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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...
 


Haddon Willmer shares the obituary of Zygmunt Bauman, “a prophetic man” and a former colleague at the University of Leeds

January 20, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Haddon Willmer shares the obituary of Zygmunt Bauman, “a prophetic man” and a former colleague at the University of Leeds Emeritus Professor Zygmunt Bauman Colleagues will be sorry to hear of the death of Emeritus Professor Zygmunt Bauman, former Professor of Sociology and Head of the Department of Sociology. Formerly of the University of Warsaw, he joined the University in 1972 as its first Professor of Sociology. He was an inspirational teacher and academic leader […]
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This Sunday morning it’s our Children All Together Meeting

January 19, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for This Sunday morning it’s our Children All Together Meeting This coming Sunday (January 22nd) during our morning Service our children – that’s anyone aged between 5 and 11 are meeting together to think about LOVE. Cas asks that instead of going into church all children make their way straight to The Music Room.
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To some it’s rocket science, to others it’s a walk in the park: it’s the latter we’re looking for!

January 18, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for To some it’s rocket science, to others it’s a walk in the park: it’s the latter we’re looking for! Nowadays one of the most important elements of almost any act of worship is what is delivered via a church’s audio/visual system. Here at Moortown Baptist Church this can include the setting up of a simple PowerPoint presentation, creating a live link to a Youtube video, projecting the text of a responsive prayer or bible reading, balancing the […]
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Two messages from MRSG (Moortown Romania Support Group) One an appeal from Norman Hiley, the other hard evidence of how our gifts make a very real difference.

January 14, 2017 Mission
Thumbnail image for Two messages from MRSG (Moortown Romania Support Group) One an appeal from Norman Hiley, the other hard evidence of how our gifts make a very real difference. On behalf of the church MRSG (Moortown Romania Support Group) are hoping to send financial help to the 4 churches we are now linked with in Romania.  These churches are quite different – i.e. 2 are Baptist Churches in the large city of Cluj; and 2 are small village churches in Transylvania (Northern Romania) which […]
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Family Church, Messy Church, Impact… children, families and all age – some important dates for January/February.

January 12, 2017 Children
Thumbnail image for Family Church, Messy Church, Impact… children, families and all age – some important dates for January/February.   Sunday 8th –     KS1 Genesis 1-10         KS2 Prayer Friday 13th –    Messy Church – New Beginnings looking at Samuel –All age Sunday 15th –    KS1 Genesis 1-10         KS2 Prayer Friday 20th –     Impact – Youth Club for children school age from 6-7:30pm with games/crafts/baking and discussion Sunday 22nd […]
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Costly, Christlike love – what the world needs in 2017

January 8, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Costly, Christlike love – what the world needs in 2017 In his annual report on MBC’s support for BMS World Mission Roger Robson urged the congregation to read David Kerrigan’s report in the Engage magazine about what he believed the world needed in 2017. You can read David’s piece here.
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As Long as You Both shall Live

January 5, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for As Long as You Both shall Live Tony and Judith had a long, happy, fruitful, Christian marriage. Just short of 50 years, Judith died of cancer and Tony was left alone. The ‘arithmetic of marriage’ changed as the One made out of Two, which is marriage, was torn apart leaving a Half. Besides all his sorrow in such a disorienting loss, the […]
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Leadership – a Baptist way

January 2, 2017 Graham's Blog
Thumbnail image for Leadership  – a Baptist way I was thinking about leadership in two contexts: I was meeting with other Baptists who were wondering if Baptist Churches have a clear and positive view of leadership, and whether the lack of a view is a reason why Baptist churches so often fail to follow through on growth and strategy? Secondly, like many others […]
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We all come together, it all comes together. Graham’s blog

December 22, 2016 Graham's Blog
Thumbnail image for We all come together, it all comes together. Graham’s blog There is a big feeling about Christmas that everything comes together – there is a completing and a climax. That is part of the dynamic of arriving at Christmas in 2016 – everyone being here (if they can), everything prepared – bought, wrapped, delivered and cooked. The problem in our societies – local and global […]
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Sunday December 18th, and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

December 19, 2016 News
Thumbnail image for Sunday December 18th, and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The Sunday before Christmas is invariably one of the busiest in MBC’s year; yesterday was no exception. In the morning it was our Nativity Service which this year – following on from a recent sermon theme – focussed on how Matthew, Mark, Luke and John differed in the way in which they began their gospels. Then in the evening […]
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