This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
Page 1 of 17
An address or public prayer (on Friday) read from the steps of the pulpit in mosques, offering glory to God, praising Mohammed (pbuh) and his descendants.
Friday Khutbah Training
Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction
By Dr. Yahia Abdul-Rahman, Tel: 626-255-2181; Email: email@example.com Table of content: 1. The Friday – Jumaa – Prayers, Background 2. The Imam – Jumaa Prayer Leader 3. The Global Standardized Format A. Standard Introduction B. Body of the First Part of the Khutbah C. Conclusion of the First Part of the Khutbah D. The Second Part of the Khutbah E. The Du’aa – Supplication F. Globally Standardized Conclusion
■ The Jumaa Imam’s responsibility is the most burdensome and serious responsibility a Muslim can ever accept. The Imam – Jumaa Prayer Leader ■ The Imam is the leader of the congregation and the leader of the community. 62″ in the Holy Qur’aan” aya / verse 9 and 10. giving hope to the community.Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction |Friday Khutbah#the-global-standardized-format Page 2 of 17 4. ■ The Imam should remember that he is standing in the place of our beloved very first Imam and Leader Prophet Muhammad (S). educating and bonding the community. guiding the community. http://fridaykhutbah. The Jumaa Khutbah is the most important part. Do’s And Don’ts In Delivering A Khutbah A. It is the tool of educating and bonding the community.com/friday-khutbah-training/ 10/13/2010 . ■ It is the most important activity of any Islamic Center or Islamic Community. Don’ts The Friday – Jumaa – Prayers. ■ It is a weekly “State of the Community” address and the best forum for motivating. Do’s B. It cannot be waived except for an acceptable excuse as ordained by the jurists. galvanizing. Please see sura / chapter “Jumaa – No. uniting the community. improving the quality of the community and propagating Islam (dawa). Background ■ It is a FARD (Required).
The Global Standardized Format Standard Introduction It includes the Praise of Allah. he will be responsible for his action and for all those who follow him. If he misleads or uses the Khutbah for the wrong purpose. ■ The Imam’s dress should be modest. ■ The Imam should be the example and the model for the community. Remember that the one who is most qualified to lead is the one who understands the Quraan and who lives according to it.com/friday-khutbah-training/ 10/13/2010 . express and articulate its pains. the heart of the community. and the tongue of the community. clean and humble. Prophet Muhammad “Al-Hamdu Lillahi Thumma Alhamdu Lillah Al-Hamdu Lillahi Alzi Hadana Lihaza wama Kunna Lanahtadiya Law’la Ann Hadana Allah. its aspirations and its dreams. The successful Imam is one who is optimistic. understood it well and continues to make serious efforts to understand it further. http://fridaykhutbah. one who is able to paint an image of the future and who can capture the imagination of the congregation in order to bring that image to reality. and to memorize as much as possible of it. ■ The Imam should have read the Qur’aan. and the prayers on His prophets & the last of all prophets. not tight.Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction |Friday Khutbah#the-global-standardized-format Page 3 of 17 ■ The Imam is responsible for every person praying behind him. He should be able to listen to the community. If he makes a mistake he is responsible for his mistake and of all those who followed him.
supporting quotations from the Holy Quraan. and indeed we wouldn’t have attained this state of guidance without Him Allah. Strategy: ■ My strategy has been to use current events as a vehicle and a locomotive to achieve a domestic local goal and to make a difference but perhaps. Praise is due to Allah who guided us to the righteous path. http://fridaykhutbah.Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction |Friday Khutbah#the-global-standardized-format Page 4 of 17 Al-Hamdu Lillahi Ghafiriz Zunibi Jamee’ihaa Illa Shirka Bih. Put life in it. Do not just read. You have to demonstrate that you believe in every word that you say. Read from the transcript. Body of the First Part of the Khutbah ■ This includes your messages. Wasalatu wasalamu ala rasulil’ahh”. not too political. ■ Always write your Khutbah.com/friday-khutbah-training/ 10/13/2010 . the sayings of Prophet Muhammad and other sources like history. Praise is due to Allah who forgives all sins and misdeeds except associating others with Him. live the Khutbah. Meaning: Praise is due to Allah.
