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2. Discussion of the duties of
8. The Treasurer shall receive
Bro; Callison in the chair, ami
and receipt for money coming into church officers being next in order,
his hands from the congregations, and Bro. S. Baughman having been after reading, was led in prayer by
The County Cooperation of the for the purpose of this Cooperation, chosen at the previous meeting to Bro. Churchill.
Christian brotherhood of I»ane and pay out the same on the order open said discussion, therefore it
The discussion was then opened
county, Oregon,convened in Spring of the Executive Committee, signed was moved that this meeting grant by Bro. Churchill which was par
field oft Friday before the third by the President.
to him all the time that he may de- ticipated in by Bros. Mulkey, Davis,
-t-**-l’ii ilwy 1» ^‘binniy. 1883, at —--ft. Tim duties nf, the Executive sire, and that all others who may Linder and Callison, which con-
the hour of 11A. M., and was called Committee shall l>e to employ an desire ¿o' fol!ow’~ni Tfro (liscussibh TTiiueiruiilfl MsMil 5 6‘ilucK,
to oixler by Bro. R. G. Callison, Evangelist for the county, assign be limited not to exceed fifteen with a general good feeling and
Prondwt After reading a chapter, w |iis .
of |ab d
or(lers minutes»- Motion prevailed. Bro. having discussed pretty general all
was led in prayer by Bro. I. N. on tlie Treasurer for his support Baughman then took the stand, en that was connected with the sub
Mulkey. The Secretary being ab and perform such other duties as tering at once »into a Scriptural in ject all felt benefited thereby, real
Bro. — A.
, them by the vestigation as to the number and izing that it is profitable to cooper-*
1 I I may *. lie assigned
-Jnllr.u of oLnroli nffinors his finding nte as a brotherhood of the various
pbi n te <T “?&"cretttTy pro t e n t. --------- -4 CooperafiSftr"’
The committee on Constitution
was first, Deacons; second, Elders or congregations, to enterchange ideas,
and By laws made their report,
Bishops, ami third Evangelist, (a and to secure unity of action.
which was read in full, after which
meager synopsis of which can only ' 3. Reports from the congrega
it was considered by sections, and
adopted as follows :
1. The duties-of Deacons were
There bring but little change-
On motion by Bro. Davis,the Chair to look after the financial interest ‘ since the November reports, will
S ec . 1. This association shall be
.. called the Christian Cooperation of was authorized to apjioint an addi of the church. *2. 'Io the needy, if omit giving them here, but if called
the Congregations of the Church of tional member to the Committee
’i- for wjJi (|() ,so at any time
Christ in Lane County, Oregon.
It was then moved that the Chair
2. It shall .l»e composed of the appointed as committee, and the notify the church of their needs; appoint a committee of three on
Elders and Deacons of each con committee was requested’ to report also to prepare and furnish the con programme for the next quarterly
gregation and one delegate for every immediately on convening at the gregation with the emblems of the cooperation. The Chair appointed
ten members or fractional part afternoon session.
Lord’s house, and to wait on the Bro. S. Baughman, of Pleasant Hill,
On motion, the Cooperation took members in the administration of chairman of said committee, Bros.
thereof in each cooperating congre-
a recess to 3 o’clock p. M.
—-__ gation.___ _______
Wm. Churchill, of Eugene City,
- ------ . 2. Dufies oCElders 'or Bîstfi5pjif'an(pT70. Maxwell, of Springfield:
3. The object of this Cooperation
shall be 1st. To employ and sustain
Bro. Callison in the chair, and (which terms find interchangeably Motion that Bro. R. G. Callison
an Evangelist in the county, whose after reading was led in prayer by , ■ used) were overseers, who were to l>e added to said committee. Motion
' feed the Hock or church of God, to prevailed. The committee selected
duty shall be to labor among weak Bro J P. GiU.
and destitute churches, to preach
be apt to teach, to act not as a the following subject to lie dis
Minutes read and adopted.’
the Gospel amt try to build up and
Committee oh Order and Busi legislative, but as an executive cussed at the next meeting in May :
establish churches where we have ness reported as follows:
body, whose duty it is to look after “ The work of the Evangelist, and
not at present, any organization.
