu) area is currently being refurbished, We would like to advise you to do your Wudo before you attend Jummah to avoid disappointment as we only have 5 sinks in use with the toilet area, the rest is not in service.
We were pleased to have a group of students from Denmark visit us while on their educational tour in Manchester. They were given a tour of the MYF as well as a presentation about Islam followed by a Q&A session.
We will need more than 15 volunteers to prepare 1,000 roses on 04/11 at Muslim Youth foundation, Manchester at 15.30pm. we will be tagging cards on the roses,each card will have a beautiful message from prophet Muhammad pbuh insha’Allah.
This event is first of its kind taking place in Manchester city centre on the Saturday 5th November 2016
We will need more than 15 volunteers to help us with distributing 1000roses on 05/11 in Manchester city
centre, market st, Manchester at 10.30am
It will be similar event like what we did in London
For volunteering,please contact Wamyuk:
Please forward this message to your contacts. Jzk
‘Ashura’ commemorates the day that Allah saved the Children of Israel from Pharaoh.
Fasting on Muharram 10, known as the Day of ‘Ashura’, expiates for the sins of the past year. When the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) arrived in Madinah in 622 CE, he found that the Jews there fasted on Muharram 10 and asked them the reason for their fasting on this day. They said,” This is a blessed day. On this day Allah saved the Children of Israel from their enemy (in Egypt) and so Prophet Musa [Moses] fasted on this day giving thanks to Allah.”
The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said,
“We are closer to Musa than you are.”
He fasted on that day and commanded Muslims to fast on this day. (Al-Bukhari) The following year, Allah commanded the Muslims to fast the month of Ramadan, and the fasting of ‘Ashura’ became optional. It is also reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) intended to fast on the ninth and tenth. Ibn ‘Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah fasted on the day of ‘Ashura’ and ordered the people to fast on it. The people said, “O Messenger of Allah, it is a day that the Jews and Christians honor.” The Prophet said, “When the following year comes, Allah willing, we shall fast on the ninth.” The death of the Prophet came before the following year. (Muslim and Abu Dawud) For more on ‘Ashura’ and Muharram, please read: The Significance of Fasting the Day of ‘Ashura’ Virtues of the Month of Muharram & Fasting during It
We have a very special Aqeeqah tomorrow in the Myf on the day of Ashura at Magrib time. A lot of people will be fasting, so please join us for the Aqeeqah.
The MYF would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody that was involved in our successful open day that we hosted over the weekend.
All the volunteers worked tirelessly to ensure that everybody was welcomed and greeted with the best of greetings and manners.
We had such positive feedback and The MYF has always supported interfaith and the local community to build bridges of peace, love and respect for everybody!
What a wonderful positive day, we hope and pray that we always endeavour InshAllah to follow the best of manners and principles to convey the true peaceful message of Islam.
May the most high accept from you and from us all, Ameen.
Abul-Hasan narrated that ‘Amr bin Murrah said to Mu’awiyah:
“I heard the Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) saying: ‘No Imam closes his door on one in need, dire straits and poverty, except that Allah closes the gates of the Heavens from his dire straits, his needs, and his poverty.’ So Mu’awiyah appointed a man to look after the needs of the people.”