Story of Abraham ■ Important Modern Historic Events like Islam in Europe. ■ Start by a reflection on God’s greatness and creation in order to inject spirituality in your audience ■ State the subject you want to discuss and. read the paper. Sleep with it in your mind and in your heart. Dream of it. Write the ideas down if applicable. Islam in America. Ramadan. So.Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction |Friday Khutbah#the-global-standardized-format Page 5 of 17 Methodology: ■ Define what you want to talk about/ the theme of the Khutbah. Israa & Miraj. watch the news or even while driving ideas will pop into your mind. ■ Spend time researching your theme. if applicable. Live it. inviting to the way of Allah http://fridaykhutbah. the event that ties in with the subject. ■ Give your messages. How do people apply these messages to their daily lives and to their goals in this life? Suggested Topics: ■ Current Events ■ Historic Events in Islam like Hijra. these ideas can form the bases of a great Khutbah. ■ When you talk to people. ■ The Family ■ Importance of Education. financial independence. ■ Elaborate using facts and figures if applicable.com/friday-khutbah-training/ 10/13/2010 . State your opinion and your justification based on Islamic foundations. etc. Imagine that you are in fact giving it. read a book. Remember that every word from the Imam is a great responsibility. please research your subject and figures in detail. political action.
It includes a summary of the messages you wanted the congregation to remember till next week’s Khutbah. http://fridaykhutbah. Messages should be in the form of brief but striking “bullets” that can be remembered. Leave them with at least three messages and no more than five to remember. He will accept your prayers and forgive your sins.com/friday-khutbah-training/ 10/13/2010 .1 above. *** Sit down and make a du’aa yourself *** The Second Part of the Khutbah This part starts with the same standard form as in 3.Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction |Friday Khutbah#the-global-standardized-format Page 6 of 17 Conclusion of the First Part of the Khutbah The first part is concluded with an invitation to the congregation to make a du’aa (supplication): “Id’oo Allaha Yaghfir Lakum Zunubakum” Meaning: Make a supplication to Allah.
Forgive the believing men and women.com/friday-khutbah-training/ 10/13/2010 . Those who are alive and those who died. one uses a standard and brief du’aa: “Allahuma’ Eghfir Lil’ Muslimeena wal Muslimat….Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction |Friday Khutbah#the-global-standardized-format Page 7 of 17 The Du’aa – Supplication Again. Stop for the congregation to say AAMEEN” “Wal Moumineena wal Mouminaat…Stop for aameen” “Al-Ahya’ee minhum wal amwat…stop for aameen” “Innaka samee’un mujibul dawat… stop for aameen” Meaning: “Almighty God. You are indeed the One who listens and accepts all supplications” Then you can make any du’aa (supplication) in English that is of your liking and is appropriate for current events. for the sake of global standardization using the global “Islamic Language”. forgive the Muslim men and women. http://fridaykhutbah.
com/friday-khutbah-training/ 10/13/2010 . Never do what is forbidden of all sins and Not to transgress.Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction |Friday Khutbah#the-global-standardized-format Page 8 of 17 Globally Standardized Conclusion “Ibada Allah: Inna Allah Ya’amuru Bil Aadli wal Ihsan. Be generous and to take care of our kin and relatives. wa Ita’ee Zil Qurbaa Wa Yanhaa Anil Fahshaa’ee wal munkaree wal bagh’yi Ya’Izukum La’allakum tazakkaroon” Meaning: “Servants of Allah: Indeed Allah orders us to be just and to excel in what we do. He almighty advises you so you can remember” http://fridaykhutbah.
Motivate the community.Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction |Friday Khutbah#the-global-standardized-format Page 9 of 17 Then you conclude by saying to the mu’azzin: Aqimi Salah. Meaning: Addressing the muazzin – (the person that calls for the prayers) – to call for establishing (iqamah) prayers. Be cheerful and never forget to smile. 3. 5. 4. 2. http://fridaykhutbah. Be Optimistic and positive. Khutbah should not exceed 20 to 25 minutes. Then you come down to lead the prayers. Be honest and straight in your statements and clear. always with sincerity. Never complain. Innaa Asalata tanha anil fahshaa’ee wal munker.com/friday-khutbah-training/ 10/13/2010 . Do’s And Don’ts In Delivering A Khutbah Do’s 1. Be brief and to the point.
