Church of Our Father – Meeting Minutes Nov 26, 1887 (Elections, Repairs, etc.)

Atlanta, Ga. Nov 26, 1887
Meeting of the Board of Trustees in the Chapel, Saturday, Nov 26 at 8 pm.
Members Present: Messrs. Dixon, Lederle, Gude, Winslow, Fisher and Klingelsmith.

Mr. Lederle was chosen chairman.

Mr. Norrman, as retiring Treasurer, reported a balance of $136.00 on hand.

As there were no committee reports to hear, it was moved and approved that a nominating committee be appointed to make nominations for the Standing Committees for the coming year and the chair named Messrs. Gude and Winslow as such committee, who reported the following nominations:

  • Ways and Means – Messrs. Winslow and Gude
  • Care of Property – Messrs. Norrman and Klingelsmith
  • Music – Messrs. Fisher and Lederle
  • Operations of the Church – Messrs. Klingelsmith and Winslow

The nominations were accepted.

The following business was then disposed of by referring each item to its proper committee.

The better lighting of the choir gallery was referred to the Music Committee with power to cooperate with the Committee on Care of Property and to have the necessary increase and rearrangement of lights put in at once.

The repairs to the window shades or coverings and the stopping up of the holes in and around the window frames was referred to the Committee on Care of Property with power to act, as also the matter of the broken window pane.

The question of engaging a piano was referred to the Music Committee with the power to hire a piano for two months for the use of the church and Sunday school and to secure the best terms for such times.

The approval of bills for the Sunday school was referred to the Committee on ways and Means with power to act.

The question of getting the church subscriptions for the coming year was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means with the request that they see all parties to whom Mr. Chaney had issued subscription cards and see that these cards were promptly filled out and returned to the Treasurer.

The sum of $10 was voted to the ladies of the church in aid of the Sewing school for girls.The proposed concert by Mr. Behre was referred to the Music Committee to report at the next meeting.

It was move and adopted that the Treasurer prepare a statement of the condition of the subscriptions accounts of each subscriber and send each for verification if correct and if not to obtain the proper correction, that each may be closed or balanced on the books of the last fiscal year.

It was also resolved that the new Treasurer, Mr. Dixon, have the privilege of depositing the funds in any bank in Atlanta most convenient to him



J.M. Klingelsmith, Sec pro Tem.

Physical Archive: UUCA   Box: 26   Folder: 02 Book: 02 Pages: 36 – 38
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

Posted in Church of our Father, Meeting Minutes, Physical Collection, Unitarian Records - Book 2

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