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2008-2009 Exhibit — The Centennial of the Great Korean Revival of 1907

With one of the largest Presbyterian denominations in the world, Korea experienced a Great Revival in 1907 to Christianity.

This interactive exhibit traces the growth of Presbyterians in Korea from the late 19th century through the 1907 awakening. Look for our exhibit, which ends on May 15, and on our web site as a virtual exhibit after that.

In summer 1901, Montreat hosted its first foreign mission conference. Attending was the Rev. W. M. Junkin, one of the original seven Korean missionaries sent by the Presbyterian Church of the United States (PCUS).

1899 James E. Adams preaching at his home

1901 Korean Presbyterian Council

1907 First Meeting of the Presbytery of All Korea


 

Early Presbyterian Missionaries — 1893

Top row, left to right: Mary Leyburn (Mrs. W. M.) Junkin, Patsy Bolling (Mrs. W. D.) Reynolds. Middle row: Yi Chai-Won (language teacher), Lewis Boyd Tate, William McCleery Junkin (holding his son George, who would die in infancy), William Davis Reynolds, Martha "Mattie" Samuel Tate (Lewis Tate's sister). Front row: Selina "Linnie" Fulkerson Davis.

1893 Sunday Rally

Hymn books were translated and printed (1894)

 

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