Lititz Moravian Church

Ponderings & Happenings

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...

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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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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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Covenanting Is A Grand Thing

Posted by Pastor Dean Jurgen on

We sang “We in one covenant are joined, and one in Jesus are” earlier. Covenanting is a grand thing, a sacred choice. It is an expression of our bond in Jesus, like the sacred bond we have with our spouse, if we are married.As one of your pastors I have been in covenant with you to...

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Why I'd Rather Be a Goose Than An Eagle

Posted by Pastor Dean Jurgen on

I never grow tired of looking up in the sky whenever I hear geese overhead.  There might be ten or there might be hundreds at a time, but these travelers always travel in a V formation.  Have you ever wondered why? Scientists at Cal Tech did.  They put their computers and flight...

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