Church of Our Father – Meeting Minutes of Dec 17, 1901 (Raise More Funds)

Dec 17, 1901

The  Board of Trustees met in the church rooms at 8:15 pm.

Present: Mrs. Owen and Daniels, Messrs. Crafts, St. Amand, Moore, Langston and Lederle.

The Treasurer read his reports for the months of October and November which were as follows

Receipts Oct 14th to Nov 19th
Balance on hand last report: $17.66
Receipts to date: $72.46
Total: $90.12
Disbursements 10/14 to 11/19: $78.35
Balance in hand: $11.97

Receipts Nov 19th to Dec 17th
Balance on hand: $11.97
Receipts to date: $139.99
Balance: $151.76
Disbursements: 11/91 to 12/17: $141.24
Balance on hand: $10.52

The Treasurer also reported that the balance due the Pastor on account salary was $437.34. On motion Mr. Crafts appointed a special committee to present the matter of church finances to the congregation after church services and to make an appeal for further subscriptions.

On motion the Board concurred in the action of a church meeting held on Sunday December 8th, instructing the Pastor to purchase 50 new hymnals and 50 service books.

Mr. Langston reported the results of his visits to Fruithurst, Ala. to organize new church. On motion it was voted that the material from the old church building still in hand be donated to the proposed society at Fruithurst, Ala, if the A.U.A. decided to support such movement. This shipment to be made at the expense for the Fruithurst society.

On motion the Board recommended to the church the postponement of the selection of a service book until the annual meeting in January.

On motion the Pastor was requested to have a rubber stamp prepared for stamping the new hymnals.

The meeting adjourned at 9:45 pm.

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Frank Lederle, Clerk

Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 26 Folder: 02 Book: 02 Pages: 165
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

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