This summer in North Carolina we studied Matthew chapter 25. We talked about how we can put our faith into action. In verses 31 to 46 we see how Jesus calls us to feed the hungry, give a drink to the thirsty, visit those who are sick and in prison, clothe the naked, and welcome … Continue reading Taking Action
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
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!
Thanks to all who joined for the Google Hangout on Tuesday, 10/22! If you weren't able to join, here is a summary of this time we spent together, and please join us for an upcoming Google Hangout! We watched this video of Mr. Rogers accepting a lifetime achievement award in 1997. The whole video is … Continue reading 10/22 Hangout Recap – Mr. Rogers Style Encouragement