Special Dinner Approaching

stars-570x380 (1)The Christian Education (CE) Committee will be sponsoring a fundraising event for the Laurel Ridge Summer Camp Scholarship Fund on Saturday, June 25, at 6:00 PM. The event is called “An Evening Under the Stars” and will be a delicious meal prepared by Trish Gray and Sabrina Maksi, served by the youth and accompanied by piano music from Stephen Holland. The dinner will take place in the Fellowship Building, which will be fully decorated under the direction of Emma LaBella. This special event is limited to 80 people. Tickets will be $12 and can be purchased from members of the CE Committee.

Comenius Learning Series Event

ComeniusLogoA Comenius Learning Series Event co-sponsored by the Salem Creek RCC.

To register online follow this link:

Comenius Learning Series Event

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Trinity Moravian Church | 7:00pm

The history of the Moravian Church is filled with stories of people dedicated to the way of Christ, both black and white. The 250th anniversary of Salem presents a unique opportunity to explore how who we were shapes who we are as Moravians today and who we can be tomorrow.

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Consider Applying For Moravian Leadership Network

MLN_Logo_webTo apply online follow this link:

Moravian Leadership Network

The Moravian Leadership Network joins and strengthens current and emerging leaders in the Moravian Church, Southern Province through experiential, group-oriented learning. The goal is to broaden and deepen the pool of Moravian leaders, people who will dedicate themselves to accomplishing worthwhile goals with a sense of vision, purpose, excitement and common good, creating a future of greater possibilities.

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Holy Communion and Confirmation This Sunday

ReligiouswallpapersJoin us in worship this Sunday, May 15th as we celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion for Pentecost. In addition to celebrating the Sacrament we will be welcoming three youth into our church membership through either the Sacrament of Baptism or Rite of Confirmation. We hope you will make plans to attend.

Youth Lunch Sunday, May 15th

hamburgers_hot_dogs_on_the_grillMake plans to join us following worship on Sunday, May 15th for a Youth Lunch in the Fellowship Building. Menu items include hot dogs and hamburgers along with all the fixings! A love offering will be collected to support  programs and activities for our Youth Fellowship.

Easter Egg Hunt Recap

many-thanksA great crowd from our West Salem Community and Christ Church family ventured out for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 26th! Many thanks to members of our Christian Education Committee and Older Youth who assisted. Enjoy some photos from today’s event in the photo slideshow below:

 

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Spaghetti Dinner – Sponsored By The Youth Fellowship

WHAT: A Spspaghettiaghetti dinner including spaghetti (with or without meat), salad, garlic toast, dessert, water, tea and coffee (regular & decaf)

WHO: Sponsored by the Youth Fellowship

WHEN: Saturday, March 5 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

WHERE: Christ Moravian Church Fellowship Building at 919 W. Academy Street, Winston-Salem

COST: $8.00 for adults and children over age 5 and $4.00 for children age 5 and younger. Take-out will be available.

WHY: To help the youth raise money for their projects, including outreach and mission

 

 

Day of Prayer Lovefeast this Sunday

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Nola Knouse 

On Sunday, February 14th, all are invited to join us for our 2016 Day of Prayer Lovefeast Service at 2 PM. The Rev. Dr. Nola Knouse will be our guest speaker.

The Rev. Dr. Nola Reed Knouse, Director, holds degrees from Wake Forest University and the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester, with specialization in eighteenth-century German music theory and performance. She also holds the Certificate in Theological Studies from Moravian Theological Seminary and is an ordained Moravian minister. Continue reading “Day of Prayer Lovefeast this Sunday”

2016 Lenten Study Announced

24hrsOur 2016 Lenten Study has been selected. Pastor Marcus will be leading a video based curriculum based on Adam Hamilton’s popular book entitled, 24 Hours That Changed the World. In this study we will come to experience and understand the significance of Jesus’ suffering and death like never before. Together we will go upon a journey that will retrace the day that changed human history.  Continue reading “2016 Lenten Study Announced”

Sunday Worship and All Activities Canceled

Weather_Alert_std_t (1)Worship service and all activities for Sunday, January 24th have been canceled at Christ Moravian Church. We encourage everyone to be safe if they must venture out in the current conditions. We look forward to seeing you next Sunday, January 31st in worship!

