Lititz Moravian Church

Ponderings & Happenings

Stay at Home and Come to Worship

Posted by Pastor Dean Jurgen on

Worship happens…… in different languages,… in different cultures,… in different styles.… in different theologies,… in different traditions,… in different settings,But, up until these days, worship always happened with a gathering together of the...

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Pastoral Ponderings for Living in These Uncertain Times

Posted by Pastor Dean Jurgen on

Daily we see the numbers of those with CODIV-19 and those who have died from it rise. And with the news, our fears and anxieties rise. Hospitals are overwhelmed; medical tests and treatment supplies are not available to all who need them; now we are told that everyone should wear a mask when...

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Stay Home and Come to Worship!

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Holy Week—Wherever you are; Whenever You Want through our website www.LititzMoravian.org Palm Sunday worship, featuring the hymns and anthems from last year’s Palm Sunday, but with a 2020 Palm Sunday meditation by Pastor Mark.Holy Week Readings for this most important week of...

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What, Me Worry?

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Yesterday, I put together for you some quotes from well-known people on Anxiety, hoping that you would be encouraged, and less anxious. But I neglected to put the famous quote of Alfred E. Neuman: “What, me worry?”   You might recall that he was the fictional character from the...

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Following Faithfully in Fearful Times

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Faithful, faith-drained and faith seeking followers: Read the Moravian Daily Texts for today and say what I said, and three others said when they read it. “Wow! WOW! WOW!!” There are days when that cherished, old prayer book speaks the Lord’s good word, and we get something out...

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Moravian Online Worship Opportunities

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Calvary Moravian Church (Winston-Salem, NC) — 11:00 a.m. EDT Calvary Moravian Church (Allentown, PA) – 10:45 a.m. EDT through Zoom Clemmons Moravian Church (Winston-Salem, NC) – 10:30 a.m. EDT through Facebook East Hill Moravian...

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May There Abide In Us Peace

Posted by Pastor Dean Jurgen on

Brother, Sister Strugglers,If you are feeling overly stressed by the events of these days, relax, for you don’t need to explain why. We all are challenged and stressed with the news of this day, the first day of a coronavirus shut down of all “unnecessary activity”: sporting...

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Dear Moravian Church Family

Posted by Pastor Dean Jurgen on

We are in the midst of the unsettling season of Lent, and an unsettling time of national anxiety due to the  Covid-19 virus.  I write to let you know that in an emergency meeting of Board members and other church leaders last night we have decided to care for our congregation and our...

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Jesus Knows Me, This I Love!

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The death and resurrection of Jesus Christ are at the heart of the Christian gospel, and Good Friday and Easter are two of the most significant celebrations of the Christian year. Lent is a season of preparation and repentance during which we anticipate Good Friday and Easter. Just as we...

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