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Mission camp at Laurel Ridge is an opportunity for young Moravians to have a hands-on mission experience close to home. Youth groups from North Carolina and Florida spend a week in the mountains near Laurel Ridge doing various jobs for members of the community. Through four weeks of mission camp, over 200 participants from 12 […]
Starting my week in the mountains of Laurel Ridge, I drove many hours to end it on the beaches of Wilmington, North Carolina. I met up with Pastor Doug Rights and his team from King Moravian Church. We spent the night in Covenant Moravian Church before driving to our work site in the morning. The […]
Bill starts where he left off, explaining that Steen was retiring and Sunday would be his last evening in Tanzania. His last night was somewhat spoiled as a young man in the community kept him up all night asking for money. It all worked out alright and Steen made it safely to the airport the […]
Monday evening Bill lead devotions at the hospital and because he was American, was asked about our current political climate. He began to do rounds with Kefas and Mama Kimwaga which was slightly complicated due to road construction. They gave out clothing in many neighborhoods and were fed generously. They spent the week traveling around […]
Bill and Peg Hoffman arrived in the village of Sikonge on June 18th, 2019. The journey from Bethlehem took three days and included a number of transportation difficulties, but the couple made it to Tanzania safely. They met with the Tabora Moravian Mamas to discuss the program and members of the community in need. The […]
Last month I had the opportunity to drive down to Lumberton, North Carolina, a small town that was heavily impacted by the flooding last fall. I met up with Pastor Zach Dease and other members from Macedonia Moravian Church to work on a home in partnership with the United Methodist Disaster Response and Recovery unit. […]
Kyra Tessmann graduated from Valparaiso University in IN with a BA in English and a Spanish Minor. She is from Mundelein, IL, and grew up attending Mt. Morris camps every summer as a member of the Watertown Moravian Church. Her first experience with mission work was on a mission trip to Chicago with a group […]