Uplands Retirement Village

Remembering May Cravath Wharton: Founder of the United Church of Christ’s Uplands Village

By Guest Contributor | December 1, 2017

The American Missionary Association (AMA) is primarily remembered for it’s educational work among African Americans. However, in 1884 the AMA sent a missionary into the Cumberland Plateau in eastern Tennessee to found a school to provide liberal arts education, and offer vocational training in agriculture and regional crafts, for Appalachian rural youth. They called it…

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All are welcome to join our dear friend and former colleague, the Rev. George Graham, as he is installed as pastor of Pilgrim Congregational UCC in Cleveland. The service of installation will be live-streamed at pilgrimalive.org. ... See MoreSee Less
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