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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...
 


Norman Hiley 1927 – 2018

August 11, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Norman Hiley 1927 – 2018 It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Norman Hiley. Norman who was 91 passed away on Tuesday August 7th. Our thoughts and our prayers are with Jean and with all Norman’s relatives and friends at this sad time.  Norman’s funeral will take place at MBC at 1pm on Thursday 30th […]
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Photographs on the MBC website and Social Media

August 10, 2018 Children
Quite often we take photographs which we then publish on the MBC website and on Social Media. Indeed many of our children’s and youth work projects already make a point of seeking parental/carer consent in regard to this matter. However, if for any reason you or anyone in your family would rather not appear in […]
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Say hello to Carole Smith – MBC’s new Seniors’ Worker

August 1, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Say hello to Carole Smith – MBC’s new Seniors’ Worker Carole Smith, MBC’s newly appointed Seniors’ Worker was born and brought up in Essex. However, having lived in Leeds since 1995, she considers herself well and truly settled and at home in Yorkshire!   Carole, who trained and worked as an occupational therapist, has been a member at Chapel A Baptist Church for ten years.  […]
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Moortots ends the year with not just one but three Super Hero parties

July 26, 2018 Children
Thumbnail image for Moortots ends the year with not just one but three Super Hero parties Over recent years Diane Towns and Pauline Bridle have built up something of a reputation for their end of term parties. Indeed, few who saw them will ever forget productions starring Woopsie Daisy the hapless angel or Scruffy the rag-tag dog. Their latest blockbuster, however, reached new heights when they brought together Flash, Superman, Batman, Wonder […]
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As MBC announces plans to pilot a new look for Sunday mornings here’s your chance to contribute to the debate

July 24, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for As MBC announces plans to pilot a new look for Sunday mornings here’s your chance to contribute to the debate At our recent Church Meeting we shared that with the growth of our Sunday morning congregation we are considering running two morning services. Obviously this entails all of us: ministers and staff, our Leadership Team and of course you our members and attenders looking at many options and practical details ahead of piloting something between […]
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Congratulations and thanks to Norman and Jean

July 24, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Congratulations and thanks to Norman and Jean Just two days after a buffet lunch marked the end of Autumn Leaves it was MBC’s privilege to say thank you to Norman Hiley who after almost twenty years is stepping down from hosting his regular Friday morning bible study course – Explore the Word. Norman has led an amazing life, a flavour of which […]
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As Autumn Leaves draws to a close a special buffet lunch marks 22 years of dedicated service

July 20, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for As Autumn Leaves draws to a close a special buffet lunch marks 22 years of dedicated service It was early in 1996 that the then minister of Moortown Baptist Church, Stephen Ibbotson, suggested to Wilfred Wyatt that maybe they should think about starting a bible study cum prayer group especially aimed at catering for the needs of the elderly people in the congregation.   Today after 22 years of continuous ministry that group, […]
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Boys in the Cave an article by Haddon Willmer

July 6, 2018 Haddon's Blog
Thumbnail image for Boys in the Cave an article by Haddon Willmer Of course, we are concerned for the faraway boys in the cave in Thailand and pray for their full rescue. We do not just feel for them, we feel with them. Though we are not in a cave under a mountain, is not our plight in life well pictured in theirs? Lost in DarknessThose who […]
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MBC is looking to employ a Seniors Worker – job description, terms & conditions and application form here

June 28, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for MBC is looking to employ a Seniors Worker – job description, terms & conditions and application form here Seniors Worker Loving God, Living Generously, Following Christ Within the life and diversity of Moortown Baptist Church an exciting opportunity has arisen to work with and develop our work among senior people. The church is looking for a part-time Seniors Worker to co-ordinate and lead our existing programme alongside the well-established team, to develop the […]
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MBC’s Beacon shines even brighter with the appointment of Laura King

June 25, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for MBC’s Beacon shines even brighter with the appointment of Laura King On September 24th 2012 under the headline “Impromptu coffee morning to become a regular feature” MBC News reported that what had began as nothing other than an ad hoc gathering in the church foyer was set to change. Today that same, simple idea of people coming together to socialise, drink coffee and chat is called […]
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