Yadkin View RCC Gathering

Yadkin View RCC Gathering “The Moravian Cherokee Connection” will be the focus of the Yadkin View RCC Gathering at Clemmons Moravian Church on April 9, 2016. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and the conference closes at 2pm. The Rev. Dr. Daniel Crews will speak on “Moravians and Cherokee: A Journey towards Respect.”  The latest book in the Sister Maus series, Sallie Jane and the Wonderful Stories-A Cherokee Student at Salem, will be presented by Dr. John Hutton, Professor of Humanities at Salem College. Celeste Handy, Salem College graduate and Duke Seminary student and pastor, will speak on “Current Life and Culture of Native Americans.” A delicious box lunch prepared by Mrs. Pumpkin’s will be included in the registration fee of $15. For a registration form, please contact Clemmons Moravian Church at office@clemmonsmoravian.org or the Mission Office at sbeaman@mcsp.org All Southern Province ladies and gentlemen are invited to attend.

A special offering will be taken for the Oaks Indian Mission Children’s Home near Tahlequah, OK.

Registration Fee:  $15.00 (box lunch included). You may get a registration brochure by clicking HERE or by contacting Brenda Davis bren@yadtel.net.

The picture shown is a map showing the settlements of the Cherokee Nation was drawn by Moravian missionary John Daniel Hammerer and is dated to 1766

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Mrs. Rachel Moody Weavil is the Administrative Assistant at New Philadelphia Moravian Church. Follow him on Twitter / Facebook.