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NHS: 5th July 1948 – 2020. Robert Owen throws some light on when and where it all began

July 1, 2020 News
Thumbnail image for NHS: 5th July 1948 – 2020. Robert Owen throws some light on when and where it all began My father was an ex coal miner in the Welsh town of Tredegar.  He had left the mine in the late 1930s because of dust on the lungs, and with his father and brother had a fish, fruit and vegetable shop half way up Castle Street which is where we lived.  At the bottom of […]
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An update from Abi Tilley on how MBC’s youth work has adapted to lockdown

July 1, 2020 News
Thumbnail image for An update from Abi Tilley on how MBC’s youth work has adapted to lockdown MBC Youth have been meeting regularly throughout lockdown. All of our contact has been virtually on Zoom which has made it possible for us to stay in touch even when apart. The youth team have been running weekly Sunday evening Zoom calls where we have been exploring the same themes and bible passages as ‘Church […]
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Teaching a 3-year-old to ride a bike…and other reflections! Nathan Dring addresses the thorny issue of when to take the stabilisers off

June 30, 2020 Nathan's Blog
Thumbnail image for Teaching a 3-year-old to ride a bike…and other reflections! Nathan Dring addresses the thorny issue of when to take the stabilisers off So, I have had my contract extended. After 6-weeks of meandering musings we hit week 7 and another chance to pause and ponder. The beauty of being out with a 3-year old on a bike, is that all kinds of things are said that don’t normally come up in every day conversation, so I often […]
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After a three month closure the Leeds and Moortown Furniture Store looks to restart business

June 30, 2020 News
Thumbnail image for After a three month closure the Leeds and Moortown Furniture Store looks to restart business Following more than three months of hibernation one of Leeds’ most respected charities, The Leeds and Moortown Furniture Store is taking its first cautious steps towards reopening.  The Store which these days employs eight people and which began life here at Moortown Baptist Church in 1986 collects and then gives away, free of charge unwanted […]
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To get the best from MBC’s online output don’t forget to regularly refresh your phone, tablet or PC

June 29, 2020 News
Thumbnail image for To get the best from MBC’s online output don’t forget to regularly refresh your phone, tablet or PC What I know about terabytes, gigabytes and megabytes you could write on the back of a stamp. In fact it took me the best part of two days to realise that recently when setting up my new shiny laptop the instruction to press “any” button meant precisely that, and that unlike those marked Alt, Fn, […]
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Church at Home – LIVE – 10.45am and Family at Moortown, 28th June. Catch up here

June 26, 2020 Church at Home
Thumbnail image for Church at Home – LIVE – 10.45am and Family at Moortown, 28th June. Catch up here Today both Church at Home and Family at Moortown continued to explore Paul’s letter to the Colossians, paying particular attention to the notion of treasures. Karen Ross’s reading was from Colossians chapter 1 verse 24 to chapter 2 verse 5 a passage in which Paul writes of the treasures of wisdom and knowledge which he […]
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Teaching a 3-year-old to ride a bike…and other reflections! Nathan Dring’s 6th blog – KEEP GOING

June 25, 2020 Nathan's Blog
Thumbnail image for Teaching a 3-year-old to ride a bike…and other reflections! Nathan Dring’s 6th blog – KEEP GOING Time flies doesn’t it? Or maybe just for me at the moment. I can’t believe that this is the last of the 6 planned blogs, and the final phrase to take a moment to reflect and ponder on. As always, if you haven’t been keeping up with these weekly blogs, here is an overview of […]
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A glimpse into how members of MBC’s pastoral team support one another

June 23, 2020 News
Thumbnail image for A glimpse into how members of MBC’s pastoral team support one another Every Monday morning Jane Coates circulates some thoughts and prayers around the MBC Pastoral Care Team. This week Jane’s message focuses on gardening and growth.   Every year Sam and I plant sunflower seeds. Our friends, family and colleagues around the country and far off places in the world, New Zealand, Australia, also plant sunflower seeds […]
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Supporting Worldwide Mission in Lockdown and Beyond

June 23, 2020 News
Thumbnail image for Supporting Worldwide Mission in Lockdown and Beyond As a church MBC has a long history of promoting and supporting worldwide mission and development work through the Baptist Missionary Society (now often called BMS World Mission). During the lockdown we are continuing to send a monthly donation from the tithed giving direct to BMS. We also have a number of people who further […]
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Church at Home, 21 June. All the links you need to watch the whole service (incl. Family at Moortown) again

June 17, 2020 Church at Home
Thumbnail image for Church at Home, 21 June. All the links you need to watch the whole service (incl. Family at Moortown) again This week our Church at Home included Communion. This was led by Joe and Anne Kapolyo.  The link you will need to join Joe and Anne for communion is HERE The link to our pre-recorded YouTube content is HERE And the link you need to see Family at Moortown again is HERE.  Tweet This Post
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