Should the congregation face the Imam during the Friday sermon

Should the congregation face the Imam during the Friday sermon?

Question

Should the congregation face the Imam during the Friday sermon? I have heard someone suggest that the congregation should maintain their faces straight towards the Qiblah. Please outline the views of the four schools of thought.

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Salam before the sermon on Friday

Salām before the sermon on Friday

Question

What is the position of the four schools of thought regarding the Imam greeting the congregation and saying Salām before starting the Jumuʿah Khuṭbah?

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Using the pulpit for sermons

Using pulpit for sermons

Question

Are there any narrations that affirm that the pulpit was used in the Prophetic era to deliver sermons other than the Friday and Eid sermons?

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Friday Khutba: Health in Islam

The following is an Arabic sermon (Khutba) and resource prepared by Shaykh Yusuf Shabbir for the Imams of Blackburn.

Click on the following link to download: Khutba on Health in Islam

Click on the following link to download the resource: resource-regarding-health