Moravian Church in North America

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Official Provincial Elders’ News



Nazareth, Pennsylvania

Brother Garritt Fleming, who has been serving the Freedom Moravian Church, Appleton, Wis., and Sister Sanette Fleming have accepted the call to serve as pastors in team ministry for Schoeneck Moravian Church, Nazareth, Pa.. Brother and Sister Fleming will be installed January 21, 2018.

Specialized Ministry

Sister Jennifer Moran, who has been serving under temporary call to the Western District, has accepted a part-time call to Specialized Ministry as chaplain for Auburn Homes, Chaska, Minn. Sister Moran began her work November 13, 2017.

Nazareth, Pennsylvania

Brother Jeffrey Gehris has accepted an appointment to continue as pastor for Nazareth Moravian Church, Nazareth, Pa. effective December 12, 2017. Br. Gehris retired from the active ministry of the church as of December 11, 2017.

Elizabeth D. Miller
Provincial Elders’ Conference

Moravian Daily Texts


Thursday, January 18 — Psalm 13
Genesis 21; Matthew 7:24–8:4

You are the trust of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest sea. Psalm 65:5 (NASB)

Jesus Christ came and proclaimed peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near. Ephesians 2:17

Precious Jesus, you call us to be peacemakers in our homes, in our communities, and in our world. Help us to speak kindness into discord, comfort into mourning, and hope into hopelessness. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.

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