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Tri-State Sacred Harp Convention
(Cooper Book)

Mars Hill Primitive Baptist Church, Hoboken, Georgia

Saturday, October 14, 2000

We began by singing song on page 103. Jimmy Carter opened the convention by welcoming everyone to Mars Hill Primitive Baptist Church and led song on page 571. Morning prayer was offered by Johnny Lee. Elder Clarke Lee read Psalms 98: 4-5 and led song on page 535t. David Lee led us in singing the scale and then led song on page 68b. Leaders: Amy Lee and Julie Lee 39; Kathy Lee 283b; Johnny Lee 563; Kathryn Keller 146; Louis Hughes 138b; Kit Pfau 47t; B.M. Smith 38t; Reba Dell Windom 559; Job Driggers 74t; S.T. Reed 74b; Dave Gibson 290; Allen Fannin 393; Tim Jones 440b; Charles Franklin 176.


Clarke Lee called the class back together leading song on page 128. Leaders: Riley Lee 485; Jim Pfau 449; Bob Bonnell 511b; Mary Elizabeth Lee, Anna Pfau, and Gretchen Pfau 505; Bud Oliver 515; Jenny Steuver 63; Dick Levine 77t; Agnes Farris 378t; Alice Bejnar 455t, 455b; Otis Hester 220; Jenny Willard 572.


David Lee called the class back together leading song on page 76b. Leaders: Jason Deal 54t; Hunter Hale 268t; Judy Mincey 411; Steven Levine 270; John Etheridge 149; Joe Nall 211; Stephanie Steuver 40; Wilburn Ellison 447t; Tollie Lee 84; Don Clark 566; Charles Brewer and Jamie Yonkin 489; Don Bowen 199; Russ Scholz; Karen Clark 421.


Clarke Lee called the afternoon session to order leading song on page 137. Leaders: Josh Devane 484b; Syble Adams 478; Tor Bejnar 175; Carol Selleck 208; Jesse Roberts 182; Paul Wyatt 239; Darlene Dalton 277; Bryant Lee 38b; Lee Bradley 343b; Tommie Spurlock 183; Eric Brough 573; Hannah Roberts 553; Ruel Lee 276; Les Singleton 45t; Gail Doss 196; David Lee 378t.


David Lee called the class back together leading song on page 388. Leaders: Louis Hughes, Jr. 444b; Lee Rogers 500; Frank Hattaway 138t; Blake Morris 152; Martha Henderson 451b; Matt Wells 28b; Fay Baird 361; Bill Farris 401; Keith Willard 140; Coy Ivey and Eloise Wootten 222; Hubert Nall 299; Margaret Spurlock 112; Carolyn Carter 367; Winston Jones 134; Marlon Wootten 395b; Stanley Smith 524.

Jimmy Carter and Elder Clarke Lee thanked everyone for coming and called for announcements of upcoming sings. The next session of the Tri-State Convention will be held at the Walton County Shrine Building in Defuniak Springs, Florida on Saturday before the third Sunday in October in 2001. Jimmy Carter and Elder Clarke Lee led song on page 488b as the closing song. Elder Tollie Lee dismissed the class with prayer.

Secretary—Amy Lee.