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Annie B. Mission: Raising funds for a speech therapist at Star Mountain

Annie B Mission Team“The Annie B. Mission is all about love. We seek to follow God’s calling through service and ministry.”During Young Adult Convo 2010-2011, 50 college students of the Moravian Church had the opportunity to visit Star Mountain Rehabilitation Center in Ramallah, West Bank. They toured the facility, met the students there and spoke with Ghada and other staff. (see the accompanying stories for more on Star Mountain.)

The hearts of four participants — Ashley Green, Diana Green, Matthew Green and Elizabeth Alexander — were touched by what they had seen and heard, and they wanted to support and bring awareness to the ministry done by the center. At the same time, Steve Green, a member of New Philadelphia Moravian Church, was searching for a way to honor his wife, who passed away in September 2010. The four participants joined forces with Steve and formed “The Annie B. Mission.”

They have teamed up with Bill Ray, Moravian and photojournalist, for their current project of funding a speech therapist for Star Mountain for four years. In December, a covenant agreement was signed between the Board of World Mission and the Annie B. Mission. Donations to the Annie B. Mission can be made to the Board of World Mission, PO Box 1245, Bethlehem, PA 18016 (be sure to put “Annie B. Mission” in the check’s subject line).

Visit and our Facebook page for more information on the project and how to be a part of this important effort. ν


From the March 2012 Moravian Magazine

Moravian Daily Texts


Friday, July 20 — Psalm 88:1–5
Deuteronomy 29:22–31:8; Luke 10:17–24

I will bring them through the fire, will refine them as silver is refined, and test them as gold is tested. They will call on My name, and I will answer them. Zechariah 13:9 (NKJV)

Paul wrote: We also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope. Romans 5:3–4

God, sometimes life feels too difficult to bear and we cannot feel you with us. Help us to be more aware of your presence even in the most challenging situations, and strengthen us to face the day. Amen.

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