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 […]
Please CLICK HERE to return to the general update page. The BWM cannot fully express our extreme gratitude to our congregations and individual donors who have responded so generously following the awful string of disaster through the late summer and early fall of this year.
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.
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.
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.
September 9, 2017 Update Click here to go back to the general update page. Click here to view the version of this updated emailed to congregations. There is quite a lot happening at MDR. We are doing our best to monitor situations on several fronts. The update below will focus on the reports coming into […]
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.
The September 5th update from the BWM regarding MDR’s work following Hurricane Harvey, and in anticipation of Hurricane Irma.
The text below is a copy of notice sent out to Moravian Congregations on Monday, August 28th regarding MDR’s efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The original statement can be seen by clicking here.
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?
Bethania Moravian Church in North Carolina is collecting items for relief following Hurricane Matthew. Please consider a donation if you are able! If you have questions please contact David Merritt (firstname.lastname@example.org or 336 971-1065). Items needed:
Please read below the update and prayer request from the Chairman of the Moravian Church in Haiti as he describes the situation following Hurricane Matthew.