Facing the Challenges of Social Media – Workshop

Waltham Forest Muslim Parents Association are holding a workshop for both parents and children that will look at how social media affects our children and what guidance Islam offers us. Case studies will also be presented on the options available to parents to discuss with their children.

The workshop is being held between 11:30 and 13:30 on Sunday 17th December at The Hub, 437-443 High Road, Leyton, London E10 5EL.

Please spread the word among your family and friends and make every effort to attend. InshaAllah it will prove very beneficial.

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Takbeer al Tashreeq

‘Yaum-ul-arafah’ (day of arafah or 9th Dhul Hijjah) falls on Thursday 31st August this year.

It is wajib (obligatory) to recite takbeer al tashreeq from after the fard of fajr salaah on the 9th of Dhul Hijjah until after the fard of the asar salaah on the 13th of Dhul Hijjah.

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Insha-Allah the month of Dhul-Hijjah will commence on Wednesday 23rd August 2017. This means that Eid-ul-Adha (10th Dhul-Hijjah) will be on Friday 1st September 2017.

We will be holding three Eid salah in the masjid as follows:

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“Zaid bin Arqam (رضي الله عنه‎‎) reports that the Companions of Rasulullah (ﷺ) asked him: “O Prophet, what is this sacrifice?” He said: “It is the way of your forefather Ibrahim.”
They asked: “What reward is for us therein?” He replied: “There is a reward for every hair”. They then asked: “For the wool, Ya Rasulullah?” He replied: “There is one reward for every strand of wool.”
– Ahmed and Ibn Majah

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Waltham Forest Interfaith Walk

On 2nd July 2017, Chingford Masjid was pleased to be part of the Waltham Forest Interfaith Walk organised by the Waltham Forest Faith Communities Forum. Members from different faiths were welcomed into our mosque in time for the midday prayers (Zuhr) with some members actively taking part. We were also humbled by the presence of the Mayor of Waltham Forest, Councillor Yemi Osho.

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