A chance to find out more

The Muslim Welfare House of Sheffield will host its annual open day  on March 3 as part of the Muslim Council of Britain's nationwide Visit my Mosque campaign.

Monday, 25th February 2019, 08:28 am
Updated Monday, 25th February 2019, 08:32 am
Muslim Welfare House of Sheffield

Those of all faiths or  none are invited to explore the architecture and history of the building and the beliefs and practice of those who worship there.

In the spirit of community and friendship the organisers aim to welcome people from across Sheffield to meet for a friendly chat and to discuss areas of common interest. 

The event  will run from noon-4pm and will feature tours, free refreshments, children’s activities and a chance to observe prayers in the mosque. 

Imam Sheikh Mohammad Ismail, Muslim chaplain at the University of Sheffield and Deputy Lieutenant for South Yorkshire, said: “As Muslim chaplain at the University of Sheffield I see first hand the importance of the  MWHS  for students and the wider community.

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“Visit My Mosque day offers an excellent chance for people to see the mosque in action and meet its members. ”

Ameena Blake, lecturer in Islamic studies at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education said: “We at the Muslim Welfare House of Sheffield, are delighted at the level of interest in this event and would encourage people from across Sheffield to come and say hello on March 3.

“We look forward to giving our guests the chance to come down for a cup of tea and see for themselves what goes on in the mosque.”

The Muslim Welfare House of Sheffield at 10-12 Severn Road is a registered charity, and works closely with other faith organisations in order to promote better understanding of faith among communities.