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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...
 


COVID-19 NOTICEBOARD. This page was updated on Friday June 19th

June 26, 2020 COVID19
Thumbnail image for COVID-19 NOTICEBOARD. This page was updated on Friday June 19th Please check this post for the latest information relating to the COVID-19 Outbreak and specifically how it affects us.
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An update from Abi Tilley on how MBC’s youth work has adapted to lockdown

July 1, 2020 News
Thumbnail image for An update from Abi Tilley on how MBC’s youth work has adapted to lockdown MBC Youth have been meeting regularly throughout lockdown. All of our contact has been virtually on Zoom which has made it possible for us to stay in touch even when apart. The youth team have been running weekly Sunday evening Zoom calls where we have been exploring the same themes and bible passages as ‘Church […]
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After a three month closure the Leeds and Moortown Furniture Store looks to restart business

June 30, 2020 News
Thumbnail image for After a three month closure the Leeds and Moortown Furniture Store looks to restart business Following more than three months of hibernation one of Leeds’ most respected charities, The Leeds and Moortown Furniture Store is taking its first cautious steps towards reopening.  The Store which these days employs eight people and which began life here at Moortown Baptist Church in 1986 collects and then gives away, free of charge unwanted […]
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NHS: 5th July 1948 – 2020. Robert Owen throws some light on when and where it all began

June 30, 2020 News
Thumbnail image for NHS: 5th July 1948 – 2020. Robert Owen throws some light on when and where it all began My father was an ex coal miner in the Welsh town of Tredegar.  He had left the mine in the late 1930s because of dust on the lungs, and with his father and brother had a fish, fruit and vegetable shop half way up Castle Street which is where we lived.  At the bottom of […]
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Church at Home – LIVE – 10.45am and Family at Moortown, 28th June. Catch up here

June 26, 2020 Church at Home
Thumbnail image for Church at Home – LIVE – 10.45am and Family at Moortown, 28th June. Catch up here Today both Church at Home and Family at Moortown continued to explore Paul’s letter to the Colossians, paying particular attention to the notion of treasures. Karen Ross’s reading was from Colossians chapter 1 verse 24 to chapter 2 verse 5 a passage in which Paul writes of the treasures of wisdom and knowledge which he […]
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Teaching a 3-year-old to ride a bike…and other reflections! Nathan Dring’s 6th blog – KEEP GOING

June 25, 2020 Nathan's Blog
Thumbnail image for Teaching a 3-year-old to ride a bike…and other reflections! Nathan Dring’s 6th blog – KEEP GOING Time flies doesn’t it? Or maybe just for me at the moment. I can’t believe that this is the last of the 6 planned blogs, and the final phrase to take a moment to reflect and ponder on. As always, if you haven’t been keeping up with these weekly blogs, here is an overview of […]
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A glimpse into how members of MBC’s pastoral team support one another

June 23, 2020 News
Thumbnail image for A glimpse into how members of MBC’s pastoral team support one another Every Monday morning Jane Coates circulates some thoughts and prayers around the MBC Pastoral Care Team. This week Jane’s message focuses on gardening and growth.   Every year Sam and I plant sunflower seeds. Our friends, family and colleagues around the country and far off places in the world, New Zealand, Australia, also plant sunflower seeds […]
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Supporting Worldwide Mission in Lockdown and Beyond

June 23, 2020 News
Thumbnail image for Supporting Worldwide Mission in Lockdown and Beyond As a church MBC has a long history of promoting and supporting worldwide mission and development work through the Baptist Missionary Society (now often called BMS World Mission). During the lockdown we are continuing to send a monthly donation from the tithed giving direct to BMS. We also have a number of people who further […]
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Church at Home, 21 June. All the links you need to watch the whole service (incl. Family at Moortown) again

June 17, 2020 Church at Home
Thumbnail image for Church at Home, 21 June. All the links you need to watch the whole service (incl. Family at Moortown) again This week our Church at Home included Communion. This was led by Joe and Anne Kapolyo.  The link you will need to join Joe and Anne for communion is HERE The link to our pre-recorded YouTube content is HERE And the link you need to see Family at Moortown again is HERE.  Tweet This Post
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The ‘C’ word – by Claire Taylor

June 17, 2020 News
Thumbnail image for The ‘C’ word – by Claire Taylor The ‘C’ word. It used to stand for Cancer. Will it ever again? Life has changed, irretrievably. Suits and dresses, swopped for scrubs. Compassionate faces, hidden behind masks. Searching eyes, the touch of a gloved hand. Sweat pours. Money spent, like never before. A never ending pot? Endless ward reconfigurations. Ventilators. The Nightingale. Mothballed: forever? […]
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