Growing community in Greensboro

First Moravian Church in Greensboro, NC isn’t the biggest church in town. But thanks to a grant through the Moravian Ministries Foundation in America (MMFA), we just might be on our way to producing a bountiful harvest second to none. A new Servants’ Garden, with more than 30 raised beds, is transforming what used to…

Breakfast at MOD

While in New York recently for some fun and some foundation business, I had the opportunity to stop by Moravian Open Door (MOD). Susan Attzs-Mendoza, MOD’s Executive Director, invited me to join the residents for breakfast. Early this year, Moravian Ministries Foundation in America made a grant of $50,000 from our Hunger & Thirst Field…

Hindsight on 2021: MMFA’s Impact Statement

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” to borrow an opening phrase from Charles Dickens. Moravians met a challenging year with grace, creativity, generosity, and love. And the Moravian Ministries Foundation in America was honored to be part of it. Amid a pandemic, more of us invested together, established new…

Spring Cleaning, Stewardship Style

Spring Cleaning, Stewardship Style

Spring has sprung so it’s time to wash the windows, get rid of winter clothing that hasn’t been worn in a while, and give the refrigerator a good scrubbing. What about in our communities of faith? What would it mean to “spring clean” our stewardship? How do we determine what needs a fresh coat of…

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A ladle or a spoon?

In their article, “16 Creative Ways to Think About Stewardship and Generosity,” the ReImagine Generosity team introduces the idea of “spoon vs. ladle thinking.” By this they mean looking at our lives and asking how much we are serving ourselves (spoon) and how much we are serving others (ladle). They write: “When we give up…

Moravian Ministries Foundation in America Steward Sparks 4th Tuesday of every month at 11:00 a.m. EST

Steward Sparks

Join MMFA’s Laura Watson and a different Moravian pastor at 11:00 a.m. EST on the fourth Tuesday of each month to explore what scripture tells us about both our identity and how we live as God’s stewards. Through a mixture of Lectio Divina and conversation, we’ll learn together and hopefully spark new ways of living…

Forming faithful stewards

Forming faithful stewards, together

“For we are what he has made us, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand to be our way of life.” Ephesians 2:10 Stewardship is about much more than money, and it’s more than what we do through our church. It’s a way of life; it’s our identity. God created us…