The BWM has sent Aaron Van Der Linden, a member of Ebenezer Moravian Church in Watertown, Wisconsin, to help coordinate the work as an on site supervisor for 8 weeks beginning in January. Aaron was on site in the fall of 2017, and has been tremendous asset assessing the work needing to be done, and finding places for volunteers of all skill levels to join in the work.
The Board of World Mission of the Moravian Church North America is pleased to announce that Justin Rabbach has been named the Board’s new Executive Director. [Read more…]
Please return to this page to find the most recent updates on the MDR Responses to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Each dated link below will give a fuller update from that point in time.
DECEMBER 15: CLICK HERE to be taken to the Friday, December 15 update of MDR.
NOVEMBER 10: CLICK HERE to be taken to the Friday, November 10 update of MDR.
OCTOBER 16: CLICK HERE to be taken to the Monday, October 16 update of MDR.
SEPTEMBER 27: CLICK HERE to be taken to the Thursday, September 21 update of MDR.
SEPTEMBER 21: CLICK HERE to be taken to the Thursday, September 21 update of MDR.
SEPTEMBER 14: CLICK HERE to be taken to the Thursday, September 14 update of MDR.
SEPTEMBER 9: CLICK HERE to be taken to the Saturday, September 9 update of MDR.
SEPTEMBER 7: CLICK HERE to be taken to the Thursday, September 7 update of MDR.
SEPTEMBER 5: CLICK HERE to be taken to the Tuesday, September 5 update of MDR.
AUGUST 28: CLICK HERE to be taken to the Monday, August 28th update of MDR.
Make a Donation
Donations to help support MDR as it partners in the recovery can be made online by going to moravianmission.org/give. Please use the online giving form, and in comments designate the Donation for “Moravian Disaster Response”.
Donations within the U.S. can also be sent directly to the Board of World Mission at the address below. In the memo line of any checks please write “Moravian Disaster Response”.
Board of World Mission
PO Box 1245
Bethlehem, PA 18016
Canadian Churches may send donations to the following address in order to receive full tax credit for your donation and they will be sent along to the BWM:
Moravian Church in Canada
600 Acadia Drive SE
Calgary, AB T2J 0B8
NOTE: We are requesting funds be designated for general disaster response to allow the BWM to respond with the flexibility needed in this ongoing situation. All funds under this designation will be used for disaster response.
If you are interested in getting information on joining teams to help in the recovery and rebuilding efforts for this, or other disasters, please use this link to enter your contact information, and the BWM will follow up with you regarding any specific opportunities to get involved.
Please contact the BWM with any questions.
Northern Province Office: 610.868.1732
Southern Province Office: 336.773.1732
Director of Mission Engagement
Board of World Mission
Immediately below is a link to download a prayer resource adapted from the Moravian Book of Worship’s Liturgy “Intercession in a Time of Crisis”, available for personal use or in a group or worship setting.