November is National Native American Heritage Month. Take this opportunity to learn about the history of Native Americans and their relationship to The United Methodist Church. Host a book discussion or study for your congregation. The Media Center offers the following books and studies to use individually or in small groups. We also recommend the… Continue Reading→
Bishop Hope Morgan Ward shares a story of honoring our Native American brothers and sisters.
This book is a comprehensive history of the relationship between Lumbee Indians and Methodism in North Carolina. It includes chapters on the Lumbee people, the impact of Methodism, local church stories, and key people involved in the movement with a foreword by Bishop Minnick. Appendices include tributes, sermon notes, Lumbee lines, a record of service,… Continue Reading→
“When I was in seminary, I was honored to receive the Native American Seminary Award. To this day, it is one of the greatest honors bestowed upon me… It was a humbling experience to know that I had the approval and the support of The United Methodist Church and every local United Methodist congregation who… Continue Reading→
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.