We, your committee, beg leave to the erring brother as a shepherd the way and manner in which he
2ml. To cultivate a more fraternal make the following report on order would over his flock, and to carry shall be sustained.” Discussion to
feeling and a stronger desire for of business :
out all that power, Scripturally be opened by Bro. I. N. Mulkey.-
union and communion among the
delegated to them by the church.
1. Enrollment of delegates.
The committee on securing an
members of the congregations.
2. Discussion of the duties of
3. Duties of the Evangelist. To Evangelist for Lane county failing
4. This Cooperation shall meet church officers.
set in order the things that are to secure the services of Bro. C. J. _
quarterly at such time ami place as
3. .Reports from the congrega wanting and to ordain Ehlers in Wright, (as was requested by last
the previous meeting shall deter tions. ’
the churches, to preach the Gospel meeting) are now in correspondence
4. Would recommend that Bro. ami to organize" churches where it
w ith brethren in the East, one of
5. There shall be elected at the- R. G. Callison preach on Friday may lie proper to do so.
which they hope to secure as an
first meeting after the adoption of night, Bro. S. Baughman on Satur
After which were followed by ! evangelist for this county. We are
this constitution, and annually day night, Bro. 1. N. Mulkey Lord’s Bros. Gill, Davis, Mulkey, Moore.
requested to be jiatient as they will
thereafter a President, Secretary, day at 11 A. M., and Bro. R. G. Cal- ' Callison, Linder, McPherson and
, have a brother in the field as soon
Treasurer and an Executive Com lison at 7 o’clock r M.
Churchill, all of which rendered as possible. It took quite a while
mittee of three.
the discussion very interesting and to reach a conclusion with Bro.
J. C. M c P herson ,
6. The President shall preside at
Wright as he was in Grand Rounde
Chair of Com. • instructive.
all meetings, and endeavor at all
Motion to adjourn to Saturday
valley at the time of the first writ
1. List of Delegates.
times to secure and uige forward
10 o’clock A. M. Carried.
ing, then their attention wras turned
Eugene City—Bros. J. P. Gill
the distinctive objects of the Co
SATURDAY MORNING 10 O’CLOCK.
to the East, and in that direction
operation. He shall confer w’ith and Jesse Gross
it takes time to reach a conclusion.
Pleasant Hill—Bros. I. N. Mui-
and assist the Executive Committee
after readings was led in prayer by
It wasnow moved to.mljouiu„
in their efforts to obtain and keep key and S. Baughman.
this Cooperation to meet at Clear
Trent—Bros. Caleb Davis and J. Bro. James Moore.
in the field an Evangelist, and shall
Minutes of previous day read Lake on Friday before the second
take a general oversight of the in- W. Parks.
Lord’s day in May, 1883, at 11
Springßeld—Bros. J. B. Smith,
terest of the society.
o’clock A M. Motion prevailed.
7. The Secretary shall keep a L. Linder, J. C. McPherson and T.
; The meeting was then dismissed
record of all proceedings of the O. Maxwell.
by Bro. Baughman.
Clear Lake—Bros. A. C. Jennings
Cooperation; shall give potice of
R G. C allison , Chairman.
in the previous day’s discussion,
the place and time of all meetings, and J. P. Cheshire.
J. W. P arks , Secretary.
Not represented—Oak Hill, Mo< which occupied the entire forenoon
and endeavor by letter or other
Not lieing finished, it was moved to
Men seldom improve when they
wise to stir up cold or lukewarm hawk, Drain, Liberty, Junction
adjourn to 2 P. M. Motion pre have no other models than theui'
churches to take an interest in the
selves to copy.
objects of this Cooperation.
Lane County Co-operation