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Are you curious, confused or concerned about how the Christian faith can be outworked in politics?

Come join us for a new 6-week course from Christians in Politics.

This non-party political course will explore how our Christian faith can influence the political system, using discussion groups and videos for conversation and inspiration.

Attendees: Anyone of any age and any political viewpoint

When: Thurs 23 January to Thurs 5 March

Time: 7.30pm to 9pm

Where: Morden Baptist Church (SM4 5BL)

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Alpha is back

Starts Wednesday 22 January

Alpha is a 10-week course that creates a space where people are free to discuss faith, life and God.

For more information and to register your interest in attending our next course visit our Alpha page.

Winter Night Shelter

In 2020 we will once again be hosting the Winter Night Shelter at MBC. Every Tuesday night from 21 January to 3 March we will be providing food and shelter to a group of about 14 people.

If you are interested in supporting this rewarding and much-valued service in any way please contact us.

We’re hiring

We are looking for an individual to oversee and supervise the hiring of rooms at Morden Baptist Church, alongside fulfilling the cleaning requirements and upkeep of a well-used building.

Hours: 15 hours per week (5-days a week) with a degree of flexibility

Pay: £10.55 per hour (London Living Wage)

Term: Initially 1-year contract (further years subject to funding)

To apply, send a CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for this role to:
Operations Manager, Morden Baptist Church, Crown Lane, Morden SM4 5BL

Closing date for applications: Friday 22 November

Interviews week beginning Monday 2 December

CAP Money Course

The CAP Money Course is a revolutionary money management course that teaches people budgeting skills and a simple, cash-based system that really works. This course, devised by the award-winning debt counselling charity Christians Against Poverty, will help anyone to get more in control of their finances, so they can save, give and prevent debt.

Our very own fully-trained team will be running a 3-week CAP Money Course here at MBC starting on Wednesday 13 November, 7.30pm. This course can truly be life-transforming so be sure to publicise these dates to any friends/family/neighbours etc. that would find this support helpful.

If you would like more information or are interested in attending the course use the form below:

Love working with young children?

Morden Baptist Church is looking for two fun-loving, outgoing, enthusiastic team leaders who love working with young children and families for its popular weekly playgroup Great & Small.

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The Playgroup Leaders will be responsible for the running of our weekly playgroup sessions, ensuring safe, stimulating play and responding to the needs of the children and parents/carers attending. This will involve planning, preparing and delivering play-based activities appropriate for children aged 1-4 years. This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving team attended by over 100 pre-school children each week!

Closing date for applications is Friday 6th September.

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Special Church Family Meeting

Following the service on Sunday 12 May, there will be a short family meeting to hear a proposal for the purchase of the second manse. All are encouraged to attend, pray for God’s guidance and contribute to the discussion. There will be a vote on the proposed funding which will be open to church partners only.

Easter 2019 @ MBC

Easter is a significant time of the year as we remember the death and resurrection of Jesus. The plan for the Easter weekend is:

Maundy Thursday

Following the success and significance of last years service, when around 40 people gathered in the evening to worship, reflect and enjoy food together, we are repeating the format again this year. Our Maundy Thursday Service will start at 7.30pm and depending upon numbers will take place in the Concourse or the Meeting Place.

If you are planning to attend the service we are asking people to sign-up by Sunday 14 April so we have an idea of numbers and any dietary requirements.

You can indicate your attendance using the sign-up sheet in the foyer or email the office and we’ll add you to the list.

Good Friday

On Good Friday we will gather at MBC at 10am where we will spend time in worship before distributing hot cross buns to the shops and people on the high street. Then at about 11.30am it’s over to Morden Hall Park (grass area opposite the white iron bridge) for fun and food (bring a picnic).

Easter Sunday

Our Easter weekend concludes as we join together on Easter Sunday at 10.30am to celebrate the Resurrection and, appropriately, baptisms.

Easter Offering

This year our Easter Offering will be going to Wycliffe Bible Translators. 1.5 billion people in the world can’t access the Bible in their language, because it hasn’t been translated yet. To them, it’s like God doesn’t speak their language. We want to help change that by supporting Bible translation for a specific people group. We have chosen their Ghana project because Ghana is represented in our congregation.

This video illustrates the value of having the Bible in their own language.

There will be a special collection received on Easter Sunday. Please make any cheques payable to Morden Baptist Church, and give under gift aid to increase what we will give to Wycliffe.

Church Family Meeting

On Sunday 17 March following the 10.30 Gathering we’ll be holding our first Church Family Meeting of 2019.

As usual we would encourage all of you to attend to be able to pray for the church and contribute to the discussion about what is happening in the life of MBC. There are usually a number of items for discussion, but in order that everyone is able to ask any questions that they would like to, we invite you to submit your questions – using the form below – to the board in advance of the meeting so that these may be addressed and information shared.

An evening with Hanson Asiedu

To launch his new EP ‘Stages’, we are hosting a worship evening with Hanson Asiedu on Saturday 16 February. Doors open at 6pm for a 7pm start.

Hanson Asiedu is a singer songwriter currently based in London; husband to Makeda and father to Nala. From walking the streets of Merton as a postman, to whizzing around the streets of London as a Police Officer, Hanson Asiedu’s music journey has been every bit as eventful.