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A century to celebrate : history of Woman's Missionary Union

Author: Catherine B Allen
Publisher: Birmingham, Ala. : Woman's Missionary Union, ©1987.
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Allen, Catherine B.
Century to celebrate.
Birmingham, Ala. : Woman's Missionary Union, ©1987
(OCoLC)653087427
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine B Allen
ISBN: 0936625163 9780936625164
OCLC Number: 16007269
Description: 515 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Shaking the treetops: organization: formative factors, resistance factors, May 1888 meeting --
We the women: WMU, Auxiliary to Southern Baptist Convention: purposes, program, operations --
The minority rules: development: geographical, cultural, ethnic --
Laborers together: age-level organizations: national, local church --
Mites to millions: financial issues: stewardship, New Century Movement, Church Building Loan Fund, 75 Million Campaign, Cooperative Program, tithing --
The habit of victory: special offering issues, Lottie Moon Christmas Offering, Annie Armstrong Easter Offering, state offerings --
Come and go: prayer and missionaries: prayer calendar, weeks of prayer, home and foreign missionaries, state missionaries, missionaries' kids --
First comes knowledge: mission study; publications, churchwide studies, leadership training, camping --
Woman's soft hand: Christian social ministries: personal service task, goodwill centers, literacy efforts, mission action task --
In sympathy with all righteousness: Christian social issues: temperance, woman suffrage, race, hunger, war and peace --
Our daughters as cornerstones: education theological education for women, WMU Training School, Carver School of Missions and Social Work, colleges, scholarships --
In union there is strength: relationships: auxiliary status, associations, SBC coordination, state conventions --
Louder, please: women in Baptist life: speaking, controversies, beliefs --
The veil over the future: epilogue: accomplishments, conclusions.
Responsibility: Catherine Allen.

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