Opening SMA Musallah with COVID-19 Precautions

Please check this page for COVID-19 related updates. 

With the Grace of Allah Ta’ala, Stittsville Muslim Association (SMA) is opening its newly leased Musallah location at Unit D – 1530 Stittsville Main St, Stittsville, ON K2S 1N7  – (Google Maps). We will be opening for 5 daily prayers starting 30th September 2020. 1st Friday Jummah prayers will be starting from 2nd Oct 2020 – In Sha Allah.

COVID-19 Requirements for Musallah Entry (any prayer)

  1. Entry to SMA Musallah is prohibited without registration
    • One ongoing pass for five daily prayer
    • Separate Jummah prayer pass requiring new registration every week
  2. All attendees must register with their full name and contact info
  3. Registration for each Jummah prayer opens at 6pm every Thursday of every week
  4. Duplicate entries with same name will be deleted

COVID-19 Instructions

  1. Complete mandatory COVID-19 self assessment using tool: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/
  2. Register for Musallah entry: Regular prayers & Jummah – (see links below)
  3. Must bring your own face mask
    • All attendees are required to wear mask during ALL times inside Musallah
  4. Must bring prayer mat & bag for shoes for each person
    • You will be praying indoors
    • Chairs will NOT be available on-site
  5. No children under 10 allowed at this time.
  6. Seniors over 65 and those with pre-existing medical conditions are a greater risk to the effects of the virus and it is advisable that they continue to pray at home.
  7. Feeling sick? You must NOT attend Musallah until 14 days after such conditions lasts
    • Please prayer at home if you have any of the following symptoms: cough, fever, chills, sore throat, runny nose, Nausea, Stomach Pain, change in taste or smell, pink eye or muscle aches
  8. No washroom or wudhu facility available
    • No washroom or water access available on-site. Please make wudhu at home
  9. Keep 2 meters (6 feet) social distancing at ALL times
    • Only pray at designated & marked spots inside Musallah
  10. No socializing inside or outside Musallah before or after any prayer
    • You will be required to leave premises after every prayer

IMPORTANT: Parking Instructions

Only use public parking lot. Do not use the private parking spots next to Musallah or other businesses.

SMA Musallah Parking Location
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Exiting Parking lot

Do NOT make left turn on Stittsville Main St when leaving public parking lot at Musallah. TURN RIGHT on Stittsville Main St to go with traffic.

Musallah Pass Registration

Daily Prayer Passhttps://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sma-daily-prayer-registration-123010380359

Friday Jummah Prayer Pass (registration is weekly and starts on Thursday 6pm of every week) – https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sma-friday-jumuah-prayer-pass-registration-117872426601

S.N.U.G. drive to provide a winter warmth kit for those in need!

Join SMA in buying a Winter Warmth Kit for a much needed homeless person in Ottawa.

For ONLY $7 or more you can help keep at least one individual stay warm.

A Winter Warmth Kit includes:
Socks, Toque and Gloves in a Ziplock Bag

The Winter Warmth Kit will be delivered to The Shepard’s of Good Hope who will distribute the packages in December, Insha’Allah.

The Winter Warmth donation drive will run from Nov 12th – 20th, 2020.

If you would like to partake in this Sadaqa opportunity, please e-transfer funds to info@stittsvillemuslims.ca  (Put ‘SNUG‘ in the e-transfer message when sending)

SMA Food Drive for Stittsville Food Bank

Will you help fill the emptying shelves of Stittsville Food Bank and help feed those people in need?

For this purpose, Stittsville Muslim Association (SMA) is running a food drive to collect non-perishable food items AND collect monetary donations to buy Halal food supplies for the food bank. To fill an empty stomach is one of the best forms of charity, especially during the ongoing COVID outbreak, where many people in the community are unable to work and feed their families.

Please consider donating $20 (or whatever amount you can give) via email transfer (send transfer to info@stittsvillemuslims.ca and put ‘food bank’ in the description). 

You can also drop off non-perishable Halal food items at one of the participating volunteer homes (see below) in a bin located on their porch OR at the Musallah during Fajr, Isha or Jumuah, iA.  Please make sure food is not expired, unopened and in good condition. 

Some suggested items include: rice, oil, kidney beans, tomato cans, chickpeas, lentils, pasta, cereal

Drop off locations below are active from Oct 23rd until Oct 31st.

  • 29 Forestview Cresent
  • 789 Campolina Way
  • 330 Percheron Way
  • 358 Rouncy Road
  • 148 Gederland Private

Online children summer program: ONCE UPON A CHILD: (July 13-31)

Glad Tidings Kids Club, in partnership with Stittsville Muslim Association (SMA), is pleased to offer an online children summer program: ONCE UPON A CHILD: Stories of children from the Qur’an.

  • Date: July 13-July 31
  • Days: Mon-Fri
  • Time: 2-3 pm 
  • Age: 5 and up
  • Fee: $20
  • Instructor: Sr. Ayesha Haroon 
  • Register here: https://ayeshaharoon.com/childrenworkshops