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Native American Council News

About the Native American Council

The ministries of Christ Church Cathedral have long included service to Native Americans. This was due in part to the bequest of Nina F. Lansley, which established the cathedral's Lansley Native American Endowment and Mission Fund in the early 1980s. But it can also be said that this ministry is rooted in deep respect and love that so many cathedral members have for their Native American brothers and sisters. In 2010, a Native American working group defined its mission and our vestry chartered a new Native American Council. The council has identified the following three goals to guide its work:

  1. Provide hands-on outreach by witnessing for and building awareness of the contemporary needs, values and traditions of Native American cultures in the US and Canada.

  1. Contribute to education and theological development of leadership within Native American communities.

  1. Support initiatives to empower Native American societies and ministries related to life needs, cultural sustainability and spiritual growth within Native American values.

Contact John Grate for more information.

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