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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...
 


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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Caring for God’s Creation… as our world changes it’s up to us to face up to our responsibilities

March 13, 2019 News
Thumbnail image for Caring for God’s Creation… as our world changes it’s up to us to face up to our responsibilities By John Sturges…  “And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good.  Genesis, chapter 1, verse 31. God was pleased with his creation, and He chose to share it with Mankind; Adam and Eve were installed in the Garden of Eden, showing us that God’s intention was that we should […]
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Nepali cake bake draws the crowds and raises almost £350

March 11, 2019 Mission
Thumbnail image for Nepali cake bake draws the crowds and raises almost £350 Last Sunday morning, combined with a presentation about MAF (Mission Aviation Fellowship) which reported on the relief that helicopters operated by MAF brought to Nepal following the tragic 2015 earthquake our young people put their baking skills to the test in aid of the International Nepali Fellowship. The work that Chris and Debbie Drew do […]
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Rewind to Easter – set up Sunday

March 10, 2019 News
Thumbnail image for Rewind to Easter – set up Sunday With Rewind to Easter just a matter of days away here’s a gentle reminder to our team that this coming Sunday is “Set Up Sunday.”  This year we have a total of 344 Year 5, that’s 9 and 10 year old children from 9 primary schools as our guests. Looking after them and sharing what […]
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Joe Kapolyo’s Whitley Lecture could be the first of many

March 9, 2019 News
Thumbnail image for Joe Kapolyo’s Whitley Lecture could be the first of many Thank you to Joe Kapolyo for giving the Whitley Lecture here at MBC on Wednesday March 6th. Such was the response that it has got us thinking that we might  like to do something similar in the coming months.  However, in the meantime if you would like a copy of the booklet that accompanies the […]
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Come on be honest… who among us can resist a crispy bacon butty?

March 8, 2019 News
Thumbnail image for Come on be honest… who among us can resist a crispy bacon butty? This coming Sunday, March 17th, we are once again trying something new. By that we mean that whist we are continuing our programme of two morning services, with this being the third Sunday of the month i.e. our week for communion we thought that we would have just one communion service during the 10.45am gathering, […]
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Riding Lights Theatre Group – The Narrow Road – get your tickets now

March 6, 2019 News
Thumbnail image for Riding Lights Theatre Group – The Narrow Road – get your tickets now The Narrow Road is a passion play and a moving experience of theatre and worship written expressly for the season leading to Easter. Four actors will  retrace the footsteps of Jesus through a world of miracles and madness. Written by Paul Birch, this extraordinary journey will begin on a dusty road, amid the heat and […]
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Haddon Willmer invites you to meet Dietrich Bonhoeffer in his poems from prison – 7.30pm, MBC, 9 April 2019 

March 6, 2019 Haddon's Blog
Thumbnail image for Haddon Willmer invites you to meet Dietrich Bonhoeffer in his poems from prison – 7.30pm, MBC, 9 April 2019  The Poems.  In his ten prison poems, Dietrich Bonhoeffer  breaks out of the disciplined reticence of a learned Prussian theologian, and comes into the light as a human being, struggling with loneliness and fear and anger, suffering  as war and bad government and loss of faith and love destroyed humanity, all  the while trusting in […]
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