Proceedings of Coles District Sunday School Convention, held with Woodbine Baptist Church, July 26, 1931, beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Opening Song --- "Near the Cross"
Devotional Exercise - Rev. J. M. Wells
8 Romans 1-4, followed by prayer by Rev. J. M. Wells
Music, by Woodbine Sunday School
"Carry Your Cross With a Smile"
Address of Welcome -- Miss Ola Whitmer
Response -- Rev. J. M. Bell
Recitation -- Miss Annabelle Merrill
Duet, "Just a little help from you"
Rev. and Mrs. J. M. Bell
Address, "On Sunday School Work" -- Rev. J. Murray Taylor
Quartette -- Rev. and Mrs. J. M. Bell and Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Wine
Motion for adjournment for lunch
Dismissed by Rev. J. Murray Taylor.
Afternoon Session 1:30 P.M.
Opening Song, "I Love to Tell the Story"
Prayer -- Rev. W. T. Wine
Duet -- Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Wine
Business of convention: Committee for nominating officers for ensuing year: Mr. W. A. Wine, Mr. R. W. Woodyard, and Mr. C. F. Whitmer.
Rev. W. T. Wine suggested a motion that a resolution be placed on the minutes in behalf of Mr. Herring's recent illness, and sympathy be extended Mr. Herring, and hope for a speedy recovery, which was adopted. Prayer was then offered by Rev. J. M. Bell in Mr. Herring's behalf. Reports from the following Sunday Schools: Woodbine and Independent Hill. Reports adopted and Purcell S. S. just being organized. Officers for ensuing year are as follows: president, Mr. W. A. Wine, vice president, Mr. W. Y. Elliott, secretary-treasurer, Bessie V. Cornwell.
Music, "Anywhere With Jesus"
Address -- Mr. J. M. Bell
Address, "The Importance of a Sunday School" -- Mr. R. A. Rust
Music, "Onward Christian Soldiers"
Recitation -- Mr. J. W. Bell
Talks on Sunday School Work by the following: Mr. W. T. Wine and Elder Geo. Beahm
Contribution from Independent Hill -- $1.00
Collection taken -- $3.60
Total -- $4.60
A rising vote of thanks was extended to Woodbine for their hospitality of entertaining the convention.
Closing song, "God be with you