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Kathryn Maurer: Methodist Angel Welcomed Immigrants

 

She served the Methodist church for 40 years, and this deaconess earned the title "The Angel of Angel Island" for her kindness and devotion to thousands of families making their way to a new world.

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This video introduces an important woman in the history of the USA and also The United Methodist Church.

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Historians from the General Commission on Archives and History also shared this story about the Methodist tradition of welcoming immigrants.

You can learn more about church history by visiting the website for the Commission on Archives and History.

This video was produced by United Methodist Communications in Nashville, TN.
Media contact is Fran Walsh, 615-742-5458.

This video was first posted on March 14, 2016.