Mission History

Articles and resources that bring the historic Christian mission of the YMCA to life

This short video covers the history of the YMCA from its birth in 1844 and it’s growth during its early years.  It also includes the actual audio of George Williams voice that was recorded in 1894 for a training institute in Springfield Massachusetts.

The Founders Voice

The YMCA Mission – Our Story

History of Movement, Logo, Triangle, and More

Great Leaders of History