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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...
 


John Ritchie 1930 – 2016

December 2, 2016 News
Thumbnail image for John Ritchie 1930 – 2016 It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of John Ritchie. John who was 85 had been a member of Moortown Baptist Church for over 45 years. A violinist, a keen and expert photographer- particularly so whilst on holiday in the Austrian and Swiss Alps, a regular driver for MBC’s Seniors’ Lunch Club, a […]
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Open House – Christmas Feast & Fun

December 2, 2016 News
Thumbnail image for Open House – Christmas Feast & Fun If you know people who are new to the area, are spending Christmas alone, or maybe by then if you yourself fancy a change of scene why not get together and come along to MBC between 11am and 3 on Thursday December 29th for four hours of festive food and fun.
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“Altered reality” a bold journey into the world of a dementia sufferer and those that love and support them

December 1, 2016 News
Thumbnail image for “Altered reality” a bold journey into the world of a dementia sufferer and those that love and support them Paul Burbridge, the Artistic Director of Riding Lights Theater Company, describes Simeon’s Watch as: “a play and more than a play.”  It isn’t he says: “some kind of documentary, nor is it a demonstration of ways to connect with each other when familiar communication becomes difficult… it is a celebration of our capacity for imagination.” […]
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MBC’s Tea Service goes from strength to strength

November 27, 2016 News
Thumbnail image for MBC’s Tea Service goes from strength to strength By centring on a particular theme: Pentecost, Harvest and yesterday Advent MBC’s Tea Service is providing an extra and very real point of focus for these important Christian landmarks. With each one growing in number – this week, including the members of the Hilton Recorder Consort there were well over fifty people present this deliberately traditional “Short and Sweet” service is […]
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My wife and her ‘Fit Bit’ * Graham’s latest blog

November 24, 2016 Graham's Blog
Thumbnail image for My wife and her ‘Fit Bit’ * Graham’s latest blog This year I played safe when buying Margaret (Mags) her birthday present – I got her something I knew she wanted.: a Fit Bit. For the uninitiated, this is a wireless enabled activity tracker, which you wear like a watch. It also tells the owner when someone has sent them a text, Oh… it also […]
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This Sunday – November 27th it’s our monthly Children’s All Together Service

November 24, 2016 Children
Thumbnail image for This Sunday – November 27th it’s our monthly Children’s All Together Service The theme we are doing this term is Generosity and in their take home sheet all our children were challenged to give stuff away this month. In our house I challenged Chloe to think about what she could give away, especially as it was her birthday this month. She decided to give away one of the presents […]
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3pm this Sunday, November 27th, it’s our Advent Tea Service

November 24, 2016 News
Thumbnail image for 3pm this Sunday, November 27th, it’s our Advent Tea Service This Sunday’s Tea Service is again being billed as being short and sweet; thirty to forty minutes of worship followed by tea and cakes. This time Michael Grayson will be leading and he will be focussing on Advent.
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Simeon’s Watch… 7.30pm, MBC Wednesday 30th November

November 23, 2016 News
Thumbnail image for Simeon’s Watch… 7.30pm, MBC Wednesday 30th November Next Wednesday evening, as part of an eight week national tour Riding Lights Theatre Company are once again stopping off at Moortown Baptist Church. This time, on a tour which takes the production from Solihull to Scunthorpe and from Wisbeach to the Wirral they will be presenting a play called Simeon’s Watch. Written by Bridget Foreman, Simeon’s […]
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The north wind doth blow, and we shall have snow… So!

November 22, 2016 News
Thumbnail image for The north wind doth blow, and we shall have snow… So! If over the last couple of weeks you’ve spent most of your time wishing that like bears, bees and bats you could hibernate then perhaps you need to speak to Rod Russell. That’s because I suppose that for anyone who can remember the harsh winters of 1978, 1963 and dare I say even 1947 what […]
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Super Moon… a once in a lifetime experience? Only time will tell

November 21, 2016 News
Thumbnail image for Super Moon… a once in a lifetime experience? Only time will tell The last time the moon was this close to the Earth (for those who demand precise detail that’s a distance of just 221,525 miles) was on January the 26th 1948 – ten months before I was born. It’s next appearance as such a “short” distance is due on November the 25th 2034. If I’m still here I’ll have […]
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