WMU's grand year-long anniversary celebration wraps up in Baltimore, the city where it all began 125 years ago! Don't miss the joint commissioning service for IMB and NAMB missionaries on Sunday night or the Annie Armstrong heritage tour on Monday. You don't have to be a woman to join in!
"Go Forward!" -Annie Armstrong
It’s the home of Annie Armstrong and the first home of WMU. Join us June 8-9 in Baltimore to trace the steps where it all began and celebrate vibrant missions involvement through WMU today!
This year’s celebration includes several unique features:
- A joint commissioning service for IMB and NAMB missionaries. Be a part of the commitment, prayer, and excitement as up to 100 missionaries are commissioned to share the gospel in North America and around the world.
- A tour of historical sites significant to Annie Armstrong’s life and service in missions. See Annie’s grave marker, home church, and more.
- The culmination of a yearlong celebration of the 125th anniversary of WMU!
Where you’ll want to be:
Sunday, June 8 - 4:00 p.m.
Commissioning Service for IMB and NAMB Missionaries
Baltimore Convention Center Ballroom
(Corner of Pratt Street and Howard Street)
Monday, June 9
Missions Celebration (Annie Armstrong Tour)
Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel
101 West Fayette Street
The event is free, but advance registration is required to participate in the bus tour of Annie Armstrong sites. Register online or call WMU toll-free at 1-800-968-7301, Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (CST). Registration is open February 1–May 15. Click here for more information about the Annie tour.
Want to experience more WMU history in the area?
Travel a few days early for a unique opportunity to see Lottie Moon sites and other WMU historical sites in Virginia. Tour dates are June 6–8, 2014; cost is $250 per person.
Space is limited. To register, call WMU at 1-800-968-7301 beginning February 3, Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (CST). Click here for more information about the Lottie tour.
Posted on Fri, March 21, 2014
by Donna Shiflett