Did you know that Boston was founded to be a city on a hill and a model for Christian charity? These were the founding principles of our city, spoken by John Winthrop, as he and his fellow companions sailed to begin their civilization in America.
In a Church History course at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, Amy Seifert and Kelly Steinhaus researched the history behind the Founder’s Memorial in Boston Common. They wanted to share our findings with the Christian community in Greater Boston by producing a video.
Click on the video link below to watch the video and learn more about Boston’s history! Also, we acknowledge that this is only one perspective of the founding of Boston, and we welcome your ideas and input by commenting via Youtube.