BEAVER RUN CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN

1892 TO 1903

Donations for the Communion 1892, June 1st.

 

 

Apple
Butter

Sugar

Coffee

Butter

Bread

Money

D B Arnold

1

3

? W Leatherman

1 1/2

1 1/2

3

B S Leatrherman

Coffee 3

3

Geo Leatherman

1/2

3

3 1/2

3

Taylor Arnold

1/2

3

A M Carnell

2

3

Peter Biser

1/2

23

D R Leatherman

4

3

J H Arnold

5

5

S Biser

 .50

Peter Arnold

1.00

Daniel Biser

2

J McDonald

3

Mary Baily

3

Silas Biser

1

Mary A Clark

1/2

2

2

Mary Fleming

1

1

Elizabeth Arnold

1.00

Catharine Leatherman

3

Edward Baily

1.00

-th Quarterly council called to meet March 7th 1892.
Meeting opened by singing the 283 hymn and prayer reading 13th chap Romans.

1st

Bro J W Leatherman reports that he forwarded to missionary Board at Mt Morris Ill, Feb 22nd 1892 $4.00.

2nd

The church gives B & G S Arnold permission to secure himself in a matter of some money loaned to Bro Whitemire

3rd

Sister GHarriet High has been restated to membership.

4th

It is decided that Bro Wright Roberts is appointed tax collector for eastern district.

5th

It is decided to elect two deacons at some future time.

6th

It is decided to hold a communion the 1st Saturday & Sunday in June commencing at 3 oclcok on Saturyda holding a series of meetings the week before if a minister can be obtained,

7th

The charge against Bro Silas Izer By Malinda Izer has bin (sic) concidered (sic)


4th Quarterly Council called & met this October 3rd 1892.
Meeting opened by singing the 282 hymn & Prayer & reading the 12th Chapter of the Corinthians.

Case 1st

David Riggleman requests to be restored to membership. Church decides to report the charges against him to the chruch in Va where he makes his application. Sister Janie Bailey appointed by the church as correspondant for the Messinger (sic) the church to bear the financial part.
Meeting closed by singing hymn & prayer.

Donations for Communion for 1893

Peter Arnold

1.00

Louisa Urice?

 .25

Maggie Wickert

 .50

Solomon Biser

 .50

Daniel Bane

 .25

John F Leatherman

 .25

Taylor Arnold

2

J W Leatherman

2

 .25

Fred Biser

4

Geo T (?Layton)

2

Jacob McDonald

2

David Biser

2

Joseph Fleming

2

 .25

Mary Baily

2

Mary A Clark

2

 .25

Catharine Leatherman

2

D R Leatherman

2

G S Arnold

 .50

A M Carnell

2

J W Arnold

2

John Bane

 .25

G T Leatherman

 .25

Peter Arnold

1.00

Sallie Leatherman

 .65

D B Arnold

 .15

3rd Quarterly Council called & met Aug the 19 '93. Meeting opened by singing the 283 hymn & prayer & reading the 13 chapter 1st Corinthians.

1st

 ? Brethren G S Arnold & D B Arnold elected dellegates to Destrict (sic) Meeting - Oct 18 95. Geo Leatherman & Taylor Arnold alternates.

2nd

A dissatisfaction in regard to Bro Fay Harman, Decided to refer the matter to his congregation.

Church decides to call for the Destrict (sic) for 1894.

Decides to raise two dollars for two duzzan (sic) hymn books in addition to the $4.10 already collected.

Decided to furnish 75 lbs of mutton for communion.

Decided that G S Arnold & J W Arnold go to the assessors books & get a list of the tax receipts of our members in Hamrphire & Mineral Cos.
Meeting closed by singing hymn 110 & prayer.

1st Quarterly council called & met Apr the 8/1895.
Meeting opened by singing the 283 hymn & prayer & reading the 5th chap 1st Thes.

Bro Daniel Howdersheldt & wife present their letter of membership said letter accepted.

Bro D B Arnold to represent us as delegate to Annual Meeting at Decatur Ill June 1895. Church decides to pay his espenses (sic) while at meeting.

