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Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Convention of the Ohio Conference Branch Woman's Mite Missionary Society Held in Brown's Chapel, A.M.E. Church, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 26th to July 2, 1917
			

                      MINUTES                          11


                  Sunday--7.30 P. M.
  Our temperance rally was conducted by Mrs.  Minnie
Waters  and  Mrs. Kinney.    Song, "The  Fight Is On,"
Prayer, Ensign Simms, of the Salvation Army; song, "To
the Harvest Fields." Scripture Lesson, Prov. 20:1-11, by
Mrs. Eldridge.  The subject, "What Will We  Offer Our
Boys as a Substitute for the Saloon," was ably dealt with
by Rev. Scott. Song, "Ohio Is Going Dry." Mrs. Waters,
Mrs. Mattie Whillow and others spoke on "How Can We
Help Ohio to Be Voted Dry." Mr. James Smith sang,
"I Know My Heavenly Father Knows."
                  Sunday--8.30 P. M.
  Church services opened with an organ voluntary by Mr.
Albert Smith, organist. Song, "Awake My Soul, Streach
Every Nerve." Scripture Lesson, Philippians 4. Solo, Mrs.
Ophelia Rogers, "The Ninety and Nine." Dean Woodson
took for his text, Phil. 4: 3. The speaker dwelt touchingly
upon the painstaking efforts and labor of love on the part
of the women in the missionary cause, offering encourage-
ment to continue in the service of Christ, to be co-workers
with the people of God. The choir chanted the Lord's
Prayer, and the choir sang, "Since Jesus Came into My
Heart."
    Offering for Church .....................     $7.90
    Offering for Convention .................     2.02
  Rev. Scott installed the officers in a very pleasing man-
ner. Statistical report was read and received. (See Re-
port.) Committee on Resolutions also reported and report
adopted. (See Report.) The hour being late, convention
decided to defer adjournment until Monday morning so
that all reports may be completed.
  St. Paul Columbus Seniors were awarded the banner for
the largest amount raised, and for largest amount raised
by Juniors to St. Paul, Columbus; Juniors received back
their banner.  Mrs. Ada Boler reported $2 collected for
A. M. E. Publishing House, per request of Prof. R. R.
Wright, Jr.
  Doxology and benediction by Rev. D. C. Williams.
  Adjourned session 10 A. M.
                        Monday.
  A quorum of the convention assembled at Brown Chapel
to complete the buisiness.




			
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Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Convention of the Ohio Conference Branch Woman's Mite Missionary Society Held in Brown's Chapel, A.M.E. Church, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 26th to July 2, 1917

Date:  07/02/1917


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