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Did you know UM churches have consistently donated over $500,000 to Native American Ministry Sunday?

UM churches have consistently
donated over $500,000 to
Native American Ministry Sunday?

Thanks to your gifts on Native American Ministry Sunday, United Methodist have consistently collected over $500,000 for the last 4 years for scholarships for Native Americans attending seminary and ministries in participating Annual Conferences. With more than 20,000 Native Americans within the denomination, this special Sunday helps to ensure that Native American United Methodist leaders are recognized.

ABOUT NATIVE AMERICAN MINISTRIES SUNDAY (NAMS)

Native American Ministries Sunday serves to remind United Methodists of the gifts and contributions made by Native Americans to our society. With more than 20,000 Native Americans within the denomination, this special Sunday helps to ensure that Native American United Methodist leaders are recognized. It was officially recognized in 1988 and has been celebrated on the 3rd Sunday of Easter since 1989. An offering is taken on this Special Sunday to develop and strengthen Native American ministries in the Annual Conferences, Native American rural, urban, reservation ministries and communities relating to the General Board of Global Ministries. It also provides scholarships for Native Americans attending United Methodist schools of theology distributed by the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry.

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