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Moravian Magazine April 2015

On the cover: Blooming trees herald the promise and wonder of Spring. Photo by Mike Riess

The 2014 Board of World Mission Annual Report (note: This is included in the view above, too.)


From the April 2015 Moravian Magazine

Addressing the need for trained leaders in Alaska

Leaders at the 2015 Alaska Synod pray during a service commemorating the building of new facilities.For years, provincial leaders in Alaska struggled with a lack of trained congregational leadership and dreamed about a multi-purpose building that would address the many needs of the Alaska Province. In January, that dream came closer to reality when the Province dedicated and blessed the land for the new Provincial building project. As wind chills […]


Minnesota Moravians making a difference in the Twin Cities

042015minnesotagroupThe Twin Cities Metro is Minnesota’s largest urban area, covering St. Paul, Minneapolis and their outlying suburbs, with over 3 million people living in the seven metropolitan counties. By my rough estimate, only 0.0209 percent of these folks are members of the four Moravian congregations of the Metro Area. This represents a small handful of […]


Excitement builds for June’s International Moravian Women’s Conference

042015womens1Just as the popular song states, “Lord, the light of your love is shining/ in the midst of the darkness, shining,/ Jesus, Light of the world, shine upon us…” Jesus, the true Light, has been shining and leading the preparations of the 2015 International Moravian Women’s Conference every step of the way. The conference will […]


Moravian Covenant for Christian Living Part III

042015doctrineimageIn 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 […]


Unity Committee on Theology meets to study church and doctrine

042015ucot1In February, a team of Moravians from around the world gathered in Florida to address the role of the worldwide Unitas Fratrum. Established by the 2009 Unity Synod in London, The Unity Committee on Theology (UCOT) serves the Unity Board in the years between synods. The Committee includes two members from each of the four […]


Ponderings: A front-row seat to Moravians in Mission

Given our heritage (and current emphasis) on being a missional church, it is rare that an issue of The Moravian Magazine doesn’t contain an article about Moravians in mission. But for the past several years, the April issue of the Moravian Magazine has offered an even more concentrated and in-depth look at the work Moravians […]


Moravian Daily Texts


Friday, February 23 — Psalm 30:1–5
Exodus 1:1–2:10; Matthew 18:15–35

This poor soul cried, and was heard by the Lord, and was saved from every trouble. Psalm 34:6

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Matthew 5:4

Lord, may we forgive those who wrong us just as you forgive us. Let your love break through our grief and sorrow to heal us, so that our hearts may not become cold. O God, to you we pray. Amen.

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