Sunday Morning Worship

WEATHERDue to the current weather conditions in the Piedmont Triad, the Executive Committee of the Leadership Board (which also includes our Building and Grounds Chairperson) may be faced with making a decision on whether or not we join together for worship on Sunday morning at Christ Moravian Church. We will make this decision in as timely manner as possible and publicize through various media outlets.  Please look for an announcement on our website, our Facebook Page and these following television stations: WXII, WFMY and FOX8. 

Choir Practice Canceled

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The Children Christmas Program

mirrorOur Children and Youth put on a fabulous program this morning in worship entitled, “What God Wants For Christmas.” To enjoy some photos from today’s program enjoy the slideshow below.

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Church Council Results

Congratulations to those elected to leadership roles at Christ Moravian Church at their annual Church Council that took place on Sunday, November 15th

Elected to Serve on the Leadership Board (3 year term) were: Beverly Brown, Kay Butner and NT Russell

Elected to serve on Petersbrook RCC (2 year term) was Matt Pace

Elected to serve as Church Council Secretary (2 year term) was Linda Hastings

If you are interested in reading our Church Council Reports, they are available for download in PDF format below:

Church Council 2016 Reports

Church Budget for 2016

Grow One Step in 2016

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Our Stewardship Commitment Sunday will be November 8th. We are encouraging our members to “Grow One Step” in their giving next year. The document below that can be downloaded in PDF format is available to assist in your planning for next year’s pledge commitments.

Grow One Step 2016

In addition to figure out your tithe based upon your income, this is a helpful resource! Follow the link below:

Tithe Calculator

Chicken Stew on October 10th

Chicken Stew Dinner on October 10th

Join us on Saturday, October 10, from 4 – 6 PM in the Fellowship Building for a chicken stew dinner. A love offering will be collected in support of the Ray of Hope Orphanage in Kenya, Africa. Proceeds will help go to assist in travel costs for missionary Michael Tesh and his family to return home later this year. Takeout will also be available for $10.

Marvelous Moravians Day Trip

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Join the adventure with the MM’ers in October!

The MM’ers will be going to Hiddenite Gems, Inc. on Wednesday, October 7th to prospect for gemstones and have lunch. We will depart from the Fellowship Building Parking Lot at 10:15 AM and have lunch at the Boxcar Grille in Statesville, NC leaving there around 12:30 for Emerald Hollow Mine. Continue reading “Marvelous Moravians Day Trip”

Thank You For Your Support

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Thank you for all who ventured out to support our Leadership Board Breakfast on Saturday, September 12th. We were able to raise over $700 for our General Fund. We look forward to presenting another breakfast sometime in the Spring of 2016. Thank You again for your support!

Marvelous Moravians Trip in September

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Join us September 15th!

On Tuesday, September 15th the MM’ers travel to the Piedmont Triad Farmers Market for shopping and lunch at the Moose Cafe located at the Market. We will depart from the Fellowship Building Parking Lot at 10 AM. If you wish to ride the church bus, please make sure to include your name on the sign up sheet located on the Church Family Life Bulletin Board located in the Sanctuary Building.

Church Picnic MOVED INDOORS for August 30th

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Join us August 30th!

Join us on Sunday, August 30, for our annual Church Picnic and Ice Cream Social.  The activities begin at 4 PM with an Open House in the Early Elementary Department with a special presentation on their topographical map of the Old Testament Bible Lands.

We will begin serving dinner around 4:30 PM.The menu will be BBQ, BBQ slaw, baked beans, rolls, tea and water.  Don’t forget to bring your favorite dessert or homemade ice cream to share. Due to the threat of rain our event has moved indoors to the Fellowship Building.

