Universalist Women’s Mission Circle – Meeting Minutes, Mar 7, 1897 (Initial Meeting)

March 7, 1897

Immediately succeeding morning services a number of ladies convened in answer to an announcement made by the Pastor. Mrs. Hallam was asked to preside and Mrs. McCutcheon to act as Secretary.

Mrs. Hallam explained that the object of the meeting was to form a Mission Circle of the Universalist Church. As the movement had been previously discussed, Mrs. McGlauflin moved the adoption of the Constitution and By-laws in use by other Circles. Carried.

Mrs. Dennis and Mrs. Buchanan were appointed a committee to nominate officers. They nominated Mrs. Cottingham, President; Mrs. Beck, Vice President; Mrs. Ferris, Secretary and Mrs. Gill Treasurer.

The following names were enrolled as members:

  • Alexander Beck
  • A. L. Blackman
  • C. L. Buchanan
  • W. S. Cottingham
  • D. L. Dennis
  • S. C. Ferris
  • L. S. McGlauflin
  • J. M. Gill
  • C. C. Hallam
  • F. N. Ickes
  • W. E. Jones

Meeting adjourned subject to call.

Physical Archive: UUCA Box: 60   Folder: 02
Citation: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Records, RG 026, Archives and Manuscripts Dept., Pitts Theology Library, Emory University, Atlanta GA