It has been confirmed that Ramadan will start from tomorrow, Tuesday 13 April 2021

19 April 2021

7 Ramadan 1442

Zuhr Jamaat

1:30 pm

3 Hours 14 Minutes
Prayer Begins Jamaat
Fajr4:10 am 4:25 am
Sunrise5:51 am
Zuhr1:00 pm 1:30 pm
Asr4:48 pm 7:00 pm
Maghrib8:04 pm 8:04 pm
Isha9:11 pm 9:45 pm
Jumuah See Below

Jummah  prayers:

Assalamualaikum

We have now re-opened Jummah prayers in accordance with the latest COVID-19 regulations.  Please note all prayers are being held in Colchester Mosque not the Abbey Field Centre.

There are two Jamaats for Jummah:

1st:  1:30pm (last entry 1:20pm)

2nd: 2:10pm (last entry 2:00pm)

YOU MUST TEXT YOUR REGISTRATION NUMBER AND WHICH JAMAAT YOU WILL ATTEND TO THE FOLLOWING NUMBER: 07907701495

The full rules can be seen here

Management Committee Colchester Mosque

Ramadan 2021

The blessed month of Ramadan is approaching and we must prepare

Iftar:

Unfortunately, this year we are not allowed to serve Iftar at the mosque.

Taraweeh prayers:

There are two jamaat’s for Taraweeh prayers this year, both consisting of 10 rakaats rather than the normal 20 rakaats due to the current situation surrounding COVID-19. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate sisters this year.  We will ask for any Sunnah and Witr prayers to be prayed at home.  No pre-booking required, it will be first come, first served basis and will need to provide your registration number / personal details in order to comply with track & trace regulations.

1st Jamaat (1st half of the night’s juz to be recited)

9:30pm – Masjid open for arrivals; 9:45pm – Isha Jamaat begins; 10:00pm – Taraweeh begins; 10:45pm – Everyone to leave Masjid

2nd Jamaat (2nd half of the night’s juz to be recited)

11:00pm – Masjid open for arrivals; 11:15pm – Isha Jamaat begins; 11:30pm – Taraweeh begins; 12:15am – Everyon to leave Masjid

The recitation of the quran will be completed on 29th Ramadan.

The usual COVID-19 regulations are to be followed, which are the same as Jummah prayers.  Please note, that we may be observed by local authorities and anyone breaching these rules may face a £250 fine.

To download the Ramadan timetable, please click the button below

DONATIONS:

Please continue to donate generously towards the Mosque.  We still have running expenses and are raising money for the completion of the £250k extension. As we know, the Prophet Mohammed (ﷺ) said “Give charity without delay, for it stands in the way of calamity” (Al Tirmidhi 589).

You can donate by making a one-off donation or setting up a standing order to the following account:

Colchester Islamic Cultural Association

Barclays Bank

Sort Code: 20-22-67

Account No: 50194638

Charity Reg No: 293712

Announcements:

Applications can be made at: http://bit.ly/3gSgK7X

To keep up to date with the Mosque expansion project, see our new Extension Update Page here.

Read our new Newsletter

We have created a new quarterly newsletter to update the community about the mosque.  You can find our newsletter to download under the “News & Events” heading or if you click here.

About Us

Colchester Islamic Cultural Association

Colchester Mosque was established to provide facilities for regular communal worship. Since its inauguration the mosque has become a focal point for the multicultural Muslims of Colchester to meet, learn and pray. Additionally, the mosque serves as a channel for people of other faiths and of no particular faith to visit and find out about Islam and Muslims first hand and on a personal level if so desired. The mosque regularly welcomes visits from schools and other institutions.

Fundamentals of Faith

There are five “Pillers” of Islam

Testimony

Prayer

Charity

Fasting

Pilgrimage

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