 

 

Mission Camp Begins Sunday

MissionCampPlease keep our youth and adult volunteers who will be participating in Mission Camp this week. The group will be staying in our Fellowship Building and assisting some of our neighbors in the West Salem Community. Among the tasks they plan to undertake are the following:

  • Pressure Washing
  • Painting
  • Removing an old storage shed

In addition they plan to volunteer at Sunnyside Ministry and Samaritan Ministry as well. We look forward to hearing a recap of their mission camp experience during worship on August 2nd.

Youth Car Wash Appreciation

UnknownWe thank those who ventured out to the Youth Car Wash on Saturday, June 20th. Over $600 was raised for our Laurel Ridge Scholarship Fund. Thank you again for your support!

Prayers for Charleston

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From The Moravian Book of Worship:

“We pray for those who are suffering and can make no sense of tragedy. Help them to turn to the One who embraces us in our lives – even Jesus Christ, who lived and suffered among us.” (Intercessions in Time of Crisis).

From The Rev David Guthrie, President, Provincial Elders’ Conference, Moravian Church in America, Southern Province:
Remember the Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, in Charleston, SC, and the individual families as they grieve the shooting deaths of nine members, including their pastor, Clementa Pinkney (who was also a state senator).

From a NC Council of Churches message:

“Fear and violence invaded their space of grace and hospitality while they were together for the faith filled purpose of prayer and worship. As they welcomed the stranger into their midst, an act of faith commanded by the very scriptures they had gathered to study, their gesture of hospitality was met by hatred.” Pray for comfort and the Lord’s presence in the face of such a terrible trauma, and for people of faith everywhere to stand together with our brothers and sisters in Charleston to continue the work of justice and reconciliation.

Welcome to our Newest Members!

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Today in worship we welcomed five new members into our Church through Baptism and the Rite of Confirmation. Congratulations to our new members as pictured left to right: Cali Ferguson, Zoe Parker, Haley Conrad, Sydney Bitancor and Thomas Crater.

Moravian Habitat For Humanity Build

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Habitat Build begins April 25th

The Salem Congregation Habitat for Humanity Build begins in April. To learn more about this wonderful opportunity and how you can volunteer your time and talents or make a donation to this project, please download the flier (in PDF format) below. May 30th has been designated as a volunteer day for the Petersbrook RCC congregations. We are hopeful that at least 2-3 members of Christ Church will volunteer on this day.

Moravian Habitat Build

Lenten Study begins February 22nd

 Vanishing GraceOur five-week Lenten Bible Study is entitled, “Vanishing Grace.” The study is based on a book by the author Philip Yancey who has written such books as The Jesus I Never Knew, What’s So Amazing About Grace, and The Bible Jesus Read.

In this video based study we will be exploring how Christians offer grace in a way that is compelling to a jaded society. Yancey delves into the reasons for the hostility and gives us models of different, more effective ways to communicate the Gospel and why it is Good News after all.

Since we will be meeting following worship, a lunch will be provided for our participants. Below are the dates the study will be offered:

Session # 1 February 22nd “We’ve Got Problems”

Session #2 March 1st “What Can We Do About It?”

Session #3 March 8th “Who Are the Grace Dispensers?”

Session #4 March 15th “Is It Really Good News?”

Session #5 March 22nd “Holy Subversives

Petersbrook Regional Conference of Churches Breakfast

HabitatThe Petersbrook RCC (Ardmore, Bethesda Calvary, Christ, Morning Star Fellowship and Fries Moravian congregations) are hosting a breakfast on February 21st from 7 AM – 11 AM at Christ Moravian Church in their Fellowship Building. Proceeds from this breakfast will benefit the Salem Congregation’s Habitat for Humanity Project this Spring. Volunteers are needed from our congregation to help out on that Saturday. Contact the church office for more details. Menu items are included on the following the flier that is available for download in PDF format below:

Petersbrook Breakfast Flier

Marvelous Moravians Event For February

Carolinas_Aviation_Museum_LogoThe Marvelous Moravians will be traveling to Charlotte, NC to visit the Carolinas Aviation Museum on Tuesday, February 10th. We plan to depart from the Fellowship Building at 10 AM and will  eat lunch at McAllister’s Deli on Concord Mills Boulevard. Cost of admission to the museum is $7.50. Our admission price has been prepaid so please submit this payment to Christ Moravian Church. Please plan to bring $10-$15 for lunch. A sign up sheet has been posted on the CHURCH FAMILY LIFE Bulletin Board. The deadline to sign up is Sunday, February 1, 2015.

