Baitul Aman Mosque is the central masjid within Globe Town. It not only caters for the five daily prayers but also remains open to the public throughout the day. The masjid currently accommodates approximately 500 hundred people, a fifth of whom attend the regular congregational prayer. Globe Town is a relatively large area, home to a large portion of Muslims in Tower Hamlets. The current Porta-Cabin building fails facilitate the entire community; as such, it urgently requires redevelopment.
Weekly Friday Jumua’h
Since the establishment of Baitul Aman Mosque, Friday Jumua’h has been consistently performed - attracting a diverse range of regular attendees. A cumulative congregation of 600-700 individuals is catered for by the Masjid, despite the shortage of space. Attendees, including the elderly and children, perform Salatul Jumua’h in the courtyard both during the blustery autumn and bitterly cold winter period. An extension to the Masjid is crucial to the provision of adequate space for an increasing number of Muslims in Globe Town.
Womens Circle in Bengali and English
Bearing in mind the special status and role of women in Islam, Baitul Aman Mosque endeavors to educate the mothers and sisters in our community regardless of their ethnic origin: Giving access to the message of Islam, its true meaning as well as dealing with everyday dilemmas and problems. Baitul Aman Mosque is trying its utmost to cater for the needs of such key members of our community; equipping our sisters to create the next generation of scholars and daees. Baitul Aman mosque is only one of a few mosques in Tower Hamlets that provides space for sisters and ladies to come on a weekly basis and have programmes which are specific to their needs. However, the mosque is currently unable to provide regular prayer facilities for ladies due to a lack of separate amenities and space.
Elderly Womens Tea Club
An opportunity for the senior (female) members of our community to get together, socialise and make new friends. Their advice, experience and wisdom have also been invaluable in the running and development of our mosque.
Allah - the Most High - said: "And We have enjoined upon man to be dutiful and kind to his parents. His mother bears him with hardship, and she brings him forth with hardship. And the bearing and the weaning of him is thirty months." [Soorah al-Ahqaaf 41:15]
The Holy Prophet (SAW) said: “He isn’t of us who isn’t kind to our youngsters, and shows no respect to our elders...”
Imaans Consultation Service
All our Imaams are available through either telephone or direct contact every day of the week. Anyone with a question, dilemma, or wanting advice is able to do so at their convenience. Please refer to our website for contact details.
Tafseer ul Quran
One of a number of weekly events open to the public. Under the auspices of our learned scholars attendees delves into the ocean, that which is the knowledge of the Quran. They are enlightened and exposed to the meaning and significance of the divine text.
“Had We sent down this Qur’an on a mountain, verily, thou would have seen it humble itself and cleave asunder for fear of God. Such are the similitudes which we propound to men, that they may reflect.” S. 59: v. 21.
A weekly event organized and managed by youngsters of the mosque to allow their contemporaries and peers to escape the daily pressures and grime of everyday city life. It is a short informal gathering, no longer than 45 minutes, served with food and a touch of knowledge. The Saturday circle provides a platform for many of the local youth to raise their concerns and come up with solutions through dialogue and communication. Our youth are the bedrock of our community, they are our future leaders: It is thus imperative that we meet their everyday needs.
Events successfully organised to-date have included BBQ’s and a Charity Car Wash – raising over one thousand pounds for the mosque as well as much needed publicity. Future planned events include a Sponsored Marathon, Charity Auction, Summer Youth Gathering, Football Tournaments and possibly even a Trip to Andalucia and or Morocco.
Daily evening Madrasah for children
Being the only Masjid in the area most of the parents try to send their children to the Masjid for evening classes. However, due to the limited place the children have to be divided into smaller classes and they can only comes twice a week and only a basic service can be provided such as just learning to read the Quran. One of the very reasons why we urgently need the extension of the Masjid is so that we can offer to the local community a wider range of programmes for their children so that they learn their religion more comprehensively.