Please join us on Friday, June 24th @ 1pm PST as we welcome our returning Khateebah Dr. Nayawiyyah Muhammad, who will deliver her khutbah on the empowering topic of Envisioning Liberation, Healing, and Sustainability.
After jumma’a prayer is over, we will gather in a socially distanced circle to connect with our Imam for a Q&A Discussion, where all the sisterly chats, interesting questions, and lively discussions take place. If you are joining us online: Please log onto our Facebook page at 1pm PST to view the livestreamed jumma’a. You can now also join us via Zoom during our post-jumma’a Q&A Discussion with the Imam. Please RSVP to receive the link & password.
Here are are three important guidelines for our in-person jumma’a. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY:
1. Proof of Vaccination is required for everyone who attends, including children. Please ARRIVE EARLY and have your vaccination card ready to show at the door.
2. Masks are required at all times for everyone who attends, regardless of whether you sit indoors or outdoors. We have both indoor and outdoor seating options available.
3. Unvaccinated children are not allowed to attend. Any child who does attend must be vaccinated, masked at all times, and must sit with their guardian for the entire duration of the jumma’a. Babysitting will not be provided at this time.
We look forward to seeing all of you — whether in person or online — Friday, June 24th @ 1pm PST, inshAllah!
With Love and Gratitude,
The Women’s Mosque of America Team
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“We send down stage by stage in the Qur’an that which is a healing and a mercy to those who believe…” (Qur’an 17:82)
Introducing Our June 24th Khateebah!
Dr. Nayawiyyah Muhammad has spent her life immersed in various aspects of Islamic education and traditions. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she attended the Nation of Islam’s school and graduated from the University of Islam, which later transformed into the Sister Clara Muhammad School. As an educator, she was a constant participant in the Sister Clara Muhammad School system as a teacher, administrator, and director. She regularly speaks on college and university campuses on topics concerning Women in Islam, Muslims in America, growing up in the Nation of Islam, and her subsequent growth as a woman in traditional Islam.
Currently, Dr. Muhammad is a professor in the Department of Religious Studies at California State University, Long Beach. She holds a B.A. and M.A. in Religious Studies and a Ph. D. in Religion from Claremont Graduate University, focusing on Women’s Studies. Her research topics include Islam and the Body, Feminism and Islam, Muslims in America, and Eco-feminist Theology. Her primary research fields intersect core Islamic rituals and sacred space with gender and environmentalism.