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United Methodist Women’s History

This interactive site features a historical timeline of dates and facts about the various women's missionary organizations, and a collection of ten outstanding history books that highlight activities, experiences, and stories of Christian women involved in ministries with women, children and youth. The site is for members of the organization, potential members, students, teenagers, researchers, history buffs, and others interested in learning about the many contributions women in the Methodist and Evangelical United Brethren traditions have made to the church and society at large.

Living The Legacy, a historical timeline, depicts the continuing journey of women in mission from 1869-2002. It begins with the early years of the mission societies, with a primary focus on sending missionaries and helping to change the lives of women and girls in foreign lands, and moves through the founding of home missions with a focus on the education and training of black, Native American, and Mexican youth; and work among Chinese immigrate girls and women during the 1880's and early 1900's.

Ten Best Books on the History of United Methodist Women. The site offers easy assess to ten books on the history of the organization. You can browse through the books while on-line, download them to your computer to read offline, or order the books on CD-ROM.