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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...
 


It’s a repeat success for the Brownlees and a brilliant debut for our Gareth

June 12, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for It’s a repeat success for the Brownlees and a brilliant debut for our Gareth In an exact rerun of last year the second Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon, Leeds proved that for the Brownlee brothers, besides appearing to be head and shoulders above the opposition you can’t beat a bit of local knowledge.  After a 1,500 meter open water swim, a 40 km bike ride and then a punishing 10km […]
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Making sense and taking responsibility

June 8, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Making sense and taking responsibility The recent terror attacks in Manchester and London have once again presented us with the challenge of how we respond to those who claim to act in the name of Islam. It seems to me that two polarised approaches just don’t stand up: The first is to say that this illustrates that such violence is the […]
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Sunday 11th June – NO MORNING SERVICE AT MBC

June 5, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Sunday 11th June – NO MORNING SERVICE AT MBC This coming Sunday, 11th June, there will be no morning service here at MBC. The reason being that like last year we sit fairly and squarely right in the middle of the World Triathlon route. There will however be a Communion Service here at 6pm. Tweet This Post
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Making memories, Pentecost 2017, a day Steph will always remember

June 4, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Making memories, Pentecost 2017, a day Steph will always remember As her theme for our Pentecost sermon Shona chose Making Memories. For Stephanie Whyte (centre in the picture below) one can be sure that the memories of this particular day will stay with her for ever.Following an emotional testimony in which Steph, who recently completed an MBC Alpha Course gave some powerful examples of God’s goodness and grace it was […]
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As he faces one of his biggest challenges ever, don’t dare tell Gareth that Sunday is a day of rest…

June 3, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for As he faces one of his biggest challenges ever, don’t dare tell Gareth that Sunday is a day of rest… Next Sunday, that’s the 11th of June there will be no morning service here at MBC owing to road closures and us being slap-bang in  the middle of the ITU World Triathlon Series course. For the elite athletes, and following a 1,500 meter swim in Roundhay Park’s Waterloo Lake there’s a quick change from wetsuit to lycra for […]
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Grantchester: small screen or book? Haddon Willmer explains why for him the printed word wins hands down

May 30, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Grantchester: small screen or book? Haddon Willmer explains why for him the printed word wins hands down Have you watched Grantchester on the TV?  Try to forget it.  Are you tempted to watch? Resist and desist!  Why?   Because the original books by James Runcie are much better and will give you a richer experience.  Why drink muddied water when fresh living water is on the table? Sidney Chambers appears in the first of the series as […]
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Promentum – MBC Youth Prom, 24th June

May 25, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Promentum – MBC Youth Prom, 24th June We want to recognize the changes and challenges this year has held for each young person. We also celebrate their growth and for some the exciting opportunities which await them as they head of to University. On the night there will be a live band, a silent disco, a scalextrics racing track and a whole lot more! […]
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Three Girls – the need for respect and responsibility

May 25, 2017 Graham's Blog
Thumbnail image for Three Girls – the need for respect and responsibility The recent Three Girls drama on BBC1 gave a powerful and troubling focus on the Rochdale child sex abuse scandal. The series is well worth a watch; check the BBC I player http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/group/b08rgd5n The portrayal shows the lack of respect shown to the teenage girls who were groomed, the courage of a health worker and the […]
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Deacon’s election 2017

May 24, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Deacon’s election 2017 At Tuesday’s Church Meeting we elected five deacons: John Sturges, Michael Dodd, Helen Pemberton, Peter Chukwenweniwe and Zac Mwanje. For John this marks a return to the diaconate after a long absence, similarly for Helen although for her the break is much shorter. In theory Peter is the only “new boy” as for both Michael and […]
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Pray for Manchester, Pray for us

May 23, 2017 Graham's Blog
Thumbnail image for Pray for Manchester, Pray for us The suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena on Monday night has shaken so many people. Today I have felt and been aware of a stunned quietness around. Experiencing this in Leeds may be because this happen close by in Manchester, or maybe because it happened at an Arena concert which many of us would go […]
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