Annie Armstrong was the founder of the modern Woman’s Missionary Union and served as its first Corresponding Secretary. To understand Annie Armstrong is to understand the zeal for missions that has characterized the WMU organization since it’s founding in 1888.
Immediately after the organization of WMU in 1888, Miss Armstrong was asked to work on getting a missionary to relieve Lottie Moon in China. She had worked for 13 years without furlough. Miss Moon had written many letters urging the organization of Southern Baptist Women.
The home mission offering became an annual event. The (then) Home Mission Board….read more