The Board of World Mission serves as the agency that helps to coordinate the North American Moravian response to disasters as they happen around the world. Most recently, we have been responding to the Covid-19 pandemic as it impacts many parts of our Moravian Unity. With stay-at-home orders and the shutdown of gatherings, congregations have […]
The community immediately north of Christ Church in Calgary has been flagged by the City of Calgary as one that contains a large number of vulnerable residents. Recognizing that food insecurity is a real issue for its neighbours, Christ Church was instrumental in forming a neighbourhood food pantry in April 2019. Working alongside two other […]
This year on June 19th, there has been an increase in the awareness of the celebration and commemoration as a part of the holiday called “Juneteenth”. While this may be a new experience for many, this commemoration dates back to June 19, 1865 when enslaved African Americans were notified of their freedom by Union troops […]
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The Moravian Clinic in Ahuas continues to serve patient needs even during the Covid-19 pandemic
Bishop Chris Giesler leads a congregational retreat for youth and adults in Costa Rica.
Members of the Sister Bay Moravian Church recently visited the United States Virgin Islands where they both gave and recieved God’s love.
With a deep sense of gratitude for the ministry of Bishop Sam Gray, we share the news that he has accepted the call to serve as the Pastor of the New Philadelphia Moravian Church in Winston-Salem, NC. Bishop Sam will conclude his ministry with the BWM on Friday, June 12th, and be installed at New […]
With Covid-19 restrictions hampering in-person worship services, Moravians in Peru are going online.
Moravians from the West Side Moravian Church in Greenbay visit the New Hope Moravian Church in Jamaica.
BWM Mission grants have helped to provide online seminary classes, and trained pastors for the Peruvian Moravian Congregations
Camp Cuba brings together Moravian Brothers and Sisters from the US and Cuba.
Moravians in Honduras have had a hard time getting food due to the severe travel restrictions that come as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Our MDR fund has helped them to get some much needed food.
Estamos Unidos keeps ministry going
Serving others changes who we are.
The Board of World Mission (BWM) benefits from its long-standing relationships with Moravians around the world. Just as we are often busy working with the Mission Areas we supervise (Peru and Sierra Leone) and the Mission Provinces we accompany (Cuba and Labrador), we also get to work in partnership with the full Unity Provinces with […]
In February 2020, the Mission Area of Sierra Leone held a National Conference to evaluate the current ministry and to plan ahead for continued growth and governance. As a part of the conference there was a delegation of international visitors made up of representatives from the Sierra Leone Mission Committee (a ministry led by members […]
Prayers requested for our Moravian brothers and sisters in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
BWM Update Letter * Aprill 22, 2020
BWM responds to needs arising from the Covid-19 Pandemic
The Moravian Board of World Mission sees the Covid-19 pandemic as a disaster now affecting most areas of the world. Here in North America, many congregations are suspending worship services, Sunday school classes, Bible Studies, and many other group meetings. As a result, congregations are finding unexpected needs that cost money. The BWM is now […]