SEJANAM, the Southeastern Jurisdictional Agency for Native American Ministries, and Lake Junaluska will be hosting the first Native Women’s Gathering and Conference Oct. 16-18. The theme of the event is “Re-Defining Our Place: Native Women Speak!” Helping to lead worship will be Louisa Locklear and April Oxendine of the North Carolina Annual Conference.
Some of the subject areas will include the psychology of cancer, domestic violence, substance abuse, tobacco and HIV/STDs. SEJANAM is the advocate for 23 Native American congregations and three other ministries in the Southeast Jurisdiction. For more information, visit Native American Women, contact Darlene Jacobs, SEJANAM Executive Director, at (828) 454-6724, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.