National Session Allen Christian Endeavor League to Meet Here
Nashville Globe – January 18, 1907
The society was organized in 1900- mass meeting at St. John Wednesday Night, January 23 — five thousand delegates expected to attend the gathering which convenes in July.
What will be one of the most important meetings as regards to scope and national character, is in the first session of the Allen Christian Endeavor League, that will convene here some time during the month of July. This society was organized in 1900 by Mr. B. W. Arnett (of the A.M.E. Church). It is fashioned after the style of the societies for the young people in most of the churc denominations the effort being to foster a spirit of love for church work among the juvenile departments. (read the rest of the article here.)