Journal of the Central Texas Conference, First Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South Page: 20
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CENTRAL TEXAS CONFERENCE JOURNAL.
Resolved, That we request the presiding elders of the several Annual
Conferences of Texas, at the first meeting following the session of the
General Conference, and at the same time the committees of examination
are appointed, to designate instructors from those committees which are to
be represented in the faculty of the Summer School of Theology, agreeable to
the faculty of the Biblical Department of Southwestern University, and to
serve for a term of four years.
The report of the Committee on Orphanage was read by T. E. Bowman
Dr. Jno. H. McLean addressed the Conference in the interest of the Or-
phanage at Waco.
At the request of I. Z. T. Morris, the Conference requested the Bishop
to appoint J. T. Bloodworth as field assistant for the Society for securing
homes for children.
The hour for adjournment having arrived, the Doxology was sung and the
benediction was pronounced by Horace Bishop.
Conference met pursuant to adjournment at 3 o'clock p. m. with Bishop
Atkins in the chair. Dr. Jno. M. Moore led the opening worship.
On motion of the Secretary the reading of the Journal of the morning
session was deferred until the next session.
With the consent of the Conference Jerome Duncan moved a reconsidera-
tion of the action by which E. M. Wisdom was admitted on trial and the
motion prevailed. On motion of Jerome Duncan, E. M. Wisdom was received
as a traveling deacon from the M. E. Church and placed in the class of the
S. R. Hay moved that the paper read by H. A. Boaz at the morning ses-
Jno. M. Barcus, H. A. Boaz, Jerome Duncan, Jno. R. Nelson spoke to the
motion. W. L. Nelms offered as an amendment the amendment adopted by
the West Texas Conference.
On motion of James Campbell the amendment of W. L. Nelms was laid
on the table.
A standing vote was taken on the motion of S. R. Hay and it prevailed by
a vote of 175 to 20.
On motion of T. S. Armstrong the Conference adjourned, the benediction
by R. C. Armstrong.
The Conference met at 9 o'clock a. m.
Bishop Atkins in the chair.
Opening worship conducted by Jno. M. Barcus.
Minutes of two former sessions read and approved.
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Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Journal of the Central Texas Conference, First Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South, periodical, November 1910; Waco, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth49824/m1/20/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church.