Leadership Focus 2015

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“Be the Church: Living Faith in a New Generation”

Please  consider participating in the upcoming Leadership Focus event, to be held at Trinity Moravian Church on Saturday, February 28, 2015. Our workshops focus on themes emerging from 2014’s Synod and include a variety of helpful topics. This year Leadership Focus is adding a mission element in the afternoon and hope to involve more and different folks in this effort. This year there are lower prices as well as discounts for pastors, educators, students, and families. Scholarship assistance is also available through the church.   If you are interested in learning more about Leadership Focus please follow the link below:

Leadership Focus

To register and receive scholarship assistance from the church, simply fill out this form (available for download in PDF format) and submit to the church office no later than February 15th. 

Leadership Focus Registration

 

Thanks and Appreciation

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We were blessed on the 2nd Sunday of Advent to have our children and youth present their Lessons of Scripture and Carols this morning. Many thanks to our adult volunteers and great kids who helped lead worship this morning!

Heritage Woods Lovefeast

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Many thanks to those from our church who on Thursday evening went to Heritage Woods to lead a Lovefeast Service. Members of Christ Moravian will also be participating in an upcoming Lovefeast Service at Homestead Hills with other members of the Petersbrook Regional Conference of Churches (Ardmore, Calvary, Christ and Fries Moravian).

2014 Advent Activities

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Advent begins November 30th

We have a busy schedule of activities during the Advent Season at Christ Moravian Church this year! We hope you will make plans to join us for all the fun and festivities taking place in the coming weeks. To view or download in PDF format our schedule of events please follow the link below:

2014 Advent Activities

 

Veteran’s Day Tribute

happy-veterans-day-picturesRemember to thank those veterans for their service to our great country. Pray for those who serve in the Armed Forces today as well!

Holy Communion and Stewardship Commitment Sunday

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Join us for Holy Communion

Join us this Sunday in worship as we celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion remembering when on November 13th in 1741 that Jesus Christ was elected as our Chief Elder of the Moravian Church. In addition we will have an opportunity in worship to present our 2015 Pledge Commitment Cards.  Our worship service begins at 11 AM–we hope to see you here!

Daylight Savings Time Ends

Daylight Savings Time EndsThis Sunday don’t forget to  change your clocks back. Worship begins at 11 AM at Christ Moravian Church. Hope to see you here!

Women’s Fellowship Fall Festival Thanks and Appreciation

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Thank You For Your Support!

We thank all who volunteered and ventured out for our Fall Festival on October 25th. Over $2,200 was raised by our Women’s Fellowship. There are still Chicken Pies available for purchase so contact the church office or member of the Women’s Fellowship if interested in purchasing some! 

Christ Moravian To Host World Mission Lovefeast

World Mission Lovefeast Sunday, November 2nd 3 PM
World Mission Lovefeast
Sunday, November 2nd
3 PM

Christ Moravian Church will host the 91st Anniversary Service of the World Mission Lovefeast on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 3 PM. This service is sponsored by The Mission Society of the Moravian Church South, Inc. Music will begin at 2:30 PM by the Provincial Band on the front lawn of the church directed by Carol Johnson. The Christ Moravian Choir under the direction of Jeanie Rothrock will provide music during the service. Special intergenerational music will be presented the Provincial Praise Group directed by Bishop Sam Gray. Stephen Holland will be the organist. Our guest speaker will be The Rev. Cynthia Williams. She is a member of Kernersville Moravian Church and has been a participant on two short mission teams from Kernersville to Kenya and Peru. An offering will be collected for Mission Society Missionaries and Leadership Development in the Mission areas of Cuba, Peru and Sierra Leone. Please make plans to join us!

