Laura joined the Foundation in April of 2012. A native of Winston-Salem and member of Home Moravian Church, she has worked in the Florida school system, at Salem College, and as Assistant Director of Laurel Ridge, the Southern Province’s camp and conference center. When she’s not busy with stewardship for the Foundation, Laura enjoys running and fundraising for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), as well as traveling with her husband, Mark. She has served on the Salem Academy and College Board of Trustees, the Salem Academy Alumnae Board, and the Triad JDRF Board of Directors.

An invitation to serve

In 2019 your Moravian Ministries Foundation began our grant-making service. The Grant Advisory Team is a critical component of the granting process as it objectively evaluates all grant applications and collaboratively makes well-informed funding recommendations to the MMFA Board. Each Grant Advisory Team member serves a four-year term; once a year the team receives applications…

Improving our relationship with money

In his book God Vs. Money, Clif Christopher writes, “I began to explore where our priorities were and whether our strivings were moving us closer or farther away from a relationship with our Creator.” Are you also thinking about what you value, what brings you happiness, and (hopefully) what brings GOD happiness? When it comes…

Is money on your mind?

Did you know most polls find that nearly three-fourths of Americans are worried about their finances? Yet we know God wants something better for us than fear and doubt, and we experience great joy when we’re able to use money to support God’s work in the world. If you are concerned about your finances or yearning…

Financial freedom is possible!

On April 19 your Moravian Ministries Foundation began our first virtual Freed Up Financial Living class; we have participants from North Dakota, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania and are excited to journey together over the next five weeks. During the first session we talked about: What financial freedom looks like to everyone Our “money motivators” (security,…

Caring for creation

In his book Every Good Thing, Dr. David Jones shares four reasons that followers of Christ should care for this planet we call home. The one that resonated with me the most was: “We care for creation because it reveals God’s character.” Dr. Jones goes on to write: “We should also be motivated to engage…