Homer Presbyterian Church Sunday School Records, Homer, Georgia

 

The agenda for Sunday School generally included 1, Hymn, 2) Scripture, 3) Prayer, 4) Lesson, 5) Attendance and 6) Weather.

 

The Secretary's book recorded the attendance and agenda but also made mention of pertinent information regarding the morning worship service and the weather.  Below is an example;

 

Homer, Ga. July 14, 1894

Hymn No. 80 "Spirit and Life"

Scripture Reading Deut. part 5 Chapter

Prayer by Supt.

Lesson Exodus 33: 1-8; 30-35

No. Of Officers    7

No. of Teachers   3

No. of Scholars    50

Remarks:

Weather fair and warm

Divine Services at this church at 11 a.m. by the pastor also at the M. E. church at 4 p.m. by Rev. Mr. Smith of LaGrange,  Ga.

The committee on program submitted some books and sheet music; and after consideration, the school adopted the book "Spirit and Life". After which 16 copies were bought by individuals and the order made ready for the Pub. house.

The amount collected for the books was $4.80 and 50 cts for express, after which 50 cts more was requested for express.

L. M. Turk Supt.

H. W. Chambers Sec.

 

 

1893

 

Officers: H. W. Chambers, Superintendent, A. C. Moss, Assistant Superintendent, W. B. Mason, Secretary, Mrs. W. B. Mason, Organist, Mrs. J. J. Turk, Assistant Organist, W. H. Turk, Chorister, and A.V. Hill, Assistant Chorister.  Teachers were: R.C. Alexander,  L.N. Turk, H. W. Chambers, and Mrs. A.C. Moss.

 

Rosters of Teachers and Scholars;

 

R. C. Alexander's Class

 

Mrs. W. B. Mason

Mrs. J. J. Turk

Mrs. R. C. Alexander

Miss Rosa Mason

C. A. Turk

 

H. W. Chambers Class

 

Robert Forbes

Charlie Massey

Nicholas Hill

Mary Mason

Belle Massey

William Turk

Carl Owen

Hugh Owen

Leland Owen

 

L.N. Turk's Class

 

A. C. Moss

O. H. Chambers

Jimmie Hill

Robert Ash

Guss Mason

Mrs. Belle Turk

Mrs. H. W. Chambers

M. C. Sanders

Miss Sallie Ash

Miss Ella Ash

Miss Jane Ash

Miss Bertie Forbes

Miss Mary Turk

Miss Minnie Massey

Mrs. Janie White

Mrs. G. C. Forbes

Miss Margie Forbes

 

(Mrs. A. C. Moss' infant class were not recorded)

 

1895

 

Officers: L. N. Turk, Superintendent, A. C. Moss, Assistant Superintendent, H. W. Chambers, Secretary, Mrs. W. B. Mason, Organist and A. V. Hill, Chorister

 

R. C. Alexander's Class

 

Mrs. W. B. Mason

Mrs. R. C. Alexander

Mrs. J. J. Turk

Miss Mary Turk

W. H. Turk

C. A. Turk

John I. Turk

H. W. Chambers

W. B. Mason

Miss Rosa Mason

 

Mrs. C. D. Owen's Class

 

Hugh Owen

Leland Owen

Blanch Turk

William Turk

Joe Turk

Mary Owen

Groves Mason

 

L. N. Turk's Class

 

A. C. Moss

Mrs. A. C. Moss

Miss Janie Ash

Miss Sallie Ash

Miss Ella Ash

Robert Ash

Guss Mason

W. T. Massey

Charlie Massey

A. V. Hill

O. H. Chambers

Belle Massey

J. C. Turk

M. C. Sanders

Miss Bertie Forbes

Carl Owen

Ethel Owen

Masy Mason

Minnie Massey

James Hill

 

Fall, 1913-Winter, 1914

 

R. C. Alexander's Class

 

Claud McCurdy

John Whelchel

J. C. Bell

Scott Griffin

Buray Griffin

J. N. Hill

Hugh Griffin

Mrs. W. B. Mason

Mrs. Alice Mason

Mrs. John Whelchel

Mrs. Scott Griffin

Mrs. Hugh Griffin

Mrs. Roy Black

Mr. L. N. Turk

Miss Lizzie Griffin

Miss Mary Griffin

Maybel Parson

Ural Griffin

Ethel Chambers

Sallie Chambers

Nannie Mason

Clyde Bowden

Mrs. J. N. Hill

Miss Bonnie Black

Ethel Gillespie

Stella Gillespie

Oscar Griffin

 

Mrs. R. C. Alexander's Class

 

Travis Whelchel

Worth Griffin

Marvin McCurdy

John Jr. Bell

Louise Shubert

Mary Hagan

Lillie Mason

Ruby Hill

Ruby Griffin

Marvin Griffin

Irene Ash

Lois Griffin

Mary Turk

 

Miss Minnie Turk's Class

 

Miss Maybele Parson

Addie Griffin

Floyce Griffin

Kathleen Vaughn

Lucy Grace Parson

Nannie Parson

Clemmie Chambers

Vera Whelchel

Lucille Bell

Austin Hill

Wilbert Hill

Newton Turk

Robert Turk

John Mason

Maurine Chambers

Ralph Griffin

 

Mrs. L. N. Turk's Class

 

Harrison Parson

George Hill

Marvin Bowden

Fred Bowden

Lant Whelchel

Howard Massey

Gwen Griffin

Pearl Shubert

Evelyn Hagan

Grace Vaughn

Vertilie Bowden

Edwin Vaughn

Roy King

Berry King

Otho Barden

 

1915

 

R. C.Alexander's Class

 

John Whelchel

Hugh Griffin

Mary Griffin

Maybel Parsons

Ethel Chambers

Mrs. J. N. Hill

Ethel Gillespie

Mrs. Hugh Griffin

Stella Gillespie

Lucy Parsons

Floyce Griffin

Robert Turk

Pierce Parsons

Austin Hill

J. N. Hill

 

Mrs. G. C. Mason's Class

 

Harris Parsons

George Hill

Lant Whelchel

Grace Vaughn

Owen Griffin

Mary Turk

 

Miss Lizzie Griffin's Class

 

Clemmie Chambers

Kathleen Vaughn

Addie Griffin

Nannie Parsons

Vera Whelchel

Wilbert Hill

John Mason

Mason Ash

Howard Massey

 

Mrs. R. C. Alexander's Class

 

Travis Whelchel

Worth Griffin

Lillie Mason

Ruby Hill

Ruby Griffin

Irene Ash

Lois Griffin

Dee Martin

Eva Cleo Whelchel

Mandy Martin

Frank Turk

Willie Martin

 

 

 

 

 

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