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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...
 


Margaret Barr 1927 – 2018

November 16, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Margaret Barr 1927 – 2018 It is with deep sadness that we learn of the death of Margaret Barr. Margaret’s funeral service will take place here at Moortown Baptist Church at 12.30pm on Friday the 23rd of November and will be followed by a private family burial.  We extend our love and prayers to Arthur and the family.   Tweet This […]
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An Environmental Plan A – Caring for God’s Creation. John Sturges continues his series on Christian stewardship of our world

November 16, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for An Environmental Plan A – Caring for God’s Creation. John Sturges continues his series on Christian stewardship of our world Not long ago my friend Haddon Willmer lent me a book, as he shares my interest and concern for our world’s environment. It was the autobiography of Sir John Houghton, former Chief Executive of the Meteorological Office, and a committed Christian. I have indeed enjoyed reading it; it is interesting, informative and also challenging. Sir […]
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Another word where silence is NOT ON! Haddon Willmer adds to his 7 November blog:

November 15, 2018 Haddon's Blog
Thumbnail image for Another word where silence is NOT ON! Haddon Willmer adds to his 7 November blog: Two quotes from George Monbiot’s article:  The earth is in a death spiral  –  https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/nov/14/earth-death-spiral-radical-action-climate-breakdown   It was a moment of the kind that changes lives. At a press conference held by climate activists Extinction Rebellion last week, two of us journalists pressed the organisers on whether their aims were realistic. They have called, for example, for […]
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Hilary Willmer invites you to plan ahead, buy brand new toys at half their normal price and help out one of Leeds’ premier Christian charities

November 14, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Hilary Willmer invites you to plan ahead, buy brand new toys at half their normal price and help out one of Leeds’ premier Christian charities I am asking you urgently for your help in a ticklish situation.  If you help, you will kill at least two birds with one stone – I mean you will do two acts of creative generosity by doing one little thing.  Firstly you could buy some new toys for our toy service coming up at […]
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An urgent appeal from Traidcraft Exchange

November 14, 2018 Mission
Thumbnail image for An urgent appeal from Traidcraft Exchange Truthfully, it wasn’t what we originally planned to do this Christmas. But when circumstances change, our plans had to change too – so that we can best use our limited resources to help as many people as possible. The challenging economic situation of the last few years has forced our sister business, Traidcraft plc, to restructure and downsize. Some of the vulnerable producer groups, who have supplied Traidcraft for decades, are now facing an uncertain future as orders cease.
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A look back at MBC’s Remembrance Sunday Service

November 14, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for A look back at MBC’s Remembrance Sunday Service November the 11th 2018 was the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice that ended World War 1. At MBC we marked this special day with two services; our regular 10.30 service, and in the afternoon Songs of Praise.  Below is a gallery of pictures taken during the morning service. The poignant silhouettes were […]
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Come Lord Jesus

November 7, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Come Lord Jesus As a venue for Moortots or a Sunday morning creche MBC’s old Church Hall is perfect: slides, playhouses, pretend kitchens. But one has to concede that as the setting for a service of morning prayer and quiet reflection its dazzling colour scheme and its equally vibrant wall art is perhaps a tad out of line.  […]
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Facing up to climate change – a revised version of a challenging sermon Haddon Willmer recently preached at Trinity URC in Sheffield

November 7, 2018 Haddon's Blog
Thumbnail image for Facing up to climate change – a revised version of a challenging sermon Haddon Willmer recently preached at Trinity URC in Sheffield If you dislike this sermon, blame it on this, that I have recently been reading both Jeremiah and the Guardian.   So I think I ought to talk about climate change, though it is difficult to do.  May I do so? The IPCC (https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/08/global-warming-must-not-exceed-15c-warns-landmark-un-report) recently warned  that  if the rise in global temperature was more than […]
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Special Remembrance Day Songs of Praise

November 5, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Special Remembrance Day Songs of Praise At 11am on Sunday November 11th 2018 it will be exactly 100 years since the end of World War One. To mark this particularly poignant anniversary, and in addition to our usual morning service MBC is holding a special Remembrance Day Songs of Praise.  Followed by afternoon tea this short service will begin at 4pm.  […]
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Just two weeks to go to Rewind 2018, don’t miss this opportunity to join our team

November 4, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Just two weeks to go to Rewind 2018, don’t miss this opportunity to join our team On Monday and Tuesday, November 26th and 27th over 400 Year 4 children from a dozen local Primary schools will  pour through our doors to see and hear first hand what Christmas means to us.  This year even more than ever our team will be made up of a number people for whom Rewind will […]
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