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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Your source for Moravian books, music and more

The IBOC’s online bookstore is your central resource for materials about the Moravian Church in America. The offerings in our catalog are ideal for anyone looking to learn more about Moravian Christians, our history, our practices and our theology. Visit today to learn more!

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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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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

March 27, 2017

Fourth Sunday in Lent

Watchword for the WeekSurely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord my whole life long. Psalm 23:6

Sunday, March 26 — 1 Samuel 16:1–13; Psalm 23

Ephesians 5:8–14; John 9:1–41

There is hope for your future, says the Lord. Jeremiah 31:17

The neighbors and those who had seen him before as a beggar began to ask, “Is this not the man who used to sit and beg?” John 9:8

As we listen to the story of sight restored and a life reborn, we ask for the light of Christ to heal our own blindness. May we leave worship today knowing that we have been in the presence of Jesus. Amen.

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Moravian Magazine


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In this issue: Moravians working to build the Church in Albania; youth serving, learning and praying together in Cuba; congregations feeding the hungry and appreciating those who serve and protect; and more!

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Upcoming Events

  

April 21-21, 2017

Western District Spring Conference
Oconomowoc Wisconsin

 

July 1-7, 2017 

Moravian Youth Convo 2017
Maryland/Washington D.C.

 

July 23-29, 2017

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


April 19-22, 2018

Southern Province 2018 Synod, YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly

 

June 21-25, 2018

Northern Province Synod, Bethlehem, Pa.


 

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2016mugproofimageminiMoravian Essentials Cafe Mug

New for 2016! Featuring the Moravian Seal on one side and “God Creates, God Redeems, God Blesses/We Respond In Faith, Hope and Love” — the core Moravian Essentials — on the other.This 13 oz. black matte-finish mug with bright blue gloss interior is perfect for your favorite hot beverage. Dishwasher and microwave safe.

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