There are many Islamic communities in Finland based on different languages and ethnicities. Here are just a few of the largest communities:
The centre has 1500 members making it the largest Islamic community in Finland. It is open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. In addition to services and Quran classes, it provides family counselling and help with officials.
tel. 09- 278 2551
This organization provides services, a shop with halal meat and other groceries, and a library. They also have an Islamic day care at Mäyrätie 2, tel. 09- 498 775
Al-Iman Mosque, Islamic Multicultural Dawah Center of Helsinki
Munkkiniemen Puistotie 4 A
tel. 09- 241 0526
The centre consists of a prayer hall for men, a separate prayer hall for women, a class room for studies, a kitchen, and a place for ablution.
The Islamic Rahma Center
(Puotinharju shopping centre, 2nd floor)
Tel. 09- 34 33 100
The centre has members who speak Arabic, Somali, Finnish, and English.
Kalastajanmäki 13 D
A community formed mostly by Somalis that offers services and childcare.
The association only accepts people of Turkic origin as members.
This Shiite community runs Fatemeh Zahra cultural centre open to all. They offer cultural activities and courses and publish a magazine.
Lutheran services in Arabic are held one Sunday a month at the Herttoniemi congregation at 12.30 p.m. On other Sundays there are Bible studies in Arabic at 12.30 p.m. Laivalahdenkaari 5, tel. 050- 517 16 77/Nabil Khoury
Services in English can be found around the Helsinki metropolitan region. One of the most popular ones is held each Sunday at Temppeliaukio Church at Lutherinkatu 3. It is held by the International Evangelical Church that includes Christians from over 25 nations and denominations.