Happy Thanksgiving Everybody!

                        As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving Day with our turkeys, stuffing and mashed potatoes, ACOOTAK AND DRY FISH and pumpkin pies, I pray that all of us will be truly thankful for family, friends, and having our needs met.  May we all remember those less fortunate.   The Thanksgiving Food Drive on November 23, 2010 went well thanks to Jessie and Fay Romer.  Seven Food baskets with robust looking frozen Turkeys, all the trimings, fresh vegetables, fruit, and desert was given out as an expression of God’s love and our love to people around Anchorage. So too, may God help us to remember that … Read More…

2010 Thanksgiving Food Baskets Needed

Thanksgiving Food Drive!!! Church Family the AncMC Elders and Fay Romer are encouraging you to help in this year’s food basket drive for Needy Families during this thanksgiving season. What is needed are donations of canned goods (fruits and vegetables, sauce, etc.), whole turkeys with the trimmings, etc. for the poor people of our Church that need our love.  If you would like to contribute please bring the goods no later than 5 PM on November 22, 2010 at 3512 Robin Street; that’s our church address.  Fay Romer is organizing this year’s food drive.  We are also solicting names of needy families.  Send them … Read More…

Two Moravian Chaplains

Two Moravian Chaplains graced the Anchorage Moravian Church during the month of October 2010.  Augie Alexie, Moravian Lay Pastor and Fred Nielsen (on temporary leave), a previously ordained Baptist minister, now Moravian visited the Alaska Native Medical Center hospital together.  Br. Augie officiated a memorial service for Norman Peters at Evergreen Memorial Chapel.  Both Augie and Fred helping performed magnificiently with joy at this funeral.  Shown above is a picture of both Chaplains visiting the Moravian Church office in Anchorage, Alaska. The Chaplain job is important as he visits the sick or people in crisis in Anchorage’s major medical centers, assistive living centers … Read More…

Happy Veteran’s Day

Happy Veteran’s Day to our veterans!  We have many at our Church.  The following clip may be interesting to you as we remember our veterans and those who have died serving our country in times of peace and war. Remembering our Veterans!    (Click here) www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=KTb6qdPu8JE>   Note:  Photo above is Chaplain William Nicholson (left) who served 1-148 Field Artillery, 116th Brigade Combat Team, 42nd Infantry Division in Iraq and Chaplain Rick Koch (right) who served with 145th Support Battalion, 116th BCT, 42nd ID in Iraq 2004-2005.                     Share with others…

Lovefeast Bun Receipe

The AncMC will be conducting a Thanksgiving Lovefeast on November 21, 2010, 11 AM.  Needed are at least 4 or 5 lovefeast bun makers that will make at least 30 each.   Please contact Fay Romer or William Nicholson if you plan on making buns for the upcoming Thanksgiving celebration.   Moravian Lovefeast Buns Makes about 30 buns2 packages yeast 1/2 cup warm water 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup hot, dry mashed potatoes, unseasoned 1/2 cup milk, scalded and cooled 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 2 tablespoons orange rind 2 tablespoons lemon rind 2 … Read More…

Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention: You may be able to help! Suicide in our villages as well as in Anchorage, Alaska is a major problem.  Since this is a problem that is preventable I would like to provide some basic information so that you as a member of a religious community will know what to do in helping to prevent suicides in our communities. Most everyone has had suicidal thoughts at some time in their lives.  Thankfully most people do not hurt themselves, but take steps to understand their pain, seek help from others, and deal with their personal problems. The person who … Read More…

Women’s Fellowship Begins

Moravian Women’s Fellowship begins on Thursday, November 11, 2010, 7 PM, at Anna Anvil’s home.  The fellowship will continue weekly for the fall and winter til Spring 2011.  If you need information on how to get there call Carrie Anvil at 242-2479. Share with others…