AKAROA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.
Tha annual central meeting of the various committees of the Akaroa Charge was held on Thursday, May 21st, in the County Council Chambers, Duvauchelle, Owing to the very rough weather, only a email number were present. Rev. J. W. Hayward was in the chair, and there were present Messrs J. Pettigrew, Hugh McDonald, A. R. Munro, T. Lewitt, R. A Deargly and J. S. Dodde
' — -• . The secretary reported that the repairs : at :and installation of septic tan If' at Manse, authorised at, last meeting, bad been satisfactorily carried out: The..Akaroa Committee forwarded a resolution, referring the question of installing electric light into the Manse to the Central Committee for consideration. After discussion, as it was realised tbat it could not be done out of ordinary income during this year, Mr Pettigrew moved and Mr Lewitt seconded, that an appeal for subscriptions be made throughout the charge to provide a fund to instal electric light into the Manse. Carried. The amount necessary will be about £30, and this will include cost of wiring and posts from the Council's main.
A motion tbat tbe financial year end od tbe 31st March instead of tbe 30tb April was declared lost on tbe casting vote of tbe chairman. Tbe Moderator shortly expressed his warm approval of the co operation of tbe managers in tbe work of tbe Church, Tbe balance sheets of the various portions of tbe charge were read and adopted. Tbe following shows the state of the finances as shown in the combined balance sheet.—To credit bal ance (Central £12 14s 2d, Akaroa £11 18s sd, Pigeon Bay £5 Is 7d, Wainui 12s 9d and Duvauchelle lis 3d), £30 13a 2d; subscriptions (Akaroa £45, Pigeon Bay £42 17s 6d, Wainui £21 18s, Duvauchelle £17 163 6d), £127! 12s; collections (Akaroa £80 14s lid,
Pigeon Bay £29 17s Id, Wainui £13 Os 7d, ) uvauchelle £6 10s, Robin son's Bay £8 4s Id), £138 6s 8d; special collections for Assembly and other objects (Akaroa £27 14s 4d, Pigeon Bay £9 Is 6d, Wainui £13 Os 2d, Duvauchelle £3 9s 3d), £53 5s 8d; from Akaroa, P.W.M.U. for Missions,' £10 17s 3d; interest (Pigeon Bay)' £40; collected at Duvauchelle for organ, £12; proceeds socials (Akaroa £8 ss, Wainui £1 16s), £10 Is; share cleaning from Anglican Church (Pigeon Bay £4 2s Bd, Wainui (two years) £5), £9 2s Bd, sundries, £1 13s: total' £433 lis
Expenditure.—Stipend, £250 ; in surances, £5 18s 5d ; special co'llec tione, etc., to central treasurer (Wellington), £64 19s 7d; assessments assembly, etc, £6 16s lOd; "septic tank, £22 19s 2d ; man-se repairs, £7 8s 6d; rates, £3 6s 4d ; boht hire, £8 15s; labour, £5 13s, cleaning (Akaroa £10, Pigeon Bay £6 ss, Wainui £5), £61 5s ; Duvauchelle organ, £12----lighting, £3 13s; platform at Akaroa, £4 18s 8d; retiring collection Sabbath School, £1 Is; sundries, £7 Is; credit balance (Akaroa £5 8s sd, Pigeon Bay £7 16s Id, Wainui £3 lis, less debit at Duvauchelle 12s 3d and central £7 10s 8d), £5 5s 6d ; total, £433 lis. Jubilee Memorial Fund.—Pigeon Bay : To amount collected, £48; "sale of organ, £12. By new bell organ, £47 ss; memorial tablet and freight £12 Oa 6a. Credit balance, 13s Gd' Akaroa: Amount collected, £114 8d Id. •
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AKAROA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 439, 26 May 1914
AKAROA PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 439, 26 May 1914
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