Table Magazine Pays Homage to the Easter Sunrise Service in Old Salem

For the past 242 years, early on Easter Sunday morning, Moravians (a Protestant denomination) in the historic town of Old Salem, North Carolina, have gathered outside of the Home Moravian Church. Even earlier, they have been roused from sleep by roving brass bands playing “Sleepers, Wake,” readying them for the sunrise service....

Myriam Rubin, a columnist with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and freelance writer for Table Magazine, recently highlighted the sunrise service tradition that takes place every year at Old Salem.  Table Magazine is the most reader publication in the Pittsburgh area for affluent homes.

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