Special Concert Coming to Christ Moravian

hpqscan0001Come soothe your soul with good music and sweet treats under the trees at Christ Moravian Church in the coming weeks! On Sunday, October 5th from 4 PM – 6 PM the Petersbrook Regional Conference of Churches (Ardmore, Christ, Calvary and Fries Memorial Moravian) will be hosting a free concert for the community. There will be a love offering collected that will go to help support Sunnyside Ministry. Bring your chair or blanket for the lawn. In case of inclement weather the concert will move into the Sanctuary and our refreshments and reception will take place in the Fellowship Building.  To download the flier click on the link below:

Concert Flier

Marvelous Moravians Begin Fall Season of Fun

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The Marvelous Moravians are on the move!

The Marvelous Moravians gathered at the Field of Honor Memorial at Triad Park in Kernersville, NC and Picnic to begin their fall season. Their next trip is scheduled for Tuesday, October 14th as they travel to Concord Mills for shopping, lunch and other activities. The Sea Life Aquarium is an option for some who wish to travel with the group that day. Departure time is 9:30 AM if you plan to ride the Church Bus.

Movie Night Returns to Christ Moravian Church

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Join us this Friday
September 19th

Join us on Friday, September 19th for our next movie night at Christ Moravian Church. We will begin gathering for a time of fellowship and refreshments at 7:30 PM followed by the showing of the Disney movies “Up” showing at 8 PM. Weather permitting the movie will be shown on the grounds of Christ Moravian Church. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for your family! If we have inclement weather the movie will be shown in the Fellowship Building.

Christ Moravian Hosts Special Worship Service

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Join us! Thursday, September 11, 2014 @ 7 PM

The Moravian Methodist Dialogue meeting will be held in Winston-Salem beginning September 11, 2014. As a way of including both communities in a time of fellowship and worship a Singstunde will be held at Christ Moravian Church on Thursday, September 11 starting at 7:00 pm. “The Singstunde, or “singing hour”, is a traditional Moravian service consisting of complete hymns and hymn stanzas selected and ordered to develop a theme. In the Singstunde participants proclaim the message of the service to one another in song, each person being both recipient and messenger. This Singstunde focuses on our unity as brothers and sisters, called by Christ, following him as our shepherd and guide, and moving together into the world for service to all.” Please make plans now to join us the evening of Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Christ Moravian Church.

Advent Star Complete

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The completed Advent Star

Members and friends of Christ Moravian Church gathered together in our Fellowship Building on Saturday to create a new 110 point Advent Star for our Sanctuary. Under the guidance and leadership of Max Brady this Advent Star was completed on Monday evening. Thank you to those who helped out with this project! Enjoy some photos taken from the workshop:

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Pizza and Outdoor Movie Night on Friday

pizzaDUE TO THE RAINY WEATHER, MOVIE NIGHT WILL BE MOVED INDOORS TO THE FELLOWSHIP BUILDING.  Join us for pizza and an outdoor movie on the grounds of Christ Moravian Church. A pizza dinner will begin at 7 PM followed by the movie starting at dark. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket for your family. If there is inclement weather,  the dinner and  movie will be shown in the Fellowship Building.

Continued Prayer for Church Members in Alaska

The Moravian Church in Bethel, Alaska
Moravian Church in Bethel

Clay and Nancy Reid arrived safely in Bethel, Alaska as they begin their mission work with fellow Moravians. Among the tasks this group hopes to accomplish in their time in Bethel are the following: running a Vacation Bible School program, re-roofing and finishing the inside of the Moravian Bookstore, and adding an arctic entry to the Dean’s House at the seminary. Enjoy some updated photos sent to us from Nancy Reid in the slideshow below:

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Baked Spaghetti Dinner Approaching

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The youth  of  Christ Moravian Church will sponsor a Baked Spaghetti dinner on Saturday, June 28, from 4:30 PM – 7 PM in the Fellowship Building. The menu will be baked spaghetti, salad, garlic toast, dessert and tea or coffee. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 5 and under. Takeout is also available. All proceeds will go to the youth to help with their upcoming projects.

