First Universalist Church – Meeting Minutes, Aug 25, 1905 (Rev Ellenwood Potential Pastor)

Aug 25, 1905

The Board met at Mr. Holdt’s office. Mr. Bond (had) an enthusiastic meeting of the Y.P.C.U. and promise of them to aid this congregation.

Rev. Mr. Ellenwood had recommended to him as possibly the most available man for the pastorate in Atlanta.

Rev. Mr. Tyner and Mr. Bond were appointed a Com. of two to procure a Supply till a permanent pastor could be secured. Said Com. to report to the Board as soon as possible. The Board pledged $15.00 per week for this supply. The resignation of Pres. Holdt was tabled for further action, with the hope that it would be withdrawn after further deliberation.

The Secy was instructed to confer with the Ladies Mission Circle asking their aid in the payments of bill on piano.

A motion to pay Mrs. Wey 5% for collecting pledges to church on amounts over $10.00, 10% on those under that amount was carried.

Meeting adjourned


Mrs. F.W. Wey, Secy

Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 60 Folder: 01  Page: 110 – 111
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA