Methodist History: The Founding Mothers of Mother’s Day

5/8/2015

 

Methodist History: The Founding Mothers of Mother’s Day

Statistics say that 20.7 billion dollars will be spent on moms in honor of the U.S. holiday that falls on the second Sunday in May: Mother's Day.  All that cash and commercialism goes against everything the women who originated the idea wanted.  In this video, meet the Methodist mother and daughter team who worked to create a day to honor a mother's love and to emphasize how important a mother's role is in building a peaceful world. 

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This video was produced by United Methodist Communications in Nashville, TN.
Media contact is Fran Walsh, 615-742-5458.
This video was first posted on March 15, 2015.