Native American Ministries Sunday

Native American Ministries Sunday

This year, the official date for Native American Ministries Special Sunday is April 23, 2023, but we encourage you to celebrate on a day that works best for your church.

UMC Giving provides a robust pastors and leaders kit that is available here. Additional worship resources are available here.

Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference also has additional resources.

Other resources specific to the New England Conference are provided below:


Wabanaki Prayer by Brian Altvater, Sr.

Nipmuck Prayer

Mohegan Resources

Early versions of The Lord’s Prayer (Abenaki/Penobscot/Maliseet/Passamaquoddy)

Video: Indigenous Stereotypes and Realities

Video: Honoring Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls

A Guide to Land Acknowledgements

Map of New England Indigenous groups
Map of New England Indigenous groups