Church of Our Father – Meeting Minutes of Dec 17, 1902 (Financial/Church Attendance)

Atlanta, Ga. December 17, 1902

The regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Church of Our Father, Unitarian, was held at the residence of Mr. J.S. St. Amand, 234 Peachtree Street, Tuesday evening, December 17th, with Mr. John L. Moore in the chair.

Present: Mrs. Foster, Messrs. Harding, Moore, St. Amand and Walker.

On account of the absence of the Clerk, the minute of the last meeting was not read. On motion, Rev. C.A. Langston was appointed clerk pro tempore.

The Treasurer reported the following receipts and disbursements from October 14th to December 16th.

Receipts: $214.88
Disbursements: $265.75
Amount on hand: $7.89

The report was ordered filed. It was reported that $390.60 of the minister’s salary was unpaid.

On motion, Mr. Walker was authorized to have the roof of the church painted.

Report of church attendance by Mr. Harding:

Oct 5 –    43
Oct 12 –  36
Oct 19 –  35
Oct 26 – 25
Nov 2 –  48
Nov 9 – 67, 35 retaining for communion
Nov 16 – 44
Nov 23 – 53
Nov 30 – 26
Dec 7 –    55
Dec 14 – 54

On motion, the Board requested a grant of $450 for the year 1903 of the American Unitarian Association.

On motion, a church meeting was appointed for the last Sunday in December for the purpose of electing a nominating committee to present list of officers for ensuing year.

On motion, the Board recommended the name of J.E. Harding for the office of clerk, the present clerk’s business engagements being such as to prevent him from attending.

Adjourned at 9:45 P.M.


C.A. Langston, Clerk pro tem

Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 26   Folder: 02  Book: 02 Page: 171
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

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