Special Opportunity – American Indian History and Spirituality Discussion with Pastor Wava Hoffman from Northport Indian Mission UMC– via ZOOM
American Indian History and Spirituality Discussion with Pastor Wava Hoffman from Northport Indian Mission UMC
This is a ZOOM ONLY discussion group. Link to join the Zoom Meetings: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87430449782
This opportunity is for anyone interested in American Indian faith and culture, and for those who want to be a voice against racism in the Grand Traverse Region. All are encouraged to register and to attend. Ally with our siblings at Northport Indian Mission. Learn together on Zoom for five Wednesdays in Lent (February 21-March 20).
Explore Native American histories, ceremonies, worldviews, religions and spiritualities with Indian Mission Pastor Wava Hofmann, and her special guests. Learn about everything from land and sovereignty, to natural resources, poverty, racism and more. Develop plans for advocacy in solidarity with members of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.
Our Text: Giving Our Hearts Away: Written by Thom White Wolf Fassett, United Methodist clergy and emeritus General Secretary of the General Board of Church and Society (The UMC’s international human rights organization), the text offers a short, straightforward narrative of what is now the U.S. from a Native American perspective. The book is out of print, but will be available as a PDF for registered attenders, and there is also an audiobook available free of charge, with thanks to the publisher.
This will be an experiential and interactive class. Register now!
Join us for this Traditional Service featuring the Seven Last Words of Christ as told by pastors throughout the surrounding church community.
The order of the service will allow for participants to come and go as they are able, entering and exiting quietly during musical interludes. A list of the participating local pastors and the order in which they will be speaking will be posted here as soon as they are available.
Join us for this Traditional dramatic portrayal of the Seven Last Words of Christ in the darkened sanctuary, setting the tone for somber events to take place. The service will conclude with the stripping of the altar in preparation for what is to come in the following days.
A brief outdoor worship service of prayers, a brief message and music. Held at Greilickville Marina park.
Limited seating available under the covered pavillion. If you are able, please bring your own chair and dress for outdoor weather.
Join this casual and engaging Easter Celebration experience led by Central’s Worship Band. Seekers of all ages are welcome to join in this alternative worship service filled with contemporary worship music and even a little impromptu dancing!
Experience a familiar pattern of liturgy with prayers, hymns and a special Easter Celebration Message. Featuring music from Central’s Chancel Choir, historic pipe organ and mini-orchestra with Horns, Brass and Handbells.