Symposium 2009 Indigenous Church: Expressions of Community

Location: Trinity Western University, Langley, BC Canada
Dates: June 4 – 6, 2009

- 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