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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Camping and Outdoor Ministries

camptop1“Most of our learning today comes from books or such media as television. Most of us live in crowded cities. We ride on concrete streets and highways. We even worship at a fixed time on a fixed day. Because of this we have a special need to discover anew the wonder of God’s creation. We need time for reflection, for prayer, for worship. We need to open our lives to God’s call for commitment, for service. This we find in the environment of a church camp.”
— Bishop George G. Higgins, June 1962

Bishop Higgins’ words from 50 years ago still ring true today. The Moravian Church’s commitment to outdoor ministries offer an escape from the fast-paced world and unique opportunities for spiritual growth in both children and adults.

The Moravian Church in North America hosts four camp and conference centers in the U.S. and Canada.  Each of these facilities offers both summer camping experiences and year-round opportunities to renew relationships with God and grow in faith.

Church Camps
Hope Conference and Renewal Center
Hope, New Jersey
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Van-Es Camp and Conference Centre
Edmonton, Alberta
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Mt. Morris Camp and Conference Center
Wautoma, Wisconsin
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Laurel Ridge – A Moravian Church Camp, Conference, and Retreat Center
Laurel Springs, North Carolina
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Moravian Daily Texts

04/23/2017

Second Sunday of Easter

Watchword for the Week — Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. 1 Peter 1:3

Sunday, April 23 — Acts 2:14a,22–32; Psalm 16

1 Peter 1:3–9; John 20:19–31

Therefore keep the commandments of the Lord your God, by walking in his ways and by fearing him. Deuteronomy 8:6

Paul wrote: Owe no one anything, except to love one another; for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. Romans 13:8

Our great God of love, help us to share your love with others. Surround us with your love and allow us to grow and mature as disciples. In our growth may we become the people you desire us to become. Amen.

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