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Woman's Mite Missionary Society, Minutes of the Seventh Annual Convention, Cincinnati, 1903
			
                  OF THE A. M. E. CHURCH.                  13

    Memoirs .......................... Mrs. S. I. Shorter
    Introduction of strangers ..........Mrs. A. J. Rankin
    Filling of vacant offices:
    Mrs. Amanda Sydes, first vice-president, recently lost her
mother and could not be present, so Mrs. Minnie Waters was
asked to fill her place. Other vacancies would not be filled
until the absent officers could be heard from.
    Praise service conducted by Mrs. P. A. Ransom. The
response to the invitation for testimony was prompt and
inspiring.
    Singing, "Trust and Obey."
    Closing Song, "God be With You."
    Benediction by Rev. W. H. Thomas.
    Adjournment for noon recess.
                    THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

    The Convention reassembled and opened its session a few
minutes after two o'clock.
    Scripture reading (the 67th Psalm) by Mrs. Dorsey of
Brown Chapel, Walnut Hills, Cincinnati, Ohio.
    Singing, "Must Jesus Bear the Cross Alone."
    Prayer by Mrs. Dorsey of Walnut Hills, Ohio.
    After devotional service, Mrs. Mitchell appointed Mrs. Eva
Stone and Miss Caroline B. Weakley as members of the Com-
mittee on Credentials of which Mrs. Ransom was chairman.
The delegates and members present then reported to this
committee.
    Prof. A. J. De Hart, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Rev. Dorsey,
pastor of Brown Chapel, Walnut Hills, were introduced at this
juncture and both made happy little speeches, wishing success
to the Convention in the work attempted by its members.
    Delegates' reports were called for and the following places
were heard from: Cincinnati, Allen Temple; report read by
Mrs. Anna J. Rankin. (See Statistics.)
    Mrs. Mitchell explained all public collections during the
Convention would be accredited to Cincinnati, thus raising the




			
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Woman's Mite Missionary Society, Minutes of the Seventh Annual Convention, Cincinnati, 1903

Date:  1903


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