Saturday, October 17, 2015

Catch THE BUS to Fall Retreat

Looking for a ride from Ohio to the Midstates Moravian 
Youth Fall Retreat? 
Reserve a seat on THE BUS.

For just $30 per person, travel round trip in luxurious style (i.e., there will be a bathroom on board!). You'll want to bring extra $ for meal stops coming and going.

To order your bus ticket, contact 
Scott Minor via
or email him at
or call/text him at
He's waiting to hear from you.

Don't wait! Seats are filling up.

If you need further information about Fall Retreat, see the previous blog post, or go to 

Midstates Moravian Youth Fall Retreat

For young people in 6th grade through age 21, the
Midstates Moravian Youth 
Fall Retreat 
will happen
November 6-8, 2015
at Camp Lutherhaven in
Albion, Indiana.

The Rev. Andy Kilps will lead the program, "Walk the Talk." The cost is $60/person whether you're a camper or a staff person. Need a registration form? Speak with your church's pastor, or download one here: 

Register now to assure your spot! Register now to assure roommate selection! Register now so you will not miss out on the opportunity to kiss a moose...or sing great songs...or learn stuff...or be with old and new friends...or worship God...

Wondering how you're going to get from Ohio to Indiana? Take THE BUS! Get the details in the next blog post.

Friday, October 16, 2015

Make it a Moravian Monday!

All of the things Moravians are fond of will converge in two happenings on Monday evening, October 19. Delicious food,  warm fellowship with friends from near and far, memorable music and Christ-honoring worship--you won't want to miss a moment.


Annual Turkey Supper

First Moravian Church of Uhrichsville

315 N. Water Street
4:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Dine In or Carry-Out
Adults - $8  Children - $4

And then...

An Evening of Praise & Worship Toward Spiritual Renewal with Chris & Tina Giesler

John Heckewelder Memorial Moravian Church of Gnadenhutten

133 S. Walnut Street
7:00 p.m.

The Rt. Rev. Chris Giesler is a Bishop in the Moravian Unity currently serving as the pastor of the Edgeboro Moravian Church in Bethlehem, PA where he leads the house worship band. His wife, Tina, is a professional organist and pianist as well as the Financial Controller of the Moravian Church-Northern Province. Together, they bring their special gifts to our area.

Bishop Chris says, "This service will be a Singstunde utilizing both traditional and contemporary music to fill our spirits with the love, grace, and peace of Jesus Christ. The music will be led by me (on guitar) and Tina (on the piano). We will sing songs, read scripture, and pray together seeking only to bring us closer to God and to each other."

This service is open to all!

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Youth Ministry Bonfire

Whether you prefer your marshmallows lightly toasted or flamed to a crisp, you'll be able to roast to your heart's delight this coming Sunday evening at the

All Tuscarawas County Moravian Youth Fall Gathering, October 4, 7-9 p.m. at 
Fry's Valley Moravian Church.

Young people in grades 6-12 are encouraged to come, and to INVITE FRIENDS.

We'll have a bonfire, and in addition to marshmallows and s'mores, we'll roast some hot dogs too. There'll be some games, some singing, and lots of fun.

Fry's Valley Moravian Church is located at
594 Fry's Valley Rd. SW (just off State Route 416 near Highway 36). Contact The Rev. Chris Johnson (484-894-9077 or for directions or further information.

This event is organized by the Youth Ministry Task Force of the Ohio Moravian Ministries Commission.