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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Regional Youth Council

RYC group picture - Sept  2013The Regional Youth Council (RYC) brings together youth from our Moravian congregations to plan provincial events, develop themes and programs for summer camp, and enjoy times of worship, fellowship and fun.

Each church in our province has the opportunity to have some of its Senior Highs serve as representatives. The purpose of the RYC is to be a “connector” between Moravian youth and youth groups, doing whatever it can to promote unity and friendship among Moravian youth as they live and grow as followers of Christ. If your church is not currently represented, contact Doug Rights, Director of Youth, College and Young Adult Ministries, or our current RYC President, Chris Underdal.


2013-2014 RYC Executive Committee 

Chris Underdal (New Philadelphia), President
Abby Seibert (Home), Vice-President
Hannah Stewart (Clemmons)
Kassidy Thames (Friedland)
Ben Lamb (Fries)
Shane Sullivan (Konnoak Hills)

Congregational Representatives

Katie Irwin (Ardmore)
Peter Regalado (Bethabara)
Merritt Artim (Bethania)
Erin Craddock (Bethania)
Spencer Cox (Calvary)
John Peddycord (Calvary)
Alexis McKarn (Christ)
Sarah Pace (Christ)
Colin Shronts (Clemmons)
Maddie Beardsley (First Moravian – NC)
Ian Hrdlicka (First Moravian – NC)
Rebekah Wofford (First Moravian – NC)
J.P. Chamblee (First Moravian – GA)
Anna Faircloth (Friedberg)
Sarah Fishel (Friedberg)
Kathleen Sawtelle (Friedland)
Abbey Vinson (Friedland)
Meredith Jessup (Fries Memorial)
Savannah Fulp (Fulp)
Frankie Lintner (Fulp)
Laura Reich (Good Shepherd)
Randy Simmons (Grace)
Hannah Ross (Home)
Ella Shepherd (Home)
Meredith Wilson (Kernersville)
Shannon Anderson (King)
Erica Pratt (King)
Morgan Pegram (Konnoak Hills)
Beka Strausser (Konnoak Hills)
Sarah Fox (Mayodan)
Matthew Kennedy (Messiah)
Nicholas Kennedy (Messiah)
Sydney Sutcliffe (New Philadelphia)
Andrew Underdal (New Philadelphia)
Bethany Brown (Olivet)
Emily Myers (Olivet)
Jamie Moore (Peace)
Grant Morgan (Peace)
Abbey Nodine (Peace)
Cody Hutchens (Providence)
Phillip Hutchens (Providence)
Rebecca Smith (Raleigh)
Jalyn Mills (St. Phillips)
Kouri Peoples (St. Phillips)
Olivia Goodman (Trinity)
Ryan Myers (Trinity)
Corey Shouse (Trinity)
Tot Noel (Union Cross)

Adult Advisors

Zach Dease (Mayodan)
Cat Long (Come and Worship)
John G. Rights (New Philadelphia)
Doug Rights

RYC Cookout picture - Jude BenedictionRYC Meeting - Sept  2013 devotions web











RYC Documents

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Moravian Daily Texts


Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the Week — Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. Psalm 96:2

Sunday, October 22 — Isaiah 45:1–7; Psalm 96:1–9,(10–13)
1 Thessalonians 1:1–10; Matthew 22:15–22

Now begin the work, and the Lord be with you. 
1 Chronicles 22:16

Simon answered, “Master, we have worked all night long but have caught nothing. Yet if you say so, I will let down the nets.” Luke 5:5

Loving Father, we put our trust and confidence in you knowing that you have our best interest at heart. We know that whatever we do and wherever we go, we can depend on you. With grateful hearts we will follow your commands. Bless us with your knowledge and power we pray. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

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