Imagine the possibilities!

Imagine the possibilities! Think of all the good our congregation could do with $10,000! The one U.S. Moravian congregation or fellowship with the highest level of participation on this year’s Moravian Day of Giving will receive $10,000.00 (unrestricted). The congregation with the second highest level of participation will receive $5,000.00 and the third highest level…

Three resolutions you can keep in 2023

The first step in reaching a goal is to have one. Sadly, fewer than 1 in 3 Americans even made a New Year’s Resolution last year, according to ABC News. Of those who did, the second-most common theme was to improve finances. (Improving health/losing weight took the top spot). And, according to Forbes, 80% of…

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…

Lovefeast at Friedland Moravian Church 2018

Change, hope & improvement

After my wife, Kelli, and I lost our son in 2009, a mentor of mine said, “Chris, like it or not, what you have walked through has changed you forever.” His message to me at the time was simple; use what I had learned to make me and those around me better. What we have…

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…

Serve God with your treasure

As we approach the Moravian Day of Service this September 18, you might first visualize giving your time and talent. Work in a community garden. Build a Habitat for Humanity house. Prepare and serve a meal to the hungry. There are so many ways to serve – and gifts of time and talent are desperately…

Live well. Leave well.

Make a difference even after you’re gone. Plan your estate for those you love and leave a legacy, not a mess. August is National Make-A-Will Month, so this is the perfect time to create or update your will. Sadly, there are far too many people, of all ages and from all walks of life, who…