WINSTON-SALEM — Andrew Craver, a native of East Bend, has accepted a call to serve as co-pastor of Bethel Moravian Church in Bethel, Alaska. Craver is a 2017 graduate of Moravian Theological Seminary in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, where he earned the degree of Master of Divinity.
Craver is also a 2009 graduate of Forbush High School and a 2013 graduate Hamden-Sydney College near Farmville, Virginia, where he received a bachelor’s degree in religious studies. His ministry with the Bethel congregation will begin in September.
Craver shares the covenant of marriage with Jenna Nodine, who plans to serve as an educator in the Alaskan public schools. He is the son of John and Vicki Craver of East Bend.
A service of ordination for Craver as a deacon in the Worldwide Moravian Unity will be held at Konnoak Hills Moravian Church in Winston-Salem, 3401 Konnoak Drive, on Aug. 5 at 3 p.m. Earlier in the day, he will preach at the congregation’s 11 a.m. service of worship.