General Conference 2016

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Resurrecting Native culture in Michigan

Native American Ministries Special Sunday April 19

Detroit Conference envisions path to reinvigorate Saganing Indian Mission site planted by Methodists in Standish over 100 years ago. read more »

April 13, 2015

Native American Ministries Sunday

United Methodist Special Sunday April 19

Offering empowers local spiritual development, educating Native American seminary students to serve God. read more »

April 02, 2015

$120,000 in grants approved

Henry-Crowe identifies 5 challenges to denomination

Board addresses Native American issues, gender-based violence, United Methodist Building history, report on Social Principles consultations. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on March 16, 2015

The most appropriate response

United Methodists prepare for commemoration, not celebration

Prayerful Preparation gathering includes time of reflection, education on the 1864 Sand Creek Massacre. read more »

by Charmaine Robledo
on December 05, 2014

Save a language, save a people

Native Americans share struggles, hopes for church

Council of Bishops repentance service blends worship of God, education about Native American challenges with call to love indigenous neighbors more faithfully. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on November 13, 2014

‘Gathering at Horseshoe Bend’ Nov. 15

Phillips, Kernel featured at North Alabama events

Remembering, storytelling, dancing, authentic Native American meal steps on road to reconciliation, intercultural understanding. read more »

November 04, 2014

Beyond Squanto and Sitting Bull

Overcoming stereotypes of Native American culture

When we are fortunate to see reality, we may find that we have to give up shadowy romanticism. read more »

by Cynthia Darling
on November 04, 2014

New Native American fellowship

Formed during Indianapolis conference

50 United Methodist Native American leaders from 17 states meet to expand ministry across U.S. read more »

by the Rev. Dan Gangler
on October 20, 2014

2 Ethnic Local Church grants awarded

Climate, indigenous peoples focal points of social-justice agency fall meeting

Agency chief executive identifies 7 future concerns mandate must address. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on October 02, 2014

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