Minutes of Monthly Meeting, October 30, 1958
Orlando Ministerial Association Minutes of Monthly Meeting
First Unitarian Church of Orlando
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.
Orlando Ministerial Association
Digital reproduction of original typewritten report, October 30, 1958: First Unitarian Church of Orlando.
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Two-page typewritten report
First Unitarian Church of Orlando, Florida
Originally created by Orlando Ministerial Association and published by the First Unitarian Church of Orlando.
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