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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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

February 13, 2016

Saturday, February 13 — Psalm 23
Genesis 42; Matthew 14:25–15:9


Judgment will again be righteous, and all the upright in heart will follow it. Psalm 94:15 (NASB)


Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Matthew 5:6


Righteous One, help us to see right from wrong and good from evil in the world around us. Fill us with your Spirit, and lead us to lives of wisdom, justice, and understanding. In your name we pray. Amen.

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Moravian Magazine



In this issue: Making bold choices for Christ; scenes of Christmas; serving in Peru; and more!

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Latest News

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

Position Available: IBOC seeks Communications Assistant

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

Peace Moravian Church on the move

November 4, 2015

John Hus Moravian takes heritage to the street

November 4, 2015

Beth Hayes named Educator of the Year 2016

November 4, 2015

Moravian Children’s Festival and Lovefeast

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

Lancaster Moravian: Our mission to others is transforming us

August 20, 2015

Moravian Theological Seminary Commencement 2015: Historic institution embraces new traditions

August 20, 2015

Preorder the 2016 Moravian Daily Texts

July 1, 2015

In Essentials, Unity: Understanding the essential things

January 28, 2014

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Upcoming Events


February 27, 2016

2016 Leadership Focus event, Fairview Moravian Church, Winston-Salem, N.C.


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


minicalendar2016Images of the Moravian Church

The IBOC is pleased to introduce Images of the Moravian Church in North America 2016 Calendar, a unique 12-month wall calendar for 2016 with full-page photos depicting Moravian traditions, events and locations.  

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