Navajoland Area Mission

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February 4, 2019

The Episcopal Church in Navajoland has been awarded a grant of $262,500 from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations for the restoration of the historic John Gaw Meem Chapel at Good Shepherd Mission in Fort Defiance, Arizona. 

The grant will enable The Episcopal Church in Navajoland to make...

May 2, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Navajoland Area Mission is committed to fixing up one of its historic buildings in Farmington, New Mexico, as a labor of love. It would be easier and cheaper simply to demolish the 1922 structure, but this is no ordinary building.

It originally served as an...

May 1, 2018

By: The Rev. Canon Heather Melton, Staff Officer for the United Thank Offering, and Kathy Mank, UTO Board Financial Secretary

When I started working with UTO and for the Presiding Bishop, UTO had just completed a study to help evaluate its work and generate ideas for the sustainability and longevity of the ministry. This report, INC-055, has guided much of the work that the UTO Board and staff have undertaken since...

March 8, 2018

By: Sandra Squires, UTO Board President

Recently, I was a part of a contingent of Team UTO that traveled to Navajoland. We journeyed there in two cars, with one car visiting a mission and UTO grant sites in Utah and the other car, the one I was in, visiting the old hospital in Farmington, New Mexico (built in 1922) and the UTO-funded...

January 3, 2018

At the last General Convention, many of you asked if UTO was going to create another cross for purchase. The UTO Board and staff wanted to make a cross that would be meaningful, reminding us of our deep roots and our wide reach through the grant process. After much discernment and much help...

June 6, 2017

As many of you know, UTO has moved its distribution center for materials from Atlanta, Georgia, to Fort Defiance, Arizona. The UTO Board and staff did not make this decision lightly; we are very grateful for the Marketplace, but it was time for a change. The Board and staff also wanted to find...

June 26, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release]  “This is my story, this is who I am,” the Rev. Cathlena A. Plummer of Navajoland shared in her sermon to the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church on June 27.

Bishop Michael Smith of North Dakota...

February 8, 2015

The Rev. Canon Cornelia Eaton and Navajoland Bishop David Bailey pose Feb. 7 after her ordination to the priesthood. Photo: Dick Snyder

[Episcopal News Service] In a liturgy that combined Anglican and Navajo traditions, the Rev. Canon Cornelia Eaton was ordained priest in the Episcopal...

December 15, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Consider helping the Episcopal Church in Navajoland as you prepare for your end-of-the-year donations.

Through the efforts of the Episcopal Church Development Office, tax-deductible donations can be made to the building of hogans...

January 22, 2013

Deacon LaCinda Hardy-Constant, Ranger Grace Roybal, the Rt. Rev. David Bailey, Deacon Catherine Plummer and Arnold Joe, an aspirant, holding hands in prayer during a November visit to the Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner State Monument in New Mexico. ENS Photo/...

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Beginning in 2019, UTO and The Episcopal Church in Navajoland will host the first journey for 10

The Episcopal Church in Navajoland is building six new traditional Navajo structures called Hoga