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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Official Provincial Elders News, May 2014

Moravian Music Sunday, May 18, 2014

The fifth Sunday of Easter, May 18, 2014, has been designated as Moravian Music Sunday. The purpose of this observance is to help all congregations become more familiar with our rich heritage of Moravian music. Music is an expression of faith, and thus continuing creativity is to be encouraged.


Prayer Day for Star Mountain and Middle East Peace, May 18, 2014

The Provincial Elders’ Conferences of both the Northern and Southern Provinces have designated Sunday, May 18, 2014 as the Prayer Day for Star Mountain and Middle East Peace. The Moravian work at Star Mountain began as a home for lepers in 1867. The work continues today with people with mental and physical disabilities. At the Synod of 2006, both provinces became members of Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP). The Rev. Dr. Robert Sawyer represents both provinces on CMEP. Star Mountain is located near Ramallah, in an area of great tension in the Middle East. The presence of the Moravian work there bears witness to God’s peace in the midst of violence. Congregations are encouraged to make use of resources found on the provincial website and sent to them via email. Please note: this prayer day is scheduled for this year only.
Elizabeth D. Miller
Provincial Elders’ Conference

Moravian Daily Texts

05/28/2017

Ascension Sunday
Seventh Sunday of Easter

Watchword for the Week — Cast all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7

Sunday, May 28 — Acts 1:6–14; Psalm 68:1–10,32–35

1 Peter 4:12–14,5:6–11; John 17:1–11

Lord, you do see! Indeed you note trouble and grief, that you may take it into your hands. Psalm 10:14

Jesus welcomed them, and spoke to them about the kingdom of God, and healed those who needed to be cured. Luke 9:11

Direct us, O God. In our joy, lead us to service. In our sorrow, lead us to healing. Amen.

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