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MCEC, 30 Oakthorpe Road
Palmers Green, London
N13 5JL, United Kingdom

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How to form good habits – Jumma Khutbah – 20th March 2015

Last Updated on March 23, 2015

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Shaykh Hasan Ali discusses the psychology in the habits of humanity and how we can form good habits to improve ourselves



Job Vacancy Announcement: Youth Manager

Last Updated on March 21, 2015

YOUTH MANAGER VACANCY

Greenstars is MCEC Youth Development team which has been successfully running with a strong team of volunteers. Now is the time to take the function to a higher level and MCEC are pleased to announce a vacancy for a Youth Manager reporting to the MCEC Centre Manager.

Overall purpose of role:

To take the lead in building MCEC’s youth development function through various community and educational activities, developing campaign strategies and plans, organising events and other campaign activities, building partnerships and increasing MCEC’s public and media profile.

Main responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies, implementation plans and budgets for current and new youth activities and campaigns
  • Develop strategies to engage with the youth in the community and encourage participation in MCEC Youth Activities.
  • Actively recruit, manage and mentor volunteers to support delivery of projects in line with MCEC’s policies and procedures
  • Actively build and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholders including government, CBOs, community groups, schools, mosques, scholars and individual community members
  • Proactively seek opportunities for funding through writing project proposals and networking with CBOs and donors
  • Take the lead in developing materials (online and print) for campaigns including regular updates for MCEC’s website, e-newsletters, blogs, leaflets, reports, briefings etc.
  • Develop and coordinate social media activities to increase MCEC’s profile and attract new supporters including updating the MCEC’s Facebook page and Twitter account with regular and relevant posts. Actively seek media coverage for campaigns and projects
  • Establish and maintain appropriate campaign / project monitoring and evaluation systems to measure operational achievements against intended outcomes

Note: MCEC will arrange to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check (formerly known as a CRB check) on all staff.

TO APPLY: Please send a letter of application detailing how you meet the person specification PLUS your CV to manager@mcec.org.uk (Closing date: Midnight, 26th April 2015)

More information is available here.

 



Becoming a Local councillor

Last Updated on March 21, 2015

Back in February 2015 MCEC hosted an event run by the Conservative Muslim forum.

With speakers such as David Burrowes MP, Syed Kamal MEP and others all discussing why and how to become engaged in local politics in order to make a difference to our communities.



The Eclipse Prayer

Last Updated on March 19, 2015

We are not holding a congregational prayer for the Eclipse this Friday 20 March. However, Masjid will be open in case anyone wants to come and pray, recite etc.

Also just to mention as a reminder that when the sun was eclipsed at the time of the Messenger of Allah SAWS (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him), he  would warn people, let them know about these as signs from Allah [AWJ] and command them to pray, and to make du’aa’, seek His forgiveness, give charity, free slaves and do other righteous deeds so that the punishment would go away and not befall the people. So the eclipse is a reminder to people, making them afraid so that they will turn back to Allah and pay attention to Him. Praying in Jamaat is one good tradition, but if it doesn’t happens due to any reason i.e not noticing the time or whatsoever, then there is
a] no Qada of the prayer
b] there are other good deeds which could be still done.



9 things you should know about Marriage in Islam

Last Updated on March 15, 2015

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Ajmal Masroor discusses 9 points we should know about Marriage in Islam. This week’s talk also includes an exciting moment for a new convert to Islam.