1880

Walker’s point church met January 24, 1880 devotional exercise organize for business minutes of church read and received committee consisting of brethren J Coffman W reams and FP Dalbey. Reported met at brother Harrison Stearns as agreed and no one meeting with them to do business the matter was talked over before the church and committee discharged. Committee on procuring a Sexton continued by motion adjourned Rev. J Coffman moderator FP Dalbey church clerk

Walker’s point church met February 27, 1880 devotional exercise the pastor not being present brother Hughes was appointed moderator minutes of church read and received committee on procuring a Sexton reported hired Riley reams as Sexton for $.25 and when sweeping was not required $.15 per day. Report received an committee discharged the series of meetings held in this month William Lynch Julia Corbley and Jenny Davidson were received as candidates for baptism. Brother Isaac Bailey called for his letter stating he would not be with us for some time and desired his letter of dismissal which the church granted a motion to adjourn was voted. Brother Hughes moderator FP Dalbey church clerk.

Sunday, March 21, 1880 services were conducted by brother Coffman after which the ordinance of baptism was administered to the following names of candidates William Lynch and Jenny Davidson then was dismissed with benediction.

 

 

 

 

Walker’s point Church met March 27, 1880. There is no meeting owing to the in clemency of the weather.

Walker’s point Church met April 24, 1880. Divine services. No business appearing. By motion adjourned. Brother Coffman moderator – FP Dalbey church clerk

Sunday, May 9, 1880. Services were conducted by Brother Coffman when Alfred Stearns was received as a candidate for baptism. A collection of $3.01 was taken for the benefit of the young men’s ministerial education. Then was dismissed with benediction. Rev. JW Coffman moderator – FP Dalbey church clerk

Walker’s point Church met May 22, 1880. Divine services. Organize for business. Minutes of church read and adopted. New business, Sister Ella Hughes joining another church of different faith and order by a vote of the church the hand of fellowship was withdrawn from her no more business appearing by motion adjourned. Brother Coffman moderator – FP Dalbey church clerk

services were conducted over Sabbath by Brother Coffman after which repaired till the water where the ordinance of baptism was administered to the candidate Alfred Stearns then was dismissed with benediction.

 

 

 

 

Walker’s point church met June 26, 1880 but few present there was no business transacted divine services were conducted over Sabbath by brother Coffman at the close of the services a collection of $10 was taken for the benefit of Sabbath School work. Brother Coffman moderator FP Dalbey church clerk

Walker’s point church met July 24, 1880 divine services the clerk not being present there was no business transacted. Services were conducted over Sabbath by our pastor the clerk was instructed to read a letter to the Bloomfield Baptist Association and read the same before the church at our next appointment for meeting dismissed with benediction. Brother Coffman moderator FP Dalbey church clerk

Walker’s point church met August 8, 1880 divine services after which the Association letter was read and received DW Hughes and Elizabeth use joining another church of different faith and order by a vote of the church was excluded. A collection of $100 was taken to pay for Association Minister. Delegates were appointed to the Association as follows: as Stearns JA Bantz FP Bantz William Lynch and FP Dalbey. Then was dismissed with benediction. J Coffman moderator FP Dalbey church clerk

 

 

 

 

 

Walker’s point Church met September 25, 1880. Divine services. Organize for business. Minutes of church read and approved. New business a committee was appointed consisting of brethren Stearns JA Bantz and FP Dalbey to procure a pastor for the ensuing year as Brother Coffman’s time will soon expire on motion adjourned. Rev. JW Coffman moderator – FP Dalbey church clerk

Walker’s point Church met October 24, 1880 Divine services organized for business minutes of church read and approved unfinished business report of committee for procuring a pastor. Committee reported $17 subscribed brother William Lynch added to the committee and committee continued the church voted to call Brother Coffman half of the time provided his salary can be raised. On motion adjourned. Rev. JW Coffman moderator – FP Dalbey church clerk

Walker’s point Church met several monthly meetings with not enough members present to transact business. In February Brother Coffman assisted by Elder G.W. Riley held a series of meetings the church was greatly revived and Preston Vandervoort had formally been a Methodist United with the church. Brother Coffman moderator – FP Dalbey church clerk

 

 


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