Moravian Magazine Back Issues: 2012

December 2012

In this issue: A clothing distribution helps hundreds in Staten Island; crafting for ministry; congregational milestones and much more!

  • Central Putz featured on 2012 Christmas City Seal
  • From our Staten Island churches
  • Annual clothing drive helps Staten Island residents feel blessed
  • Prayer shawl ministry spreads to ever-widening circle
  • Paraments for churches: Looking for God in other places
  • Conference attracts Moravian scholars from around the globe
  • The fog is lifting in Labrador
  • Oak Grove celebrates 125 years
  • Schoeneck Moravian: 250 years of worship and mission
  • Ponderings: Weathering the Storm
  • Obituaries
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News
  • 2012 Index of The Moravian

November 2012

In this issue: we feature 25 years of Moravian Open Door, using the Daily Texts, ministry to older adults and more!

  • Project delivers Moravian books to libraries around the globe
  • MOD celebrates 25 years of helping homeless help themselves
  • The Moravian Church in Nepal: A people of hope and newness
  • Operation Supply Train makes its first delivery
  • Episcopal Church welcomes Moravian pastor in historic example of communion
  • Celebrating the Moravian Spirit at the second Moravian Festival
  • Using the 2013 Moravian Daily Texts
  • Salemtowne: Forty years strong…and stronger
  • Marquardt Village announces renovation and redevelopment plans
  • Ponderings: That song stuck in my head
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News
  • Statistics of the Moravian Church in U.S. and Canada

October 2012

In this issue: Historic Bethabara, remembering Andy Griffith, visiting the Board of Coorperative Ministries and more!

  • Historic Moravian palisade in North Carolina in need of protection
  • Ephraim Moravian proves an “old dog can learn new tricks:
  • Covenant Moravian Church focuses on communicating
  • Remembering the Moravian roots of a television legend
  • Scouting and the Moravian Church
  • The Order of David Zeisberger
  • Building, Connecting, Mobilizing
  • In appreciation for a generation of leadership
  • Connecting with Moravian youth at Convo 2013
  • Evangelism to the Sukuma
  • Ponderings: An Intern’s Story: How I spent my summer vacation
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News

September 2012

In this issue we feature the Eastern District Synod of 2012, Moravian Music, milestone celebrations, Congregational outreach and more!

  • Eastern District Synod stimulates and strengthens the work of the Lord
  • Eastern District elects executive board for next four years
  • A school helps a church “be the church” Monday through Friday
  • Learning for a Lifetime: The Comenius Forum at Central Moravian Church
  • A Century of Service: Trinity Moravian Church turns 100
  • Dr. Nola Reed Knouse: Helping to keep Moravian music alive and well
  • Renovations preserve link to missionary past
  • Erwin Boettcher: Celebrating 60 years of ordination
  • Moravian Theological Seminary awards Wayne Burkette in the 2012 John Hus Award
  • The Moravians in Mississippi: Seven years of service to repair Katrina’s damage
  • The recharging power of salt water and Synods
  • Upcoming Events: Fall events offer a wealth of Moravian culture and heritage
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News
  • Obituaries

July/August 2012

In this issue we feature the commencement at Moravian Theological Seminary, the Southern Province Intersynodal Gathering, the Canadian District Synod, and more!

  • Moravian Theological Seminary concludes 205th academic year
  • Intersynodal Gathering: Moving Forward Together
  • Open the eyes of our heart, Lord: impressions of the Intersynodal Gathering
  • We Gathered Together: impressions of the Intersynodal Gathering
  • Canadian District finds God speaking in newness, faithfulness and oneness
  • Synod elects Board of Elders for Canadian District
  • Clean Water Project brings new wells to Nicaragua
  • A new airplane hangar for Alas de Socorrro
  • First Moravian celebrates music director’s 50 years
  • Bethlehem to host 24th Moravian Music Festival in July 2013
  • IBOC introduces enhanced Moravian Church in North America web site
  • Ponderings: Welcoming Jodi Bortz
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News
  • Obituary: Mrs. Clement E. Semper

June 2012

In this issue we feature the Western District Synod, Guidelines for Biblical Interpretation, the third annual Environmental Stewardship Conference and more!

