Moravians' Beliefs

Moravians believe in one God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

Moravians believe that Jesus Christ is the way to God and God's way to us.

Moravians believe that a personal, heart-felt relationship with God through Jesus Christ is an essential part of faith.

Moravians hold that faith in Jesus Christ must also be a community experience.

Moravians believe the Church is called into existence by Jesus Christ to serve and follow him.

Moravians find guidance for doctine and faith through the Bible.

Moravians subscribe to the major creeds of the Church, including the Apostles' and the Nicene creeds.

Moravians share God's love in word and deed with people of other cultures and in all the world.

Moravians have a heritage of creativity in our music and worship.

Moravians believe that discerning God's will is a task to be shared among many leaders rather than to be vested in a single person or office.  Thus, there is a conferential form of government which shares this responsibility.

Moravians place great value on their ties with Christians of other Moravian provinces and with Christians of other Moravian provinces and with Christians of other denominations throughout the world.

 

For more information, see the Moravian Church of North America website and the Moravian Church, Southern Province website.