Meet our interns! Sylvie Hauser is a senior at Carleton College in Northfield, MN. She is majoring in Political Science / International Relations with minors in Spanish and Political Economy. Growing up in Sturgeon Bay, WI she attended the Sturgeon Bay Moravian Church and attended and counseled Mt. Morris camps every summer. She also […]
September 14, 2017 Harvey / Irma Updates from the Board of World Mission BWM has been receiving generous donations for Moravian Disaster Response (MDR) and has begun the process of disbursing funds to Texas (Port Arthur and other Texas Brethren churches) and the Eastern West Indies Province (St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John, St. Maarten, […]
The Cuban Council of Churches will participate actively in the recovery efforts following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma.
With hope in the resurrection, I share with you that Sr. Nora Adam, widow of Br. Lorenz Adam, passed away this morning, January 28 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as a result of an aortic tear in her heart. The Adams served together both in the mission field and in congregations in the Northern Province. Nora and Lorenz served […]
Violence in village nearby Juquila has subsided. Hundreds in need of shelter and food. Juquila residence shot in during conflict.
Kelly Raiford, mother of Phil Railford, asks for prayers for the safety of her son (Phil), her pregnant daughter-in-law (Eunice) and grandson (Ian). Phil’s village in Mexico has been under attack resulting in the death of at least one person. At this time, she is not sure what the reason for the unrest and will be […]
It is fitting that as we celebrated the revelation of Christ among us on epiphany, Dr. John Gilliland went to be with his Lord. Dr. Gilliland served in Nicaragua and then spent four years at the Ahuas Clinic in Honduras. His whole life has been committed to this mission as he frequently sent support and […]
Jamie Lynne Dease – As an elementary teacher, I have many opportunities to help my students and fulfill their needs. Between tying shoes, giving permission to use the bathroom, offering small group instruction, and learning about students’ home lives, I hope that I make some small difference in their lives. For Moravians, a mission is […]
Please add Ceci to your prayer list. She is going to have laparoscopic knee surgery on Saturday, August 6. They are going to clean up the knee and repair it. She has had more pain. She will go in for surgery on Friday and come home on Monday. Michael called his mother, Donna Tesh, on […]
My brothers and sisters in Christ, this is to tell you that God truly is good all the time. Safie and I came to Freetown yesterday and I am at the internet cafe this morning writing to you to affirm that God is not only good some times but that he is good all […]
Things are happening at Ray of Hope! Our original 13 children have grown up. They are in high school or preparing to go to high school. We have 2 in college. Our vision this year is to accept 20 more children to join Ray of Hope and add appropriate staff. The local community leaders also […]
First is a prayer request: Mohamed was involved in an accident with a Honda bike and he was thrown from the bike. Along with the lecture he received from Safie about never getting on a Honda bike, he sustained a dislocated shoulder and some cuts and bruises. She said she recorded him screaming as they […]
Onward is the newsletter of the Southern Province Mission Society. See the May 2015 and June 2015 issues below.
From Beyond Borders I sat with my friend, exhausted from a long day mixing cement and carrying buckets of it to make the footings for his house as the sun set outside a store in Juquila. We sat there reflecting on all of our hard work and our sore muscles. As we sipped our cokes […]
I invite your prayers for the nation of Burundi, the Moravian Church in Burundi, and other surrounding Provinces of our church.
God is good and everyday we have belongs to Him! These are simple words but something that Eunice and I have been reflecting on over the last few weeks. Even missionaries can get lost in all the things that need to be done. Raising a child, treating patients, growing vegetables, building relationships and just paying […]
from Rick Nelson I have been back in Honduras just a little over a month and back in Ahuas one day over a month. This has been a busy but rewarding time.
Hot, hot, hot. January and February are the hottest months of the year. It averages about 100 degrees during the day. It is also the driest time of the year. We have to be very conservative with our water. We have to make it last until March. March starts our rainy season. Pray that we […]
I wrote to some of you about a three year old girl from the upriver village of Waxma. Having fallen off the steps of her home, she suffered a fracture just above the elbow. With no medical care available in their village, the family traveled down the Patuca to reach the Moravian Clinic. Her cries […]