Share and Sell Market Registration is Now Open!

Share & Sell Market – **Register Now!

Women’s fellowships, congregations, non-profits, and church-related for-profit agencies are all invited to bring their wares and goodies to share and sell during the conference.  Registration information for Share & Sell is now available at Moravian.Online/MWC-Share-and-Sell.

Hours for Share & Sell Market 

2019 Share & Sell Schedule

Thursday, June 20                       3:00pm – 6:00pm

Friday, June 21                            3:00pm – 6:00pm  and 9:00pm-11:00pm (after Gala)

Saturday, June 22                        3:00pm – 6:00pm

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Rachel Held Evans to Provide Keynote at Moravian Women’s Conference

The 13th Moravian Women’s conference in scheduled for June 20-23, 2019, in Winston-Salem, N.C. The conference site, Embassy Suites, is located in downtown Winston-Salem amid the arts district, shops, restaurants and other attractions which are just blocks from historic Moravian Old Salem.

The conference offers an opportunity for Moravian women (and their ecumenical sisters) from many places to learn, worship, sing and share ideas. During general sessions and “Imagine Sessions” (workshops), keynote speakers and workshop leaders will inform and challenge each participant to confidently live into the plan God has for her.

Rachel Held Evans, a New York Times bestselling author of A Year of Biblical Womanhood, Searching for Sunday and Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again, will be the keynote speaker at the 13th Conference. She is also creator of a blog renown for conversation about Christianity and culture and is a popular speaker at churches, conferences and universities around the country.

Other women scheduled to speak include the Rt. Rev. Kay Ward, the first female bishop of the Moravian Unity; the Rev. Christie Melby-Gibbons, executive director of Tricklebee Café, an emerging ministry in Milwaukee, Wis.; the Rev. Dr. Heather Hartung Vacek, vice president for academic affairs, dean of faculty and associate professor of church history at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary; and Dena Grillo Fotuzi, a church leader and board member in the Moravian Church in Albania.

Conference registration is now open at moravianwomensconference.org. The website provides additional details and lodging opportunities (note that lodging is reserved separately so registrants may choose accommodations that suit their needs). Early Bird registration is $350 through February 6, 2019, and $415 thereafter.

Early Bird Deadline Extended Through February 6th!

Good news! In order to allow time for all who would like to register with the discount to do so, we have extended the deadline for Early Bird registration until 11:59pm on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. Regular registration prices will take effect on Thursday, February 7 at 12:00am.

So please, register before February 6th to receive a discount off of the regular registration fee for the 13th Moravian Women’s Conference, to be held June 20-23, 2019 at the Embassy Suites in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. (You’ll find an updated printed registration form here.)

The Moravian Women’s Conference is a gathering hosted by the Northern and Southern Provinces of the Moravian Church in North America. The conference centers around a biblical theme and offers time for attendees to relax their bodies, refresh their spirits, and renew their commitment to God and to each other. With faith, love, and hope, women leave the conference with a new enthusiasm and commitment to serve God, each other, and the world. We hope you’ll join us!

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Lodging Reservation Information Available Now!

Beginning August 1, 2018, Moravian Women’s Conference attendees may now reserve their lodging using a customized online reservation system.

Remember, conference registration does NOT include hotel accommodations. To make hotel reservations, you’ll need to call (long distance or international rates may apply) 336-724-2300 (tell them you’re with the Moravian Women’s Conference to get special rates) OR make reservations online using this customized link. You can find more information about accommodations and room costs on the Travel & Accommodations page of the conference website.

Coming to conference? Great! To complete your conference arrangements, be sure to:

  • Check to see if you are eligible for any Conference discounts and scholarships. Visit the Registration page of our website and scroll down to the Scholarship section.
  • Register for the conference using this online form and paying with a credit card (transaction & convenience fees will apply). Or, download a printable registration form and mail it with your check.
  • Take advantage of special rates and make reservations at the conference hotel (The Embassy Suites) if you’ll be staying there. Advise hotel of your roommate(s).
  • Make arrangements to travel to the conference (airfare, car, etc.). (If traveling by air, make arrangements for ground transportation to and from the airport.)

The Moravian Women’s Conference to be held June 20-23, 2019 in Winston-Salem, NC, is a gathering hosted by the Northern and Southern Provinces of the Moravian Church in North America. The conference centers around a biblical theme and offers time for attendees to relax their bodies, refresh their spirits, and renew their commitment to God and to each other. With faith, love, and hope, women leave the conference with a new enthusiasm and commitment to serve God, each other, and the world.

Early Bird Conference Registration is Open!

It’s already been three years since we were Walking in the Light together during the 12th Moravian Women’s Conference on the banks of the Chesapeake Bay.

Today we open registration for the 13th Moravian Women’s Conference, where we will learn to Unleash our Power so we might use it to be the hands and feet of Jesus in the world!

We are especially excited to welcome as one of our keynote speakers national best-selling author Rachel Held Evans! Rachel, along with several other dynamic speakers, will inspire and challenge us during our time together.

Visit our Registration page and register now in order to save $65 off of the regular registration fee. The 13th Moravian Women’s Conference will be held June 20-23, 2019 at the Embassy Suites hotel in  Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In the heart of downtown Winston-Salem, just steps away from the historic Moravian settlement of Salem, the Embassy Suites offers excellent accommodations and meeting space for the conference.

Domestic scholarship applications are also now available! Limited scholarships to offset conference registration fees are available to women from the Northern and Southern Provinces of the Moravian Church in America on a rolling, first-come, first-serve basis. Women with financial need are especially encouraged to apply. We ask that scholarship applicants please wait to register until after you are notified of a scholarship award.You’ll find details on our Registration page.

Conference Background

Every four years, the Interprovincial Women’s Board hosts a three-day conference for Moravian women across North America and other parts of the world. The conference offers time for attendees to relax their bodies, refresh their spirits and renew their minds. Meaningful worship and engaging speakers challenge, inspire and call us to action on God’s behalf. Participants attend workshops on topics of interest and enjoy fellowship, quiet time, recreation and even sight-seeing. Moravian women leave the quadrennial conference with a renewed commitment to serve God, each other and the world.

Fast Facts on the 13th Moravian Women’s Conference

Dates:                   June 20-23, 2019
Location:            The Embassy Suites | 425 Cherry Street | Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Registration:    $350/per person (early bird special beginning July 1, 2018); $415/per person (regular registration beginning January 11, 2019)

Important Conference Forms/Links:

For More Information:
Website:              www.moravianwomensconference.org
Facebook:           www.facebook.com/MoravianWC
Email:                   moravianwomen@gmail.com
Phone:                 (336) 893-4460 This is voice mail only. Please leave a detailed message and allow our volunteers time to respond.

Workshop Proposals Needed

It’s that time again! We’re looking for a few good women to offer relevant, informative, and inspiring workshops during the 2019 Moravian Women’s Conference, to be held June 20-23, 2019 in Winston-Salem, NC. Women have until April 30, 2018 to send in a proposal. Visit the Get Involved page to read more about this opportunity and follow the links to submit your proposal.

Resources from the Conference

Have you learned something at the Conference? Check back occasionally for some of the notes and presentations that have been part of the conference. First up, here are the Powerpoint slides and transcript from the Rev. Dr. Craig Atwood’s Friday evening presentation, Listening to the Sisters: Five Centuries of Leadership in the Moravian Church2015-06-26 20.02.56

Stay tuned.

If you were in Ruth Cole Burcaw’s Simply Moravian workshop, here is the copy of her PowerPoint slides, as promised.

Margaret Leinbach has also shared her workshop presentation, “Making Conflict a Win-Win,” with us.