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The New Muslim Group is back!

ASalamu’Alaikum dear brothers & sisters,

The MYF is delighted to announce that our popular and well established new Muslim group is back!!! After along break due to the pandemic and restrictions we are blessed to say the monthly meet will begin on Thursday 4th August 2022 inshallah hosted by Sheikh Itiaz. Please spread the word for old & new reverts to join us.

For those not familiar with the group and also for new reverts here’s what the group is all about:

  • For New Muslims to meet fellow New Muslims from the Manchester area. 
  • To provide a meeting place where Brothers & Sisters who have been Muslim for some time can give support & advice to those who have recently become Muslim.
  • To provide a multi-dimensional support network for all Manchester New Muslims.
  • To provide information about Islam on any area that the New Muslim wants advice on.
  • To provide a series of talks about Islam by knowledgeable people. 
  • To provide New Muslims from the Manchester area an opportunity to meet up with New Muslims from the whole of the UK.

The format of the MYF New Muslim Group will be informal & friendly (tea & biscuits will be provided!). All Reverts to Islam are welcome (Men & Women).



For more information please contact the Muslim Youth Foundation at Clydesdale House, 27 Turner Street, Piccadilly, Manchester, M4 1DY, 0161 832 5352 (open 12 pm till 7 pm every day)

Eid al-Adha Saturday 9th July 2022

Asalamu’alaikum Brothers & Sisters,

Eid al-Adha(The day of sacrifice) will be Saturday 9th July 2022

The 1st Eid prayer will be 8:00am & and the 2nd Eid prayer will be 10:30am. Everybody is welcome please bring your families and invite your friends on this blessed day.

Please arrive early to earn more reward inshallah Khair.

We Need Your Donations!

The MYF is a registered charity and we can only function with your support and help, whether it be fund raising or online donations every penny helps towards the running costs of the Masjid. The MYF has been a beacon of light in Manchester City centre for many decades helping not just the Muslim community but also building bridges with the wider community and our doors are open to everybody!

As Muslims, we love to give for the sake of Allah, and to help our Ummah, but Allah also promised great practical reward and protection for giving charity and the benefits of supporting your local Masjid.

“Those who spend in charity will be richly rewarded” (Quran 57:10)

We implore you to donate however small or big the donation is Allah will not decrease your accounts! The reward is huge to help maintain and run a Masjid for the sake of Allah!

“Whoever fulfilled the needs of his brother, Allah will fulfill his needs,” (Bukhari)
It is truly a wonderful blessing to have enough to be able to give, and with this act, our blessings are multiplied, and our Charity will be a protection against the calamity we face in our own lives inshallah. 

You can donate on-line securely via our PayPal button on the right column or you can scan the PayPal QR code on the left column of our website directly under prayer times. You don’t need a PayPal account in order to make a donation via PayPal, please follow the link and when you make a donation please state on the notes for reference what type of donation it is i.e – running costs of the masjid, sadaqah or zakat.

You can make a bank transfer to the following MYF bank account:

Account name: Muslim Youth Foundation
Sort Code: 01-08-94
Account Number: 13785346
Bank name and address: NATWEST 9/11 Precint Centre, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9NX 

Could you please put a reference for what you will be donating towards


Mosque – Towards the genral running of the mosque, bills, cleaning etc.

Zakat – Please State if for zakat (note: zakat is separate from sadaqa)

Please inform us via email ( or by phone 0161 832 5352of any transfers made, including the type of donation.


Monday 2nd May 2022

Taqaballahu minna wa minkum
(may Allah accept from you and us)

1st Eid Prayer 8:00am
2nd Eid Prayer 10:30am

We wish you a Happy Eid. May the Almighty accept our acts of worship & charity this Ramadan.

All the good we’ve done should not come to an end with the end of Ramadan. Hold on to them beyond this month & start a new beginning.

Please bring your family and friends to the Mosque everybody is welcome!

EID AL-FITR Monday May 2nd!

As-Salamu’Alaikum dear brothers and sisters,

The crescent for the month of Shawwal was not sighted today so subsequently Eid Al-Fitr will be Monday the 2nd May 2022.


1st Eid prayer 8:00am
2nd Eid prayer 10:30am

Please arrive early and women and children are welcome.


Ramadan Mubarak!

Ramadan Mubarak! The 1st of Ramadan starts tomorrow Saturday 2nd April. Taraweeh will begin tonight inshallah after Esha jammat. Esha & Tarweeh will be approx. 1 hr. May Allah bless us all with the best of Ramadan’s inshallah khair!

Support The MYF

Salamu’Alaikum Brothers & Sisters,

We would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone that we are a charity and we rely on your ongoing donations to help support and run The MYF. Alhamdulilah we are well established and thank everyone for there ongoing support. MashAllah The MYF has been a beacon of light in the city centre for decades now and I’m sure your aware that we’ve all been through difficult times during the pandemic.

With that in mind we would like to renew our plea with sincerity to carry on supporting us with your donations and duwa!

Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported:Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) said, “On every joint of man, there is charity, on everyday when the sun rises: doing justice between two men is charity, and assisting a man to ride an animal or to load his luggage on it is charity; and a good word is charity, every step which one takes towards (the mosque for) Salat is charity, and removing harmful things from the way is charity”.

[Al-Bukhari and Muslim].

You can easily make donations online via our PayPal link on the right column of our website or you can scan the PayPal QR code on the left column on our website directly underneath prayers times to easily make a donation. Also you can visit our main reception desk and speak to one of our staff to give donations. Khair

Kind Regards

The MYF Team.

Prophet Musa (AS) – Part I


If we were to apply human laws, Musa AS should not have existed. Set against its historical context, his story should have ended before it began. Yet, in the face of the impossible, he did exist, and he grew up to be one of the Ulul Azm, the mightiest five Messengers and Prophets, simply because Allah ordained it so. Read more…

Abu Bakr As Siddiq (RA)

(Life: 573AD – 634AD)
(Caliphate: 632AD – 634AD)

Preface: This is only a summary of the life of Abu Bakr As-Siddiq RA and in no way can it cover all the points of his story. It is not intended to be a biography, but rather a glimpse of the main incidents of his life so that we can get an idea of his character. For ease of reading, we have not inserted “May Allah be pleased with him (RA)” each time his name is mentioned or the name of each Companion, but please take it that the salutations apply to all of them, may Allah be pleased with them all. Read more…