This Week in Texas Methodist History

Date Posted: 5/13/2013

In 1919 Northern and Southern Methodists united  in a massive Centenary Campaign to raise funds for missions. The needs were great. Europe still lay in ruins from World War I.  Traditional mission fields in Africa, Latin America, and Asia had also been disrupted as donations of money and volunteers to those missions had been interrupted by the war effort.  Domestic missions to northern industrial workers, Native Americans, and poverty-stricken Appalachia were added to the list for increased support.

 

1919 was chosen because…

 

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