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Native Peoples and the UMC

Photo by Karl Anders Ellingsen

The Rev. Dr. Liberato C. Bautista, head of the U.N. and International Affairs office of the United Methodist Board of Church and Society, and Bishop Christian Alsted, episcopal leader for Northern Europe (third and fourth from left), walk in procession inside the National Cathedral in Trondheim. A service held in the Cathedral was part of the 100-year celebration of the first Sami Congress.

Indigenous people celebrated in Trondheim, Norway

One hundred years after the first Sami Congress, United Methodists and others gather to celebrate the church host and the Sami people. Read More

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2017 CONAM Conference, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, Vineland, Delaware; contact 
the Rev. Anita Phillips at or 918-686-8444.

Native American International Caucus,
Oct. 26-28

The United Methodist Church recognizes the contributions and gifts of Native peoples to the church and their communities around the globe. The church supports Native Americans and indigenous peoples and their traditions.

Find stories by and about Native people, along with resources, information about upcoming events, links to ministries and more.