Minutes of the Women's Missionary Society of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, July 24, 1912


Description
Creators:
Merkel, L., Secretary
Women's Missionary Society of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church
, Organizer of meeting
Media Type:
Text
Item Type:
Documents
Description:
Handwritten minutes of the July 24, 1912 meeting of the Women's Missionary Society of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Cambridge, Ontario.
Notes:
Minutes bound in a 32.5 cm x 20.5 cm brown, soft cover notebook. The word "Minute." is printed on the cover, and "Ladies Missionary Society, Sec. Report, Feb. 1912 - Jan. 1915" is typed on white label.

The Women's Missionary Society of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Preston, Ontario was organized on February 16, 1912. The purpose of the organization was to teach members about the church's missionary work, and to provide financial assistance.

Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada is one of five synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, consisting of more than 200 member congregations and 78,000 baptized members. The territory of the Eastern Synod runs from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

In July 1861 the Canada Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Canada was organized by the former Canadian Conference of the Pittsburgh Synod. In 1867 the Canada Synod helped organize the General Council. In 1908 the Central Canada Synod organized as a result of English activity of the General Council. In 1918 both synods became part of the United Lutheran Church in America. In 1925 the Canada Synod and the Central Canada Synod merged, retaining the name Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Canada. In 1962 the Canada Synod reorganized as the Eastern Canada Synod of the Lutheran Church in America, comprised of the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and most of Ontario. In 1985 the Eastern Canada Synod withdrew from the Lutheran Church in America to join with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Canada to form the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada. In 1986 the new church began to function officially, retaining its membership in the Lutheran Council in Canada.
Date of Original:
July 24, 1912
Dimensions:
Width: 20.5 cm
Height: 32.5 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
S100_3.54.6.2.2.1
Collection:
Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada fonds
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.3834 Longitude: -80.31637
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Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes:
S100 Disc8
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Full Text

Preston, July 24, 1912

The monthly meeting of the Women's Missionary Society was held this afternoon at the home of Mrs. Wirsching. The President opened the meeting with prayer. The minutes of the last meeting were read and adopted and the roll was called.

The President then gave a very interesting reading.

It was decided to have a general discussion on Home Mission at the next meeting.

A motion was made and carried that 100 pamphlets "Will you form a class" be ordered.

An invitation to meet at the home of Mrs. Helwig the next meeting was accepted.

A hearty vote of thanks was tendered Mrs. Wirsching for her hospitality.

The meeting was then closed with prayer.

Mrs. L. Merkel,

Sec. pro. tem.

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Minutes of the Women's Missionary Society of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, July 24, 1912


Handwritten minutes of the July 24, 1912 meeting of the Women's Missionary Society of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Cambridge, Ontario.