Services we Provide
Both of our mosques provide many services which are suitable for all Muslims, and also non-Muslims. You can have a look at the various services we provide below. We are always looking for new opportunities at Al Noor and Jamia Mosque. Therefore, if you have any suggestions of any services we could provide, please let us know!
Our Mosques have great value for our local Muslims in Newport as our Mosques welcome the Muslim community to pray the 5 daily prayers. Our Mosques are open to all Muslims, and all prayers are conducted together as a whole Muslim Ummah.
Apart from these 5 daily prayers, you can also come here for Jummah, Taraweeh, and Eid prayers as well. The Friday sermons are delivered in both Mosques in English, and the topics discussed are suitable for all age groups. These sermons are regularly streamed LIVE via the Mosque's YouTube Channel. Head to the bottom of our page where you can click on the YouTube Icon to visit our channel!
Islamic Guidance and Advice
Our Imams are available to answer your queries and discuss your problems in a confidential and comfortable environment. We all experience difficult times, and sometimes talking to our Imam to receive some guidance is just what you may need.
We can offer various Islamic advice in relation to Marital issues, abuse, relationship issues, family issues, converting to Islam and many more.
Our Imams give support based on the Qur'an, Sunnah, Hadith and general opinions. We take confidentiality very seriously, and we can promise that your issues will not be discussed with anyone else.
Visit our book online page to book an appointment with our Imam!
Our mosques have been receiving a number of visits from teachers, schools, and members of the public to learn about Islam, places of worship, and the Muslim community in Newport. Some of the educational purposes of these visits include acquiring a general overview of the Muslim faith, covering a large part of the RE curriculum, and promoting a better understanding of Islamic faith.
Our school visits have been very successful in getting both pupils and teachers to expand upon their Islamic knowledge. We also offer open Q&A sessions during these visits, to ensure they understand specific Islamic concepts.
Our Imams teach the pupils how to perform Wudu, how to pray Salah, the five pillars of Islam, and the importance of Mosques!
We have taken pride in ourselves for providing Islamic Knowledge to the Muslims of Newport, especially the children for many years. We are committed to ensuring a high level of education including the morals and values that Islam teaches.
Not only do we provide a safe and enjoyable learning environment but we promote respect and tolerance for all religions and beliefs.
At both of our Madrassah's not only do we provide the teachings of the Quran with Tajweed but we provide Islamic studies also. Our aim is not only to teach our children the Quran but to teach them the meaning of Islam.
Our Imams are very respectful towards the dynamic learning environment for our students and all of our students get on well with their teachers. We also promote a kind and relaxed environment, as we tend to reward our students with activities such as Friday Fun Days.
We run classes every Monday-Friday, from 5-7 pm in both Mosques, with English speaking Imams.
Alhamdulillah we try our best to arrange monthly Islamic events in the Mosques. Our sole aim is to bring the youth and the Muslim community together in the Mosque to learn about Islam. We often discuss engaging topics to get the youth more intrigued.
Previously, we have ran events such as Janazah Workshops, Modesty in Islam (rulings on dating, Valentine's Day, etc), the significance of important nights like Laylatul Qadr, the current situation in Palestine and many more.
These monthly events are also recorded LIVE on our YouTube Channel, however, we always strongly advise everyone to make their best efforts to attend. Not only do you learn about Islam, but you even get to socialise with the people from the Muslim Community. Furthermore, we serve food and refreshments at the end of our events.
Nikkah is a joyous event and the one way for a man and woman to marry under the Islamic law. According to many Muslim scholars, a nikkah should be announced in public to ensure the people are aware of it.
The best way of doing this is to perform a nikkah in a mosque. Jamia Mosque provides nikkah services for the Muslims of Newport to get legally married. We require two Muslim male witnesses for the groom and a guardian or a wali for the bride to carry out the nikkah.
All the details of nikkah, including the mahr, will be recorded in a marriage certificate. After completion of the nikkah ceremony, Jamia Mosque will give one copy of the marriage certificate to the couple and keep one copy itself for the record. Please remember that we do not carry out online/phone nikkah.
If you would like Jamia Mosque to officiate your nikkah, then please contact us, using the contact page on our website.
