First Presbyterian Church Records, Clarksville, Montgomery County, Reel #1 [1822-1922], MF #401, Image #012.
3rd Session resolved that they would hold regular monthly meetings. --------- Meetings to be first Saturday in each month 3 O’clock P.M. at the study of A.H. Kerr. 4th session resolved to spend a portion time at each meeting in free conversation on the subject of experimental piety in our own hearts. 5th Wm. B. Winford was appointed Clerk of Session. Closed with prayer. Ajd. to first Saturday in March. Wm. B. Winford Clk Saturday March 5, 1842 Session met and was constituted with prayer by Moderator A.H. Kerr. Elders present Jas B. Reynolds & Wm. B. Winford. Elders Reynolds & Winford paid but few visits in cause _______ of unavoidable circumstances. Bro. Kerr had made daily visits and was gratified to find members of the church in a pleasant state of religious feeling and the non-professing community kind in their feelings toward the interests of the church. -------- Session after spending a portion of time in conversation on the subject of experimental piety in our own hearts adjr. by prayer to meet tomorrow morning 10 ½ O’clock in session room Presbyterian Church. Wm. B. Winford Clk Sabbath Morning March 6, 1842 Session met and was constituted with prayer. Present Revd. A.H. Kerr, Elders John McKeage, Jas B. Reynolds & Wm. B. Winford. The following persons on examination professed faith in Christ as their only hope of salvation & that God had accepted them in him, were received into membership ------ Mathew M. Kerr, & his wife Nancy E. Kerr, & Mrs. Mary Bailey and during public service were admitted to the privileges and at the same time Wm. Morris infant son of Mr. & Mrs. Kerr aged one year and seven days was baptized by Revd. A. H. Kerr. Wm. B. Winford Clk