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Prairie Grove Baptist Church met on Sat, Nov. 22, 1902

After preaching by Bro. DOOLY, the church in conference transacted the following business

1st minute of Sept. meeting read and approved

2nd Committee appointed to investigate the reports concerning the charge against Sister SHARVER not ready to report. Committee retained.

Bro. Fred CAMPBELL refused to make any acknowledgement and requested the church to excluded him and upon motion, the church withdrew her fellowship from him.

This being the regular time to elect Pastor and Clk.

Upon motion, the election was put off until next regular meeting.

By motion, adjourned.


The Baptist Church at Prairie Grove Ind. Ter. Met on Sat. Dec. 27, 1902

After prayer and preaching service Brother DOOLY announced the church in conference and called for reading of minute of last meeting, which was read and approved.

Report of committee in case of Sister SHARVER was called for

Bros. R. V. THOMPSON and J. E. ADAMS submitted a

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majority report claming that the charge of unchristian conduct against Sister SHARVER could be sustained and by motion, the report was recorded and on further motion the church sustained the charge and withdrew fellowship from her.

The church next proceeded to elect a Pastor and Clerk for the ensuing year, which resulted in the choice of Bro. P. F. DOOLY for Pastor and, J. E. ADAMS for clerk.

J. E. ADAMS stated that Thomas MITCHELL who was received as a candidate for baptism on the 28th of Aug. last did not now deserve to submit to that ordinance and moved that the act of receiving him be rescinded which motion forwarded (unanimously)

By motion, adjourned.

P. F. DOOLY, Mod



After the election as recorded in above minute. Bro. DOOLY accepted the call and agreed to continue to serve the church as pastor. (Clk)

The Baptist Church at Prairie Grove I. T. met on Jan. 24th, 1903

After prayer led by Bro. R. V. THOMPSON, the church set in conference Bro. DOOLY being absent Bro. R. V. THOMPSON was chosen Moderator Pro Tem

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minute of Dec. meeting read and approved.

By motion, the church instructed her Deacon to prepare and circulate a subscription for Bro. DOOLY'S salary for the year 1903.

Letters of recommendation were asked for Thomas O. ADAMS, Jimmie MORRISON and Sister T. D. MORRISON, which were granted, and the clerk instructed to write them.

By motion, adjourned.

R. V. THOMPSON, Mod Pro Tem


The Baptist Church at Prairie Grove Ind. Ter. Met on Saturday Feb. 21, 1903

After prayer led by Bro. R. V. THOMPSON and preaching by Brother DOOLEY

The church set in conference and gave opportunity for membership. Brother James WOOD and Sister Rhoda WOOD were received into full fellowship by letter from Macedonia Church and Bro. WOOD was recognized as Deacon.

Minute of Jan. meeting was then read and approved

Upon motion, the church arranged with Brother DOOLY to preach on Sunday nights of our regular meeting days.

By motion, adjourned.

P. F. DOOLY, Mod


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