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Welcome to MBC

Good morning 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...
 


Spring has sprung which means it’s nearly time for MBC’s plant sale

April 29, 2017 News
This year all proceeds from our plant sale will be donated to Simon on the Street and to The British Heart Foundation.  The sale (complemented by tea, coffee and some delicious cakes) takes place here at MBC on Saturday 13th May 10am till 12. Any kinds of plants are well received, but especially perennials, so if you […]
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The Barn Coffee Shop donates £5,000 to local community groups

April 29, 2017 News
Just one year on from its official opening The Barn Coffee Shop, a social enterprise café based in the grounds of Meanwood Valley Urban Farm, is proving so popular that it has been able to give three local community groups grants totaling £5,000. They are: Stainbeck United Reform Church, InterACT (a joint church and community […]
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We don’t get one another

April 27, 2017 Graham's Blog
I went to London this week and sat in my seat of choice – a table seat, facing forward, next to the window for the view and the socket to power my laptop. Now getting a table seat means that you are in for an adventure as you don’t know who your 3 companions will […]
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2017 Baptist Assembly, Saturday May 13th and it’s virtually on our doorstep

April 13, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for 2017 Baptist Assembly, Saturday May 13th and it’s virtually on our doorstep This year the Baptist Assembly is being held in Harrogate. Describe as “a national gathering for Baptists focusing on God, his mission to the world and our place as Baptist people” the event takes place in the Convention Centre on Saturday May 13th. To book or to find out more check out the Assembly website […]
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An Environmental Plan A – Caring for God’s Creation, number 3… Recycling

April 13, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for An Environmental Plan A – Caring for God’s Creation, number 3… Recycling We hear much about recycling, and everyone in Leeds has a Green Bin into which we are supposed to put all our household waste material that can be recycled. Please read the leaflet on recycling that our City Council has recently circulated. Why is this so important? When our various possessions reach the end of […]
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New General Director for BMS

April 13, 2017 Mission
Thumbnail image for New General Director for BMS BMS World Mission is pleased to announce that Dr Kang-San Tan will take up the role of BMS General Director after David Kerrigan retires from the role in the summer. Dr Tan is currently Executive Director for AsiaCMS, an Asian indigenous mission network in relationship with Church Mission Society, and will join BMS in the […]
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MBC’s home grown furniture store picks up a major royal award… for the second time

April 13, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for MBC’s home grown furniture store picks up a major royal award… for the second time Huge congratulations to everyone at The Leeds and Moortown Furniture Store on being awarded The Duke of York’s Community Initiative – for the second time.   This prestigious prize is awarded to community groups and charities throughout Yorkshire who are deemed by the Initiative’s Assessors to be making a very real difference to the communities […]
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Have you heard about SPREE?

April 8, 2017 Children
Thumbnail image for Have you heard about SPREE? Last June, Moortown Baptist Church along with Riverside Church took 40 children (in Year 3-Year 10) away for a fun packed Christian weekend break run by Urban Saints. It was a great weekend for the kids to worship with their friends, and learn about God in fun and engaging way.  Not only that but as […]
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Being Baptist, Being MBC – link in to a summary of what we talked about at our recent get-together

April 1, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Being Baptist, Being MBC – link in to a summary of what we talked about at our recent get-together Last Monday evening we hosted the second of our Being Baptist, Being MBC sessions and fifteen people met here at MBC to look at church membership and what it means to be Baptist. Here’s a link to a summary of some of the stuff we thought about and shared. If having read it you find that this is something […]
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In the wake of the Westminster terror attack read what Giles Fraser (priest-in-charge at St Mary’s, Newington) has to say about prayer

March 27, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for In the wake of the Westminster terror attack read what Giles Fraser (priest-in-charge at St Mary’s, Newington) has to say about prayer Amid the murderous mayhem of a terrorist car and knife attack, and the anti-social squabbles on social media, Giles Fraser (priest-in-charge at St Mary’s, Newington and Guardian columnist) says a few useful words: ‘Prayer is not wishful nonsense – it helps us to shut up and think’.   You can find it from the Guardian 24 March, […]
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