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Despite annual sales of £10m “serious trading difficulties” see Traidcraft on the brink of collapse

October 9, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Despite annual sales of £10m “serious trading difficulties” see Traidcraft on the brink of collapse For all Fairtrade and Beehive supporters we have some very sad news. Traidcraft PLC, the Christian pioneer of Fairtrade since 1979 has announced that unless there is a remarkable improvement in sales, they will have to cease trading at the end of December. Please, please follow this link to their website and read CEO Robin Roth’s statement:
www.traidcraftshop.co.uk/traidcraft-update
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Rewind to Christmas 2018 – meet our new host Shelley Dring

October 7, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Rewind to Christmas 2018 – meet our new host Shelley Dring Fears that with Cas Stoodley’s departure one of MBC’s longest running outreach projects would come to an end have been allayed. Rewind to Christmas is a tried, tested and much loved feature of church life that has run here at Moortown for almost fifteen years. And that’s why we are delighted to announce that Shelley […]
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Howard Dews reports back on his whistle-stop weekend in Cluj

October 2, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Howard Dews reports back on his whistle-stop weekend in Cluj I’ve just returned from a long weekend (Friday to Monday) visiting Cluj in Romania.  It may seem a bit “crazy” to go all that way just for a weekend but the availability of direct flights twice a week from Robin Hood Airport at Doncaster now makes this possible!  As most of you will know we […]
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Harvest – Church Meeting – Lunch. Dates for Pilot Sundays are announced, but that doesn’t mean the listening is finished

October 1, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Harvest – Church Meeting – Lunch. Dates for Pilot Sundays are announced, but that doesn’t mean the listening is finished As predicted, and to put it mildly Sunday September 30th was extra busy. At 10.30 Shona led our Harvest Thanksgiving Service. This in itself was a three part affair with a special monetary offering which raised £461.50 for BMS World Mission and Christian Aid, a huge selection of tinned or dried foodstuffs and toiletries that’s […]
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Mindfulness, resilience and the Garden of Gethsemane on World Mental Health Day

September 30, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Mindfulness, resilience and the Garden of Gethsemane on World Mental Health Day Below is the headline and opening paragraph of an article from this week’s Baptist Times… it makes very interesting reading. A Baptist minister shares what it’s like to feel anxious all the time – and what has been helpful in working through it. Today is World Mental Health Day and I know what it’s like […]
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SAFER Workshop

September 29, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for SAFER Workshop Huge thanks to all who attended our SAFER Project Doorstep Crime workshop on Monday 8th October at the Beacon Cafe – a great turnout! All enjoyed sharing experiences, ideas and tips on how to stay safe. Also many thanks to West Yorkshire Police for attending… together we can beat the scammers! Tweet This Post
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Make a change

September 27, 2018 Graham's Blog
Thumbnail image for Make a change In August 2016 American footballer Colin Kaepernick first ‘took the knee’; in 2006 Tarana Burke began using the ‘Me Too’ phrase which went viral in 2017 following actress Alyssa Milano’s stand against sexual harassment, in July 2017 an outcry followed the publication of a report showing that two thirds of the highest earners at the […]
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It’s all go this Sunday – Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Church Meeting – Shared Lunch

September 26, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for It’s all go this Sunday – Harvest Thanksgiving Service – Church Meeting – Shared Lunch There’s so much going on at MBC this Sunday that we thought we’d give you a heads up on what to expect, what to bring and where our harvest contributions are going. Firstly: Harvest Financial Offering: This year we are supporting two Harvest Appeals: BMS and Christian Aid. Secondly: Our Harvest Food Offering: any food […]
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Looking to the future; ten questions we’d like you to consider

September 24, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Looking to the future; ten questions we’d like you to consider Over the last couple of months we have been asking the question “how best, in terms of Sunday worship, might we respond to the growing number of people that are attending MBC.” Part of this process has been to ask a number of people what it is they see when they look at Church; their […]
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Where do we Grow From Here? Ken Benjamin tells us about one approach we might like to try

September 22, 2018 News
Thumbnail image for Where do we Grow From Here? Ken Benjamin tells us about one approach we might like to try Ken Benjamin freely admits that when he first became a Christian he “loved the message but was disappointing with the packaging.” Sadly this dissatisfaction didn’t get any better, so it was that some years later, Rev Ken by then a Baptist minister at a church in Chichcester spent a sabbatical term looking into ways of […]
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