At the age of 32, Lottie Moon left her job, home and family in the United States to follow God’s lead as it took her to China. Moon remained in China for 39 years, learning the language and customs of the people with whom she shared the gospel while challenging churches in America to send and support more missionaries abroad. After her death, the Lottie Moon Christmas offering was created.
In 1914, Jewell Leggett Daniel was appointed as a missionary to Pingtu, Shantung, China, the same missionary compound to which Lottie Moon was assigned. Jewell played piano for worship services at the compound. Her co-worker, Lottie Moon, compiled a hymnbook for the worship services written in English and Chinese; Jewell played using one of the hymnbooks.