Unitarian Church of Atlanta – Letter, Jan 10, 1906 (Deacons Named)

Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 10, 1906
To the Members of the Church:


At the annual meeting of the church held last Monday evening Jan. 8, 1906, a by-law was added to the constitution of the church creating a Board of Deacons which was to be made up as follows:

Four gentlemen as deacons and two ladies as deaconess, said Board to act with the Pastor in all spiritual matters.

Upon motion the committee appointed by the church to select names of officers end present at the annual meeting to be voted upon for the year 1906 was continued, and instructed to suggest names to compose the new board that had been created, and report at a meeting; to be held after the morning services January 14, 1906.

As chairman of the committee on nominations, I requested the pastor to recommend to the committee the names of members whom he would like to have elected on the committee of deacons and deaconess, which he did and which is as follows:

  • John L. Moore
  • W.C. Van Valen
  • John B. Young
  • Frank Lederle
  • Mrs. Emile S. Behre
  • Mrs. W.J. GovanLetter

And we the committee respectfully recommend adoption of our report and election by the church.


J.G. St. Amand
Emile Behre
Jno. L. Moore

Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 25   Folder: 05  Book: 01 Pages: 288
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

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