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At the Corner of Whitestocking Rd and Whitestocking Rd

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 […]

Urban Service Opportunity in Milwaukee for Summer of 2019

Tricklebee Café is a pay-what-you-can community café that offers healthy meals, food-service training, and spiritual nourishment in Milwaukee, WI. This mission site is a ministry of the Moravian Church under the direction of the Rev. Christie Melby-Gibbons. This coming summer Tricklebee is partnering with the Urban Gathering Center of Milwaukee and will be one of […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

MDR Update: December 15, 2017

The BWM continues its disaster response work through the Moravian Disaster Response (MDR) program. Currently, the BWM has scheduled work crews to assist with the homes of members of the Good Shepherd Moravian Church (actually a Unity of the Brethren church made up of members with Moravian roots) in Port Arthur, Texas. Work crews began […]

MDR Update: September 27, 2017

Please CLICK HERE to return to the general update page. The BWM continues to receive generous donations to help us respond in light of the myriad of disasters in the last several weeks. Below is an update regarding the current status of our response.

Harvey/Irma Updates from the Board of World Mission

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, […]

MDR Update: September 7, 2017

SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM FOR ADDITIONAL RESOURCES Please find below an update on the current response of MDR as we monitor the beginning stages of recovery in Texas from Harvey, the anticipation of further damage from Hurricane Irma, and listen to the potential impact of Hurricanes Jose and Katia close behind.

Louisiana Flooding

The Board of World Mission is partnering with the Fuller Center Disaster Responders to assist flooding victims in Louisiana and Mississippi. You may click here to visit their website. Copied below is information from their program, and additional details about getting connected and involved. Engage in Home Rebuilding Efforts Location:Walker and Denham Springs, LA Dates: On going […]

MDR Update: Serving in Hurricane Relief

Moravian Pastor Chris Thore, who serves as chaplain of the Richard Petty Race Team organized that group to go and take part in Hurricane Matthew Response in partnership with the United Methodist Church. Take a look at the video below. How might you feel called to take part in a response team?

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