Moravian Magazine Back Issues: 2011

December 2011

In this month’s issue: A new look for the Moravian Seminary; history of Moravian stars and beeswax candles; spiritual formation; and more!

  • Moravian Theological Seminar celebrates campaign completion with Bahnson Center rededication
  • First native woman ordained in Newfoundland-Labrador
  • 250 years of Moravian Christmas candles in America
  • Who invented the Moravian Star?
  • Northern Province begins restructure effort
  • Spiritual Formation: A journey more vast and awesome than the mind can fully know
  • Task force to coordinate youth ministry in Northern Province
  • Unity Mission and Development Board Meeting charts path for mission growth
  • “It Is Finished” Antioch Servant shares insights on Nepal
  • Mission Festival brings together RCC churches
  • Building one another up in love
  • Ponderings: Making Christmas City everywhere
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News
  • 2011 Index of The Moravian

November 2011

In this month’s issue, read about the Moravian Festival in Winston-Salem, mission efforts in Peru, Moravian music and traditions, The Hinge and more!

  • Winston-Salem Moravian Festival shares faith, culture and fun
  • The Hinge offers doorway into Moravian issues
  • Berea Moravian thanks its organist…for 70 years!
  • 2011 Midwest Music Fest— A remembrance
  • Bringing the Moravian Church to Peru
  • Discipleship Conference helps assess “personal walk with God”
  • “Does Jesus work here?” Home Moravian’s Candle Tea
  • Visiting the true meaning of Christmas at Mizpah’s Live Nativity
  • Statistics of the Moravian Church in U.S. and Canada
  • Ponderings: Seeing and sharing what’s happening
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News

October 2011

This month’s issue: Bishops meet for discussion and prayer; Stewardship for adults and children; Antioch Servants learn while helping; and more!

  • Moravian Bishops gather for prayer and discussion
  • A Pastoral Letter from the Bishops of the Northern and Southern Provinces
  • The importance of the Bible
  • Stewardship and our democracy
  • MMFA program offers stewardship expertise to North American churches
  • Teaching kids stewardship
  • Conference on Environmental Stewardship highlights care for God’s world
  • Lititz Moravian celebrates with mortgage-burning Lovefeast
  • Antioch Servants learn while helping in far-off places
  • Thoughts on living into our full communion relationships
  • Ponderings: Celebrating a Cup of Covenant with co-workers and officemates
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News

September 2011

In this issue: Moravian Women meet from around the world, Moravian music in Labrador, Eastern District Conference and more!

  • Moravian Women stepping out of the boat: Reflections of the 11th Moravian Women’s Conference
  • Moravian Unity establishes resource to address women’s issues
  • One-One connections help Moravian Open Door residents regain independence
  • Moravians meet to reflect, renew and respond at Eastern District Conference
  • Celebrating the Moravian Music of the Labrador Inuit
  • Palmer Moravian Mission Camp teaches valuable lessons in community service
  • Heimtal greets growing neighborhood with community cookout
  • Inaugural Moravian Festival to offer “family fun, Moravian style”
  • CROSSROADS…the intersection of your life and God’s mission
  • Ponderings: Seeing the veranda in our picnic table
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News
  • Obituaries

July/August 2011

This month’s issue features the graduating class of Moravian Theological Seminary, congregation and mission successes, a letter from the Northern and Southern Province PECs and much more!

  • Moravian Theological Seminary concludes academic year
  • Zinzendorf descendant graduates from Moravian College
  • Making a “Pipe Dream” come true
  • Capital campaign aims to help “Feed My Sheep”
  • Looking for God on a Gulf Coast mission
  • Eastern District Retreat offers silence and reflection
  • Northern Province launches clergy assistance fund
  • The Ground of the Unity
  • A Message to the Moravian Church in America
  • Online destination offers guide for ministers and leaders
  • Ponderings: A year’s worth of prayers in two days
  • Obituaries
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News

June 2011

In the June issue of The Moravian, we feature stories from Moravians in the British Province, cover the Adamson Innovation Forum, learn about Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Daily Texts, and more!

