Author Archives: Daily Prayers for Moravians

About Daily Prayers for Moravians

My name is Chris Giesler and I am blessed to be serving as Pastor of the Emmaus Moravian Church in Emmaus, PA. I am also privileged to serve as a Bishop of the world wide Moravian Unity. If you are ever in the area I would invite you to drop by for a visit. Please see our congregation's church web site at www.emmausmoravian.org. I live in Bethlehem, PA with my wife Tina. Our daughter, Martha, is a Moravian College graduate now teaching high school math. She is married to Matt, and now living in Harrisburg, PA. We also love being grand-parents to Addison (an inquisitive 6-year old) and Michael (an active 3-year old) and a new-born, Riley, who belong to our son Andrew, and his wife Amy.

Prayers for the Easter Celebration (April 21-26, 2019)

(Portions of this Prayer are adapted from the Moravian Book of Worship Liturgy for Easter.  Used by permission of the Interprovincial Board of Communication) The watchword for the week:Why do you look for the living among the dead? Jesus is not here, … Continue reading

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Prayers for the Palm Sunday and Holy Week (April 14-20, 2019)

(Portions of this prayer are adapted from the Palm Sunday Liturgy in the Moravian Book of Worship) We read the watchword for the week: The Lord is my strength and my might; he has become my salvation. Psalm 118:14 We … Continue reading

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Prayers for the 5th Sunday in Lent (April 7-13, 2019)

The Watchword for the Week (from the Moravian Daily Texts) Forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the heavenly call of God in Christ Jesus. Philippians … Continue reading

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Prayers for the 4th Sunday in Lent (March 31-April 6, 2019)

The watchword for the week:If anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new! 2 Corinthians 5:17 This is the day the Lord has made.We will rejoice and be glad … Continue reading

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Prayers for the 3rd Sunday of Lent (March 24-30, 2019)

The watchword for the week:Seek the Lord while he may be found, call upon him while he is near. Isaiah 55:6Christ invites us to come and worshipTo rest from the things that are troubling usTo pray for the needs of … Continue reading

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Prayers for the 2nd Week in Lent (March 17-23, 2019)

The Watchword for the Week:  The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? Psalm 27:1 Incline your ear to the Lord and come to him. Listen that you may live.Today let us seek after the Lord.Let us … Continue reading

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Prayers for the 1st Sunday in Lent (March 10-16, 2019)

Watchword for the Week:No one who believes in Christ will be put to shame. Romans 10:11 In this Lenten season, Loving God, you call us to a time of reflection and contemplation.This is a time to ponder where our wandering steps have … Continue reading

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