First Universalist Church – Meeting Minutes, May 7, 1905 (Resolution to Call Rev. Tyner)

May 7, 1905 Atlanta, Ga. May 7, 1905

The church met in business session on May 7th, 1905 where the following resolutions were adopted.

Whereas the congregation of the First Universalist Church of Atlanta, Ga. at a regular meeting held for the purpose, on Apr 10th, 1905, called Bro. Paul Tyner to the pastorate of the aforesaid church and he having duly signified his acceptance of the call and having entered upon his duties as pastor, yet never having received ordination therefore be it.

Resolved, that we the congregation of the First Universalist Church of Atlanta, Ga. make application to the Fellowship Committee of the Ga. Universalist Convention, in compliance with – Article VII, Sec 7 of the Laws of the General Convention of the Universalist church, to grant permission for the ordination of Bro. Tyner to the Ministry of the Universalist Church, and respectfully ask the Fellowship Com. to act immediately.

And be it further resolved that the Clerk of the church be instructed forward at once this application to the chairman of the Fellowship Com. of the Universalist Convention of Ga.


Mrs. F.W. Wey, Secy

The Board voted order for $10.00 for Rev. F.W. Wey to apply on order signed by Rev. C.J. Harris.

Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 60 Folder: 01  Page: 108
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

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