History: United Methodist Women and the Women's Division
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.
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 immigrant 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
For information about the 50th anniversary celebration for full clergy rights for women, please vist, United Methodist Clergy Women a place for information and connection.
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.