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…

Growing community in Greensboro

First Moravian Church in Greensboro, NC isn’t the biggest church in town. But thanks to a grant through the Moravian Ministries Foundation in America (MMFA), we just might be on our way to producing a bountiful harvest second to none. A new Servants’ Garden, with more than 30 raised beds, is transforming what used to…

Breakfast at MOD

While in New York recently for some fun and some foundation business, I had the opportunity to stop by Moravian Open Door (MOD). Susan Attzs-Mendoza, MOD’s Executive Director, invited me to join the residents for breakfast. Early this year, Moravian Ministries Foundation in America made a grant of $50,000 from our Hunger & Thirst Field…

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…

Array of sunshine at Union Cross

The future’s so bright, they’ve gotta wear shades! Imagine being able to supply all the power your three-building church campus needs plus more AND leading the way in environmental stewardship at the same time! That’s exactly what Union Cross Moravian Church has been able to do with their solar array. Financial stewardship The return on…

Your gifts raise the bar on prison ministry

“Community-funded ministry has more freedom to be creative and can do more of what’s necessary than the state can provide,” said The Rev. Jeff Carter, chaplain under call by the Moravian Church in America, Southern Province working for the Forsyth Jail and Prison Ministry. Your gifts make it possible Your gifts to the Moravian Ministries…