Moravian Church in North America

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Moravian Church in North America
North: Bethlehem, Pa.
South: Winston-Salem, N.C.

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Synod elects directors, trustees for boards and agencies

One of the key components of the 2014 Southern Province Synod is the election of members to serve provincial boards and agencies. In the initial sessions, the following were elected to provincial service: 


Board of Directors, Board of World Mission

  • Donna Hurt
  • Dan Nelson

Board of Directors, Moravian Mission Society 

  • Matthew Allen
  • Scott Brent
  • Scarlett Dowdy
  • Faye Gardner
  • Bette Hollifield
  • Joe Jarvis
  • Jeff Jones
  • Tripp May
  • Dewey Mullis
  • Timothy Sapp
  • Michael Sawtelle
  • Jane Wynne

Board of Trustees, Moravian Theological Seminary

  • F. Scott Bauer
  • Heather Vacek

Board of Trustees, Salem Academy and College

  • Wayne Burkette
  • Camille McDowell
  • Chi Chi Messick
  • Mary W. Rights
  • Mary Lou Stott

Board of Trustees, Salemtowne

  • Peggy Carter
  • Don Frey
  • Deron Mabe
  • Graham Rights

Provincial Women’s Board

  • Gloria Barker
  • Oneita Dease
  • Mallie Graham
  • Evva Hanes
  • Julia Horton
  • Janet Jennings
  • Cackie Rollins
  • Susan Parker
  • Patricia Sapp
  • Becky Ward

Delegates to Unity Synod

  • John D. Rights
  • Craig Troutman

This year’s synod voting process takes on a new form with the use of an electronic voting system. Delegates are each given a hand-held device that allows them to quickly and easily enter their votes. This helpful use of technology allows the voting process to occur quickly and efficiently. Results are available immediately. Delegates were given “practice” votes in order to become comfortable with this exciting new method.

(Updated 2:55 p.m. Friday, April 4)

Moravian Daily Texts

11/19/2017

Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
Watchword for the Week — So teach us, O God, to count our days that we may gain a wise heart. Psalm 90:12

Sunday, November 19 — Zephaniah 1:7,12–18; Psalm 90:1–8,(9–11),12
1 Thessalonians 5:1–11; Matthew 25:14–30

The Lord your God has blessed you in all your undertakings. Deuteronomy 2:7

Paul wrote: So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth. 1 Corinthians 3:7

God of the harvest, you make things grow. As gardeners in this world let your spirit work through us as we tend to the growth of others so that they will become what you meant for them to be. Amen.

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