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Welcome to MBC

Good evening and a very warm welcome to Moortown Baptist Church. MBC is a community of Christians that seeks to love God and live generously. We are an active church based in the Moortown and Alwoodley area of North Leeds, while at the same time gathering many people from surrounding towns and villages. We are a church of people from different cultures and backgrounds. We are here to help people meet God, to grow in relationship with one another and to make a difference in today's world. There are many exciting things happening here at MBC, some of which you will see highlighted below. For more information please visit our About Us page and have a browse around our site...
 


MBC’s Big Weekend at Herd Farm

March 23, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for MBC’s Big Weekend at Herd Farm Follow this link to see a full programme for our Big Weekend at Herd Farm. There’s everything from bike riding to a watercolour art session.
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Power ‘with’ not power ‘over’

March 16, 2017 Graham's Blog
Thumbnail image for Power ‘with’ not power ‘over’ Last Sunday morning we were reminded that in the desert when he was tempted, Jesus faced a choice about power. The choice he made was to exercise power with and alongside people and not over people. He chose sacrifice and to be alongside instead of self-serving celebrity. This was a watershed moment. This choice is […]
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Rewind to Easter 2017 – a gallery of pics from our first two sessions

March 14, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Rewind to Easter 2017 – a gallery of pics from our first two sessions Dateline Tuesday 5pm… As I write Cas Stoodley and her team of Rewind volunteers are exactly half way through their four sessions. Abridged from an original Scripture Union template Rewind to Easter is a tried and tested project that this year will once again present what we as Christians believe to be the true meaning of the […]
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Say hello to our Romania visitors

March 14, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Say hello to our Romania visitors As has become customary in March in recent years with the weather improving and before the air fares become too pricy, Rod Russell has arranged for another group from Romania to visit us. We are pleased to welcome eight people from the churches we are involved with in Romania for a 12 day visit. Four […]
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An Environmental Plan A – Caring for God’s Creation. Part 2, Agriculture and our Food

March 13, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for An Environmental Plan A – Caring for God’s Creation. Part 2, Agriculture and our Food The publication of Silent Spring by Rachel Carson in 1962 first raised the alarm about the perils facing food and the countryside. This book high-lighted the effects of spraying the countryside with chemicals, and over 50 years later the problems that she raised have not gone away; indeed, they now form part of the latest […]
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Being Baptist: Being MBC an invitation for you

March 13, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Being Baptist: Being MBC an invitation for you On Monday 27th March – 7.30 to 9pm in The Music Room – we are hosting an informal get together to look at what being part of a Baptist church is all about. If you have any questions about membership or baptism, or if you’ve only recently arrived here at MBC and you just want to find out more about our particular tradition then come along. This is the second such event: the first, last May, resulted in almost twenty people asking for Membership.
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Politics – religion – the dedication of a beautiful little girl, a rag doll and chocolate eggs… all part of MBC’s Sunday morning mix

March 13, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Politics – religion – the dedication of a beautiful little girl, a rag doll and chocolate eggs… all part of MBC’s Sunday morning mix Mahatma Gandhi once said this: “Those who believe religion and politics aren’t connected don’t understand either.” Proving, if nothing other than that great minds do indeed think alike Albert Einstein put it this way: “Those who believe that politics and religion do not mix, understand neither”… connected/mix – surely a case of splitting hairs. That was certainly the […]
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This way – that way… just follow the signs

March 13, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for This way – that way… just follow the signs You may well have noticed that over the last few weeks a number of new signs have gone up in the MBC car park. These, together with a request that when ever you park at church – or over at Leafield clinic you leave one of our ID cards in your window are part of a strategy to […]
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Shona presents some initial findings from MBC’s Discipleship Listening Project

March 2, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Shona presents some initial findings from MBC’s Discipleship Listening Project This first paper is the outline of what The Listening Project is, it was presented to a church meeting in November 2016. As part of our life together as Moortown Baptist Church it is helpful to reflect on how we make disciples and what shapes that process. This enables us to deepen our understanding and […]
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An Environmental Plan A – Caring for God’s Creation… Plastic Waste.

March 2, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for An Environmental Plan A – Caring for God’s Creation… Plastic Waste. A walk around suburbia soon provides evidence of this problem. Common items of detritus lying around include discarded plastic bags, plastic water and soft drinks bottles and beverage tins, but we shall just consider waste plastics here. The older generation will remember that in former times the rubbish was largely paper and glass bottles. Paper […]
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