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

November 29, 2015

First Sunday of Advent


Watchword for the Week — Jesus says, “Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.” Luke 21:33


Sunday, November 29 — Jeremiah 33:14–16; Psalm 25:1–10
1 Thessalonians 3:9–13; Luke 21:25–36


How precious is your steadfast love, O God! All people may take refuge in the shadow of your wings. Psalm 36:7


See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and that is what we are. 1 John 3:1


Coming Christ, we begin this journey of light and hope with your Spirit. Open our hearts, eyes, and minds to the call of new birth and new life given to all. Thank you for coming to us. Amen.

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Moravian Magazine


In this issue: Christian Education, Discerning Mission at FIT First, Movement for Peace Moravian, and more!


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. 


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