Masjid Al-MawaddahEdit profile
Coordinates: 1°23′2.6″N 103°53′27.3″E / 1.384056°N 103.890917°E / 1.384056; 103.890917
Al-Mawaddah Mosque (Arabic: 'مسجد المودة Malay: Masjid Kasih Sayang) is a mosque located in Sengkang, Singapore. It opened in 2009.Etymology
The name is derived from the Arabic word, مودة which literally means affectionate; given by the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore(MUIS). The name was taken from the Quran Surah Ar-Rum verse 21:Al-Mawaddah Mosque
This mosque was built under Phase 4 of the Mosque Building Fund programme to cater to the large demographic of young families in the Buangkok and Sengkang area. Aside from its numerous family friendly features for the young and the old, it also boasts a number of environmentally-friendly features that are energy-conserving. Due to this mosque has attained the Greenmark Certification from the Building and Construction Authority.
The location of the mosque makes it easy for the mosque to serve residents from Sengkang, Hougang and Punggol furthermore it is intended to serve praying needs for approximately 4,000 people at peak periods.
The open-to-all concept and "Family Friendly" theme proposed by the mosque promises various programmes and facilities to enhance community bonding among the different races and families across the different age groups.Vision
An Excellence Institution That Brings Happiness To Whole Family.Mission
To Be A Leading Family Friendly Mosque Towards a Muslim Community of Excellence.Services
The mosque will not only serve the religious needs of the community, but it also provides other social services which are in line with the concept of a mosque being a multi-functional institution and a prime agent to facilitate towards an excellent Muslim Community. This encompasses the four core areas of the pillars of the mosque's activities, namely:
- Islamic Learning
- Social Development
- Family and Youth Development
- Religious Services and Referrals