Sarah Peck

(1868-1968). Educator, writer, missionary. A native of Wisconsin, she received her education at Battle Creek College and was one of the church’s first women missionaries to Africa, where she opened up the educational work for children. She worked for a period with Ellen White in Australia and in America in the preparation of manuscripts. In 1906 she became educational secretary for the West Coast, and it was at this time that she began the preparation of much-needed reading material for the church schools. The result was the long-lasting series True Education Readers. Recognizing the distinct advantages of the denomination’s system of education, she also began to prepare suitable Bible textbooks. God’s Great Plan provided a biblical foundation for many Seventh-day Adventist young peo...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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