Jennie Faulding Taylor
Missionary in China
Jennie Faulding Taylor
Jane Elizabeth "Jennie" Faulding Taylor, was a British Protestant missionary to China with the China Inland Mission. She pioneered the work of single women missionaries in China and eventually married the founder of the mission, James Hudson Taylor, after the death of his first wife, Maria Jane Dyer. As Taylor’s wife, she assumed many roles within the mission agency when Taylor was overseas—acting at times as a home director for the mission.
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Churches checking out pastors' pasts - OneNewsNow
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Jennie Taylor, department coordinator, says discounts are given so such organizations might do more thorough due-diligences on prospective workers. "Some of them just think they know they need to be doing the screenings, but they don't think they have
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Plaintiff George F. Taylor, Jr. (George) appeals from an order dismissing his complaint against his brother, Ricky Lee Taylor (Ricky), in which he alleged Ricky unduly influenced their mother, Jennie Taylor (Jennie), to transfer a property interest to
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ACISD campus school mentors recognized - Rockport Pilot
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At Live Oak Learning Center mentors are: John Debler, John Fitzgerald, Jennifer Flores-Lamb, Lulu Gallegos, Courtney Hartman, Tony Legner, Alice McBride, Lynee McGee, Rudy Nava, Candace O'Brien, Berta Schwach, Jennie Taylor, Anita Tryon, Darla Williams
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Herb and Cora Taylor, Publishers, Are Killed
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LEAD: Herb and Cora Taylor, publishers of books on diving, were killed Tuesday in the crash of a light plane near Lincolnville, Me. Mr. Taylor was 45 years old and Mrs. Taylor was 46. They lived in Locust Valley, L.I. Herb and Cora Taylor, publishers of books on diving, were killed Tuesday in the crash of a light plane near Lincolnville, Me. Mr.
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  • 1904
    Age 60
    Faulding worked alongside her husband until the end of her life. They traveled across the globe many times recruiting missionaries and visiting mission stations in China. She died of breast cancer in Les Chevalleyres, Switzerland in 1904.
    More Details Hide Details Hudson remained with her at the end of her life. How I wish that burning soul-stirring words could be written, words that would induce wrestling prayer and earnest effort.... How few are those who live for souls as worldly men live for riches, from year end to year end, first thing in the morning, last thing at night, every obstacle made to give way by persevering effort.... People speak of the progress of truth being slow, and in the half-truth hide the Church’s guilt
  • 1877
    Age 33
    The news of the terrible Great North China Famine of 1877-78 in Shanxi Province motivated Faulding to go there with two single women as part of a relief team – when no men could be spared to accompany them on their journey and her husband could not go, himself.
    More Details Hide Details She began an orphanage in Taiyuan, and distributed aid to the starving people there.
  • 1871
    Age 27
    After she had been in China for five years, she was given a furlough at the request of her parents. Taylor accompanied her home in 1871.
    More Details Hide Details She had keenly felt the loss of Maria Taylor, her friend and mentor, the year previously. On the way back to England, Hudson proposed marriage. She accepted on the condition of her parents' approval, which was not easily obtained. In November of the same year they were married. She became the stepmother to Taylor’s four surviving children and a successor to Maria as the “Mother of the Mission”. Together, they had two children of their own and adopted an orphaned daughter of a missionary.
  • 1866
    Age 22
    Birth to First Time in China 1866
    More Details Hide Details Furlough and marriage Return to China Raising a family in England Pioneering work in China Final years
    She was the junior member of the Lammermuir Party, the largest party of Protestant missionaries ever to sail to China in 1866, but she quickly proved herself useful.
    More Details Hide Details On the journey, they weathered two typhoons and a near shipwreck. Once in China, they donned Chinese clothes and ventured down the Grand Canal, looking for a place to settle down to mission work. It caused a scandal among the other Westerners in China to see a young single woman like Faulding adopt the Chinese dress, which was considered a compromise with an idolatrous culture. However, Taylor was undeterred in encouraging his missionaries to “adopt all things not sinful that were Chinese in order to save some”. In Hangzhou, Faulding proved the value of being an unmarried female, as her daily walks around the neighborhood gave her opportunities to be invited in by the Chinese women, who did not feel threatened as they might have by a foreign man.
  • 1865
    Age 21
    She attended the weekly prayer meeting at the home of Hudson & Maria Taylor in the East End of London in 1865.
    More Details Hide Details She was influenced by the Taylors and their book: "China's Spiritual Need and Claims", that spoke of the desperate need for the Gospel message to be brought to the Chinese before they died “without God and without hope in the world”. When the Taylors were recruiting missionaries to go with them back to China, Faulding volunteered to accompany the 15 other candidates who were all as inexperienced as herself.
    Jane Elizabeth Faulding was the daughter of a piano manufacturer in London. She was an 1865 graduate of the Home and Colonial Training College along with her friend, Emily Blatchley.
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  • 1843
    Born in 1843.
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