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Church to Extend Healing Ministries with Native American and Other Indigenous People

The United Methodist Church is taking steps to extend to regional units and local congregations a ministry of repentance and reconciliation with Native American and other indigenous people as part of an effort to build a church of integrity and inclusiveness for all people and all of God's creation. Read More

Council of Bishops Meet at Lake Junaluska

United Methodist bishops from around the globe will gather in North Carolina at the Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center for the Council of Bishops meeting, November 10-15, 2013. Read More

Oklahoma license plate suit sparks debate

United Methodists respond to pastor's belief that Native American imagery on state's license plates violates his religious liberty. Read More

Native American Teens and Tradition

A riding program is re-introducing young people to a part of their culture that has been lost in today's world. Read More

United Methodists plan Sand Creek project

As massacre's 150th anniversary approaches, denomination wants to set record straight on Methodist involvement and work on healing. Read More

Women making history: Jalisa Ross

"Women's History Month reminds us of the women who are not yet here. Will we leave them a mess or ... a future worth fighting for?" Read More

Acts of Repentance guide stresses healing

United Methodists journey from learning to apologies to developing relationships with indigenous people. Read More

UMTV: Act of Repentance

Preparations for the GC2012 event included listening sessions with indigenous peoples in Norway, the Philippines, and the U. S. View

Ministry feels the pain of Northern Cheyenne

Sand Creek Massacre of 1864 still alive as Wyoming United Methodist church workers try to develop trust with massacre descendants. Read More

Acte de repentance pour les peuples autochtones

Le vendredi 27 avril, toute l'Eglise Méthodiste Unie réunie à la session quadriennale de la Conférence Générale à Tampa (Floride) a revécu des moments douloureux de son histoire au cours du culte de l'acte de repentance en vue de... Read More

GC2012: Starting along the path of repentance

The 2012 United Methodist General Conference takes time to reflect on injustices inflicted by the church on indigenous peoples. Read More

Native missionaries welcome Act of Repentance

Choctaw missionary believes 'the power of forgiveness can undo the past damage the church had done to Native people.' Read More

GC2012: Repentance outcome to be watched

Two North Carolina clergywomen have varied expectations for repentance and healing. Read More

GC2012 to include call to repentance

April 27 worship service will focus on historic treatment of indigenous people and need to heal. Read More

Conference trains church planters

Lay missionary planting network project works to develop new faith fellowships, churches in Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference. Read More