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Romania

With links that go back almost 50 years some pictures from Romania to gladden the heart

September 29, 2020 Mission
Thumbnail image for With links that go back almost 50 years some pictures from Romania to gladden the heart In 1972 two young students who worshipped here at MBC (Paul Hicks and Jean Mackintosh, later became Mrs Jean Hicks) travelled to Romania on a mission to deliver books to a local pastor who had returned home after studying at Regent’s Park College in Oxford. The rest as they say is history. In brief, between […]
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CHRISTMAS GREETINGS FROM MANASTUR CHURCH IN CLUJ, ROMANIA

January 6, 2020 Mission
Thumbnail image for CHRISTMAS GREETINGS FROM MANASTUR CHURCH IN CLUJ, ROMANIA Shortly before Christmas we received the following greeting and letter from Manastur Baptist Church in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The comments in italics have been added by Howard Dews. Dear members of the Romanian Support Group in Leeds, We hope that this finds you all well and also that everything is well with your families. With this […]
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After eleven days and nearly as many excursions, it’s a fond farewell to our Romanian friends

March 17, 2019 News
Thumbnail image for After eleven days and nearly as many excursions, it’s a fond farewell to our Romanian friends As our Romanian friends fly home from Doncaster Airport Howard Dews has sent in some pictures taken during their visit. Venue’s visited by “Rod’s Tours” included a sixteen hour round trip to London, Filey (taking in the now traditional fish and chip lunch) the Yorkshire Dales, York, Whitby, Kirkstall Abbey and of course Primark.   On […]
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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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First pic of Zsuzsi and Andor’s new arrival

June 25, 2018 Mission
Thumbnail image for First pic of Zsuzsi and Andor’s new arrival Many thanks to Karen Ross for forwarding this lovely picture from Romania of Szuszi and Andor’s children… Bence and new arrival Abigail Anna.   Tweet This Post
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Despite the big freeze there was a warm MBC welcome for Andor, Zsuzsi and Bence

March 5, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Despite the big freeze there was a warm MBC welcome for Andor, Zsuzsi and Bence Having flown in to the UK during one of the coldest snaps on record there was a warm welcome for Andor, Zsuzsi and Bence Ferko as they joined us on Sunday.  Here for just a week and staying with Karen and Michael Ross the couple’s ties, but Zsuzsi’s in particular go back a long way […]
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Greetings and news from Cluj

December 23, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Greetings and news from Cluj Every year MRSG, the Romania Support Group, send some money to support a church in Cluj, Romania. Part of this is set aside to provide funds for poorer students to buy text books for their university studies. This is also something that has been supported by a number of MBC house groups. Here’s a letter that we’ve just received from Cluj, in which some of the students we have helped express their gratitude.
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Two messages from MRSG (Moortown Romania Support Group) One an appeal from Norman Hiley, the other hard evidence of how our gifts make a very real difference.

January 14, 2017 Mission
Thumbnail image for Two messages from MRSG (Moortown Romania Support Group) One an appeal from Norman Hiley, the other hard evidence of how our gifts make a very real difference. On behalf of the church MRSG (Moortown Romania Support Group) are hoping to send financial help to the 4 churches we are now linked with in Romania.  These churches are quite different – i.e. 2 are Baptist Churches in the large city of Cluj; and 2 are small village churches in Transylvania (Northern Romania) which […]
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