Sarah Eagle Heart is the Missioner for the Office of Native American/Indigenous Ministries with The Episcopal Church. Ms. Eagle Heart is a member of the Oglala (Lakota) Sioux Tribe of Pine Ridge, South Dakota and a life-long member of The Episcopal Church. Ms. Eagle Heart’s ministry work also includes all aspects of advocacy, networking, resource development, congregational and ministry development. She is also the Team Leader for the Diversity, Social and Environmental Ministries Team of the Episcopal Church Center. Ms. Eagle Heart has been selected as a TEC delegate twice to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in 2008 and 2009. She was the convener for the 2008 Indigenous Women’s Gathering, which re-organized the Anglican Council of Indigenous Women. Ms. Eagle Heart is a member of the Standing Commission on Lifelong Christian Education and Formation. Ms. Eagle Heart is also a mentor for Pastoral Leadership Search Effort. Ms. Eagle Heart’s ministry work also includes Women’s Ministries and Young Adult Ministries. Prior to working for The Episcopal Church, Ms. Eagle Heart working in Advertising and Marketing for Viejas Indian Casino and Outlet Center in San Diego, CA. Ms. Eagle Heart worked as an Administrator of Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Pensacola, Florida. She has also a journalist for Indian Country Today covering tribal politics. Ms. Eagle Heart has involved in justice issues since high school when she began a protest against a racist, sexist and spiritually derogatory homecoming event.
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