  • Guided by Ephesians, building up the body of Christ
  • Western District Synod elects new executive board
  • Moravian Open Door launches breakfast program
  • Faith & Order Commission presents Guiding Principles of Biblical Interpretation
  • Environmental Stewardship Conference shares need to care for nature
  • Spiritual Life Retreat brings peace, fellowship for Southern Provincial Women
  • Bringing the 2013 Moravian Daily Texts into the digital realm
  • Ponderings: Travel offers wonders and blessings
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News
  • Obituary: The Rt. Rev. Warren A. Sautebin

May 2012

In this issue: Moravian Camping Minstry; Latino Ministries Conference addresses expanding minstry; A Moravian and Muslim answer an Imam’s request; and more!

  • Spiritual growth in the great outdoors
  • Hope Center: Memories are made here
  • Laurel Ridge invites campers to spend time on the mountain
  • I got a song in my heart and I want to share it with you…
  • Mid-states ministry offers camping for Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Illinois
  • “Come, Follow Me” to Camp Van-Es
  • Western District Camping 2012
  • Mt. Morris ready to Raise the Roof!
  • Working together to promote Moravian history
  • A Moravian and Muslim answer an Imam’s request
  • Latino Ministries Conference addresses expanding ministry
  • Ponderings: Yes, I’ve been to Laurel Ridge
  • What does it mean to be Moravian? An invitation to share
  • Book Review: “Less Clutter. Less Noise.” by Kem Meyer
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News

April 2012

In this month’s issue: Interpreting scripture through painting, Moravians in mission, Easter traditions, the Moravian Covenant for Christian Living and more!

  • The Easter Morning Sunrise Service
  • Dover First Moravian Church: Painting the Lenten Scriptures
  • Ocean Springs team continues its work rebuilding lives
  • Unity and Southern Province delegation travels to Cuba
  • Tanzania Orphan Projram enters its twelfth year
  • Sukuma join the Moravian Church in Tanzania
  • The Moravian Covenant for Christian Living
  • New music submissions accepted through July 31, 2012
  • Ponderings: Lenten Services offer prayer, learning….and soup!
  • News Shorts: Church celebrates 555 years, Leatherbound Moravian Book of Worship
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News

March 2012

In this issue: Preview of 2012 Synods and Gatherings; Efforts to support Star Mountain Rehabilitation Center in the West Bank; “Bring Your Own Bible;” and more!

  • Annie B. Mission: Raising funds for a speech therapist at Star Mountain
  • We want to hear the children speak…
  • A mission, a hospital, a symbol of peaceful cooperation
  • Spring 2012 Moravian Church Synod Preview
  • Moravian pastor honored with Winston-Salem’s MLK Young Dreamer Award
  • Lifelong Moravian Wilma Lewis appointed federal judge in Virgin Islands
  • A Feast of Song: Central Moravian Church Choir tours Jamaica
  • B.Y.O.B. Sunday— that’s Bring Your Own Bible!
  • Conference on Moravian History and Music coming to Bethlehem in October
  • Southern Province seeks staff for Board of Cooperative Ministries
  • Ponderings: Nature’s sounds fuel creativity and focus
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News
  • Obituaries
  • Northern Province Society for Promoting the Gospel offers grants

January/February 2012

In this issue: Moravians in Tanzania, Celebrating 70 Years of Camp VanEs, A Restored Moravian Art Treasure, and more!

  • Moravian Youth “Stand Up For Jesus”
  • Marquardt Village: Preserving the past, embracing the future
  • Faith, purpose drive runner in New York City Marathon
  • Camp Van Es Turns 70
  • Welcoming back a restored Moravian art treasure
  • Mwana Kondoo Ameshinda, Tumfuate
  • Compassion Mission: Do We Give a Fish or Provide a Net?
  • Ponderings: Hitting the calendar’s reset button
  • Commentary: Continuing to serve in old and new places
  • Official Provincial Elders’ News