GREEN KHUTBAH CAMPAIGN 2016

Climate Change: Working Together to Solve a Global Challenge


about

The Green Khutbah Campaign aims to mobilize Muslims to become responsible stewards of the environment by caring for all of God’s creations. On Friday, April 22nd,  2016, Muslims will be encouraged by their religious leaders to look to the Islamic principles to ‘Green their Deen’ and promote greater environmental awareness.


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The idea 

The goal of the Green Khutbah Campaign is to raise awareness in the Muslim community about global environmental issues. It grew out of a larger initiative called Khaleafa, which is the Arabic term for steward, and represents the sacred responsibility of the environment that has been bestowed upon us by God. The concept of stewardship is the inspiration of this project and has formed the foundation for discussion of the environmental ideals already present within the Islam.


objectives

On Friday April 22nd, 2016, Imams are being requested to deliver a Khutbah (sermon) on an environmental topic to raise awareness on the challenges facing humanity. The focus of the campaign is threefold:

  1. To raise awareness about the current state of the environment today.
  2. To highlight the contributions Islam can bring towards the environmental movement.
  3. To provide proactive tools that the Muslim community can adopt into their daily lives.

This year the theme of the Green Khutbah Campaign is Climate Change: Working Together to Solve a Global Challenge; whereby we encourage Muslims to evaluate their contribution towards global warming and consider the implications for current and future generations.