Prayer

Prayer Request for Nicaragua

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 […]

2016 Unity Resolution Concerning Refugees

What do Moravians say about refugees? Tuesday, June 20th is National Refugee Day. On this day, we may ask the question: what do Moravians say about refugees? In 2016 the Unity Synod of our worldwide Moravian Church met in Montego Bay, Jamaica, Aug. 12-20, 2016 and passed a resolution concerning refugees. About 70 delegates from 26 Unity […]

From Beyond Borders- A Raiford Family Update

The BWM received the message below from the family of Phil Raiford, a missionary partner serving in Mexico. After sending out the urgent call for prayer regarding gun violence in his community, this information follows up on that request and gives the sad details of this ongoing situation. We ask that you pray for Phil […]

Missionary Caroline Woo Passes

Mrs. Caroline Leinbach Woo, 45, went to be with the Lord in her new home in Winston-Salem on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. She was born on September 5, 1971 to William Leinbach and Rita Castleberry Leinbach in Winston-Salem, NC. She graduated from Wiley Middle, RJ Reynolds HS, and NC State. She participated in numerous intramural […]

Missionary Nora Adam Passes

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 […]

Pray for Juquila and Peace

The BWM received the message below from the family of Phil Raiford, a missionary partner serving in Mexico. After sending out the urgent call for prayer regarding gun violence in his community, this information follows up on that request and gives the sad details of this ongoing situation. We ask that you pray for Phil […]

Unrest in San Juan Juquila, Mexico

  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 […]

Dr. John Gilliland Passes in Nicaragua

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 […]

Update from Sierra Leone

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 […]

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