11. Never be defensive. Never discount what they tell you. spend at least 15 minutes mingling with people shaking their hands. 12. mingle. Use eye contact. 8. Use simple and easy English. Be organized and structured. When you are seated getting ready to deliver the Khutbah. Be people oriented. Remember to speak slowly and punctuate. Be current in your examples and themes. 13. Let people leave the masjid with a list of things to do.Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction |Friday Khutbah#the-global-standardized-format Page 10 of 17 6. smile great people and be sincere. especially regarding nationalities and ethnicity. Never justify. Remember that you have a diverse audience. Try to be as general in your statements as possible. Explain what you meant and show empathy. After the prayer. 9. 14. Read people’s eyes while delivering the Khutbah. http://fridaykhutbah. no more than 3 syllables. open your ears. Use simple words. B. hugging them if applicable and look in their eyes as if you are asking (begging) for feedback. Have a positive delivery style with a lot of energy and enthusiasm. Initiate action before you conclude the second part of the Khutbah.com/friday-khutbah-training/ 10/13/2010 . You need to give the feeling that you really are talking to each individual in the congregation. 10. Listen carefully when they start to speak to you their feelings and feedback. Shake hands. 15. You may use script or note cards. Then you correct yourself in the next Khutbah. C. open your eyes. Write your Khutbah. use eye contact. open your heart and get feedback: A. 7. Choose a diversified coaching board.
4. Never give a Khutbah and run. Live your Khutbah. Never use the Minbar (pulpit) to attack persons regardless of what your justification is. you need to show your personality by expressing your feelings honestly. 6. 7. 2. 8. Never give a Khutbah without extensive preparation for it. Never read your Khutbah as if you are just reading. It usually takes from 15 to 30 hours to prepare a Khutbah. 10. Never think to isolate your community.com/friday-khutbah-training/ 10/13/2010 . and who knows it all. However. Never shout. Never be negative. Stay behind to shake hands with almost every member of the community. Never be controversial. 5. 0 tweet Login ■ This blog post http://fridaykhutbah. 9. who has done it all. Remember that it is a very serious responsibility. Never be self-serving.Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction |Friday Khutbah#the-global-standardized-format Page 11 of 17 Don’ts 1. Never be too emotional. 3. Never single out another community and play the elite.
. http://fridaykhutbah. Add to netvibes ■ ■ ■ Feedblitz Subscribe in NewsGator Online Add to My Yahoo! ■ Add to Pageflakes ■ Add to Google ■ ■ ■ RSS Icon Subscribe with Bloglines Add to RSS Feed Subscribe via email Email Address Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in...com/friday-khutbah-training/ 10/13/2010 .Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction |Friday Khutbah#the-global-standardized-format Page 12 of 17 ■ All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post's comments through..
com/friday-khutbah-training/ 10/13/2010 .Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction |Friday Khutbah#the-global-standardized-format Page 13 of 17 Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? OpenID Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Close Login with your OpenID Or create an account using OpenID http://fridaykhutbah.
com ■ ■ Login to Twitter ■ Login to OpenID Go back http://fridaykhutbah.Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction |Friday Khutbah#the-global-standardized-format Page 14 of 17 OpenID URL: http:// Back Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout ■ Logged in as There are no comments posted yet.com/friday-khutbah-training/ 10/13/2010 . or login: ■ Login to IntenseDebate ■ Login to WordPress. Be the first one! Post a new comment Or post a video comment ■ ■ ■ ■ Check Spelling Embed video Add poll Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest.
com/friday-khutbah-training/ 10/13/2010 .Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction |Friday Khutbah#the-global-standardized-format Page 15 of 17 Share on Facebook Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Tweet this comment http://fridaykhutbah.
Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction |Friday Khutbah#the-global-standardized-format Page 16 of 17 Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly.com/friday-khutbah-training/ 10/13/2010 . Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. OpenID URL http:// Comment as a Guest or login using OpenID Submit Comment Subscribe to None Comments by IntenseDebate http://fridaykhutbah. link to it here. If you have a website.
com/friday-khutbah-training/ 10/13/2010 .Friday Khutbah Training – An Introduction |Friday Khutbah#the-global-standardized-format Page 17 of 17 Friday Khutbah Proudly powered by WordPress. http://fridaykhutbah.
This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
We've moved you to where you read on your other device.
Get the full title to continue reading from where you left off, or restart the preview.