Preston, Nov. 26, 1913.
The monthly meeting of the Women's Missionary Society was held this afternoon at the home of Miss Martin and seventeen ladies were present.
Miss Helwig opened the meeting with prayer.
The minutes of the last meeting were read and adopted. The roll was then called.
A letter was read from Rev. Lucas explaining his absence. He enclosed a paper he had written on mission work - "The ungathered harvest", which was read by the Secretary.
The President read a letter from Mrs. Casselman, chairman of Inner Mission Committee informing us that the Protestant churches propose to build a home where immigrants can stay until they obtain employment and asked our support.
The President was asked to reply that this Society may help in the future but would not be able to give any assistance at present.
A motion was made by Miss Helwig seconded by Mrs. Schoenau, then carried, that the Society place a mission box in the church.
An invitation from Mrs. Wirsching to meet at her home in December was accepted, and it was decided to meet the third Wednesday.
The President then gave an interesting talk on
Inner mission work and instructive papers were read by Mrs. Merkel, Mrs. Kischel and Mrs. Stahlschmidt.
A vote of thanks was tendered Miss Martin for the use of her home and the meeting was closed with prayer.