Church of Our Father – Meeting Minutes Mar 10, 1888 (Distribute Cards Invite Friends)

Atlanta, Ga. Mar 10, 1888
Meeting of the Board of Trustees at the Church at 8 pm.
Member present: Messrs. Dixon, Norrman, Lederle, Winslow, Klingelsmith and Rev. Mr. Chaney.

The Treasurer, Mr. Dixon, reported a balance on had of $380.45 of the church fund and 86.00 of the Ladies Fund. He reported that with extra large payments during the month of March by subscribers that he would be able to meet the April interest to the AUA and all other obligations of the church.

He also reported sending a check for $10.00 to the Rev. Atticus G. (Green) Haygood for his service in filling our pulpit on Sunday, Jan 29th.

Mr. Lederle, of the Music Committee, reported that the time for the piano was rented had expired and inquired if he should renew it. It was agreed to renew it for another month.

The committee on Operation of the Church reported that they had had the front yard sodded, at a cost of $1.25, which was approved.

Mr. Chaney issued cards to the members of the Board present containing the subjects of a series of “Sermons of Belief and Trust,” which he would commence on March 11 and continue until Sunday April 1st, both morning and evening also Special Services on Thursday evening during the month of March on the subject of Temptations and Victory of Jesus.

He urged upon the Board to give these cards to friends and send to anyone whom we thought would be interested and benefitted by these services as the he desired that they should be made as useful as possible and give all an opportunity of hearing our gospel.


J.M. Klingelsmith, Sec pro Tem.

Physical Archive: UUCA   Box: 26   Folder: 02 Book: 02 Pages: 40 – 41
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

Archivist Note: See newspaper clipping of Jan 29, 1888 announcing Rev. Haygood in pulpit at the Church of Our Father.  Newspaper clippings are not in Pitts Theology Library collections.  Contact Archivist for access.

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