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Covenant adopted by Roland Baptist Church

Having been led, as we believe, by the Spirit of God to receive the Lord Jesus Christ as our Savior and, on the profession of our faith, having been baptized in the name of the Father, and the Son and the Holy Ghost, we do now, in the presents of God, angels, and this assembly, most solemnly and joyfully enter into covenant with one another, as one body in Christ.

We engage, therefore by the aid of the Holy Spirit to walk together in Christian love; to strive for the advancement of this church, in knowledge, holiness, and comfort; to promote it's prosperity and spirituality; to sustain it's worship, ordinances, disciplines, and doctrine; to contribute cheerful and regularly to the support of the ministry, the expensed of the church, the relief of the poor; and the spread of the Gospel through all nations.

We also engage to maintain family and secret devotion; to religiously educate our children; to such the salvation of our kindred and acquaintances; to walk circumspectly in the world; to be just in our dealings, faithful in our engagements, and exemplary in our department to (OVER)

(Cont. on page 176)

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(Cont. from page 175)

Covenant Continued

Avoid all tattling, back biting, and excision anger; to abstain from the sale and use of intoxicating drinks as a beverage, and to be zealous in our efforts to advance the kingdom of our savior.

We further engage to watch over one another in brotherly love; to remember each other in prayer; to aid each other in sickness and distress; to cultivate Christian sympathy in feeling and courtesy in speech; to be slow to take offence, but always ready for reconciliation, and mindful of the rules of our Savior, to secure it without delay.

We moreover engage, that whom we remove from this place, we will as soon as possible unite with some other church, where we can carry out the Spirit of this covenant, and the principles of God's word.

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Nov. 8th, 1908

The undersigned members of Roland Baptist Church have promised to pay the amount place opposite their names for pastor's salary for the year 1908-1909

Sue BLAYLOCK- $1.50 PD

Susan WALKER- $2.50

Henry THOMPSON-$.50 PD

P. A. WATTS-$1.00 PD

R. T. HUGHES-$.50 PD


S. S. DOREAS-$2.00 PD

Viola GRADY-$1.00

Bessie ADAMS-$1.00 -PD.30

Roy CLARK-$.50

W. R. HUGHES-$2.50-PD $2.00

R. H. THOMPSON-$6.00 -CR $2.40 PD-$3.00

Lily THOMPSON-$2.50 -CR $2.50

J. H. BLAYLOCK- $8.00 PD

J. F. THOMPSON, Mrs.-$2.50 PD

C. A. TAFT- $2.50 PD

M. A. CLARK-$1.00 PD $.25

Nellie THOMPSON-$1.00 PD $.50


Rosa JOHNSON- $1.00 PD

J. M. C. WOOD-$5.00 PD $2.00

R. E. SUMMERHILL-$3.00 PD $2.75

Ellie SUMMERHILL- $1.50 PD $1.20

F. S. BLAYLOCK, Mrs.-$2.00 PD

Fannie THOMPSON-$2.00 PD $.50

J. E. ADAMS-$5.00 PD

Amanda MAYFIELD-$30.00 CR-$22.50 PD-$7.50

Rhonda WOOD-$2.00 PD

Mary F. ADAMS-$1.00 PD

Mary HUGHES-$2.00 PD

J. A. JOHNSON-$2.00 PD $1.00


Total $92.75

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