Year: 2018

Union Cross Moravian Church Shares a Blessing

In 2016 the Union Cross Moravian Congregation in Winston-Salem, NC had a decision to make. They owned a home adjacent to their property that they had been renting and was now vacant. The obvious options for their Church Council were to continue renting the house and use the proceeds to help them make ends meet, […]

Upcoming Lay Ministry Conference

Check out this opportunity to become more engaged as a lay leader in your local congregation! Board of World Mission Executive Director Justin Rabbach will be leading a mission workshop and BWM’s new Director of Mission Engagement, Chris Giesler, will also be in attendance. Join them November 2nd-4th at Mt. Morris Camp & Conference Center. […]

Moravian Disaster Response Update

An update on the work of Moravian Disaster Response in Port Arthur, Texas, and the U.S. Virgin Islands since the 2017 hurricane season. Please continue to pray for this work and for the victims of these devastating storms. To donate: moravianmission.org/give (enter “Moravian Disaster Response” to designate your gift to this cause) To get involved: […]

Costa Rica Mission Conference 2018

In July 2018, Sam Gray (BWM Director of Mission Outreach), Anna Stewart-Faircloth (BWM Summer Intern), and Becca Mock had the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica for a mission conference. Sam and Anna share a bit about the conference and their experiences below. Background on the Costa Rica Mission Conference  by Bishop Sam Gray In […]

Hurricane Relief in Port Arthur, Texas: Summer 2018 Update

The work to restore homes in Port Arthur, Texas, continues; however, due to triple-digit temperatures, efforts will resume in September. In cooperation with the folks from the Good Shepherd Moravian Fellowship, Mike and Pat Liles are coordinating the projects for incoming volunteers as well as working alongside them to accomplish the tasks. Housing for up […]

Board of World Mission hires Chris Giesler as new Director of Mission Engagement

The Board of World Mission is thrilled to announce that Rt. Rev. Chris Giesler, a Bishop and lifelong servant of the Moravian Church, has been called to the position of Director of Mission Engagement. on the staff of the Board of World Mission. A Lifelong Commitment to the Moravian Church Chris Giesler brings with him […]

Meet Pastor Christopher from Chiclayo, Peru!

This is Christopher Valencia Alcantara. He is the president of the National Board of the Moravian Church in Peru and pastor of Rhemanente Moravian Church in Chiclayo, Peru. The following video, which was made as a greeting to the 2018 Northern Province Synod, will give you an idea of what Christopher does in each of […]

MDR: Volunteers needed to rebuild School on St. Thomas

Volunteers needed for rebuilding teams to help build classrooms at the Moravian Memorial School on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Cost: $400 The estimated cost of the trip will be around $900, which includes airfare, meals while on site and accommodations. The BWM is helping to heavily subsidize the trip, lowering the cost to participants […]

Prayer Request for Nicaragua

Please take a moment to read the following request for Prayers for the people of Nicaragua. There are many, many, Moravains throughout Nicaragua. The impact of this violence, and ongoing tensions are being felt across the country. Please offer prayers and share this news widely. The following is written by Rev. Tracy Robinson, currently a […]

MDR Update: February 20, 2018

  February 2018 Updates for Texas & St. Johns Moravian Disaster Response, is an outreach of the Board of World Mission that offers assistance in areas of need that have experienced devastation from circumstances beyond people’s control such as hurricanes, earthquakes, tornados, etc. There are two locales that continue to offer opportunities to serve through […]

Unity Prayer Offering: Church Land for Peru

  Unity Prayer Day Offering 2018. The Unity Prayer Day Offering 2018 will benefit purchase of a piece of land for a church office, the first to be owned by the Moravian Church in Peru. The Moravian Church Peru is one of the newest mission areas in the worldwide Unity. So far, the Moravian Churches […]

Total Commitment to Mission

The following was written for “The BCM Spotlight Blog” and appeared first at this link.  The BWM encourages you to make this blog a part of your regular reading! Check it out today!  https://unitasfratrum.wordpress.com/ Written by Executive Director Justin Rabbach The Church as a Community of Service: Jesus Christ came not to be served but to […]

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