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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...
 


Where do we Grow From Here? Here’s one way tried and tested approach we might like to try

September 22, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Where do we Grow From Here? Here’s one way tried and tested approach we might like to try Ken Benjamin freely admits that when he first became a Christian he “loved the message but was disappointing with the packaging.” Sadly this dissatisfaction didn’t get any better, so it was that some years later, Rev Ken by then a Baptist minister at a church in Chichcester spent a sabbatical term looking into ways of […]
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Beacon Cast-Offs get all geared up for Christmas

September 21, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Beacon Cast-Offs get all geared up for Christmas With only 91 days left until Christmas MBC’s Beacon Cast-Off group have begun their preparation. The merry band of sewers, knitters and crocheters are already busy pinning, clicking and purling their way through a catalogue of seasonal patterns in an effort to produce goods which nearer the big day will be sold at a number […]
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LIFE IMPROV, a free 10 week course for 16 to 25 yr olds in Mindfulness and self-exploration

September 20, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for LIFE IMPROV, a free 10 week course for 16 to 25 yr olds in Mindfulness and self-exploration LIFE IMPROV starts on Tuesday October 2nd and runs through til December 4th. Sessions include relaxation, workshops, screening and discussion.
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Busy, busy, busy: Sunday September 30th – Harvest Thanksgiving Service, Church Meeting & shared lunch

September 20, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Busy, busy, busy: Sunday September 30th – Harvest Thanksgiving Service, Church Meeting & shared lunch There are lots of things going on in our service on the 30th so we thought we’d give you a heads up on what to bring and where our contributions are going. Firstly: Harvest Financial Offering: This year we are supporting two Harvest Appeals: BMS and Christian Aid. Secondly: Our Harvest Food Offering: any food […]
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BMS World Mission – catch up with its latest news

September 18, 2018 Mission
Thumbnail image for BMS World Mission – catch up with its latest news Question: what does a pioneer church planter working in a Buddhist village in Thailand have in common with a group of people from Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Blackwood? Answer: stories about both feature in BMS World Mission’s latest ENGAGE magazine. Amongst other things issue 42 also contains a message from General Director Kang-San Tan, a […]
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CHANGE – How do you see MBC? Consultation period extended to Sept 30th. Watch video comments here

September 11, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for CHANGE – How do you see MBC? Consultation period extended to Sept 30th. Watch video comments here Over the last couple of months we have been asking the question “how best, in terms of Sunday worship, might we respond to the growing number of people that are attending MBC.” Part of this process has been to ask a number of people what it is they see when they look at Church; their […]
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Where do we Grow from Here? Sept 22 – 23, a weekend of learning and sharing

September 11, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Where do we Grow from Here? Sept 22 – 23, a weekend of learning and sharing On Saturday and Sunday the 22nd and 23rd of September we will be welcoming Pastor Ken Benjamin to MBC. Ken who is Minister at Chichester Baptist Church will, between 2019 and 2020 serve as the President of the Baptist Union of Great Britain.  Having recently led a large church through a programme which looked at new […]
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Farewell Cas – we’ll see you soon

September 9, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Farewell Cas – we’ll see you soon Six years after taking over the role of MBC’s Children’s Worker Cas Stoodley has moved on to pastures new: well, she has and she hasn’t. Yes Cas has stepped down from paid employment here at Moortown but she’s certainly not leaving us. In a number of ways you could say that in terms of mastering […]
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Three score years and ten… celebration time for six of MBC’s “more mature” members

September 9, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Three score years and ten… celebration time for six of MBC’s “more mature” members If you Google The Wine Society, and on its excellent website search for the year 1948 you’ll be surprised by just how many different wines are still available to buy. The one I fancy most is a Vouvray Le Haut-Lieu Sec, Domaine Heut. Why? Because according to the blurb it’s: “Almost tawny in colour, with […]
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Why church?

September 7, 2018 Haddon's Blog
Thumbnail image for Why church? Haddon Willmer recommends this feature by Dawn Foster, a Guardian columnist. The first paragraph is reproduced here but the whole piece can by accessed on line by following the link in the body of the post.
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