Church of Our Father – Meeting Minutes Nov 15, 1886 (Fourth Annual Meeting)

Atlanta, Ga. Nov 15, 1886
Fourth Annual Meeting of the member of the Church of Our Father in the Ladies Room of the church.
Members Present: Mesdames Morrill, Powers, Fisher, Winslow, Klingelsmith and Van Pelt and Miss Cooledge and Miss Center.Messrs. Burns (chairman), Dixon, Norrman, Winslow, Fisher, Hodge, Gude, Van Pelt, Morely, Klingelsmith and Rev. Mr. Chaney.

Minutes of the last annual meeting read and approved.

The Treasurer then read his annual report, which will be found on file and marked, “Treasurer’s Report, Nov. 15, 1886.”

The Treasurer’s report was accepted and approved and Mr. Hodge’s resignation as Treasurer of the church accepted with a vote of thanks for his efficiency and faithfulness as such officer for the past three years.

The Board of Trustees report through their Secretary was then read and accepted and will be found on file and marked, “Board of Trustees Report, Nov. 15, 1886.”

Mr. Chaney then read his annual report, which was received with pleasure and a vote of thanks.

The chair then appointed the following committee to draft and transmit suitable resolutions to the parties named in Mr. Chaney’s report for the their and kind gifts – Messrs. Chaney, Gude and Klingelsmith.

A resolution was also adopted providing for an advisory committee of four ladies to serve for one year.

The electing of officers and members of the Board and the advisory committee and the two librarians being now in order, a nomination committee was appointed by the chair as follows: Miss Cooledge, Mr. Norrman, and Mr. Klingelsmith. This committee after retiring presented the following nominations:

  • Treasurer – Mr. Winslow
  • Clerk – Mr. Klingelsmith
  • New Members of the Board – Messrs. Fisher, Burns and Harding
  • For Members of the Ladies Auxiliary Committee – Mesdames Chaney, Lowe, Swift and Morrill
  • Librarians – Mrs. Klingelsmith and Mrs. E.P. Burris

As Mr. Winslow could not accept the Treasureship, Mr. Norrman was put on the ticket for that office. The chair of the nominating committee being instructed to cast the ballot, the foregoing was elected to the positions named.

There being no other business, the meeting adjourned.

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J.M. Klingelsmith, Secretary

Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 26   Folder: 02   Book: 01   Pages: 151 – 153
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

 

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