Church of Our Father – Meeting Minutes of Jan 20, 1903 (Attendance, Deficit for Year, Committee Appointments )

Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 20 1903

The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Church of Our Father was held at the residence of J. G. St. Amand, 234 Peachtree St, Tuesday evening Jan. 20th.

Present: Messrs. Moore, Crafts, Watts, Walker, Harding, St. Amand and Mrs. Daniels.

The Board was organized by the election of John L. Moore as Chairman. The following members were elected at the annual meeting as Trustees: George H. Crafts, J. C. Peck, J. S. Russel, A. F. Walker, Mrs. Charles Behre, Frank Lederle, John L. Moore, Julius R. Watts and Mrs. Alice Daniels.

Mr. Harding reported attendance follows:

Jan 4 – 35
Jan 11 – 37
Jan 18 – 57

Letter of acceptance of J. S. Russell as a member of the Board was read by the Clerk.

Mr. St. Amand moved that the Board of Trustees recommend to the church that by-law No. 3 be change so as to read that the Sunday School be allowed to nominate and present at the annual meeting officers they desire elected.

The Treasurer reported subscriptions for the year $759.00, and assuming that the Sunday collections for the year would be $225.00 with contribution of the A.U.A. $400.00 makes the fund in sight $1,384.00, which would leave a deficit, of $216.00 provided the expenses of the year were kept at a minimum of $1,600.00.

The Chairman appointed the following committees:

  • Finance: J. G. St. Amand, Chairman. George H. Crafts, Julius R. Watts, Dr. W. J. Tucker, Hamilton Douglas
  • Music: Mrs. Anna M. Lederle, Chairman, Mrs. B. F. Longley, Mrs. C. H. Behre
  • Care of Property: J. C. Peck, Chairman, A. F. Walker, Frank Lederle
  • Church Operation: C. A. Langston, Chairman with power to increase

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.


J.E. Harding, Clerk

Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 26   Folder: 02  Book: 02 Page: 172
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

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