Moravian Church in North America

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Moravian Church in North America
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South: Winston-Salem, N.C.

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The 12th Moravian Women’s Conference

In June 2011, more than 400 Moravian women from around the globe gathered in Concord, N.C. for the 11th Moravian Women’s Conference. Over the course of three days, the conference challenged attendees to step out of their comfort zones and be the hands and feet of Christ in our communities, churches, provinces and world. The theme, “Stepping Out of the Boat,” based on Matthew 14:29, provided inspiration for worship, music, prayer, fellowship and education.

WalkingInLight FINIn 2015, we’ll explore what happens after we step out of the boat. What does our journey look like? From where can we draw inspiration and strength? Who were the Moravian women who came before us and how did they walk? How do we overcome challenges, resistance and adversity as we walk in this ever-changing, complicated world? We invite all Moravian women to the shores of the magnificent Chesapeake Bay as we explore what it means to Walk in the Light today.

The 12th Moravian Women’s Conference will be held June 25-28, 2015 at Sandy Cove Conference Center in North East, Md. Sandy Cove is a Christian camp & conference center that provides a beautiful, tranquil and engaging setting for hundreds of programs and events each year. Sandy Cove’s 220-acre retreat center is located minutes from I-95 between Philadelphia and Baltimore in North East, Maryland on the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay. Readÿabout Sandy Cove and its ministries:

Conference Background

Every four years, the Interprovincial Women’s Board hosts a three-day conference for Moravian women across North America and other parts of the world. The conference offers time for attendees to relax their bodies, refresh their spirits and renew their minds. Meaningful worship and engaging speakers challenge, inspire and call us to action on God’s behalf. Participants attend workshops on topics of interest and enjoy fellowship, quiet time, recreation and even sight-seeing. Moravian women leave the quadrennial conference with a renewed commitment to serve God, each other and the world.

Fast Facts on the 12th Moravian Women’s Conference

Dates:                   June 25-28, 2015
Location:               Sandy Cove Conference Center | North East, MD
Registration:          $485/per person (early bird special beginning January 6, 2014)
$550/per person (regular registration beginning January 7, 2015)

For More Information:
Email:                  moravianwomen@gmail.comThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone:                 (302) 703-WALK (9255)

Ruth Cole Burcaw is executive director of the Board of Cooperative Ministries and serves on the Women’s Conference Planning Committee.


From the September 2013 Moravian Magazine

Moravian Daily Texts


Thursday, March 22 — Psalm 38:1–8
Exodus 28:15–43; Matthew 25:31–46

The Lord God has opened my ear; and I was not disobedient. Nor did I turn back. Isaiah 50:5 (NASB)

Jesus said, “Whoever serves me must follow me, and where I am, there will my servant be also.” John 12:26

Great Shepherd, we seek to follow you. But how does a nation follow you? To follow you is counter to the culture of this world. Provide energy and nerve to live as love and light where little is focused on you. Amen.

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