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 — 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

February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19 — Psalm 27:1–6
Genesis 46:28–47:31; Matthew 16:21–28

Now if you are unwilling to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve. But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord. Joshua 24:15

Think of us in this way, as servants of Christ and stewards of God’s mysteries. 1 Corinthians 4:1

Holy Redeemer, you call us to put our hands to work in the stewardship of the world. Let us always be in awe of its splendor and the beauty of nature around us. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

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janfeb2018covertinyOur latest issue...

In our Jan/Feb issue, read about the Unity Mission Conference, medical mission in Honduras, a report from the new worship resource exploration team, and more! Read online

Latest News

Unity Mission Conference brings together Moravians from around the globe

February 13, 2018

Messages on the Transfiguration

February 13, 2018

Bringing healing and faith in Honduras

February 13, 2018

“Box” provides blessings to Winston-Salem neighborhood

February 13, 2018

Create In Me: Report from the New Moravian Worship Resource Exploration Committee

February 13, 2018

Moravian Unity statement on derogatory statements, Jan. 15, 2018

January 16, 2018

Unity Prayer Day Offering 2018

January 11, 2018

Christmas from Carolina to the Caribbean

December 22, 2017

Churches come together to build “Welcome Kits” for Puerto Rican families

December 22, 2017

Thanks for the memories…

December 22, 2017

Larger Life Foundation enriches college-community connection

December 22, 2017

Let Our Lights So Shine

December 22, 2017

Comenius Learning Series lecture 
highlights leadership and contributions of early Moravian women

December 22, 2017

Laurel Ridge looks back on season of love

November 27, 2017

Board of World Mission takes on hurricane relief

November 27, 2017

On writing a “new” memorial hymn

November 22, 2017

Justin Rabbach named BWM Executive Director

November 22, 2017

Handmade carts make Lovefeasts easier

October 5, 2017

Donor Advised Fund helps family see hope in sadness

October 5, 2017

Mission Meals: A cook-at-home way to support mission grants

October 5, 2017

Spiritual Companioning: 
Finding strength and a 
deeper relationship with God

October 5, 2017

Festival celebrates spirit and joy of Moravian music

September 18, 2017

Provincial Elders’ Conferences, Southern and Northern Provinces, issue joint letter on Charlottesville

August 16, 2017

Living Branches: A new resource for teaching Moravian heritage

July 24, 2017

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Upcoming Events


February 24, 2018

Leadership Focus, Kernersville Moravian Church, 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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