Julia Chester Emery

Julia Chester Emery


October 26, 2017

First off, a BIG thank you to everyone who participated in our special Julia Chester Emery birthday celebration! It was really hard to choose a winner for the photo contest, so rest assured, we’ll do it again. Thank you for being creative, silly, and celebratory with us! We hope that you...

September 15, 2017

By: Kayla Massey, Associate Staff Officer for the United Thank Offering

While learning about Julia Chester Emery over the summer, the staff learned some interesting things that we didn’t know about our predecessor and we wanted to share them with you.

Most people know that every weekday Morning Prayer and the Eucharist are held in the chapel at the Episcopal...

September 15, 2017

By: The Rev. Canon Heather L. Melton, Staff Officer for the United Thank Offering

This week you get to hear from the Presiding Bishop on why he thinks the United Thank Offering is so important. The story that he tells makes me think about a school on the banks of a river in Liberia – Bromley Mission and its main building, Julia Chester Emery Hall. Bromley is a girls’ school...

September 8, 2017

We ask you to join us in celebrating the 165th birthday of Julia Chester Emery this fall. She was born September 24, 1852 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and died January 9, 1922, in New York City. Julia served 40 years as secretary of the Woman’s Auxiliary to the Board of Missions of the...