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Little Creek / Triplett Baptist Church Records

1903
January 10, 1903
The church met and after sermon by the pastor proceeded to business.
The clerk being absent, Clara Bartlett was elected Clerk Protem.
On motion, the church dispensed with meeting on Sunday so that the Pastor could go to Little Creek.
On motion, adjourned until the next regular meeting.
Rev. J. N. Fox, Moderator
Clara E. Bartlett, Clerk Protem

Feb. 7, 1903
The church met and after Scripture reading and prayer by Bro. Levi Fox, proceeded to business.
On motion, Brother J. S. Corder was elected Moderator Protempore.
On motion, sister Lucy Snyder (Hanger) was excluded from the church for heresy.
Treasurer reported $11.09 on stoves, $2.70 on pastor's salary present year, $.25 on last year's salary and $.50 on incidental expenses.
On motion, adjourned.
J. S. Corder, Moderator Protempore
J. S. West, Church Clerk
March 7, 1903
The church met and after sermon by the pastor proceeded to business.
Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.
Treasurer reported $2.00 on last year's salary of the Pastor, $4.50 on present year and $.15 on incidental expenses since last report, and $16.09 paid on stoves.
The moderator appointed Bro. Robert Short to take a collection to pay for lamp oil furnished by Bro. E. H. Bartlett; the collection amounted to one dollar. On motion the church proceeded to collect $1.21, the amount due the pastor on last year's salary. The collection amounted to $1.25. On motion, adjourned.
Rev. J. N. Fox, Moderator
J. S. West, Church Clerk

Notes: March 12, 1903
Sisters Hattie McCoy, Ethel Newlon, Florence West and Ruth Newlon received for baptism.
J. S. West, Church Clerk

March 18, 1903
On motion, Bro. Ivan Morford received for baptism.
J. S. West, Church Clerk

The church met April 11, 1903, and after sermon by the pastor, proceeded to business.
Minutes of last meeting were red and approved.
On motion, sisters Lizzie Hanger, Rhoda Hanger and Nellie West and brother Millard A. West were received for baptism and the hand of welcome was extended.
Treasurer reported $1.21 on pastor's salary for the year ending March, 1902, $5.38 for the year ending with March, 1903, $12.10 on present year and $3.26 incidental expenses since the last report.
On motion, the church adopted the plan of taking Sunday collections for incidental expenses.
On motion, adjourned.
Rev. J. N. Fox, Moderator
J. S. West, Church Clerk

The church met May 9, 1903, and after sermon by the pastor, proceeded to business.
On motion, sisters Janie Stalnaker and Ellie Showen and brother Orville Stalnaker were received for baptism and the hand of welcome extended.
Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.
Treasurer reported $3.70 on pastor's salary and $1.00 on incidental expenses since the last report.
The moderator appointed sisters Zona Corder, Edna Newlon and Ina West a committee to collect money for State Missions.
On motion, adjourned.
Rev. J. N. Fox, Moderator
J. S. West, Church Clerk

Note
Sunday, May 10, 1903, the pastor baptized brethern Clifford Townsen, Orville Stalnaker, Ivan Morford, Millard West and sisters Hattie McCoy, Ellie Showen, Ruth Newlon, Ethel Newlon, Rhoda Hanger, Lizzie Hanger, Nellie West, Florence West, and Janie Stalnaker
J. S. West, Church Clerk

The church met June 13, 1903, and after sermon by the pastor proceeded to business.
Minutes of last meeting were read and approved. Treasurer reported $3.50 on pastor's salary and $2.55 on incidental expenses since the last report. Sister Edna Newlon reported $.35 and Ina West $1.96 collected for State Missions. On motion adjourned
Rev. J. N. Fox, Moderator
J. S. West, Church Clerk
Note:
Sunday, June 14, 1903, the hand of fellowship was extended to brethern Ivan Morford and Millard A. West and sisters Rhoda Hanger, Ethel Newlon, Ruth Newlon, Nellie West, Lizzie Hanger, Florence West and Hattie McCoy.
J. S. West, Church Clerk

July 11, 1903
The church met July 11, 1903, and after sermon by the pastor proceeded to business.
Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.
Sister Zona Corder reported $16.25 subscribed on pastor's salary.
Sister Zona Corder reported $1.95 collected on State Missions.
Treasurer reported $2.90 paid on pastor's salary and $.67 on incidental expenses since the last report.
On motion, adjourned.
Rev. J. N. Fox, Moderator
J. S. West, Moderator

The church met on Aug. 8, 1903, and after sermon by the pastor, proceeded to business.
Minutes were read and approved.
On motion, Sister Flora B. Hughes was granted a certificate of recommendation.
Treasurer reported $1.25 on pastor's salary since the last report.
On motion, the clerk was directed to prepare the letter to the Association.
On motion, adjourned
Rev. J. N. Fox, Moderator
J. S. West, Church Clerk

The church met Sept. 12, 1903, and after sermon by the pastor, proceeded to business.
Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.
On motion, Brother W. T. Craig was received by letter from the First Baptist Church of Marietta, Ohio.
The moderator appointed brother Martin Mace and sisters Zona Corder and Myrtle Mace delegates to the Association.
Treasurer reported $3.50 on pastor's salary, $.90 on incidental expenses since the last report and $1.10 collected for minutes.
By common consent the reading of the letter to the Association was deferred until Sunday, Sept. 13, 1903.
On motion, adjourned.
Rev. J. N. Fox, Moderator
J. S. West, Church Clerk

Sunday, Sept. 13, 1903, the church was called to order for the transaction of business.
On motion, the letter to the Association was adopted as read.
Rev. J. N. Fox, Moderator
J. S. West, Church Clerk

The church met Oct. 3, 1903, and after sermon by the pastor proceeded to business.
Minutes of last meeting were read and approved.
Treasurer reported $8.10 on pastor's salary and $.38 on incidental expenses since last report.
On motion, it was ordered that the Trustees of this church clean up and fence the grave yard on the B. F. Hays farm on Little Creek.
On motion, adjourned.
Rev. J. N. Fox, Moderator
J. S. West, Ch Clerk
The church met November 7, 1903, and after sermon by the pastor, proceeded to business.
On motion, Ona West was elected Clerk protem.
E. H. Bartlett, trustee, reported that it had decided to use sawtooth wire to fence the graveyard.
On motion, it was ordered that the church elect one or more deacons at the next regular meeting.
On motion, the church decided to hold a protracted prayer meeting commencing on the 4th Sunday in November.
On motion, adjourned.
Rev. J. N. Fox, Moderator
Ona West, Ch Clerk protem

The church met December 12, 1903, and after sermon by the pastor proceeded to business.
Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.
On motion, it was ordered that a majority of all the votes cast would be necessary to a choice in the election of a deacon.
The moderator appointed brother W. A. McCoy to hold the election for deacon which resulted in the election of brother Bash Newlon.
On motion, the vote was mad unanimous.
On motion, the church proceeded to elect two trustees, and brethern W. T. Craig and William Stine were elected.
The resignation of the clerk and treasurer was rejected by unanimous vote.
Treasurer reported $7.20 on pastor's salary, $3.58 on incidental expenses, $1.50 on fuel and $1.00 on State Missions since the last report.
On motion, adjourned.
Rev. J. N. Fox, Moderator
J. S. West, Church Clerk

On Sunday, Dec. 13, 1903, brother W. T. Craig refused to serve as Trustee of the church and the moderator being empowered to appoint, appointed J. S. West in lieu of brother Craig.
J. S. West, Ch. Clerk


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