If you are a new Muslim, and if you need more help and guidance as to how a Nikkah works in Islam, then please book an appointment with our Imam.
Taking your declaration of faith, the shahada, is the most important moment of your life, and a formal acknowledgment of your becoming a Muslim.
As a Mosque, we feel that your declaration of faith should come from your heart. Therefore, we would encourage those thinking of joining Islam to research more about Islam, book appointments to see our Imams, or even just visit the Mosque.
We are a very friendly community and we allow all questions to be answered in regards to Islam.
Your shahadah will usually be done in a private setting, with several witnesses and the Imam officiating the Shahadah.
We ask for your name, contact number, and email address for our internal records in order to communicate important information to you. We will not share your contact details without your consent.
We have recently had a variety of individuals joining Islam from other religions, and we are happy to arrange for you to meet them to discuss their experiences in joining Islam.
Ramadan is the most sacred month of the year in Islam. Muslims observe the month of Ramadan and Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
During Ramadan, Muslims fast, abstain from food and drink during daylight hours and focus on becoming closer to God. Fasting allows Muslims to devote themselves to their faith. It reminds the Muslims of the suffering of the poor. Muslims are encouraged to give to charity and look after the needy.
Muslims break their fast at sunset with a meal known as Iftar. The end of Ramadan is marked by a big celebration called Eid ul-Fitr. We allow both Men and Women to pray Eid Salah separately in Jamia Mosque.
Ramadan is a very busy period for both Al Noor Mosque and Jamia Mosque. We provide a variety of special services to the entire community. These services range from:
Daily Taraweeh prayers
Daily Iftar (breaking the fast meal), which is also open to the wider Muslim community
Eid prayers and Gatherings
Furthermore, you can even make food for an iftari in the Mosque, or you can request the Mosque to cook for you on your behalf.
The Prophet Muhammad ﷺ said:
"Whoever feeds a person breaking his fast will earn the same reward as him, without anything being lessened from the reward of the fasting person."
Friday (Jummah) Prayer
Both of our Mosques offer Jummah Salah every Friday. Al Noor Mosque has two Jamaats, one at 1:45 pm and the other Jamaat at 2:30 pm. Jamia Mosque has one Jamaat at 1:45 pm.
The Jummah speeches are delivered in English, and a variety of speeches are covered each week, discussing different areas in Islam.
The Friday prayer is held for all Muslims, and we have a dedicated Wudu area, WC, and access to Qur'ans, should anyone wish to read them after the prayer.
Jummah also known as Friday Prayer is a prayer that Muslims hold every Friday, just after noon instead of the Zuhr prayer. Muslims normally pray five times a day.
Friday is considered a very important day in Islam. According to one Hadith, "Six hundred people are freed from Hell in every moment of Friday and the night of Friday." (Musnad Abi Ya’la, vol. 3, p. 235, Hadith 3471).
Muslims are recommended to do many Sunnah acts on a Friday, such as wearing nice clothes, attending Khutbahs early and listening attentively, trimming their nails, taking a shower/bath, applying itr/perfume, using Miswak, and reading Surah Kahf.
Furthermore, we also do collections for donating to the Mosque. We would encourage you to donate because even the littlest amount could make a massive difference. Your generous donations will help us to keep the Mosques running, and to facilitate future activities and plans.
In addition to this, we are also currently raising funds for our Mortuary project, which is currently undergoing stage four. We have raised £80,000 and still have a goal of £40,000 more to build this Mortuary. Together with your help, we can complete this project to benefit the Muslim community immensely Insha Allah!
"Every soul will taste death and you will be paid in full only on the Day of Resurrection." - Quran 3:185
In the event of a member or their dependent passing away, our funeral committee shall be responsible for the following:
Arranging all aspects of the funeral and burial arrangements.
We conduct the preparation of the deceased (Ghusl), funeral prayer services (Janazah) that are held at the Mosque and we arrange the burial as well.
The Mosque ensures that all service aspects of a funeral are carried out as best as possible before the departed is taken to the graveyard for burial.
Transporting the deceased from the hospital to the Masjid for the funeral preparation.
Khatams and Kuuls facilities will be held at our Masjid
If you would like to obtain a funeral committee membership, please email us at email@example.com, or leave a message on our website.