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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Ruth Cole Burcaw

Ruth - HorizontalRuth Cole Burcaw, Executive Director


As Executive Director, Ruth is responsible for the BCM’s achievement of its mission and purpose. She provides support for Regional Conferences as well as individual congregations and groups. Ruth coordinates programming and ministry in the following areas:
  • Board Coordination/Development
  • Strategic Planning/Coaching/Congregational Support
  • Leadership Development & Support
  • Special Events & Meeting Management (Comenius Learning Series)
  • Communications (website/publications)
  • Support for Social Concerns Groups

Ruth is a management professional with over 25 years of experience in administration, communications, and project management in the public, non-profit, and private sectors. Ruth, a native of Winston-Salem, grew up in the Moravian Church, attending Konnoak Hills, Grace, Advent, and Kernersville, while her parents, Hal and Joy Cole, served in parish ministry. Ruth and her husband, Chris, live in Lewisville, NC, where they along with their children, Jessy, Jake, and Ky, are active members of Unity Moravian Church.

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Moravian Daily Texts


Wednesday, June 20 — Psalm 78:9–16
Numbers 35:1–30; Luke 3:21–38

The Lord will open for you his rich storehouse, the heavens, to give the rain of your land in its season and to bless all your undertakings. Deuteronomy 28:12

From his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace. John 1:16

Dear Lord, we praise you for your inexhaustible, compounding grace. We pray for those in need of physical and spiritual healing. Help us to be obedient to your call, and may our lives reflect your grace this day. Amen.

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