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

E: enquiries@mcec.org.uk
T: +44 20 8920 3990

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Ramadan Kareem 2017: First Tarawih prayers Friday 26th May 2017

Last Updated on 26th May 2017

Alhamdulillah the blessed month of Ramadan is with us again with the first of Ramadan being Saturday 27th May 2017 .

Join us for Tarawih led by our team of young Huffadh and also Shaykh Ahmad Saad on Friday 26th May straight after Isha at 10:20 pm. Keep us in your prayers.

Timetables
In an effort to reduce paper wastage we are limiting the number of paper copies of this year’s Ramadan timetable.

You can download a copy to print at home from here.

Tarawih

Brothers can pray Isha and Tarawih prayers on the ground floor and some rooms on the first floor.

Sisters can pray on the First Floor mezzanine and in the rooms to the rear on the first floor. If you have young children (under 10) please ensure they are with you at ALL times and in the creche. Nursing mothers can use the Creche as well.

Tahajjud

During the last 10 nights of Ramadan, tahajjud prayers in congregation can be offered; exact times will be announced by the mosque. Prayers usually last one hour

Behaviour in prayer halls and the rest of the centre

  • Switch off or set to silence all mobile phones
  • No Food or Drink in the prayer halls
  • No reserving of places in the prayer halls for friends or relatives. First come, first served.
  • Respect and respond to the advice given by the stewards. Help them to help you.
  • Do not switch on or off fans. Sit away from them if they are an issue.
  • Do not correct the Imam’s recitation, the other designated huffaz do this
  • No TALKING in prayer hall before, during or after prayers.
  • Talk in the foyer or outside and do not disturb others still praying.
  • Tarawih prayers are sunnah so please respect those who choose to do what suits their needs and when you finish leave the hall quietly.

Children

  • All children must at all times be with an adult responsible for them. Especially during prayers.
  • Unaccompanied children will be removed to sit in the foyer. The adult responsible for them will be told the keep children at home. If no responsible adult is found then the police will be called.
  • Sisters can use the Creche facilities upstairs. Please ask a steward for directions

Outside the Centre, within its grounds

  • When the car park is full, it is full, including that for the disabled, so come early.Park your car sensibly. Be considerate of neighbours and respect the LAW.
  • Cars with 3 or more people can park in the car park (or 2 elderly persons)
  • Please do not congregate outside the Mosque.
  • Do not cause disturbance to neighbours, they have a right to sleep.

Health and safety in the Centre

  • All passages must be kept clear.
  • Fire escapes must be kept clear.
  • Footwear must be kept in designated racks or areas.
  • If you have an infectious illness stay at home.
  • All rubbish must be placed in bins or take it home.
  • All wudu areas must be kept clean. Be considerate and respect others.

 

 


Attack at Manchester Arena on 22nd May 2017

Last Updated on 23rd May 2017

Our children were attacked last night. Our children who went about doing what children do – enjoying what life has given them. And while they were at their happiest, evil people decided to wreak havoc and take their lives.

The killing of innocents is an evil act wherever it is perpetrated and cannot be condemned enough.  It is evil and its backers have no place in this world.

The attack at the Manchester Arena last night is a terrorist attack. A criminal act for which the perpetrators, organisers, helpers should face the full force of the justice in this world and the hereafter.

Those who think that such actions are justified are not only misguided, they are wrong. Simply wrong and should face up to the horrors they deem acceptable and be held accountable for their heinous views.

Our prayers and thoughts are with those families who have lost members. We pray those injured will recover swiftly.

We pay tribute to the police and emergency services and the first responders who helped. It makes us proud to be part of this country when we see our fellow citizens doing what they do best – pulling together and helping to support everyone affected and they should be commended for their selfless acts.

As terrorists try to divide our free, safe and beautiful society, our determination to defeat them only strengthens. The courage and bravery of our society is what stands defiant in the face of abhorrent cowardice. Our resolve to defeat the hatred fuelling such acts is unwavering and will not change.

 

Board of Trustees

MCEC – Palmers Green Mosque


Marriage Match event: Sunday 14th May 2017, various times

Last Updated on 8th May 2017

You are invited to May’s introduction event.

This month we will have sessions run by age group at the following times on Sunday 14th May insha’Allah:
Group 1@ 1:45pm: 20 – 35 years old
Group 2@ 4:30pm: 30 years and over
Join us  with a ‘mehram’ (i.e. a parent, guardian,brother or sister) to meet with like-minded potential marriage partners, in a secure and monitored environment.

Our events are designed to give you the opportunity to meet with prospective marriage partners in an informal, halal setting.

The groups will be strictly by age group, so please come at the right time to avoid disappointment.

Entrance fee: £5 per applicant

 


Breakfast Club: 3rd May 10:30am

Last Updated on 28th April 2017

Come join us for some breakfast and a chat. Everyone is welcome so bring your friends!

For more information on events at Palmers Green Mosque click here.