Abandoned by My Church

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I am a member of the umc, during my incarceration I participated in umc n umcw all prisoners of okl redemption church, it is awsome however I am also a Cheyenne Native AMerican Indian women an a student at SWOSU i have been doing some studies on the Sand Creek Massacre and the Washita Massacre, to my horror found that col. chivington was a methodist preacher, I was really excited about your conference and the apology. I want a copy or to see it or read it something substancial not money or promises of money the actual apology to my people. how do I get this?

norene starr more than 2 years ago

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