The University of Texas at Austin
Negro Church Service: 2 of 2 parts [Friendly Will Baptist Church]; New member joins; Member accepted; Words by deacon
Identifier: e_utfc_0031
Title: Negro Church Service: 2 of 2 parts [Friendly Will Baptist Church]; New member joins; Member accepted; Words by deacon
Description: Following Rev. Reese's invitation during his sermon, two prospective members give their statements to the Friendly Will Baptist Church and ask to become members of the church. Rev. Reese then presents the prospective members' case to the congregation, and church votes on their membership. Rev. Reese concludes the ceremony with a prayer. A deacon then offers some words while the collection is being taken.
City: Austin
State: Texas
Country: United States
Date: 1941/09/21
Creator: Reese, Richard Rufus (preacher)
Contributor: Faulk, John Henry, Jr. (field recorder)
Source: UT Folklore Center Archives
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2X5a
Format: Audiotape (open reel)
Size: 7 in.
Duration: 7 minutes, 33 seconds