Muslim Women’s Guide to Mosque Governance, Management and Service Delivery

About the Guide

The ‘Muslim Women’s Guide to Mosque Governance, Management and Service Delivery’ has been designed as a resource for Muslim women to enable them to fully engage with and spiritually, emotionally and practically serve their communities within the sphere of the mosque.

The Guide makes clear the prophetic practice of openess and inclusivity of women in the Mosque and sets outs specific practical examples and advice to both current and prospective Muslim women operating in faith institutions on how to become beacons of effective support and service delivery.

To read the editors note on the thinking and rationale behind the guide, follow this link – Editors Note.

Topics Covered

This comprehensive guide covers a wide range of topics from an historical, religious and practical perspective.

The topics covered include:

  • Women in the Mosque – Evidence from Qur’an and Hadith
  • The Mosque – Structure, Management and Governance
  • Muslim Women in Chaplaincy
  • The Need for Counselling Services in Mosques
  • Bereavement Counselling
  • Reviving Female Islamic Scholarship
  • Caring for Converts – The New Muslim Project
  • Muslim Women, School Visits and Interfaith Activities
  • Staff Recruitment and HR Management

Meet the Authors

  • Shaukat Warraich – CEO, Faith Associates
  • Ruqaiyyah Waris Maqsood – Scholar
  • Saleha Islam – Director, Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre
  • Shaykha Safia Shahid – Scholar and Teacher
  • Professor Sophie Gilliat-Ray – Director, Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK
  • Julie Siddiqi – SACRE
  • Razia Bismillah – Transactional Analysis Psychotherapeutic Counsellor
  • Batool al Toma – Director, New Muslims Project UK


Practical Example of Counselling Service in Mosque

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I offer my gratitude to Faith Associates for their tireless but steadfast work and their continuous support and cooperation. The Beacon Mosque Project was a team effort and and together with FA we have achieved the success of gaining a star standard. Without their extended support and guidance we wouldn’t probably would not able succeed this achievement and be able to strive for excellence in our services, gaining the status we have today.

Mevlana Rumi Mosque
Manager of Mosque , Mevlana Rumi Mosque

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