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Native American Ministries Sunday

Native American WomanNative American Awareness Sunday recognizes and supports the contributions of Native Americans to the church and society. The observance, approved by the 1988 General Conference, is one of six special churchwide Sunday offerings.

The funds collected will allow The United Methodist Church to partner with existing native ministries and create programs on behalf of Native Americans. Money collected also supports seminary scholarships for United Methodist Native Americans.

The next observance is Sunday, May 8, 2011.

Native American Ministries Sunday

Native American Awareness Sunday recognizes and supports the contributions of Native Americans to the church and society. The observance, approved by the 1988 General Conference, is one of six special churchwide Sunday offerings. Read More
Source: GBGM

 
Native American Ministries Sunday: Your Offerings at Work!

Anita Phillips is the executive director of the Native American Comprehensive Plan.

The Executive Director of the Native American Comprehensive Plan shares her journey. Read more ...
 
'Native American Creed'

by the Rev. Roger Scott

I believe in God, Creator of our unique native languages,
Who gifted us this identity as a distinct people through
our native tongues,
so that our native spiritual leaders could relay God's love
to our native people who could not understand
that foreign tongue called English. Read more ...

 
Native American Ministries Sunday Resources
Resources and materials for Native American Awareness Sunday. Read More
Source: UMC
 
Native American Comprehensive Plans

The plan enriches United Methodist Native American ministries by developing and supporting existing and new United Methodist Native American congregations ministries and fellowships. Read More
Source: GBGM

 
Native American Events Planned with New Leader
A Cherokee Indian who worked 20 years as a social worker in Native American communities and tribes, the Rev. Anita Phillips says her calling always has been “to work and be with my people, with native people.” Read More
Source: UMC
 
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