Church of Our Father – Meeting Minutes, Nov 6, 1894 (Special Meeting for Organization)

Special meeting held Nov 6, 1894 for organization.

The clerk called the meeting to order and announced the election of a new Board of Trustees by the Church (the old board resigned).

Present: Frank Lederle – Treasurer, H.M. Currier – Clerk, John C. Peck, Theodore Schumann, Geo. H. Crafts, J.E. Harding and T.N. Winslow.

Standing Committees

The Board then organized by electing Geo. H. Crafts chairman and appointed the following committees:

  • Ways and Means – Messrs. Lederle, Peck and Crafts
  • Operation of the Church – Messrs. Currier and Coke ex of.
  • Committee of Church Property – Messrs. Peck and Winslow
  • Music – Mr. Harding
  • Library – Mr. Schumann

On motion the Committees of the Board were empowered to increase their numbers for working purposes by appointing such persons as they saw fit.

The Music Committee then reported that they had obtained terms from the Estry Organ Co. upon which an organ can be bought as follows:

  • Price –  $225
  • From this they, the company, would make a discount of $25
  • Allow $50 for the old organ
  • Leaving $150 net to be paid on the installation

It being understood that no appropriations form the regular fund of the Treasury should be used to meet the amount.

On motion the recommendation found in the annual report of the Librarian were referred to the Library Committee and the report of the Committee on Operations of the Church was referred to the new Committee on Operations of the Church. (Archivist Note: There as no Librarian reported included in the physical archives for the Nov 5, 1894 annual meeting; ergo no information on “the recommendation” noted here.)

The report of the Sunday School Superintendent was also referred to the same committee. (Archivist Note: this may refer to the organization of a Boy’s Debating Club noted in the Nov 5, 1894 annual meeting minutes.)

The Committee on the Operation of the Church was requested to consider the advisability of having evening services.

No other business appearing the Board adjourned.

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H.M. Currier, Clerk
Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 26 Folder: 02 Book: 02 Pages: 119 – 120
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

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