Our Imam

Worthing Masjid employs a full time Imam who is responsible for the spiritual, pastoral and outreach affairs of the Masjid.

Imam Idris Nawab

Imam Idris Nawab was born in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire. At the age of 13, he began his study of the Islamic sciences at The  Islamic Institute of education, Dewsbury, UK, where he completed his Hifz in 1994,Thereafter He studied with qualified scholars the Islamic Sciences.

In 1999 he enrolled at Darul Uloom Azaadville, near Johanesburg, South Africa where he studied  the major books of Ahadith: Bukhari, Muslim, Mishkaat, Tirmidhi, Abu Daoud, Ibn Majah, Nasa’i,

After graduating in 2002, Imam Idris has served  as Imam in 3 Masaajids, worked for the Prison Service, Youth offenders Institutes, The N.H.S, Islamic Awareness organisations and The police service.

He was appointed Imam of Worthing Masjid in 2007. Despite his busy schedule, Imam Idris still works for the N.H.S and regularly delivers Islamic presentations to Schools, Universities, public sector workers and Multi Faith events.