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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...
 


Abiding – 12 hours of prayer – Saturday 4th May – 10am to 10pm

April 24, 2019 News
Thumbnail image for Abiding – 12 hours of prayer – Saturday 4th May – 10am to 10pm This is an all age event. Feel free to drop in any time between 10am and 10pm and stay for as long or as little as you like. The theme of the day is ‘Abiding’. There will be prayer stations, practical prayer, silence, music, worship, mindfulness and movement all flowing into each other throughout the […]
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Do you remember our youngster’s Nepal Cake Bake… well here’s what they achieved

April 22, 2019 Mission
Thumbnail image for Do you remember our youngster’s Nepal Cake Bake… well here’s what they achieved Besides receiving this splendid certificate of thanks Hilary Willmer was recently sent a link to the Spring edition of a wonderful 24 page magazine called Today in Nepal. This publication is free to download by clicking on any of the highlighted links.  It really is a great read, not only is it packed with stories […]
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MBC Plant Sale – 10am Saturday 11th May

April 10, 2019 News
Thumbnail image for MBC Plant Sale – 10am Saturday 11th May MBC’s annual plant sale is now just over two weeks away. Last year, as indeed throughout the whole of its long history this project raised a significant amount of money for a number of charities.  If you can help us to do the same this year please look through the list of “jobs” below and […]
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Talking on the cliff edge – Leave/Remain – Haddon Willmer urges Church to engage in conversation on the Brexit debate

April 10, 2019 Haddon's Blog
Thumbnail image for Talking on the cliff edge – Leave/Remain – Haddon Willmer urges Church to engage in conversation on the Brexit debate This post begins with an extract from a feature that appeared in the Guardian on April 15th. It tells of the many difficult conversations that had to take place before the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in 1998. It continues with an article by Haddon Willmer in which he writes about the need for […]
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An Auction of Promises – a novel fundraiser for Meanwood C of E Primary School

April 9, 2019 News
Thumbnail image for An Auction  of Promises – a novel fundraiser for Meanwood C of E Primary School Cas Stoodley has asked us to help promote this fundraiser for Meanwood Church of England Primary School. The proceeds of what looks to be a great night out will be split between class funds and helping to finance a Year 6 trip to Paris.
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LMFS makes the news

April 8, 2019 News
Thumbnail image for LMFS makes the news As a result of its efforts to attract more furniture donations The Leeds and Moortown Furniture, which as many of you know started out here at MBC has been making the news. First, North Leeds Life, a magazine that is distributed monthly in Rounday, Moortown, Alwoodley et al and which attracts upwards of 100,00 readers […]
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A word of thanks from PAFRAS – but please keep your donations coming

March 28, 2019 News
Thumbnail image for A word of thanks from PAFRAS – but please keep your donations coming PAFRAS (Positive Action for Refugees & Asylum Seekers) works here in Leeds with refugees, asylum seekers and the wider community to counter the effects of enforced destitution on vulnerable migrants. Their work has three main strands: providing immediate humanitarian relief; long-term support, advice and advocacy aimed at assisting service users to make lasting improvements to […]
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A new start, a new life in Jesus – that was the message more than 300 children heard at Rewind to Easter 2019

March 20, 2019 News
Thumbnail image for A new start, a new life in Jesus – that was the message more than 300 children heard at Rewind to Easter 2019 There’s a lot you could write about MBC’s Rewind projects, both Easter and Christmas. However, this year I’m going to cut it back to some quite remarkable figures and a few nice snaps.  Three months of planning and prayer 344 Year 5 (that’s 9 and 10 year old) children 9 Primary Schools 30+ teachers and […]
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Tell me what is wrong with Rudyard Kipling’s Man, by Haddon Willmer

March 19, 2019 Haddon's Blog
Thumbnail image for Tell me what is wrong with Rudyard Kipling’s Man, by Haddon Willmer In 1995, Rudyard Kipling’s  If  was voted the most popular poem in England.  Like much of this great writer’s work it is embarrassingly controversial.  There are lines in this poem that make us say, That’s right – it would be good to be like that. There are others where we shake our heads, as a […]
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Ahead of a packed Communion Service our first Third Sunday Breakfast proves a big hit

March 18, 2019 News
Thumbnail image for Ahead of a packed Communion Service our first Third Sunday Breakfast proves a big hit The first of our Third Sunday Breakfasts proved really popular with more than 40 turning up for the 9.30am start. It was particularly good to be able to welcome eight visitors from Romania, here in Leeds for 10 days or so and staying with Rod, Karen and Howard. Later, during our 10.45 Service the group […]
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