Church of Our Father – Meeting Minutes, Nov 19, 1894 (Committees Expanded)

Nov 19, 1894

Regular Meeting

Present: Crafts, Currier, Harding, Lederle, Peck and Schumann.

Minutes of the last meeting read and approved.

The Committee on Ways and Means reported that they had arranged to put in operation the system of weekly payments of subscriptions.

The Treasurer reported account of receipts as $ (Archivist: no amount shown) and disbursements (Archivist: no amount shown).

An application form the Labor Exchange for the use of the church for one evening was received and referred to the Committee on Operation of the Church.

The Standing Committees were arranged as follows:

  • Operations of the Church – Currier, Cole, Winslow, Webster and Mrs. Behre and Mrs. Owen
  • Music – Harding, Behre and M?? Werner, Mrs. Lederle
  • Library – Schumann, Mrs. Behre and Mr. Watts

The Music Committee requested and appropriation of $5.00 per month for the soprano singer and $6.00 per month for the organist.  On motion the request was granted.

Bill of Monigate & Well (Archivist: unsure of spelling) received amount $1.50, ordered paid.

The Treasure was requested to present the gas bill to the Saturday Club and in future request a Settlement each month. (Archivist Note: See reference to background on the Saturday Night Club in the Mar 19, 1894 meeting minutes.)

On motion it was voted to hold the Regular Meetings at 5 o’clock pm.

The Library Committee reported that Mr. Daniel Pratt had placed “Appleton’s Cyclopedia of Technical Drawings” in one volume and “Un????kton Stair Buildings” in the library with the understanding that should the library cease to be free, the books shall be returned to him.  Voted to accept the books under the conditions and the Clerk was requested to give Mr. Pratt a receipt for the same.

Adjourned.

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H.M. Currier, Clerk
Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 26 Folder: 02 Book: 02 Pages: 120 – 121
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

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