Native American Ministry Events

TN Conference Committee on Native American Ministries “CONAM” Invites you to:  Native American Ministry Sunday will take place on April 26, 2020 | Native American Ministry Sunday is one of six Special Sunday Offerings. Funds from the offering are used within the TN Conference and are available nationally to Native Americans attending seminary as well as other […]

United Methodist Leaders to Show Support for Standing Rock Sioux and Affirm Commitment to Water as Basic Human Right

Global Ministries to Issue Public Statement at Center for Human & Civil Rights ATLANTA, Ga. (November 22, 2016) – Seeking to show their support for the Standing Rock Sioux impacted by the Dakota Access Pipeline and affirm the United Methodist Church’s commitment to indigenous people, leaders of the General Board of Global Ministries will issue […]

United Methodists Hold Service to Repent for Persecution of Native Americans

The Tennessee and Memphis Conferences of the Methodist Church held an Act of Repentance to acknowledge the church’s wrongs against Native Americans and other first peoples on November 12 at Forest Hills UMC in Brentwood, Tenn. In 2012, the United Methodist General Conference — the church’s top legislative body — held an “Act of Repentance […]

UMC Supported Pipeline Protest

In 2012, the United Methodist Council of Bishops passed a resolution called the Doctrine of Discovery, opposing the seizing of native lands and abuses of human rights of indigenous peoples, resolving to work toward eliminating the subjugation of indigenous peoples of property and land. by Laura Hunt The United Methodist Church supported the Standing Rock […]

Native Moccasins Rock

I want you woven into a tapestry of love, in touch with everything there is to know of God…. Colossians 2:2 Native Moccasins Rock August 12-14, 2016  Lake Benson Christian Camp   JOURNEY WITH US ON THE PATH TO SUSTAINABLITY Sponsored by Native American Ministries of the Tennessee and Memphis Conferences of the United Methodist Church […]

Native Moccasins Rock | August 12 -14

Native Moccasins Rock is n intergenerational event with an emphasis on social justice, understanding of traditions, arts through culture, and a deepening awareness of our spiritual journey. The event will feature nationally and internationally known musicians, artists, performers, and speakers who will lead interactive workshops, music, dance, fellowship, and worship. This year, we are celebrating […]