Areas with Moravian congregations have so far escaped serious damage from the hurricane. Folks in the Bahamas were not as lucky. Here is how you can help.
On December 30, 2018 a massive fire destroyed most of the town of Wupperthal, a Moravian settlement town in western South Africa. With much help, rebuilding is happening.
At a special service celebrating his retirement on August 4, 2019 at Sturgeon Bay Moravian Church, Rick Nelson was presented with the first ever Ted Wilde Mission Service Award. Rick has long served as a missionary to Honduras over different stints of time, with the most recent being 2014 until early summer of 2019. In […]
This year the Board of World Mission supported many Mission Grants, which are requests from partners to help develop leadership and support a global partner as they develop new ministries and begin their own mission outreach efforts. This post describes one of the Mission Grants supported in Peru. Brandon Lee Valencia Rivera is the 22 […]
Your congregation is invited…encouraged…needed to join with other Moravians from around North America and serve people in your community.
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 […]
A tornado has ripped through portions of Havana, Cuba. Here is the initial communication that we are receiving from church leaders in the Moravian Church there.
The Moravian Mission Station at Wupperthal has been devastated by a fire that has destroyed homes, businesses, a hostel that housed school students. The worldwide Moravian Unity seeks to bring aid.
This MDR update helps you to see how you can help?
Giving of our time, engergy, and finacial resources is not always easy…but the rewards are amazing!
Moravians responding to the needs of fire victims in California.
BWM Mission Store Is it better to give or to receive? Why not both?! Click on the link or image below to be taken to our secure online store where you can shop from a variety of items from the areas where the BWM does its work. All proceeds from the sale of these items […]
Jess Walls relfects on the meaning of her experience of serving on a mission team to St. Thomas.
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, […]
Are you looking for a way to engage in mission? Do you just want to know more about the past, present and future of mission in a Moravian context? Well, then we have a perfect event for you! All are welcome!
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. […]
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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Please return to this page to find the most recent updates on the MDR Responses to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Each dated link below will give a fuller update from that point in time.
Meet, Jill Kolodziej! Hometown: Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Home Church: Sturgeon Bay Moravian BWM Position: Director of Antioch As Director I coordinate cross culture volunteer opportunities between Antioch volunteers and site hosts who have invited the BWM to join in their work and ministries. How many years in this position: I have served as the Director […]
Meet, Deb Swanson! Hometown: Bethlehem, PA Home Church: Edgeboro Moravian Church, Bethlehem, PA BWM Position: Administrative Assistant I am the administrative assistant for Judy and the BWM staff. I handle all incoming donations, acknowledgements, filing, organizing and re-organizing, meeting planning and coordinating, and any other surprises that may come my way! How many years in […]
The Board of Mission would like to present a new fundraiser: Mission Meals!
Meet, Sheila Beaman! Hometown: Advance, NC Home Church: Macedonia Moravian BWM Position: Administrative Assistant in Winston-Salem, NC Mission Office for BWM and Southern Province Mission Society
Meet, Justin Rabbach! Hometown: Waukesha, Wisconsin Home Church: Ebenezer Moravian Church BWM Position: Director of Mission Engagement Est. 2014 If you want to be engaged in mission (serve, pray, give, etc) then we should talk. It is my job to help individuals and congregations notice God at work, discern their call, and put it into […]
A Mission Story from Joe Jarvis, President/Founder of the Armando Rusindo Mission Foundation (ARMF) Many of you know my story of how my heart was touched the first time I visited Cuba to attend their first Moravian Conference back in 2013. When I returned, I decided to form a foundation to support our brothers and […]
In 2017, the Board of World Mission will continue to discern if God is calling us to “do a new thing”. At the same time, we will reflect on the ways God can always take ongoing work and work through it in a new way as long as we centered on Christ!
Join in Urban Mission Work in Milwaukee. Location: Milwaukee, WI Date: Every Wednesday – Saturday (Shifts available between 10am – 3pm) Age: Youth welcome with Adult Supervision Cost:Free
Volunteer at the Ahuas Clinic in Honduras. Location: Ahuas, Honduras Date: February 19-26, 2017 & Ongoing availability for 7-10 day visits Age: 18+ Cost: $1,500
Engage in Urban Ministry in Chicago. Location: Chicago, IL Dates Option 1: December 26-29, 2016 Age: High School – College (14-22ish) Cost: $170 + Travel to site Dates Option 2: Ongoing Upon Request – Sign up as an individual or bring a group! Age: 14+ Cost: $150 + Travel to site
Join a team to help with Hurricane Relief.
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Want to know what has been happening at the BWM? Take a look at the latest annual report and learn about all of the ways we are investing in mission to grow the Kingdom!
Have you ever wanted to lead a mission team, but just weren’t sure where to start? Maybe you have led a team before, but would appreciate a chance to work with a small group to develop new opportunities and relationships? Apply today for one of our limited slots in an upcoming group!
The Antioch movement of the Board of World Mission coordinates adults, 18 years and older, in cross cultural ministry and service across the worldwide Unity. The following listings are some of the opportunities that are seeking individuals to share in the ongoing efforts at a particular site in the coming months. Boarding schools in Tanzania, […]
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 […]