Moravian Church in North America

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North: Bethlehem, Pa.
South: Winston-Salem, N.C.

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OFFICIAL PROVINCIAL ELDERS’ NEWS

Prayer Day for Christian Education, September 13, 2015

The second Sunday in September is designated as a day of prayer for Christian education. The nurture of Christians of all ages in their faith is the responsibility of each congregation. Pray for your congregation’s Christian education program and for the personal growth in faith of each member.

 

NORTHERN PROVINCE

Prayer Day for Public Education August 30, 2015

Congregations of the Northern Province are asked to observe Public Education Awareness Day on the last Sunday in August. Prepared liturgies, intercessory prayers for students and all who teach in and administer public schools and sermons at worship may call attention to our responsibility for public education and seek the blessing of God upon these endeavors.

Prayer Day for Church Development, September 20, 2015

The third Sunday in September is the prayer day for church development in the Northern Province. Pray for the new congregations established in our province in recent years as they develop their unity and mission. Support the ongoing development of these new ministries. Pray also for those congregations in the redevelopment process.

Prayer Day for the Church’s Ministry to Older Adults, September 27, 2015

The 2002 Synod reaffirmed the fourth Sunday in September as a time to recognize older generations and to pray for our mutual ministry. Each congregation can make ministry to and with older generations in their midst a special cause for prayer.

 

Ordination

Brother Garritt Fleming, a May graduate of Moravian Theological Seminary, was ordained a deacon of the Moravian Church on August 1, 2015. Bishop Douglas H. Kleintop officiated at the service, which was held at Palmer Township Community Moravian Church, Easton, Pa.

 

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Sister Janel Rice, who has been serving on the pastoral team at Central Moravian Church, Bethlehem, Pa., has accepted the call to serve as pastor for Calvary Moravian Church, Allentown, Pa. Sister Rice will be installed into her new work September 20, 2015.

 

Appleton, Wisconsin

Brother Garritt Fleming has accepted the call to serve as pastor for Freedom Moravian Church, Appleton, Wis. Brother Fleming will be installed August 30, 2015.

Elizabeth D. Miller
 Provincial Elders’ Conference

 

From the July/August 2015 Moravian Magazine

Moravian Daily Texts

12/14/2017

Thursday, December 14 — Psalm 143:1–6
Micah 6,7; Revelation 13:11–14:5

The Lord God called to the man, and said to him, “Where are you?” He said, “I heard the sound of you in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked.” Genesis 3:9–10

Paul wrote: And because you are children, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!” Galatians 4:6–7

God of the garden, you have placed us in your natural world. May we enjoy your creation and be good stewards of it. Call us as your beloved children and make us obedient to your will. Amen.

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