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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Easter Morning Liturgy

Easter morning is an especially wondrous time at Moravian churches across the Northern and Southern Provinces. For many, Easter morning means greeting the rising sun in a God’s Acre or sanctuary with a service that speaks to the core of Moravian belief.

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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

April 19, 2015

Third Sunday of Easter

 

Watchword for the Week — 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

 

Sunday, April 19 — Acts 3:12–19; Psalm 4
1 John 3:1–7; Luke 24:36b–48

 

His dominion shall be from sea to sea, and to the ends of the earth. Zechariah 9:10

 

God gave Christ Jesus the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bend, in heaven and on earth and under the earth. Philippians 2:9–10

 

Gentle Jesus, come alive in us this day, and strengthen us as you make beauty from our weakness. Amen.

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Moravian Magazine


April2015smallcoverApril 2015

In this issue: Minnesota Moravians, building in Alaska, Unity Committee on Theology, plus the Board of World Mission 2014 Annual Report and more!


Upcoming Events

June 25-28, 2015

12th Moravian Women's Conference, North East, Maryland

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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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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