Unitarian Church of Atlanta – Meeting Minutes, May 12, 1908, 1908 (Conference Preparation)

Atlanta, Ga., May 12, 1908

The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees was held this P.M. at the office of the Clerk; same being called to order at 5:10 P.M. Chairman Harding presiding.

Members present: Messrs. Behre, Spencer, Lederle, Harding, Watts.

Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.

Mr. Francis reported his having conferred with Dr. Troutman regarding getting Mr. Tilley to attend and possibly speak at the Conference and that after talking with the latter, Dr. Troutman advised that Mr. Tilley was not prepared to interest himself at this time.

The committee appointed in connection with arrangements for the Conference reported their work completed.  Bills amounting to $55.66 incurred were read and were ordered paid. The committee was discharged with the thanks of the Board.

The report of Treasurer was read by the Clerk in absence of Mr. Perkins. Same showed balance on hand to date of $141.68.

Bills of Atlanta Floral Co. for $8.00 and Mr. Mueller for $12.50 were authorized paid when presented to Treasurer.

The Clerk was instructed to write Dr. Gilchrist in the name of the Board for the able sermons delivered at the services on May 10th.

A committee of three was appointed to look into the matter of getting an option on the present church property of the Christian Science people; Messrs. Behre, Watts and Lederle appointed by Chair.

The Clerk reported attendance at Church during April as follows:

Apr 5th – 56
Apr 12th – 53
Apr 19th – 59
Apr 26 – 55
Average 55.

The Property committee reported having had repairs made to one window frame and one chair. Bill of $1.00 in connection with same ordered paid.

No further business being presented, the meeting adjourned at 6.00 P.M.


<unsigned>, Clerk

Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 26   Folder: 02  Book: 02  Page: 271
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

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