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Proceedings Twenty-Fourth Annual Convention Woman's Mite Missionary Society of the Ohio Conference Branch of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Held in St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Columbus, Ohio, July 15-18, 1920
			
 4         WOMAN'S MITE MISSIONARY SOCIETY

 Brown, Rev. Carson and Rev. Adams. Total from dues,
 $41.50.
    Madam Smith was appointed to lead the devotionals
 Friday morning.
    The President called the following for introductions:
 Mrs. Emma Williams, President of North Ohio Conference
 Branch; Mrs. Dovie Clark, Rev. E. A. Clark, Rev. D. P.
 Roberts, Rev. S. P. West, Rev. James Maxwell, Dr. C. D.
 White, Dean Woodson, Rev. S. E. Mathis, Dr. Carson, Rev.
 Adams, Mrs. Brandon, Rev. J. D. Haithcox, Rev. Ridley,
 Rev. Method, Mrs. Luelva Haithcox, Madam Smith, Mrs.
 Method, Mrs. Irene Liggens, Mrs. Ridley, Mrs. Dovie
 Nichols, Mrs. C. D. White, Mrs. Viola Calliman, Mrs. Celia
 Merritt, Mrs. Elizabeth Bowen, Mr. Garnes, Rev. Chas.
 Brown, Mrs. Hattie Maxwell, Mrs. Josie Collins.
    The local society of St. Paul presented to the pastor's
 wife, Mrs. Dovie Clark, a graduating gift. She responded
 with remarks.
    Interesting facts concerning the convention. Mrs. Jobe
 Johnstone, first president of local society. Mrs. Maria
 Carson is in possession of first badge. Mrs. C. D. White,
 the first minutes.
    While the offering was being taken the choir sweetly
 sang, "The Earth Is the Lord's." Mrs. Morman, president
 of the Republican League of Columbus, was introduced to
 the convention. Collection, $7.08.
    "Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow" was sung
as closing song after which benediction was given by
Rev. E. A. Clark. The delegates were invited to the lecture
room, and amid sweet flowers beautifully decorated on walls
and table and the sweet strains of music, we were tendered
a reception. All departed at a late hour, extending the
praises to the good women of St. Paul's Mite Missionary
Society.
                Friday Morning, July 16
   The devotional exercises were conducted by Madam
Smith, of Xenia, and Mrs. Broadice, of Cincinnati. Singing,
"Higher Ground." Scripture reading, Luke 17th chapter.
Singing, "A Charge to Keep I Have." Prayer by Mrs. Eliza
Johns. The meeting was opened for all and many took part,
testifying to the saving power of Jesus' blood. The meet-
ing closed with an old fashioned hand shaking. A commit-
tee composed of Mrs. Julia Reid and Mrs. Anna Tibbs,
taking with them Grace Woodson and Elizabeth Bowen to
visit the Daily Vacation Bible School convening in Mt.
Vernon A. M. E. church.
   The following committees were appointed: Credentials,
Mrs. Mattie Ford, Mrs. Sarah Canty, Mrs. Mary Banks;




			
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Proceedings Twenty-Fourth Annual Convention Woman's Mite Missionary Society of the Ohio Conference Branch of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Held in St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Columbus, Ohio, July 15-18, 1920

Date:  07/18/1920


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