Marvelous Moravians Enjoy Their Day on the Lake

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The M&M’ers gathered together for a great day on Lake Norman aboard the Catawba Queen. They enjoyed a wonderful lunch, 90 minute sightseeing cruise and great fellowship. Enjoy the photo slideshow below:

 

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The Lord Is Risen!

 

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The Lord Is Risen Indeed! We hope all of you have a blessed Easter celebration with family and friends today. We thank all of our members who made rounds with our band this morning, those who served as Ushers and those who attended the 242nd Easter Sunrise Service of the Moravian Church.

Thanks and Appreciation

 

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Our thanks and appreciation to our youth and adult volunteers who ventured out to clean gravestones for members of Christ Moravian Church and the Salem Congregation at God’s Acre on this Good Friday. We appreciate all that you do in your service for God’s Kingdom.

Synod Elections Update

Synod_logo_1forpostDavid Guthrie was re-elected as Provincial Elders’ Conference President.  Congratulations to Clara “Cackie” Rollins who was re-elected to the Provincial Women’s Board. In addition delegates were in the voting process to elect a bishop. After ten ballots, the resolution to elect a bishop was revisited. A lengthy discussion on the floor of Synod took place . The body of Synod discerned that perhaps the Holy Spirit was not leading us to elect a bishop and by majority vote the resolution to elect a bishop was defeated. To view a complete listing of the current election results please see below:

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Southern Province Synod To Begin

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Synod runs April 3rd – April 6th

The Synod of the Moravian Church of America, Southern Province begins on Thursday afternoon. Please keep in your prayers our delegates from Christ Moravian Church: Linda Hastings, Pastor Marcus and Chris Vogler. Please refer to the following link for up to date reports and election results at Synod:

Moravian Church of North America

 

Chicken Stew to Benefit the Ray of Hope Ministry

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Ray of Hope Ministry

Join us on Saturday, March 29th from 5 – 7 PM for a Chicken Stew. People may choose to either dine in or take out. All proceeds go to benefit the Ray of Hope Ministry in Kenya, Africa.  To learn more about the Ray of Hope Ministry, follow the link below to view a slideshow of a recent trip taken by some ladies from Kernersville Moravian Church in 2013.

Ray of Hope

Youth Fellowship Thanks You

Thank-YouWe appreciate all who came out to support our Youth Fundraiser last weekend. $624 was raised at our Breakfast last Saturday. In addition $679 was raised for World Vision in the 30 hour famine. On behalf of the Youth Fellowship we thank our members and friends of Christ Church for their generous support.

Christ Church returns to worship in Sanctuary

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Rev. David Guthrie
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on First Sunday of Lent
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We returned to our newly refurbished Sanctuary on Sunday, March 9th. Many thanks to all those in our orchestra who played for our first Opening Exercise of 2014. In worship, we welcomed The Rev. David Guthrie, PEC President as our guest preacher in worship as we celebrated the Sacrament of Holy Communion.

Daylight Savings Time Ends

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Turn your clocks forward one hour

Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday morning at 2 AM. Don’t forget to turn back your clocks on Saturday evening before bedtime. Opening Exercise begins at 9:45 AM, Sunday School at 10 AM and worship at 11 AM. We hope to see you at Christ Moravian Church Sunday morning!

“Open House” Sunday

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Following worship in our Fellowship Building on March 2nd, we will be having an “open house” in the Sanctuary Building so we can view first hand all of the maintenance projects that have taken place over the past few months! There will still be a few items that will need to be addressed (touch up painting, etc) in the week ahead but we are excited that

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Projects Near Completion

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The Bank Street Side of our Sanctuary
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We are in the home stretch of our  projects. The retrofitting of light fixtures is complete. The installation of hardwood in our pulpit area is complete and all that remains is staining the wood. Cleaning crews were present on Thursday and Friday to clean up the Sanctuary building. Some “touch up” work will be completed in the week ahead and we look forward to worship on March 9th.  We hope you enjoy some of the updated pictures below:

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DAYS OF PRAYER SERVICES

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Bishop Sam Gray will be our guest speaker on Sunday, March 9th, for our Lovefeast Service
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The 2014 Days of Prayer Worship Services are now available for viewing in PDF format at the link below:

Days of Prayer

Sanctuary Building (Before) Images

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We hope church members will enjoy this photo slideshow taken Sunday morning December 29th. Pictured are images of our Sanctuary building and the areas that Church Interiors, Inc. will be working on in the coming months. We appreciate the generosity of our church members who have responded to our “Preserving the Past, Preparing Our Future” Capital Improvements Campaign. We look forward to returning to our familiar surroundings in early March of 2014.

