Moravian Church in North America

In Essentials, Unity; In Nonessentials, Liberty; In All Things, Love.

Moravian Church in North America
North: Bethlehem, Pa.
South: Winston-Salem, N.C.

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The Moravian Church

The Moravian Church is a church where people matter and where love and compassion flow freely from God through people.  Click to learn more…

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Moravian Traditions

Over its 500-plus year history, the Moravian Church has developed unique, deeply-held traditions.  Many of these customs arose from expressions of faith and worship of early Moravians; they continue to have significance in how Moravians live into their love of Christ.

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Moravian Music In America

The Rev. Dr. Nola Reed Knouse, director of the Moravian Music Foundation, shares her thoughts on the Foundation’s efforts to keep American Moravian music alive and well.

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Unity in a diverse world

The worldwide Unitas Fratrum (Moravian Church) includes members from Africa, Europe, and North and Central America. The Rev. Dr. Jørgen Bøytler addressed the challenges of maintaining the Unitas Fratrum in a diverse world.

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Weekly Moravian Message

Each week, Moravians in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean share a common message written by Moravian pastors and ministry leaders. Updated every Sunday morning and based on the week’s lectionary readings, this message provides a link between congregations far and wide.

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The Ground of the Unity

The North American Moravian church is but a small part of the worldwide Moravian Church, the Unitas Fratrum. At the core of this global church is the Ground of the Unity, a doctrinal statement that was adopted by the Unity Synod of the Unitas Fratrum in 1995.

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Discerning a call to mission

The Board of World Mission’s FIT (Focused Intensity over Time) First event brought young adults and church leaders together to learn about the biblical call to mission and to discern how God was calling them to take part in His work, be it next door or around the world.

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The Moravian Magazine

The Moravian Magazine reaches every Moravian household in the Northern and Southern Provinces with news and information about the life, work and identity of the Moravian Church in America. Available in print and online 10 times a year.

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Moravian Daily Texts

August 26, 2016

Friday, August 26 — Psalm 104:1–9
Judges 9:1–33; Luke 20:20–26

Daniel was taken up out of the den, and no kind of harm was found on him, because he had trusted in his God. Daniel 6:23


Do not abandon that confidence of yours; it brings a great reward. Hebrews 10:35


Constant Sustainer, your love is ever-present. It is always enough. Lord, guide us to live life from your fullness of grace, rather than from the emptiness the world offers. Alone, we are weak; together, we are strong. With you, nothing is impossible. Amen.

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Moravian Magazine

july2016July 2016

In this issue: 2016 Seminary Commencement; Western District Synod; Salem at 250; and more!

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Upcoming Events


August 12-19, 2016

Unity Synod, Jamaica

Sept. 2-5, 2016

FIT First youth mission event, Mt. Morris, Wautoma, Wis.

July 23-29, 2017

Moravian Music Festival, Winston-Salem, N.C.


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commonunityfinalcoverminiCommon Unity: Community in Action

Using language from the Ground of the Unity as “ground rules,” this new nine-session study guide provides individual and group readers with language to share about what makes a community strong.

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