Nottingham Sudanese

Welcome to The Nottingham Sudanese Islamic Centre

The first home for the Sudanese community of Nottingham
The Old Market Square in Nottingham
A sudanese man sitting in front of a UK building
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An Introduction

Welcome to the Sudanese Islamic Centre of Nottingham! 

The idea for this project came when a group of the Sudanese community in Nottingham saw that our community in Nottingham has become large, over 3000 people. We dont have spaces to gather and celebrate our religion and our culture. We have been working for over 5 years in the background to come up with a plan and execute it. We aim to serve the community in Nottingham both Sudanese and non Sudanese.

Our Centre will be committed to fostering a sense of belonging and connection among its members, and we will offer a range of programs and activities that bring us together in fellowship and mutual support. Whether you are new to Islam or have been practicing for many years, you will find a warm and welcoming environment here.

We are excited to announce our foundation project, which is focused on raising the funds to make this centre a reality.

Courses

Reasons for the establishment of a Sudanese Islamic Center in Nottingham

    1. Cultural Preservation and Education:

      • The center aims to preserve and celebrate Sudanese culture and history. Through educational programs, it provides a space for community members to learn about their cultural heritage, including language, traditions, and history.
    2. Religious Services and Education:

      • The inclusion of prayer functions and a dedicated prayer hall emphasizes the importance of religious practices within the community. The center provides a place for worship, religious education, and spiritual growth, fostering a strong connection to Islamic principles.
    3. Community Gatherings and Events:

      • The center offers a venue for various community events such as weddings, celebrations, and wakes. These gatherings serve to strengthen social bonds, promote unity, and provide a supportive environment for community members during both joyous and challenging times.
    4. Burial Services:

      • Recognizing the need for respectful and culturally sensitive burial services, the community center facilitates funeral arrangements, including coordination with local authorities, washing, shrouding, and offering funeral prayers. This service ensures that community members have a dignified and supportive process during times of loss.
    5. Educational Opportunities:

      • The center addresses the educational needs of the community by providing classes on Islam, including Quranic studies, and offering language and literacy courses such as English reading and writing. These educational programs contribute to the personal development and empowerment of community members.
    6. Health and Well-being:

      • The center may also provide health-focused sessions, addressing topics like basic life support and health screening. This holistic approach to community well-being encompasses physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of life.
    7. Affordable and Accessible Services:

      • By offering a range of services and facilities, the community center aims to be a self-sustaining entity that reduces the need for community members to rely on external resources. This contributes to the overall independence and resilience of the community.

Objectives of The Sudanese Islamic Center Project

  • Providing an environment that enables Muslims in general and Muslim women, in particular, to practice their devotional, cultural, and sporting activities in accordance with tolerant Islamic values ​​and morals.
  • Taking care of the Islamic identity and supporting the teaching of Islamic sciences and the Arabic language through paying attention to memorizing the Noble Qur’an, recitation and intonation, and preserving and teaching the basic legal sciences, especially for women and children.
  • Consolidate Islamic culture and knowledge characterized by moderation and moderation, and introduce the Islamic religion.
  • Contribute to the dissemination of Islamic culture and community awareness among members of the local community and document solidarity in an atmosphere of self-confidence and fruitful work.
  • Contributing to providing religious services to the Muslim community in Medina, such as marriage and zakat transactions.
  • roviding special programs for people with special needs, communicating with prisoners, educating them, and checking their affairs.
  • Facilitating the preparation of the dead and carrying out the procedures for their burial in the Islamic way, and assisting in meeting the necessary costs for that, whenever possible.
Mission

Our mission is to Serve, Educate and inspire the local community. This is what we hope to achieve

Religious activities

Prayer space for daily & Eid

Funeral services

Washing, shrouding and burial services.

Facilities for sporting activities

Indoor female and youth gym.

Facilities for educational activities

Classrooms for afterschool club and youth work, Madrasah for Quran memorisation and learning arabic. 

Facilities for social activities

Community hall for events e.g. marriage, family events, family support & Iftar Ramadan

Education & Development

Our center is dedicated to providing educational and development opportunities for members of our community. 

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