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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

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

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

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

Briefing previews General Conference issues

Delegates consider issues from reorganization to roles of bishops to an operating budget that is smaller than in the previous quadrennium. 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

Otto Braided Hair visits the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site in Colorado. UMNS photos by Ginny Underwood.

United Methodists share in Sand Creek sorrow

In 1864, troops led by a Methodist minister slaughtered a village of peaceful Arapaho and Cheyenne. Read More

Appeal to Judicial Council focuses on Native American programs

Board members of the United Methodist Native American Comprehensive Plan are supporting an appeal to the denomination's top court regarding a decision to cut another Native American program. Read More