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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Obituary: The Rt. Rev. Warren A. Sautebin

He was united in marriage to Alice Schultz on September 15, 1945 at the Lake Mills Moravian Church, Lake Mills, Wis. Together they served pastorates in Wisconsin (Sister Bay, Wisconsin Rapids, Sturgeon Bay, and Green Bay-West Side). He further served the Moravian Church Northern Province as a member of the Western District Executive Board (1966-1978) and president of the Western District Executive Board and vice-president of the Provincial Elders’ Conference (1978-1986). He retired September 15, 1986. In 1993 he received the 20th annual John Hus Alumni Award from Moravian Theological Seminary.

His wife, Alice; sons, David and Bruce; daughters, Carol and Anne; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren survive Brother Sautebin.

A memorial service was held May 4, 2012 at Sturgeon Bay Moravian Church, Sturgeon Bay, Wis. with the Rev. Dr. Matthew Knapp and the Rev. E. Reeder Herrick officiating. Burial was in the Sister Bay Moravian Cemetery.

Moravian Daily Texts


Saturday, March 24 — Psalm 38:17–22
Exodus 29:31–30:16; Matthew 26:14–30

The eyes of the Lord range throughout the entire earth, to strengthen those whose heart is true to him. 2 Chronicles 16:9

And a woman, having learned that Jesus was eating in the Pharisee’s house, brought an alabaster jar of ointment. She stood behind him at his feet, weeping, and began to bathe his feet with her tears and to dry them with her hair. Then she continued kissing his feet and anointing them with the ointment. Luke 7:37–38

Friend of sinners, thank you for the gift of grace. Cause us to see more clearly the design you have for us to share this grace with all people—including are neighbors and friends. Grant new opportunities today to share and listen for your love. Amen.

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