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 […]
Meet, Sam Gray! Hometown: Clemmons, NC (right now!) Home Church: Come & Worship BWM Position: Director of Intercultural Ministries and New Work I am the “connection” for the BWM with our Mission Areas and Mission Provinces and try to raise awareness of and involvement in that work within our congregations. I also help people to see […]
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 […]
Meet, Reginald Knowlton! Hometown: Cinnaminson, NJ Home Church: Palmyra Moravian BWM Position: Treasurer My job is to do the accounting for the BWM. A unique feature is sending wires each month to various mission locations. As Treasurer I get to keep the books, assure the funds are tracked appropriately and along with Sister Judy distribute wires […]
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 your fellow Moravian, Lauren Stewart! Home Church: First Moravian Church of Uhrichsville College: Freshman at University of Mount Union Major: Nursing Career Goal: Hopes to eventually get a job in Haiti as a nurse.
Meet, Judy Ganz! From: Madison, Wisconsin Currently based: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania BWM Position: Executive Director (#bosslady) Personal Explanation of Position: I have the privilege of helping to guide the mission of our church and working with our global partners in the service of our Lord. Pretty fortunate. Fun Facts About Mission Work: I have learned to […]
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 […]
Our next Share Our Stories post features Rev. Cynthia Williams and her experiences serving with the Ray of Hope ministry in Kenya. – Can you tell us a little about your background? I grew up in Elizabeth City, NC and was raised Southern Baptist. My home church is First Baptist Church in Elizabeth City. I was always interested […]
Meet your fellow Moravian, Brandon Korns.
Emma LaBella is 17 and a senior at Salem Academy. In January she travelled far away from her home in Winston-Salem to Lima, Peru. She found herself among people of a different culture and country who spoke a different language and worshiped in a different style… lots of differences. Emma was there to build relationships […]