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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550-plus years

March 1, 1457 is celebrated as the founding of the The Moravian Church, or Unitas Fratrum (Unity of Brethren). What began in the village of Kunwald in Bohemia has grown to a worldwide church with a rich history of faith.

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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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The Moravian Daily Texts

For more than 280 years, the Moravian Daily Texts have offered “a daily message from God that is new every morning.” The oldest daily devotional of its kind in the world is updated every year and features inspirational prayers written by Moravian clergy and church members.

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Biblical Interpretation

In 2012, the Northern and Southern Provinces approved The Guiding Principles of Biblical Interpretation to help guide clergy, lay members and agencies of the Church in North America.

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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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Unity in a diverse world

The worldwide Unitas Fratrum (Moravian Church) includes members from Africa, Europe, and North and Central America. The Rev. Dr. Jørgen Bøytler addressed the challenges of maintaining the Unitas Fratrum in a diverse world at the 2014 Walter Vivian Moses Lecture.

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Moravian Daily Texts

August 1, 2015

Friday, July 31 — Psalm 90
Isaiah 58,59; Colossians 3:1–11

 

You are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all day long. Psalm 25:5

 

Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with thanksgiving. Colossians 4:2

 

Blessed Jesus, we so often go about our days without speaking with you in prayer and praise. We ask your forgiveness for this. Help us to turn to you constantly in prayer and thanksgiving! Amen.

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Moravian Magazine


june2015minicoverJune 2015

In this issue: Moravians in Nepal; Zeisberger and Schoenbrunn; Moravian Leadership Network; "A Storm in the Land;" Jan Hus; and more!.

 

Upcoming Events

July 23-25, 2015

Eastern District Conference, Bethlehem, Pa.
 

August 27-30, 2015

Interprovincial Bishop's Conference, Mt. Morris, Wautoma, Wis. 


 

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conqueringlambplusminiConquering Lamb Plush

The Lamb is a favored symbol of the Moravian Church. Now little Moravians can add a fuzzy representation of the Lamb who conquered to their stuffed animal collections! 

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