Methodist History: The Founding Mothers of Mother’s Day


The celebration of Mother's Day can be traced back to ancient Greece, but the mother of Mother's Day in the United States was Ann Marie Reeves Jarvis, a Methodist from West Virginia.

Her daughter, Anna, led a successful campaign in the early 1900s to have Mother's Day recognized as a national holiday.

Video tells the story of how, and why, a Methodist mom and daughter decided to honor mothers with a special holiday.

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