Br Jacob McDonald appeared at this Quarterly Council & made acknowledgement as required in last meeting.

By decision of Annual Meeting of 1898 this slip must be filled out by the clerk of the church to which the annexed certificate is presented. When filled out and signed it should be returned AT ONCE to the clerk of the church that issued the certificate.
This certifies that J D Arnold, Deacon presented his certificate of membership and is under the watch-care of ?Okaw church. Date June 6 - 1901 Clerk J G Wolfe
P O La Place State Ills

 

Aug 4 - 1902
Council met ? by Singing hymn 236 & Prayer & reading 12th chap Romans by Bro Peter Arnold. Bro Geo S Arnold moderator.

1st Case

Bro Peter Arnold appointed at ? council to see after Bro Joseph Roberts needs, he says he seen them & told them if they needed anything to report to him & since has heard nothing from them needing anything.

2nd Case

Bro Jesse Wiltison requests to be disowned as a member his request is granted.

3rd Case

Letter of membership granted to Sister Irene Wilken

4th Case

Bro D B Arnold appointed to look after the matter of Building a church house near Isreal ?Wincell in the north fork congregation. ? use his judgement in the matter of finding out what he can in the matter.

Council meeting April 6 - 1903.
Meeting opened by singing hymn 62 & Reading the 12th chap Pauls letter to 1st Corinthians by Bro Peter Arnold. Bro Peter Arnold moderator.

1st

Church ? decided to set posts to prevent ? up to church doors the matter of posts & gravel? left in hands of church ?.

2nd

Brethren Martin Biser & Bro Levi Biser act for one year to distribute hymn book in church & decided that hte trustees put in years in ? of broken years & that they remove the shutters from west side & both ends of house & repair. The ? to get new as they think but it is decided to carpet the middle Ile (sic) of the church. Bro John W Leatherman & wife select & get this carpet. Church decided Bro David Biser appointed to ? for church lot & get it in shape so the church gets deed for lot.

3nd

Decided to place hitching rack in front house from bow of hill on each side, committee to look after this hitching rack. Bro Martin & Bro Levi Biser & D R Leatherman committee.

4th

Delegate to Anual (sic) meeting decided to send delegate church ? 1/2 expenses.
Bro J B Leatherman Delegate, D R Leatherman alternate with a series of meetings to follow.

5th

Time for communion 8th & 9th of August 1903. Decided to hold a xseries of meeting in the Union Schoolhouse the time to be fixed in future. It is decided to make all regular apposition to at 10:30 the year through & not charge the ? as here from 10 in the summer to 11 in Winter.

6th

Decided to have meeting here the 1st to 4th Sun in each month as trial for 6 mos at least.

Report of church expense 1902 $66.04, $51.76 in Treasury.

Meeting cllosed by singing hymn 420 & prayer.
It is decided to have C W BAiley get Uncle Solomon ? ground in shape to plant & he be paid out of the fund.-

The following does not have a date, so I'm attaching it to the end of the Beaver Run records.
Funds for Communion

Butter

Bread

Money

J Arnold

3

 .25

Peter Arnold

2.00

G S Arnold

1#

3

 .75

M M Biser

2

D B Arnold

1#

2

J W Leatherman

1

4

B W Smith

1

2

J B Rogers

1

 .25

G C Bailey

3

E W Bailey

2

Hattie Leatherman

 .50

Eph Miller

1

2

 .25

Sarah Leatherman

1.00

Daniel Bane

1.00

D R Leatherman

2

5

B W Smith appointed secure beef 75#
Examination to begin at 3 pm.
M M Biser & J B Leatherman appointed to fix a time fro fixing up cemetary.
Decided to have church roof and other paintng done. Trustees to take the work in charge.

Bro John Marting appeared before the church & made his acknowlegdement as required by the church & satisfaction given.

5th

Church decides to hold an election for one speaker Bro Martin Biser elected.

6th

Church decides to ordain Bro Peter Arnold as elder.

7th

Sister Mary A Clark requests to be relieved as missionary collector.

8th

Sisters Kate Ludwick & sister Mary Hershman appointed as collectors in her place.

Meeting closed by singing hymn No 108 & Prayer.

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