WNF Archive 2021

SEPTEMBER

15 Tales from Jungle Explorations while Searching for New Medical Treatments with Amy Greeson

True stories based on the adventures exploring remote and isolated tribal regions in a quest to discover ancient medical treatments.  The treks allowed for endearing encounters with elders, healers and villages, yet also brought difficult challenges like oppressive swarms of bees, arrests by police, and tribal fighting.

 

22 Appreciating our Neighbors:  St Philips

Members of St Philips will share some of their church's special history, including highlights and challenges and blessings throughout the past 200 years.

 

29 Appreciating our Neighbors:  Sunnyside Freedom School with Rev. Russ May 

This six-week summer school program, held at Trinity Moravian, is sponsored by the Children’s Defense Fund and run locally by the Moravian emerging ministry, Anthony’s Plot. Freedom School students engage in a research-based, multicultural integrated reading curriculum that supports them and their families.

 

OCTOBER

6 Appreciating our Neighbors:  The Happy Hill Community and its Moravian Connections with Triad Cultural Arts, Inc., Executive Director and Founder Cheryl Harry

Explore the history of the land underlying the Happy Hill community, from the time it was a plantation of the Salem Congregation, down to the present day.

 

13 The Cherokee Trail of Tears, Part 1:  What was it?  Why did it happen?  And how were the Moravians involved? Rev. Dr. Daniel Crews

The Cherokee Trail of Tears was the forced tribal evacuation that began in 1831.

 

20 The Cherokee Trail of Tears, Part 2:  a First-Hand Account with Rt. Rev. Graham Rights

Daniel Butrick was a close friend to the Moravians who traveled with displaced Cherokee along the Trail of Tears.  Hear this first-hand account of the Cherokees’ journey.

 

27 Diggs/Latham Fundraiser

Home Church and WS/FC elementary school Diggs/Latham have been in partnership since 2011. Join us in learning about and raising money for this important church connection.

 

November 10
Our New Moravian Catechism, Part 1, with Sam Gray. The Moravian Interprovincial Faith and Order Commission composed a new Catechism, honoring and reflecting the church’s previous document. We will first explore the structure and content of this Catechism (for each topic there are Bible verses; Biblical images and symbols; a brief summary; and hymns that relate to the topic). Then, we will consider ways in which the material can be used for personal reflection, spiritual growth, and catechetical instruction.

  

17 Our New Moravian Catechism, Part 2, with Sam Gray
The Moravian Interprovincial Faith and Order Commission composed a new Catechism, honoring and reflecting the church’s previous document. We will first explore the structure and content of this Catechism (for each topic there are Bible verses; Biblical images and symbols; a brief summary; and hymns that relate to the topic). Then, we will consider ways in which the material can be used for personal reflection, spiritual growth, and Catechetical instruction.

  

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