  • Moravians gather to discuss congregational giving
  • The Moravian Church from a British perspective—four Moravians from the British Province share their Moravian stories
  • Storm takes West Salem’s steeple; congregation vows to rebuild
  • Building a gateway to God’s Acre in Raleigh’s historic heart
  • A Chrism Mass makes full-communion history
  • Bishop Couch joins ecumenical partners for bishop’s installation
  • Judy Ganz named executive director, Board of World Mission
  • Archives hosts Moravian Women Exhibit
  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Moravian Daily Texts
  • Ponderings: What a difference a year makes!
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News

May 2011

In this month’s issue of The Moravian, we visit with church camps, share stories of Moravian church organs, discuss the stigma of HIV/AIDS and more!

  • Moravian Church camps: Faith, nurture and fun for Summer 2011
  • Gearing up for summer at Laurel Ridge
  • Summer at Mt. Morris offers fun for middle-schoolers & more
  • A time of transition at Camp Hope
  • Exciting things are happening at Camp Van Es
  • Singing a (new) Moravian song!
  • For Ebenezer organist, playing and practicing is “the best medicine”
  • An “organ transplant” gives music to congregation
  • Nothing wasted, nothing lost
  • Bagging up the joy: Mission from Ohio helps flood abatement in North Dakota
  • Are we winning the battle against HIV/AIDS?
  • G-MOM celebrates the graduation of Liberian student William Gibson
  • Northern Province names task force to study human sexuality
  • Ponderings: Don’t hurry through the seasons
  • Obituaries
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News

April 2011

The April issue of The Moravian Magazine features the Moravian-Episcopal Full Communion celebration, Mississippi Mission stories, news from our congregations and more!

  • Celebrating Full Communion
  • An historic occasion that looks to the future
  • Five years later, mission work continues on Gulf Coast
  • Mission helps participants, too
  • Experience educates idea of “mission”
  • Mission trip renews faith and life of displaced couple
  • Unity archivists gather to chart “future of our history”
  • A Moravian Music Weekend at Laurel Ridge
  • Learning about God and money
  • Multitude of Sins: an essay from “Hoping for Spring”
  • Effort brings comfort to frightened children
  • Students’ Sunday School projects crafted to last a lifetime
  • Trail Trek for Laurel Ridge
  • Ponderings: Of style, substance and relevance
  • An Invitation from the Moravian Magazine
  • Obituaries/Official Provincial Elders’ News

March 2011

In our March 2011 issue, we feature the Young Adult Convo to the Holy Land, an exciting find at the Moravian Archives, big results from a small congregation in Fargo, N.D., and more!

  • An eye-opening visit to the Holy Land
  • “Common Prayer” authors celebrate with Anthony’s Plot
  • Craig Atwood receives Archie K. Davis Award for History
  • Zinzendorf’s personal Bible discovered
  • Moravian 554 Cruise heads for Land of the Midnight Sun
  • Laurel Ridge to host Second Conference on Environmental Stewardship in April
  • A small congregation makes a big difference in Fargo
  • M3 brings youth service to church communities
  • Board of Cooperative Ministries begins work of 2010 Synod
  • Ponderings: Footprints in the snow
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News
  • Obituaries

January/February 2011

In this issue, Moravians visit Nepal and the Caribbean, celebrating the consecration of a Moravian bishop, rally with Moravian Youth in New Jersey, and more!

  • Moravian Youth Celebrate Jesus at 2010 Rally in New Jersey
  • Adopt A Village after five years
  • Nepali Mission Outreach team visits “the top of the world”
  • A visit with the President
  • National Council of Churches addresses interfaith dialog at Centennial General Assembly
  • Israel and Palestine: Hope in the Land of Promise
  • Cruise-goers receive warm welcome from Moravians in Caribbean
  • The Rev. J. Christian Giesler consecrated as Bishop of the Moravian Unity
  • Outreach effort brings “esperanza” to Latino/Hispanic community
  • Renovations brighten Sunnyside’s service to the community
  • Ponderings: Looking for the warmth and brightness
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News
  • Obituary