Navajoland Area Mission

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May 15, 2008

San Juan Mission, also known as the New Mexico Region of the Episcopal Church in Navajoland, focuses on the ministry of the baptized, and thus all members participate in ministry.

San Juan, as in all of the Navajoland Area Mission, functions under the philosophy of the Hooghan Learning...

May 5, 2008

At the Good Shepherd Mission, also known as Church of the Good Shepherd, we merge the gospel with our Diné traditional belief.

We believe that, in many instances, Christian teachings and our Diné traditional teachings are similar. My grandmother (who was a medicine woman, performed the...

June 17, 2007

Delegates to the 31st annual convocation of the Navajoland Area Mission affirmed Mark MacDonald in his role as Bishop of Navajoland.

It was MacDonald's first convocation as Bishop of Navajoland. He has served as bishop of the Diocese of Alaska since 1997, and his duties there will cease...

June 30, 2006

A plan for Bishop Mark MacDonald of the Diocese of Alaska to be the assisting bishop of Navajoland Area Mission while continuing to provide episcopal oversight in Alaska was approved by Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold.

Griswold told the House of Bishops at General Convention that he...

June 19, 2006

A plan to have Bishop Mark MacDonald of Alaska become the assisting bishop of Navajoland Area Mission while continuing to serve as the Alaska diocesen has been approved by Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold.

Griswold told the House of Bishops that he had approved the plan, which was...

April 30, 2005

The Church’s first Navajo bishop, Steven Tsosie Plummer, 60, died April 2 in a Shiprock, N.M., hospital after a battle with cancer. He was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2000.

The son of a medicine man, Plummer lived all of his ordained life in Navajoland. He was the first elected bishop of...

April 2, 2005

The Rt. Rev. Steven Tsosie Plummer, the first Navajo bishop in the Episcopal Church, died Saturday, April 2, in a Shiprock, New Mexico, hospital after a heroic battle with cancer. He was 60.

A celebration of his life and requiem Eucharist will be held at St. Christopher's Episcopal...

July 2, 2004

The Four Corners dioceses of the Episcopal Church are stepping in to help the Navajoland Mission Area through a financial challenge.

Convened by the Rt. Rev. Carolyn Tanner Irish, bishop of Utah, representatives from Rio Grande, Arizona and Colorado, met during the June Province VIII...

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