Cook Native American Ministries Foundation Fundraising Gala

Cook Native American Ministries Foundation (CNAMF), formerly known as Cook School of Theology, now a national granting organization that supports innovative and educational initiatives aimed at empowering American Indian leadership in churches and communities, announces its inaugural Appreciation and Leadership Awards Banquet and Fundraising Gala.

The event will begin at 5:30 pm on Friday, January 11, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Phoenix/Tempe, 2100 South Priest Drive, Tempe, Arizona. The evening program includes a silent auction, presentations of leadership awards, introductions of newly installed members of the Board of Directors, and a celebratory “Roast and Toast” of Gary G. Metoxen who recently retired as Chairman of CNAMF’s Board of Directors, in addition to decades of service to the organization.

“We are excited to host this special event to thank those who support our organization as well as those who carry out our mission through our granting program. We look forward to growing this annual gala and having it be an inspirational way to begin each New Year, said Wendy Weston, CNAMF CEO/Executive Director. Individual tickets start at $108.00, in recognition of the 108th anniversary of Charles H. Cook’s legacy. To purchase tickets, go to and click on “events” or call Susan Larson at 480.968.9354.

Cook Native American Ministries Foundation is a non- profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is:  “In response to the Christian Gospel, Cook Native American Ministries equips leaders to better serve their churches and communities”.


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