Frederick Clark Stephenson (1864-1941) was the secretary of young people's foreign missions groups in the Methodist and United Church. He was born near Bowmanton, Ontario. After studying at Albert College, Belleville and Trinity Medical College, Toronto, he applied to work in foreign missions. He began his work as organizer of the Student Missionary Campaign in 1894 and then became the first and only Secretary of the Young People's Forward Movement for Missions, 1906 to 1925, and of the Young People's Missionary Education Committee from 1925 to 1936.
Annie Devina Watson (1862-1939) worked in missions as editor, writer, teacher, and speaker. She married F.C. Stephenson in 1896 and worked in for the above mission organizations as well as the Woman's Missionary Society and the General Board of Missions until her death.