“There shall be an annual conference committee on Native American ministry or other structure to provide for these ministries and maintain the connectional relationships. The basic membership of the committee shall be nominated and elected by established procedure of the respective annual conferences. Each annual conference shall determine the number and composition of the total membership. Where possible, the membership shall consist of a majority of Native Americans.
It shall be the responsibility of this committee to:
Each committee shall report how the offering funds have benefited Native Americans in their annual conference” (Book of Discipline, 2008, ¶654).
Whether you are Christian, Native traditionalist, or of another faith, you are welcome to join in our work with and advocacy for Native peoples. If you would like to join the Conference Committee, contact one of the listed persons at the end of this page. If you choose to use the information here to work on your own, thank you for your time and interest. Feel free to peruse the following resources for use in your congregation.
Native American Communications Office "Connections on the Hoop: Native people and United Methodism." Available for free download
Rev. Jerry Boles - Chair, RMC Native Ministries Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org
Laurie Day - RMC Assistant Director of Mission and Ministry, email@example.com