Native American Presbyterian Women's Gathering
"One body, One spirit, One sisterhood"
June 17-18, 2015
More details and registration information coming soon!
About Native American Congregational Support
The Native American Congregational Support Office’s purpose is to enable the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to respond to Native American congregational issues, enable Native American Presbyterians to participate actively in the mission of the PC(USA), facilitate the church’s task of evangelism and leadership development and serve as a liaison to ecumenical and denominational entities in relation to issues affecting Native American Presbyterian churches and chapels
Map of Native American lands in the US
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Associate for Native American Congregational Support,
Rev. Irvin Porter
Irvin is descended from three Native American tribes: Pima, T’hono O’odham, and Nez Perce. He is the seventh of eight children raised by a single father after the divorce of his parents. He received an Associate of Arts degree in accounting from Haskell Indian Junior College, now a university, in Lawrence, Kansas. He worked in banking for ten years in Idaho, and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Dubuque, Iowa in 1997. He is a 2001 graduate of the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary receiving his Masters of Divinity. Irvin met his wife Anne-Cecile Baer-Porter at the seminary. She is preparing for ministry also and is from France. Read More
Are there opportunities for groups to come to any of the Native American locales for mission trips/assistance--not specifically financial contributions? I have searched everywhere I know to look on the PCUSA Site and don't find any info. relating to anything like this.