In Essentials, Unity; In Nonessentials, Liberty; In All Things, Love.
FIRST MORAVIAN CHURCH OF ANCHORAGE ® PO Box 221684, Anchorage, AK 99522
Sundays (6:30pm - 8:00pm)
1145 "C" Street
MORAVIAN DAILY TEXT
Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
Ministers’ Covenant Day†
Watchword for the Week – Jesus asks, “But who do you say that I am?” Mark 8:29
Sunday, September 16 – Isaiah 50:4–9a; Psalm 116:1–9; James 3:1–12; Mark 8:27–38
Turn, O Lord! How long? Have compassion on your servants! Psalm 90:13
Jesus said, “You have pain now; but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.” John 16:22
Tender Lord, each day we are made aware of pain and suffering among your scattered children. With each newscast, our hearts ache at the trials and tribulations of your people. Yet your mercies are new every morning. Help us to spread your compassion to all in need. Lead us back to joy and peace. Amen.
Belief of the Church
With the whole of Christendom, we share faith in God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. We believe and confess that God has revealed Himself once and for all in His Son Jesus Christ; that our Lord has redeemed us with whole of mankind by His death and His resurrection; and that there is no salvation apart from Him. We believe that He is present with us in the Word and the Sacrament; that He directs and unites us through His Spirit and thus forms us into a Church. We hear Him summoning us to follow Him, and pray Him to use us in His Service. He joins us together mutually so that knowing ourselves to be members of His Body we become willing to serve each other.