Church of Our Father – Meeting Minutes of Mar 12, 1893 (Plan 10th Anniversary)

Church of Our Father March 12, 1893

Special meeting of church called for the purpose of electing two delegates to Southern Conference to be held in New Orleans, LA April 12-13 1893.  And also to hear report of Committee upon program for celebrating the 10th anniversary of the church (This committee having been appointed by the Board of Trustees).

The meeting was called to order by the Clerk and Mr. Geo. W. Crafton was elected chairman.

The meeting then elected

Mr. H. W Currier
Mrs. C.H. Behre

On motion it was voiced to empower the delegates to fill vacancies if necessary.

Mr. Dixon for the Special Committee presented the following report.

The special committee appointed by the Board of Trustees of the Church of Our Father to make arrangements for celebrating the tenth anniversary of the organization of this church met this date.  Present C.H. Behre, chairman, John Y. Dixon, Secretary.  Rev. W.R. Cole and Mr. H. W Currier (Mr. Geo H. Crafts of the committee was absent from the city).  After discussion, it was decided to recommend as follows:

That the celebration be held on the evening of Wednesday, April 5, 1893.  That the order of exercise be as follows.

1st A tea supper at 7 o’clock to which all the members and friends of the Church are invited.

2nd Anniversary exercise open by Prayer by Rev. William Rowell Cole – Pastor

3rd  Anniversary address by Rev. Geo. Leonard Chaney

4th Short addresses as follows: Mr. Pastor – Superintendent of the Sunday School, President of the Woman’s Alliance, President of the Liberal Church League, President of the Fortnightly Club.  Members of the Board of Trustees followed by five minutes talks by members and visitors.

5th Exercise closed with Benediction.

It was moved and carried that these recommendations be offered to a meeting of the Church to be called May 12 after morning services.

Signed John Y. Dixon, Secretary

It was voted to consider the report and the nomination of the committee was adopted.

On motion it was voted to appoint a committee of Ladies to take charge of the supper and empower the same to draw upon the Treasurer for necessary expenses.

The chair appointed the committee as follows:

Mrs. Fanny C. Swift, Mrs. C.H. Behre, Mrs. Theo. Schumann, Mrs. Fred W. Stain, Mrs. W. E. Fisher, Miss A.N. Currier, Mrs. John Y. Dixon and Mrs. H.W. Walker.

Moved and voted that a committee of gentlemen be appointed to carry out the arrangements as adopted.  The chair appointed the committee as follows:

Mr. John Y. Dixon, Henry M Currier, Wm. Roswell Cole, Theodore Schumann and H.D. McCutcheon.

No further business appearing voted to adjourn.

H.M. Currier, Clerk

Source: Physical Archive: UUCA   Box: 25   Folder: 03   Book: 01   Pages: 173 – 174
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA

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