The history of the Moravian Church is full of remarkable women who led the way for thousands of people towards faith. Zinzendorf’s wife, Erdmuthe, oversaw the fiscal health of the 18th century German congregation. His second wife, Anna Nitschmann, was crucial for the founding of the Moravian Church in North America. Eva and Martha […]
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Beth Hayes, Director of Congregational Resources & Ministries
As we work to help Moravians live out their faith in an ever-changing and complex world, we realize that we don’t have all the answers. But part of our job is to connect you to helpful organizations, programs, and resources beyond the BCM. We hope these resources prove meaningful for you! From Hus to Us […]
The BCM developed this RCC Toolkit in response to questions and informational requests from RCC members. Here are a variety of resources that might be helpful to RCC leaders and representatives:
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The Board of Cooperative Ministries supports the important work of Sunnyside Ministry through a large financial contribution to their operating budget.
“We believe in the one God who has created the land and sea and heavens and all that is in them; who established a world that was good; who gives to us the task of watchful, and responsible care over it; who is certainty and truth.” -Moravian Book of Worship
The Friends of Moravian Prison Ministry is an independent ministry support group with the Moravian Church Southern Province that seeks to:
The Salisbury Road Regional Conference of Churches hosted the 2013 Moravian Latino Ministries Conference in the Charlotte area. This gathering of brothers and sisters encouraged and affirmed our mission to reach out to those of many varied cultures in love and friendship.
Senior Friends Advisory Council
The Senior Friends Advisory Council connects members of congregational senior friends groups with each other, enabling them to share their passion for the Christian life in all aspects of living.
The 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.
The Moravian Leadership Network joins and strengthens current and emerging leaders in the Moravian Church, Southern Province through experiential, group-oriented learning. The goal is to broaden and deepen the pool of Moravian leaders, people who will dedicate themselves to accomplishing worthwhile goals with a sense of vision, purpose, excitement and common good, creating a future of greater possibilities.
“Parents therefore will not fully perform their duty if they merely teach their children to eat, to drink, to walk about, to talk, and to be adorned with clothing. . . the first care therefore ought to be of the soul…”
John Amos Comenius
The School of Infancy, written 1633
For 2013, we unveil The Comenius Learning Series, which will provide opportunities for all Moravians to think, learn, and grow. The new name recognizes the profound influence of John Amos Comenius, a Czech philosopher and educator considered the father of modern education, who was also a Moravian bishop of the ancient Unity.
Where is God calling you? If you feel the call to Provincial service, be it helping in our Resource Center, writing blog posts or special curriculum, assisting with special events, or serving on one of our many teams and task forces doing the work of ministry, please let us know!
Members of the BCM are organized into the following Ministry Teams:
- Advocacy & Mission
- Communications & Outreach
- Education & Spiritual Formation
- Leadership Development & Support
The Board of Cooperative Ministries is made up of one (1) member appointed by each of the 12 Regional Conference of Churches and one (1) member appointed by the PEC for each Regional Conference of Churches representative, for a total of 25 members, including the President of the Provincial Elders’ Conference, who serves ex officio.
The 2009 Southern Province Synod created BCM, and charged it to provide support to congregations and Regional Conferences of Churches in order to develop and maintain a high level of health and growth.