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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Sunnyside Ministry

Sunnyside 001The Board of Cooperative Ministries supports the important work of Sunnyside Ministry through a large financial contribution to their operating budget.

Visit Sunnyside’s website to find out more about their work and see how you can help as they serve residents of South Central Forsyth and Northern Davidson counties facing emergency situations caused by financial crises. You can read their report to the 2014 Synod here.

 

 

Sunnyside News

 

Meet Sunnyside’s New Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of David Holston as Executive Director of Sunnyside Ministry, beginning in mid-June of 2015. David has over five years of experience creating, building, and overseeing crisis ministry programs. His has been employed at Rowan Helping Ministries in Salisbury as Director of Shelter Services as well as VA Case Manager, where his duties included staff supervision, grant writing, volunteer coordination, and community relations. David has a passion for crisis ministry and a particular understanding of working with special populations and those who are marginalized. David lives in Lexington and is a lifelong member of Home Moravian Church, where he teaches Sunday School and serves as an usher. The board and staff of Sunnyside Ministry welcome David and are eager to work with him in their mission to express the love of Christ by providing families short-term emergency assistance for life’s basic needs.

 

Tommy Cole To Retire

Tommy Cole, Director of Sunnyside Ministry since August of 2007, has requested and been given permission to retire from this appointment, effective June 30, 2015. During Tommy’s time as Director, Sunnyside Ministry has grown. Over 200 volunteers from 60 area churches provide nearly $2 million in crisis assistance, primarily for those on the south side of Winston-Salem, NC. In 2010 and 2011, the facilities were completely renovated to more effectively serve neighbors in need.

The Sunnyside Program Board and the Board of Cooperative Ministries will conduct a search process for a new director in the coming months. We give thanks to God for Tommy’s ministry, and invite your prayers for him, for his family, and for the staff, volunteers, and people served by Sunnyside. Read more about Tommy’s legacy in the March 2015 Moravian Magazine.
-The Rev. David Guthrie, Provincial Elders Conference

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Moravian Daily Texts

04/29/2017

Friday, April 28 — Psalm 55:16–19

Job 34:1–28; 1 Corinthians 7:25–40

Blessed be God who has sent his angel and delivered his servants who trusted in him. Daniel 3:28

Suddenly an angel of the Lord appeared and a light shone in the cell. He tapped Peter on the side and woke him, saying, “Get up quickly.” And the chains fell off his wrists. Acts 12:7

Release us this day from those things that imprison us from growing closer to you, O God. May we always seek the shining light of our Lord and Savior to help brighten our lives. Amen.

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