Did you see the article in the Moravian Magazine (April/May 2016 Issue) on #MoravianServies? On March 1, 2016, we challenged everyone to find 559 pictures of people serving others and tag then as #MoravianServies in honor of the 559th anniversary of the founding of the Moravian Church (Unitas Fratrum). With everyone's help, we shattered that goal (and … Continue reading MCWW Article – #MoravianServies Day 2016
On September 16th, 275 years ago(!), Jesus accepted the invitation (through the use of the lot) to be Chief Elder of the Moravian Church. After 58 days (Nov. 13), this was made publicly known across the Church. What does Christ as Chief Elder mean for each of us today? MCWW's gonna dive into that every #MoravianMondays … Continue reading #MoravianMondays
In Essentials Unity. In Non-Essentials Liberty. In All Things Love. These phrases are often described as the Moravian Motto. This lends itself to the question, "What is an Essential?" Below is a talk given by Professor Craig Atwood on this very topic. He brings in the historical understanding of Essentials that take us from the … Continue reading Moravian Essentials
Moravian Church Without Walls continues its "100 Seconds on..." video series with Rev. Eileen Edwards sharing a bit about the work of the Common Ground Community Cafe in Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada. Check out there website: http://www.commongroundcommunitycafe.org to see more information on this great new place of community. Common Ground Community Cafe is a volunteer staffed … Continue reading 100 Seconds on the Common Ground Community Cafe
How well do you know the Moravian World? Did you know that if you are a member of a Moravian Church you are part of one of the 43 parts of the Moravian World! Check out this video and in less than 2 minutes you will find out just a bit about all 43! Thanks to … Continue reading 100 Seconds on The Moravian Worldwide Unity
Words from the Rev. Dr. Craig Atwood, professor at Moravian Theological Seminary and President of the Executive Committee of the Moravian Historical Society. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s_5yPVRRw0
Do you know of a group of people among your friends, family, committee, congregation, or community who would benefit from a way to communicate face-to-face online? We can help make that happen. Just as a church opens its doors and allows other people to use the building, we can offer our "unlimited space" … Continue reading Host Your Own Google Hangout. We Can Help!
An article titled "Why millennials are leaving the church" was shared with me on Facebook recently, and presented some ideas on why millennials are leaving the church, and how the church may not be asking the right questions to get them coming back. In the article the author describes how she will give presentations outlining her … Continue reading Millennials in the church… or not
Every four years in the Northern and Southern Province there is a gathering of representatives from all the congregations of that province, and they come together to discern the Spirit's leading in the direction and governance of the church. The 2014 Synod of the Southern Province of the Moravian Church in North America ends today. It … Continue reading A Sign of the Spirit
Can you believe it? March 20, 2014 marks the one year anniversary of our first Google Hangout as a part of the ministry of the Moravian Church Without Walls (MCWW). We did it, and we looked good while we did. Check out these photos for proof. We played pictionary. We considered the cross over between … Continue reading One Year Anniversary!