Indigenous Ministries

Indigenous Ministries


June 14, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] A Mexican-born priest in the Church of Canada has been elected as the coadjutor bishop of Southeast Mexico, where very few of the congregations speak Spanish.

The Rev. Julio Martin said one of the biggest challenges he faces in the rural areas of his new...

June 6, 2019

The Rev. Canon Mary Crist, Ed.D. has been appointed Indigenous Theological Education Coordinator for The Episcopal Church, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff.

In this new position, Crist will work with the Rev. Dr. Brad Hauff, the Missioner for Indigenous Ministries, and within the...

June 3, 2019

Volunteers help prepare the weekly Sunday meal for First Nations Kitchen, a ministry of All Saints Indian Mission in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo: First Nations Kitchen

[Episcopal News Service] If you’re trying to differentiate...

May 20, 2019

Diocese of West Texas volunteers pray for the health of their newly planted plum tree outside the Hozho Wellness Center in Farmington, N.M. Photo: Mike Patterson

[Diocese of West Texas – Farmington, New Mexico] Generations of...

May 3, 2019

Lynnaia Main, far right, the Episcopal Church’s representative to the United Nations, poses for a photo with the four-member Episcopal delegation to the 18th United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, from left, Mellisa Skinner,...

April 2, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Standing Committee of the Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean has expressed its solidarity with the Chagossian people in their fight to return to their island homelands. The UK government retained controls of islands in the Chagos Archipelago when it...

March 6, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] The buffalo hide once on display at the Episcopal Church Center in New York is an imposing artifact, expansive enough to encompass native culture, artistic symbolism, bonds of faith, 400 years of American history and a decade-old connection between a presiding bishop...

January 7, 2019

The Episcopal Church is accepting applications for the position of Coordinator, Indigenous Theological Education, a member of the Office of Indigenous Ministries, which is part of the Evangelism Team of the Department of Mission.

The Indigenous Theological Education Coordinator will work...

December 4, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Philip Richardson, senior bishop of the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, has apologized to the Maori people of Lake Tauranga for an 1866 decision that saw them dispossessed of their lands. Since 1975, the government has issued...

September 17, 2018

UNCSW in March

In March, 2018, a small group of Indigenous young adults attended the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York.  Here are two reflections from those who were there.

Hello, my name is Caressa James:

I am a member of the Whirlwind Mission in...


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As Episcopalians, we are taught that it is our duty to not only follow and worship Christ, but a