Wesleyan Live
Flames on the Plains Redux
November 16, 2010
Flames on the Plains
• November 16, 2010
• Role of Denominations is Establishing Social
Institutions
• Role of Denominatio...
Services to Developmentally
Disabled
• Lutheran Church
– Bethphage Mission - 1913
• Pastor William Dahl – Axtell, Nebraska...
Orphanages
• Baptists
– Rev. A. W. Clark
• Boys and Girls Aid Society – 1892 – Omaha
• Child Savings Institute – 1911 - Om...
Orphanages (Continued)
• Methodists
– Women’s Home Missionary Society
• Mothers’ Jewels’ Home – York – 1889
– Response to ...
Orphanages (Continued)
• Swedish Lutheran – Augustana Synod
– Immanuel Orphan Home – Omaha - 1901
Hospitals
• Catholics
– St. Joseph’s Hospital – Omaha – 1864
• Sisters of Mercy – 1864
• Sisters of St. Francis - 1880
– C...
Hospitals (Continued)
• Seventh Day Adventists
– Nebraska Sanitarium & Nursing School –
Lincoln
– Second Sanitarium in Has...
Hospitals (Continued)
• Episcopal
– Children’s Hospital – Omaha – 1881
– Renamed Clarkson Hospital for Children – 1892
– R...
Foreign Missions
• Baptists
– Burma beginning in 1881
– By 1917
• Phillipines – China – Africa - Japan
• Disciples of Chri...
Ministry to “Fallen Women”
• Catholics
– Omaha 1895
– Sisters of the Good Shepherd
Ministry to African-Americans
• Episcopal – Beginning in 1871
– First Black Dean Ordained in 1871
• W. H. Wilson followed ...
Ministry to African-Americans
(continued)
• St. Philip’s Episcopal Church – Black and St.
John’s Episcopal – White
– Merge...
Ministry to Japanese
• Episcopal
– Western Nebraska Bishop George Allen
Beecher
– Japanese Farmer – Hisanori Kano
• Togeth...
Ministry to Native Americans
• Episcopal – Beginning in 1860
– Samuel Hinman sent to Dakota Indians – 1863
• Interceded to...
Institutions I Forgot
• Boy’s Town
• Wesley House
• Lutheran Family Social Services
• Catholic Charities
• Richard Young H...
Social Issues
• Women’s Ordination
• Civil Rights in the 1960s
• Anti-Defamation League
• Casinos
• Abortion
• Death Penal...
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Wesleyan live outline november 16

  1. 1. Wesleyan Live Flames on the Plains Redux November 16, 2010
  2. 2. Flames on the Plains • November 16, 2010 • Role of Denominations is Establishing Social Institutions • Role of Denominations in Social Issues in the State • Wrap Up - Discussion
  3. 3. Services to Developmentally Disabled • Lutheran Church – Bethphage Mission - 1913 • Pastor William Dahl – Axtell, Nebraska – Martin Luther Homes - 1925 • Sterling – 1925 • Beatrice – 1956 • Lincoln – 1993 – Mosaic – 2003 • Merger of Bethphage and Martin Luther Homes • Omaha
  4. 4. Orphanages • Baptists – Rev. A. W. Clark • Boys and Girls Aid Society – 1892 – Omaha • Child Savings Institute – 1911 - Omaha • Lutheran Church Missouri Synod • Lutheran Orphan’s Home Society – 1893 – Fremont • Home Finding Society • Lutherans from Allegheney Synod – PA – Pastor Henry Heiner • Tabitha Home for the Infirm and Abandoned Children 1886
  5. 5. Orphanages (Continued) • Methodists – Women’s Home Missionary Society • Mothers’ Jewels’ Home – York – 1889 – Response to Orphan Trains – Mission » Finding Homes for Orphans » Providing Safe Haven for Orphans not Placed • Today known as Epworth Village » Children with Learning Disabilities » Children with Behavioral Disorders » Juvenile Holdover for Minor Law Violations
  6. 6. Orphanages (Continued) • Swedish Lutheran – Augustana Synod – Immanuel Orphan Home – Omaha - 1901
  7. 7. Hospitals • Catholics – St. Joseph’s Hospital – Omaha – 1864 • Sisters of Mercy – 1864 • Sisters of St. Francis - 1880 – Creighton Memorial Hospital – Omaha – 1888 • Franciscan Sisterhood • Lutheran Church Missouri Synod • LCMS Hospital – York – 1915 • Purchased Brethren Hospital – Beatrice 1918 – Above Two Merged to Form Beatrice Community Hospital
  8. 8. Hospitals (Continued) • Seventh Day Adventists – Nebraska Sanitarium & Nursing School – Lincoln – Second Sanitarium in Hastings • Swedish Lutheran – Augustana Synod – Immanuel Hospital – Omaha - 1890 • Methodists – Methodist Hospital and Deaconess’s Home – Omaha – 1891 • Free Service to the Poor
  9. 9. Hospitals (Continued) • Episcopal – Children’s Hospital – Omaha – 1881 – Renamed Clarkson Hospital for Children – 1892 – Renamed Clarkson Memorial Hospital – 1921 – Became Part of University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1990s
  10. 10. Foreign Missions • Baptists – Burma beginning in 1881 – By 1917 • Phillipines – China – Africa - Japan • Disciples of Christ – Christian Woman’s Board of Missions • Presbyterians • Lutheran Church Missouri Synod • Swedish Lutheran – Augustana Synod – American Lutheran Immigrant Missionary Society
  11. 11. Ministry to “Fallen Women” • Catholics – Omaha 1895 – Sisters of the Good Shepherd
  12. 12. Ministry to African-Americans • Episcopal – Beginning in 1871 – First Black Dean Ordained in 1871 • W. H. Wilson followed by William Green 1878 – Blacks in Brownville and Nebraska City – St. Augustine School for Blacks – Nebraska City 1872 – Trinity Mission for Colored People – Omaha 1878 – Philip’s Chapel – 1884 • Renamed Philip’s Episcopal Church 1950
  13. 13. Ministry to African-Americans (continued) • St. Philip’s Episcopal Church – Black and St. John’s Episcopal – White – Merged to Create Episcopal Church of the Resurrection - 1986 • Established Resurrection House
  14. 14. Ministry to Japanese • Episcopal – Western Nebraska Bishop George Allen Beecher – Japanese Farmer – Hisanori Kano • Together fought anti-Japanese sentiment in Nebraska Legislature – Hisanori Kano • Ordained Deacon in 1928 • Ordained Priest in 1936
  15. 15. Ministry to Native Americans • Episcopal – Beginning in 1860 – Samuel Hinman sent to Dakota Indians – 1863 • Interceded to support Dakota sentenced to death in 1864 • Remained with Dakota in exile • Helped establish Santee Reservation in Nebraska
  16. 16. Institutions I Forgot • Boy’s Town • Wesley House • Lutheran Family Social Services • Catholic Charities • Richard Young Hospital • ARC of Nebraska
  17. 17. Social Issues • Women’s Ordination • Civil Rights in the 1960s • Anti-Defamation League • Casinos • Abortion • Death Penalty

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