Symposium 2009 Indigenous Church: Expressions of Community
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Location: Trinity Western University, Langley, BC Canada
Dates: June 4 – 6, 2009

TOPICS DISCUSSED
- Traditional Native North American ideas and practices of community and their relationship to the Church in both positive and negative ways

- Indigenous Leadership: movements toward autonomy

- Communal healing from historical trauma interjected by the church

- Examples of positive wider community involvement in contemporary contexts

- Spiritual and Theological understandings of the church and its roles in Native life

- Decolonizing ecclesiology – making the church truly indigenous
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