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Native Americans and United Methodism Course
October 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Rev. Karen Wheat will offer a course on Native Americans and United Methodism.
Mondays in October
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Milwood UMC (3919 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49001)
A look at Native American spirituality and history, especially as it relates to The United Methodist Church. We’ll explore creation stories, how Native Americans were treated by Methodists, and work to understand the roles of Native Americans in the formation of the country and the church. This course will strive to answer why recognition and land acknowledgment remains important today and what can be done for the future.
The book First White Frost: Native Americans and United Methodism by Homer Noley may be purchased through online used book retailers.
This course is open to anyone interested. It has been approved for advanced Lay Servant course credit.
Register by Monday, September 25.