1826: formation of the American Home Missionary Society
1839: formation of the Amistad Committee - legal defense
1846: The Amistad Committee et al merger - The American Missionary Association.
1861: Fortress Monroe, VA - A.M.A. mission
1893: Congregational Home Missionary Society (C.H.M.S.)
Mid 20th century: United Church Board for Homeland Ministries (UCC)
¹"United Church of Christ Archives, Manuscripts and Related Holdings." Amistad Research Center. 30 Dec. 2005