Unitarian Church of Atlanta – Meeting Minutes, Jan 14, 1908 (Officers, List of Subscriptions)

Atlanta, Ga. Jan. 14, 1908

A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees was held this evening at the residence of Mr. J.C. Peck.

Members present Messrs. Peck, Lederle, Moore, Moore, Watts and Harding.

The Treasurer having reported at the Annual Church Meeting the evening previous, no report was made at this time.

A list of the pledges for the support of the Church was read showing a total of $419 as received at the meeting.

A letter from Mr. Peck, tendering his resignation as Chairman of the Board was read. The acceptance of his resignation was made in the form of a motion by Mr. Moore, expressing the regret of the members and also extending their thanks for the courtesies and various kindnesses received at his hands while at the head of the Board; same was carried unanimously.

The Clerk announced the result of the election of various officers for the ensuing year at the Church meeting which was as follows:

TRUSTEES (Three year term)
A.F. Walker
C.H. Behre
W.A. Jackson

TRUSTEE (Two year term to fill vacancy)
J.E. Harding

T.C. Perkins

W.M. Francis

Mrs. E.C. Williams
Mr. J.R. Watts
Mr. W.P. Harding

Hamilton Douglas

Dr. A.T. Bowser

On Motion of Mr. Moore, Mr. Harding was nominated and unanimously elected Chairman of the

Board to succeed Mr. Peck. Mr. Lederle was then elected Vice Chairman.

The Chairman announced the following Committees for the ensuing year:

Messrs.  Moore, Peck, Watts, Behre, Lederle

Messrs. Francis, Walker, Jackson

The Mrs. Lederle, Williams, Behre

Dr. Bowser and associates

It was voted that the next meeting of the Board be held at the office of the Clerk, 314 Empire Building, at 5 P.M.

Dr. Bowser in referring to the Annual Meeting took occasion to make favorable comment on the large attendance, free expressions and general good feeling shown. He also expressed his wish that all members notify him by card or otherwise in regard to anyone needing his attention through sickness, spiritual needs or otherwise in order that he might make prompt calls on the person indicated.

He further stated that in answer to the desire on the part of some of the members of the congregation, it was his purpose to hold at least one evening service, which would probably be held on the evening of January 19th.

There being no further business the meeting adjourned at 9:15.


Subscriptions to the Support of the Church for 1908
Given at Annual Meeting held January 14th, 1908

Name  Comments  Amount
 Frank Lederle   Monthly payments aggregating $60.00
 Mrs. Frank Lederle   Monthly payments aggregating $18.00
 Gertrude C. Lederle   Monthly payments aggregating $6.00
 Margaret Lederle   Monthly payments aggregating $6.00
 Marie Lederle  Monthly payments aggregating $6.00
 Francis Lederle  Monthly payments aggregating $6.00
 Mr. & Mrs. Behre  Envelope Plan $50.00
 Mr. & Mrs. Francis  Envelope Plan $50.00
 Mr. & Mrs. Perkins  Envelope Plan $50.00
 Mrs. Williams $30.00
 Mr. & Mrs. W.P. Harding  Envelope Plan $25.00
 Mr. H.A. Smith  Envelope Plan $25.00
 R.A. Taaffe  Envelope Plan $25.00
 Miss Hattie Martin $25.00
 J.E. Harding  Semi-monthly $15.00
 Miss Angie Harding  Semi-monthly $10.00
 Miss Alice Ormond  Monthly $12.00
Total $419.00

Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 26   Folder: 02  Book: 02  Page: 252
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

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

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