Sister Murray was in attendance at St. James AME Church in Cleveland, OH, May 30-31, 1946 when the Third Episcopal District Laymen’s Organization was formed. The four conferences of the Third Episcopal District were organized at this meeting. Sister Murray was elected the secretary of the Pittsburgh Conference Lay Organization.
Lynnie Batch Murray went on to organize a lay organization at Park Place AME Church in 1948 where she presided as President for decades.
Sister Murray was elected to serve as treasurer for the Connectional Lay Organization from 1967-1983.
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The Pittsburgh-West Virginia Conference Lay Organization and The Third Episcopal District Lay Organization would like to recognize Mrs. Lynnie Batch Murray for all of her work in the Lay Organization.
Information contained in this article was obtained by Linda West, Historiographer of the Third Episcopal District and Bert Ogden, Past Historiographer of the Pittsburgh Conference Lay organization.