Tag Archives: Eastern

Bethlehem group helps shelter homeless during harsh winter months

During the cold harshness of this past winter, a group of Moravians in the Bethlehem area helped shelter the homeless at night. Through a growing partnership with area churches of other denominations, Bethlehem Emergency Sheltering, Inc. (BES) provided more than just a warm place to sleep. The seeds for BES were sown in January of […]

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Camp Hope readies busy season of fun and faith

Hope Conference & Renewal Center, an outdoor ministry of the Eastern District, is preparing for hundreds of campers and staff members. The summer season will be filled with swimming in the pool, boating on the lake, meeting new friends, laughing at campfires, worshiping by the lake or on the hill and much more. Overlooking Little […]

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Helping Camp Hope by selling and stitching

Camps need a lot of assistance and support, especially from volunteers. In the case of Hope Conference & Renewal Center, some volunteers serve as counselors or nurses. Some paint doors and repair roofs. Some make quilts and sell Avon. Selling Avon for Camp Louise Snyder, a member of East Hills Moravian Church in Bethlehem, Pa., […]

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District Developments • May 2015

Newsletter of the Moravian Church Eastern District • The Rev. David Bennett, president   “Many Smiles and Joyful Tears…” It didn’t just happen….it took a couple of years to get up the nerve just to do it. A phrase that at first was simply words began to take on new meaning as time after time […]

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Youth and Young Adult Retreats: “It’s all about the relationships and being accepted for who I am.”

Moravian youth and young adults celebrate their relationships with each other and with the Lord as they gather each year for the Mid-States Fall Retreat and the Eastern District Eastern Region Winter Retreat. The weekends offer youth a chance to share powerful worship, relevant Biblical messages, games, group challenges and their own faith stories as […]

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District Developments

January 2015 The Newsletter of the Eastern District Moravian Church  David E. Bennett, President They Are Getting Closer! I continually get inquiries regarding the development of the relocation and new ministry of Lancaster Moravian Church. With the new year now upon us, I am therefore happy to report that the church offices of The Moravian […]

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District Developments, December 2014

December 2014 The Newsletter of the Eastern District David E. Bennett, President OUR CHURCH FAMILY: “The most important part of our visit…” “On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold and […]

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Moravian Youth “Give their all and stand tall” at 2014 Youth Rally

In what has become an anticipated annual tradition, youth and youth leaders from more than a dozen Eastern District churches came together for a weekend of fun, music, worship and fellowship at the 2014 Youth Rally. This year’s Moravian Youth Council Youth Ministries Weekend, themed “Giving My All and Standing Tall,” included youth teams from […]

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Lancaster Moravian— selling the church to enhance its ministry

In many cases, we don’t pull out of the driveway until we have seen the exact route on our GPS, know what turns to make when and know exactly what time we will arrive at our destination. The very thought of launching off into the largely unknown seems a little nutty these days; yet, believe […]

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