Enrichment Opportunities for Native American Study

Enrichment Opportunities for Native American Study

May 7, 2007

During the 2006 Missions Festival, Sharing Christ through Culture, North American Baptist Seminary committed to become more involved in providing theological education to Native Americans and resources on Native American ministry to its students, alumni, and area churches and pastors. Below is a listing of upcoming opportunities for study and enrichment in the area of Native American ministry. (Please note that an udergraduate degree is needed to enroll in courses at NABS.)

Native American Ministry
June 11-15, 2007
M-F, 8:30-11:30 a.m., 1-4:00 p.m.
Randy Woodley, 2 hours.
This course will center on traditional Native North American perspectives of human identity and spirituality as the foundation for holistic Christian ministry approaches. Students will discover
theological and missiological perspectives of ministry rooted in Native North American spirituality and experience.

Mission Field Study:
Native American Immersion
July 16-20, 2007
Richard Twiss, 2 hours.
Students will be immersed in Native American culture by staying on a reservation and interacting with Native Americans and will be guided through the process and relationships needed to understand and appreciate Native American cultures, with a view to discovering possible approaches to ministry.

To register, call 800.440.6227 or e-mail registrar@sfseminary.edu.

North American Institute of
Indigenous Theological
Studies (NAIITS) Conference
Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2007
On the campus of North American Baptist Seminary, Sioux Falls, SD
The fifth national symposium NAIITS will focus on "Redemption, Reconciliation, Restoration: Journey to Wholeness."

The NAIITS Conference will be open to the public, with paid registration. To learn more, contact: Anita at 204.261.5676 or naiits@shaw.ca.