Minutes of Monthly Meeting, October 30, 1958

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Title

Minutes of Monthly Meeting, October 30, 1958

Alternative Title

Orlando Ministerial Association Minutes of Monthly Meeting

Subject

First Unitarian Church of Orlando

Description

Minutes of a monthly meeting of the Orlando Ministerial Association. The meeting was held on October 30, 1958, at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando. This meeting is notable for being the first annually held business meeting. The first topic discussed was that a resolution be drawn up on the matter of desegregating "The Negro Division" of the United Appeal. It would be written by Reverends Staggers, Fuller, Jupiter and C.A Johnson. The second topic discussed was the refusal of the Orlando Sentinel to accept advertisement from African American churches. It was decided that a delegation of members from the Orlando Ministerial Association would meet with the editors of the newspaper to discuss the issue. Next, elections of permanent officers were held. The meeting concluded with a resolution of the Jacksonville bombings being passed called the Declaration of Conscience. The resolution condemned the bombings, saying that the bombers were working against the teachings of Jesus, Moses and Isaiah. The document was written by John C. Fuller, who was Secretary of the Orlando Ministerial Association.

Creator

Orlando Ministerial Association

Source

Digital reproduction of original typewritten report, October 30, 1958: First Unitarian Church of Orlando.

Date Created

1958-10-30

Format

image/jpg

Extent

8.37 MB
6.35 MB

Medium

Two-page typewritten report

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

First Unitarian Church of Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Orlando Ministerial Association and published by the First Unitarian Church of Orlando.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this source is held by the First Unitarian Church of Orlando and is provided here by RICHES for educational purposes only.

Curator

McDonough, Bryan

Digital Collection

External Reference

Buehrens, John A. Universalists and Unitarians in America: A People's History. Boston: Skinner House Books, 2011.
Hoefer, Jean M., and Irene Baros-Johnson. May No One Be a Stranger: 150 Years of Unitarian Presence in Syracuse. Syracuse, N.Y. (3800 E. Genesee St., Syracuse 13214): May Memorial Unitarian Society, 1988.

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