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Welcome to MBC

Good evening 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...
 


Hilary Willmer reminds us of the ongoing needs of PAFRAS: Positive Action for Refugees & Asylum Seekers

October 17, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Hilary Willmer reminds us of the ongoing needs of PAFRAS: Positive Action for Refugees & Asylum Seekers There is a big red box in the meeting area labelled PAFRAS. A few people regularly give food and toiletries for the often destitute asylum seekers that eke out an existence in our city. Those gifts are much appreciated by the people who gather on a Wednesday in St Aidan’s church hall which is always […]
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A wayside pulpit, American style!

October 16, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for A wayside pulpit, American style! Rod Russell who is currently in the USA has very kindly taken time off from his travels to send us these three images. The first Rod spotted outside what he describes as a outwardly Christian/evangelical cafe in West Virginia, the other two, the “so called” Beautiful One-liners were in a church bulletin. How would you […]
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On diversity and church – a Christian view. Graham’s blog

October 11, 2018 Graham's Blog
Thumbnail image for On diversity and church – a Christian view. Graham’s blog One of most valuable attributes of a local church congregation is being a diverse community.At a social level this provides mixed human interaction and caring in an increasingly isolated and compartmentalised society. Old and young mixing together and so able to enjoy vitality, friendships and new perspectives. The connections and support mechanisms churches can offer […]
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Despite annual sales of £10m “serious trading difficulties” see Traidcraft on the brink of collapse

October 9, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Despite annual sales of £10m “serious trading difficulties” see Traidcraft on the brink of collapse For all Fairtrade and Beehive supporters we have some very sad news. Traidcraft PLC, the Christian pioneer of Fairtrade since 1979 has announced that unless there is a remarkable improvement in sales, they will have to cease trading at the end of December. Please, please follow this link to their website and read CEO Robin Roth’s statement:
www.traidcraftshop.co.uk/traidcraft-update
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Rewind to Christmas 2018 – meet our new host Shelley Dring

October 7, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Rewind to Christmas 2018 – meet our new host Shelley Dring Fears that with Cas Stoodley’s departure one of MBC’s longest running outreach projects would come to an end have been allayed. Rewind to Christmas is a tried, tested and much loved feature of church life that has run here at Moortown for almost fifteen years. And that’s why we are delighted to announce that Shelley […]
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Howard Dews reports back on his whistle-stop weekend in Cluj

October 2, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Howard Dews reports back on his whistle-stop weekend in Cluj I’ve just returned from a long weekend (Friday to Monday) visiting Cluj in Romania.  It may seem a bit “crazy” to go all that way just for a weekend but the availability of direct flights twice a week from Robin Hood Airport at Doncaster now makes this possible!  As most of you will know we […]
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Harvest – Church Meeting – Lunch. Dates for Pilot Sundays are announced, but that doesn’t mean the listening is finished

October 1, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Harvest – Church Meeting – Lunch. Dates for Pilot Sundays are announced, but that doesn’t mean the listening is finished As predicted, and to put it mildly Sunday September 30th was extra busy. At 10.30 Shona led our Harvest Thanksgiving Service. This in itself was a three part affair with a special monetary offering which raised £461.50 for BMS World Mission and Christian Aid, a huge selection of tinned or dried foodstuffs and toiletries that’s […]
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Mindfulness, resilience and the Garden of Gethsemane on World Mental Health Day

September 30, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Mindfulness, resilience and the Garden of Gethsemane on World Mental Health Day Below is the headline and opening paragraph of an article from this week’s Baptist Times… it makes very interesting reading. A Baptist minister shares what it’s like to feel anxious all the time – and what has been helpful in working through it. Today is World Mental Health Day and I know what it’s like […]
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SAFER Workshop

September 29, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for SAFER Workshop Huge thanks to all who attended our SAFER Project Doorstep Crime workshop on Monday 8th October at the Beacon Cafe – a great turnout! All enjoyed sharing experiences, ideas and tips on how to stay safe. Also many thanks to West Yorkshire Police for attending… together we can beat the scammers! Tweet This Post
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Make a change

September 27, 2018 Graham's Blog
Thumbnail image for Make a change In August 2016 American footballer Colin Kaepernick first ‘took the knee’; in 2006 Tarana Burke began using the ‘Me Too’ phrase which went viral in 2017 following actress Alyssa Milano’s stand against sexual harassment, in July 2017 an outcry followed the publication of a report showing that two thirds of the highest earners at the […]
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