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No Room… Graham’s blog

January 11, 2018 Graham's Blog
Thumbnail image for No Room… Graham’s blog Wherever we look, today’s headlines are that there are no beds left in hospitals. This is awful but not surprising news, and of course it comes only a couple of weeks after Christmas, the time we all read and sing of there being no room at the inn. Back in December I was at a […]
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Michael Flowers

January 11, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Michael Flowers Michael Flowers, known to many of us for the tireless support, commitment and leadership he gave to Moortown Baptist Church has died at the age of 84.  A Service celebrating Michael’s life will take place here at MBC at 1pm on Friday January 26th.  This lovely picture of Michael and June was taken by John […]
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It’s a new year and for PULSE that means it’s time to commit

January 8, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for It’s a new year and for PULSE that means it’s time to commit There’s no time like the start of a new year to get into shape. That’s why last Sunday more than two dozen 5 to 11 year olds, together with their leaders could be seen |(and heard) working out to a high energy, super fit version of that age old party game Simon Says.  But it […]
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Christmas Day @ MBC

December 26, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Christmas Day @ MBC Ever wondered what the ten least wanted Christmas gifts are? Well if you’d have been with us on Christmas morning you would now know that in 2017 whilst novelty socks and star wars characters both figure highly however, at number ten comes a spiralizer (seemingly a devise that turns fresh veggies into spirals and faux-noodles (zoodles) […]
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MBC’s first ever Crib Service sees a lot of very excited children almost “bursting” with expectation

December 25, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for MBC’s first ever Crib Service sees a lot of very excited children almost “bursting” with expectation For some reason, throughout its entire 62 history MBC has never held a Crib Service. Yesterday (Sunday 24th) that all changed.  It all began with pass the parcel, as it went round each layer revealing one or more of the nativity characters. As they were added to the scene readers – children and adult – […]
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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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Haddon Willmer shares a remarkable, moving and sobering story

December 18, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Haddon Willmer shares a remarkable, moving and sobering story The remarkable story of how the Salvation Army founder’s song united Second World War enemies. Originally from the South of Germany, Günter had the figure of an athlete: blond hair and blue eyes, yet genteel and remarkably humbled. I’m Jacques Roufflet and as a student had newly joined The Salvation Army at Tailfingen, and was encouraged to go to Günter’s house by an older church member who advised, “Günter has a wonderful testimony to share. (I was conscripted in the German Army during the Second World War, but Günter had wilfully signed up). Ask him to tell you about it.”
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A weekend of song

December 18, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for A weekend of song With just a week to go until the big day MBC’s preparations for Christmas 2017 are certainly gathering pace.  On Sunday 10th, as you can see by clicking here we held our Toddler Nativity, a terrific event that drew more than 150 visitors. This last weekend, however, was given over to singing. First, on Saturday, our […]
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Confession, by Haddon Willmer

December 18, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Confession, by Haddon Willmer It is time I confessed. I am uncomfortable in church – and not because of the chairs. I am uncomfortable in Moortown Baptist Church and I would be uncomfortable in many other churches known to me.   Anyone who confesses to such discomfort will be told to look to themselves. Many people are happy here, so […]
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Moortots nativity : more tots, more families and definitely more fun

December 13, 2017 News
Thumbnail image for Moortots nativity : more tots, more families and definitely more fun MBC’s Moortots Nativity is beginning to become something of a tradition, and if this year’s attendance figures are anything to go by we may very soon be looking to hire a bigger hall.  Last Sunday afternoon more than 150 people; from babes in arms to great grandmas joined in the fun as Diane Towns and […]
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