Lovefeast Services at Lititz Moravian
A Moravian Lovefeast service is a special worship service composed of hymn singing and a shared simple meal, of a sweet bun and coffee or chocolate milk. Special music with the many choirs, trombone (brass) choir, or a chamber orchestra are often shared at these services.
May 13, 2018 - Christian Family Sunday LovefeastWe celebrate God's gift to us of family with a lovefeast service. Mothers, and those who have served a motherly role, also receive a gift carnation.
July 1, 2018 - Independence Day Lovefeast (10:30 AM only)The Moravians were the first, in 1783, to celebrate July 4th to thank God for our national independence. We thank God for our religious freedom of worship. There will be special music with a chamber orchestra accompanying the choir and congregation during the hymns and anthems.
August 19, 2018 - Sanctuary Anniversary LovefeastWe gather to share a simple meal celebrating God's presence and ministry in our sanctuary. We are blessed to worship in the same sanctuary since 1787. Generations of people have come to know Jesus as Lord through the witness of this congregation.
December 2, 2018 - Moravian Manor Advent Lovefeast (2:30 PM @ Moravian Manor)Our senior choir, a children's soloist, Trombone Choir, and Dieners share the joy of the season with residents at Moravian Manor in Steinman Hall. All are welcome.
Christmas Vigil Lovefeasts, 2018 - free tickets (admission cards) are required - full details coming soon.
At 5 & 7:30 PM (prelude 1/2 hour earlier) on:Sunday, December 16Sunday, December 23Monday, December 24
December 23, 2018 - Christmas Family Lovefeast (10:30 AM only)This is a Family Christmas Candlelight Lovefeast (no ticket required) with familiar carols, a simple Lovefeast meal, and candles, we celebrate the joy of God with us during this festive transitional time of the Advent and Christmas seasons.
February, 2019 - Anniversary LovefeastWe joyfully celebrate the 269th anniversary of our congregation with a love feast meal and song service. Special music will be shared.
April 20, 2019 - Great Sabbath Lovefeast (Saturday at 4 PM)We come together to share a simple Lovefeast meal and share music during this solemn time of mourning the loss of Jesus.