‘Tis the season for Lovefeasts and Candle Services!

Mark your calendars and plan to attend a service at New Philadelphia this Advent and Christmas Season:

December 4 at 11:30 a.m. – Children’s Lovefeast – Fellowship Hall (In-person)

December 11 at 9:30 a.m. – Mostly Music Advent Service – Sanctuary (In-person)

December 18 at 7:00 p.m. – Lovefeast and Candle Service – Sanctuary (In-person)

December 24 at 4:30 p.m. – Lovefeast and Candle Service – Sanctuary (In-person and Online via our Facebook page)

December 24 at 8:00 p.m. – Lovefeast and Candle Service – Sanctuary (In-person)

Our Christmas Day service will be one of Songs and Stories at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 25. 


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Our Thanksgiving Eve, GIVING THANKS Service is Wednesday, November 23 at 6:00 p.m.

You will have the chance to hang your Thankful Leaf (distributed to you as you enter the church) on the Giving Thanks Tree, during  the service.

The offering goes towards the Blessing Box; bring a non-perishable food item and/or a monetary donation.

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Pray Every Day November 2022


  1. Turn oh Lord and deliver me; save me because of your unfailing love. Pray for the Teshes in Kenya and Ray of Hope.
  2. Keep me safe O God, for in you I take refuge. Pray for the Raipur Foster Child Project.
  3. Hear O Lord, my righteous plea; listen to my cry. Give ear to my prayer. Pray for Phil and Eunice Raiford in Mexico.
  4. The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock in whom I take refuge. Pray for Moravians in Honduras and Nicaragua.
  5. You, O Lord, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light. Pray for the Thiessens in Canada.
  6. The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Pray for PEC members, bishops, and other church leaders.
  7. May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer. Pray for Adopt-a-Village in Tanzania.
  8. In you our fathers put their trust; they trusted and you delivered them. Pray for Moravians in Cuba and the Armando Rusindo Foundation.
  9. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Pray for the Sineaths in Campus Outreach.
  10. To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul; in you I trust, O my God. Pray for the Clinica Evangelica Morava in Ahuas.
  11. Such is the generation of those who seek him, who seek your face, O God of Jacob. Pray for the Unity Women’s Desk.
  12. The Lord is my light and my salvation, who shall I fear? Pray for Moravians in Peru.
  13. Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord. Pray for the Hoffmans in HIV/AIDS ministry.
  14. Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness. Pray for seminarians and candidates for ordination.
  15. O Lord my God, I called to you for help and you healed me. Pray for Steve and Ann Marx with Mission Aviation Fellowship.
  16. You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance. Pray for Safiatu Braima and Sierra Leonne.
  17. Sing joyfully to the Lord, you righteous; it is fitting for the upright to praise him. Pray for Kevin and Charity in the Middle East.
  18. We wait in hope for the Lord; he is our help and our shield. Pray for Ukrainian refugees and the churches in the Czech Republic.
  19. May your unfailing love rest upon us, O Lord, even as we put our hope in you. Pray for the Harrisons with Greek Intervarsity.
  20. Your love, O Lord, reaches to the Heavens, your faithfulness to the skies. Your righteousness is like the mighty mountains, your justice like the great deep. Pray for the government leaders of our country.
  21. The days of the blameless are known to the Lord, and their inheritance will endure forever. In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty. Pray for Brian and Heather Marx with Mission Aviation Fellowship.
  22. O Lord, do not forsake me; be not far from me, O my God. Come quickly to help me, O Lord my Savior. Pray for new and emerging ministries of the Moravian Church.
  23. I waited patiently for the Lord; he turned to me and heard my cry. Pray for Alan and DeeDee Iobst in France.
  24. Be pleased, O Lord, to save me; O Lord, come quickly to help me. Pray for Charlie and Vicki Brent in Texas.
  25. As the deer pants for the streams of water, so my soul pants for you, O God. Pray for Annie B Missions and Star Mountain.
  26. Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. Pray for firefighters and police officers.
  27. All this happened to us, though we had not forgotten you or been false to your covenant. Our hearts had not turned back; our feet had not strayed from your path. Pray for the Board of World Missions.
  28. Rise up and help us; redeem us because of your unfailing love. Pray for Michael and Brenda Brent in Croatia.
  29. Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy. How awesome is the Lord Most High, the great King over all the earth! Pray for Estamos Unidos Moravian Ministry.
  30. Within your temple, O God, we meditate on your unfailing love. Like your name, O God, your praise reaches to the ends of the earth. Pray for disaster relief workers and Moravian Disaster Response.
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New Philly’s Men’s Fellowship is smoking tasty, farm-fresh meats!  We do the work.  You just heat and serve a great, time-saving holiday meal! All meat is cooked on the Big Boy BBQ Smoker to delectable perfection under the direction of award-winning Pit Master Joey Transou!



                                Order Deadline                            Order Pick Up

Thanksgiving       Sunday, Nov. 13                  Tuesday, Nov. 22 (3 to 6 PM)

Christmas            Sunday, Dec. 11                   Thursday, Dec. 22 (3 to 6 PM)


Pick up all orders in the foyer of the New Philadelphia Moravian Church Pavilion.  Unclaimed orders are donated to Samaritan Ministries.

Oink! (Porkilicious!)                           

Tenderloin, 1 to 1 ¼ pounds*, seasoned with mild spice rub – $18

Gobble! (Turkeyummm!)

Boneless breast, 3 pounds*, seasoned with rosemary-garlic rub – $21

Moo! (Beeftastic!)

Tenderloin, 2 to 3 ½ pounds**, $30 per pound – $60 – 105

Meat Loaf, 2 ½ pounds*, seasoned with a BBQ rub – $20

*Pre-cooked weight                            **Cooked weight

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So many opportunities to participate in and be involved with 12 Days of Service. From making hot chocolate, ringing a bell, singing to our homebound members, or stacking Blessing Box items…there is something for everyone to do!

If you have any questions about 12 Days of Service, reach out to Clyde Manning at or 336-765.2331.



     🎄 12 Days of Service 🎄

Day 1 November 27

Samaritan Coin Campaign & Tree Lightings

Help with hot chocolate in the kitchen; 1.5 hours

Day 2 November 28

Salvation Army Bell Ringing

9 opportunities;

1 hour

Day 3 November 29

Crisis Control OTC medicine collection

Cough drops, Ibuprofen, Vaseline, Chap stick

Day 4 November 30

Dress our Lambs

8 opportunities;

1 hour

Day 5 December 1

Diaper Drive & Wrapping

8 opportunities

1.5 hours

Day 6 December 2

South Fork Lovefeast

20 opportunities;

2.5 hours

Day 7 December 3

Traveling Lovefeast

Large choir wanted! Up to 3 hours

Day 8 December 4

Deliver Lambs

Day 9 December 5

Toilet Paper Drive

Goal – 1000 rolls

Day 10 December 6

Salvation Army Bell Ringing

9 opportunities;

1 hour

Day 11 December 7

His Path Luncheon

Day 12 December 8

Blessing Box Soup & Meat Drive

Goal – 1000 items

Multiple opportunities;

1-2 hours

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