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Stephen Jared Corey

Clergyman

Stephen Jared Corey, American clergyman. awarded B. member. International Missionary Council, commission on reference and council of Foreign Missions Conference of N.A., World Conference on Christian Work for S.A. Trustee Nanking (China) U., Union Theological Seminary, Nanking (China), Federal Christian Colleges Universities (China), Collegio Ward. Buenos Aires.

Background

Corey, Stephen Jared was born on April 29, 1873 in Rolla, Missouri, United States. Son of Ambrose Brookmire and Maria Fidelia (Henry) Corey.

Education

Student Missouri School of Mines. Bachelor of Arts, University of Nebraska, 1898. Student Rochester Theological Seminary, 1898-1901, awarded Bachelor of Divinity, by successor, Colgate-Rochester Division School, 1929, as of 1901.

Doctor of Laws, Transylvania College, 1914. Doctor of Divinity, Culver-Stockton College, 1934.

Career

Ordained ministry Christian (Disciples) Church, 1898. Student pastor Waterloo, Nebraska, 1897-1898. Pastor Rochester, 1898-1903.

Secretary New York Christian Missionary Society, 1903-1905, Foreign Christian Missionary Society, 1905-1919. Secretary United Christian Missionary Society, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1919-1920, vice-president, 1920-1930, president, 1930-1938. President College of the Bible, Lexington, Kentucky, 1938-April ’45, president emeritus, since 1945.

Instructor in missions, College of The Bible. Chaplain United States Public Health Hospital (Narcotic). Member. International Missionary Council, commission on reference and council of Foreign Missions Conference of N.A., World Conference on Christian Work for S.A. Trustee Nanking (China) U., Union Theological Seminary, Nanking (China), Federal Christian Colleges Universities (China), Collegio Ward.

Buenos Aires. Author: Missions in the Sunday School, 1910. Among Central African Tribes, 1912. Among Asia’s Needy Millions, 1915.

Among South American Friends, 1925. The Preacher and His Missionary Message, 1930. Missions Matching the Hour, 1931.

Beyond Statistics, or The Wider Range of World Missions, 1937. Contributor to World Call. Home: 330 Cochran Road, Lexington Kentucky‡.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Missions in the Sunday School, 1910. Among Central African Tribes, 1912. Among Asia’s Needy Millions, 1915.Among South American Friends, 1925. The Preacher and His Missionary Message, 1930. Missions Matching the Hour, 1931.Beyond Statistics, or The Wider Range of World Missions, 1937. Contributor to World Call.

Membership

Member. International Missionary Council, commission on reference and council of Foreign Missions Conference of N.A., World Conference on Christian Work for S.A. Trustee Nanking (China) U., Union Theological Seminary, Nanking (China), Federal Christian Colleges Universities (China), Collegio Ward. Buenos Aires.

Connections

Married Edith C. Webster, October 1, 1901. Children: Helen D. (deceased), Stephen Maxwell, Julia Edith, John Pershing.

father:
Ambrose Brookmire Corey

mother:
Maria Fidelia (Henry) Corey

spouse:
Edith C. Webster

child:
Helen D. Corey (deceased)

child:
Stephen Maxwell Corey

child:
Julia Edith Corey

child:
John Pershing Corey