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A Great Day of Fellowship and Fun

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A great crowd from Christ Moravian Church left early this morning to venture to Winterplace Ski Resort in WV for a day of fellowship and snow tubing. Please continue to keep these members in your thoughts and prayers as they arrive back to town later this evening.

Marvelous Moravians Event Tuesday

Our Marvelous Moravians ventured out Tuesday morning for a great program!
Our Marvelous Moravians ventured out
Tuesday morning for a great program!

Our Marvelous Moravians met on Tuesday, January 7th at 11 AM in our Fellowship Building. We welcomed as our guest speaker, The Rev. Dr. Nola Knouse who serves as Director of the Moravian Music Foundation. Following her presentation, we enjoyed a lunch prepared by Diana Holleman (Brunswick Stew) and Pastor Marcus (Chili). To view some other pictures from today’s event, enjoy the photo slideshow below.

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Worship Begins in the Fellowship Building

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Members are reminded that on Sunday, January 5th morning worship takes place in our Fellowship Building for the next few months. Many thanks to Bobbie and NT Russell, Carol Johnson and Archie Walker who assisted in our set up Monday morning! There will be a few changes regarding worship in this space for us that we wanted our members and visitors to know about beforehand. To learn more about these changes please click on the link “continue reading” below.

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Concluding the Year with Communion

Join us for Holy Communion this Sunday
Join us for
Holy Communion
this Sunday

We conclude the year 2013 with a Holy Communion service in worship on Sunday, December 29th. This will be our last worship service not only for the year 2013 but also for a few months in our Sanctuary. Work begins on our maintenance projects this Monday, December 30th. We hope you will make plans to join us!

Mission Accomplished!

logoWe are happy to report our goal of $100.000 in pledge commitments to our Capital Improvements Campaign has been met and continues to grow ($110,000+) with more contributions coming each week!  If you have not submitted your pledge commitment card, please feel free to bring those to the church office or place them in the mail.

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Children’s Program

Church members lighting the Advent Candles in worship
Church members lighting the
Advent Candles in worship

Many thanks to our Children and Youth Sunday school classes who led our Christmas program, And He Comes!” in morning worship. We appreciate Kiley and Cyndy Smith for writing this program. Their leadership along with Sabrina Maksi and Matt Pace and other youth leaders was greatly appreciated. To view some photos from todays program, enjoy the photo slideshow below.

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Children’s Program to take place in Worship

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Please make plans to join us for worship on Sunday, December 15th  Our Children’s Program that was originally scheduled for worship on December 8th will be taking place. Our youth (pictured to the left at a recent dress rehearsal) have been working very hard on this program which is called, “And He Comes!” This was written by Cyndy and Kiley Smith and will be performed by our Youth Sunday school classes.

Reaching Out in Our Community

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These will be available each Sunday of Advent as an outreach gift

Church members are reminded to “help share the light of Christ” during this Advent  season. On Sunday, December 15th these gifts will be in the Hallway of Christ Moravian Church to pick up.  Members are encouraged to take this special invitation as a way of inviting a neighbor, co-worker or family member to join us for our Christmas Lovefeast and Candle Services at Christ Church. Many thanks to church member Ed Swaim for making these wooden star bases.

Heritage Woods Lovefeast Service

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“…let your light shine before people…” 

For over 20 years, members of Christ Moravian Church have prepared a Lovefeast Service for the residents of Heritage Woods. Many thanks to members of our choir led by Jeanie Rothrock, our organist Stephen Holland, our dieners and coffee makers who ventured out last night for this service. To view the photo slideshow from this Lovefeast service please click on “continue reading” below.

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