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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June 2015

Moravian Covenant for Christian Living: Worship and Holy Communion

In our January issue of the Moravian Magazine, we introduced a new regular feature, “Studying Moravian Doctrine.” Following the outline established by Jesus Still Lead On, An Introduction to Moravian Belief, we will cover different aspects of two central documents outlining Moravian doctrine and belief each month. In 2015, we are working through the Moravian […]

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Who Is Jan Hus to today’s Czechs?

If you have ever traveled to the historic city of Prague in the Czech Republic, you likely walked through the prominent part of town called Old Town Square and saw the large statue of Jan Hus. The first time I saw that impressive statue, I was astounded that such a monument was there. And when […]

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“A Storm in the Land”: Southern Moravians in the Civil War

One hundred and fifty years ago this year, the American Civil War—the bloodiest chapter in the country’s history—came to a close. From 1861–1865, somewhere between 620,000 and 750,000 soldiers perished in battle or from disease or starvation. It tore the Union apart, pitting American against American in one of the United States’ darkest hours. There […]

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Two young Moravians find their voices at Christian Citizenship Seminar

Jarea Lynch from Esperanza for Bethlehem and Kim Rodgers from Vanderbuilt Church in Staten Island found their voices serving as representatives to the Church of the Brethren Christian Citizenship Seminar this spring. The Christian Citizenship Seminar provides high school-aged students the chance to explore the relationship between faith and a particular political issue and then […]

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Country’s oldest bookshop to open a second location

The Moravian Bookshop, considered the oldest continuously operating book store in the U.S., announced it would be doing something new: opening a second location. This September, shoppers in downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania will be able to buy books and gifts at a new 3,800-square-foot Moravian Book Shop location on the first floor of Two City Center, […]

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Moravian Daily Texts


Thursday, March 22 — Psalm 38:1–8
Exodus 28:15–43; Matthew 25:31–46

The Lord God has opened my ear; and I was not disobedient. Nor did I turn back. Isaiah 50:5 (NASB)

Jesus said, “Whoever serves me must follow me, and where I am, there will my servant be also.” John 12:26

Great Shepherd, we seek to follow you. But how does a nation follow you? To follow you is counter to the culture of this world. Provide energy and nerve to live as love and light where little is focused on you. Amen.

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