Lititz Moravian Church

Ponderings & Happenings

Christmas Sensations

Posted by Pastor Sayward Lippincott on

Christmas Sensations  When you think of Christmas, what do you think about it? Candles, sugar cake, gifts, lights, hot cocoa? I think about songs. My favorites are Love is            Breathing by Our Hearts Hero and Whitney Huston's version of Joy to the...

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Our New Pastor, Sayward Lippincott

Posted by Sayward Lippincott on

Since we are in the middle of the baseball season, I thought I would give you my stats:Husband: Kevin Lippincott, we will be married 14 years at the end of SeptemberChildren:  Three, ages 10;  7; and 16 monthsHome Congregation: Graceham Moravian Church in Graceham...

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Adjusting to Our New Normal

Posted by Pastor Mark Breland on

“I have observed that the preservation of the community is best assured through a process of continual change.”                                      Count Nicholas L. Von ZinzendorfAugust...

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Pentecost: Christ Calls in Chaos

Posted by Pastor Dean Jurgen on

The first Christian Pentecost (Pentecost is a Jewish holy day, fifty days after the Passover celebrations) must have looked and sounded like chaos. With no warning and no time to prepare, there was the sound of a tornado outside and there were what looked like tongues of fire on each believer...

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The Joy of Forgiveness

Posted by Pastor Dean Jurgen on

Let me tell you a true story that happened some time ago. A young boy’s father died in a car wreck when he was only 12 years old. He read it in a newspaper before anyone got word to him to tell him about it. When he saw the picture of the family car smashed up on the front page of the...

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Do Tea Pots Talk? A story of perspective for the Covid weary

Posted by Pastor Dean Jurgen on

Mary and Joe treasured the many happy times in their marriage, perhaps because, in retrospect, tragedy intruded so often. They surely faced more than their fair share of sickness, financial problems and accidents. And what with Joe Jr.'s ill-fated trip down drug alley, well, life hadn't been all...

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On Sharing A Really Good, Challenging Book

Posted by Pastor Dean Jurgen on

*Quotes From “The Irresistible Revolution” by Shane Clairborne. Borrow it from Pastor Dean if you dare to read it, for it will not leave you unchallenged or unchanged! If you ask most people what Christians believe, they can tell you that Jesus is God’s Son and that he rose...

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A Call To Prayer

Posted by Pastor Dean Jurgen on

  Church Family, As servants of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace, we come to you with an urgent need for prayer, Our congregation’s Biblical watchword for 2021, “Christ is our peace” (Ephesians 2:14) calls us to doing prayerful deeds of peace. As...

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Christmas Eve Devotional Message

Posted by Pastor Dean Jurgen on

A Christmas Eve devotional message from the bishops of our province, taken from a devotional for Moravian pastors, “26 Points” ON THE TWENTY-SITXH DAY OF ADVENT, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2020...My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When shall I come and behold the face of God?...

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