Church of Our Father – Meeting Minutes of Jan 2, 1885 (Build Brick Fence)

Atlanta, Ga. Jan 2, 1895
J.R. Hodge’s Office 8 pm
Mr. Snowden was chosen chairman.

Present: Snowden, Gude, Hodge, Norrman, Morely, Lederle and Klingelsmith.

Minutes of the previous meeting read and approved.

Report from Mr. Klingelsmith, Committee on Property of Church.  He had secured a man for janitor who he believed was fully competent to take care of such duties at a price of $8.00 per month, instead of the boy formerly had at $5.00 per month.  His action was approved by the Board.

It was moved that Messrs. Snowden and Norrman be appointed a committee with power to act to arrange for the procure improved lighting facilities in the shape of some kind of chandelier for the church and that $100.00 be appropriated to be at their disposal for such purpose.   Adopted.

Mr. Norrman then suggested plans for building wall fence surrounding the yard in front of the Church porch that same to be built of brick and correspond with the wall of the porch and it was moved and adopted. That Messrs. Snowden and Norrman be requested to put in the brick wall as suggested by Mr. Norrman (1).  This committee was also requested to put up a suitable curtain across the foot of the gallery stairs in the vestibule.

Mr. Gude brought before the Board the question whether they would grant the privilege to a musical gentlemen of the delivering musical lectures in our Church.  The question was discussed as to its propriety both as a precedent and as to the proper use of the Church.

After full discussion, it was moved and adopted that the application be considered and the question held for future discussion.



J.M. Klingelsmith, Secretary

(1) Archivist Note:  Norrman was the architect that designed the Church of Our Father

Physical Archive: UUCA   Box: 26   Folder: 02 Book: 2 Page: 11 – 12
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

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

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