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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Easter Morning Liturgy

Easter morning is an especially wondrous time at Moravian churches across the Northern and Southern Provinces. For many, Easter morning means greeting the rising sun in a God’s Acre or sanctuary with a service that speaks to the core of Moravian belief.

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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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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

April 29, 2016

Friday, April 29 — Psalm 56:1–8
Leviticus 22:17–23:22; Mark 7:9–23

 

The Lord says, “I will not continually accuse, nor will I always be angry.” Isaiah 57:16

 

God saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works but according to his own purpose and grace. This grace was given to us in Christ Jesus. 2 Timothy 1:9

 

Savior, your grace sustains and surprises us! You give us this gift freely, no strings attached. As a result, we feel your calling on our hearts—to follow where you lead—to serve. Thanks be to God! Amen.

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Moravian Magazine

march2015minicoverMarch 2016

In this issue: 60 years of Moravian Music; Moravians in Nepal; synods and conversations; and more!

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Latest News


Embraced By Resurrection: Preparing for Western District Synod 2016

April 5, 2016

Foundation celebrates 60 years of preserving and sharing Moravian Music

April 1, 2016

A visit to the heart of the Moravian Church in Nepal

March 31, 2016

2016 Canadian District Synod to reflect on the call of the Spirit

March 30, 2016

Studying Moravian Doctrine: Ground of the Unity, Part I

March 29, 2016

An Introductory Letter from The Northern Province IPO Task Force

March 29, 2016

Studying the Ground of the Unity

February 23, 2016

On urban mission, Moravian youth immerse themselves among Chicago’s neediest

February 23, 2016

New mission book guides Moravians toward living in Common Unity

February 23, 2016

Rev. John D. Rights to receive Hus Award from Moravian Theological Seminary

February 23, 2016

Illustrating Healthier Congregations

February 23, 2016

Session encourages Moravians to make bold choices for Christ

December 18, 2015

Painting captures moment in history of Graceham Moravian Church

December 18, 2015

15 years of following our Shepherd into full communion

December 18, 2015

Northern and Southern Provinces meet jointly for annual discussions

December 18, 2015

IBOC introduces new calendar, Daily Texts digital editions and more

December 8, 2015

Illustrating the Healthy Congregation ideal for the Northern Province

December 2, 2015

Digital Daily Texts ready for popular tablets

December 1, 2015

Northern and Southern Province bishops meet for discussions on our church

November 24, 2015

You are God’s Masterpiece — a tale of two weekends

November 20, 2015

Moravian Open Door continues assistance in NYC

November 19, 2015

FIT First event helps youth discern—and act on—their call to mission

November 4, 2015

Beth Hayes named Educator of the Year 2016

November 4, 2015

Moravian Children’s Festival and Lovefeast

November 4, 2015

Peace Moravian Church on the move

November 4, 2015

John Hus Moravian takes heritage to the street

November 4, 2015

Passion for God, compassion for people and willingness to get out of God’s way

September 24, 2015

Building up congregational health

September 23, 2015

A tour to remember the life of Jan Hus

September 20, 2015

Conference offers spiritual renewal for women around the world

August 21, 2015

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Upcoming Events

   

April 28-May 1, 2016

Western District Synod, Mt. Morris, Wautoma, Wis.

 

May 13-15, 2016

Canadian District Synod, Van--Es, Sherwood Park, Alberta 

 

June 22-25, 2016

Eastern District Synod, Bethlehem, Pa. 

 
 

Online Catalog

 

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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