For the last several months we have included this statement
at the top of our worship bulletin:
acknowledge we are gathering on land where Miami, Osage, Shawnee, and other
Indigenous peoples have lived and worked and loved. We continue to work and
pray for justice and conciliation.
The inclusion of such statements is a growing practice for institutions,
and at the beginning of conferences, meetings, and worship services. Several of us at CMC had experienced
gatherings where this was included and were moved by its power. We’...