UMW 150th Birthday Celebration
Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

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Boston University School of Theology
745 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215

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Leeda Marsh

Join the United Methodist Women for a birthday celebration of 150 years – and counting – in the city where the UMW began: Boston. Among the exhibits will be the historic stained glass windows from the Tremont St. Methodist Episcopal Church, where the UMW was founded. 

Hosted by the New England Conference UMW, the Conference Commission on Archives & History and Boston University School of Theology, the day's events will include dynamic speakers (see the featured speakers below), entertaining re-enactments, worship, fellowship, and more.  

Registration closed Feb. 1, 2019, but you can follow the day's events via livestream beginning at 9 a.m. and on social media with #umw150Boston.

Donate to the Legacy Fund

Give to the Legacy Fund to support the work of UMW for the next 150 years. Ways to donate on Saturday, March 23, 2019:
Online at:
United Methodist Women
Attn: Development, Legacy Fund
475 Riverside Drive, 15th Floor
New York, NY  10115
Payable to "United Methodist Women" and note "Day of Giving" in memo section.
Text: 41444 and enter Legacy150 in the message area
Phone: 800-278-7771 (8 am- 5 pm EST)

Dedication of stained glass windows

You are also invited to attend the official dedication of stained glass windows which came out of the former Tremont Street Methodist Episcopal Church. BU School of Theology Professor Dana Robert will give a lecture on the relationship between the founding of the Methodist Woman’s Foreign Missionary Society, and the chartering of Boston University 150 years ago. 
4-5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019
Boston University School of Theology Library
745 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd floor
All are welcome to the reception following in Room 325, 3rd floor
(please use the elevators located just inside the entrance nearest Marsh Plaza)


Featured Speakers