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Seed and Feed Sacred Harp Singing

Embry Hills Methodist Church, Atlanta, Georgia

Saturday, October 21, 2000

The twenty-fourth annual Seed and Feed Sacred Harp Singing was held on Saturday before the fourth Sunday in October at Embry Hills Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. The class was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by John Plunkett leading song on page 49t. Bryan Black led the opening prayer. Leaders: John Plunkett 32t; Helen Bryson 316, 112; Laura Akerman 34 (t? b?), 543; Kelly Morris 47b, 114; Eric Tweedy 66, 532; Don Bowen 99, 171.

A business session was held with the following officers elected or appointed: Chairperson—Helen Bryson; Vice Chairman—Andy Morse; Secretary—Laura Akerman; Memorial Committee—John Plunkett and Jeannette DePoy; Finance—Don Bowen and Andy Anderson; Arranging—Kelly Morris and Doug Allison; Locating—Bryan Black.

Leaders: Helen Bryson 47t; Liz Bryant 270, 475; Bernard Collard 503, 474; Cathy White 159, 84; Andy Morse 203, 189; Judy Mincey 384, 34t.

RECESS

The class resumed singing with Andy Morse leading song on page 480. Leaders: Frances Mary D’Andrea 148, 318; Andy Anderson 63, 117; Carri Grindon 547, 58; Jeremy York 245; Charlene Wallace 276, 224; Al Grindon 86, 40; Virginia Douglas 496, 68 (t? b?); David Yeager 523, 143. Eric Tweedy asked the blessing on the noon meal.

LUNCH

The class was called back to order by Helen Bryson leading song on page 82 (t? b?). Leaders: B.M. Smith 222, 231; Jeannette DePoy 39b, 542; John Hollingsworth 240; Malinda Snow 455, 501; Katherine Yntema 479, 324; Larry Woodring 186, 107.

John Plunkett presented the memorial lesson and led songs on pages 145 (t? b?) and 61 for the deceased. Those remembered were: Jack Smith, Vedie Touchstone, Dollie Hudgins, Karen House, and Harold White.

Jeannette DePoy remembered the shut-ins and led song on page 566 for: Mozelle Sheppard, Charlotte Allison, Revy Williamson, Gladys McGraw, and Roy Morse. Bryan Black closed the memorial with prayer.

Leaders: Karen Morris 383, 37 (t? b?); John Whittemore 38 (t? b?), 535; Susan Posey 145 (t? b?), 178; Fran Adams 358, 68b; Richard DeLong 410t, 35; Bryan Black 215; Bernard Collard 452, 454; Laura Akerman 192.

The singing closed with the officers leading song on page 62, and John Plunkett dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Helen Bryson; Vice Chairman—Andy Morse; Secretary—Laura Akerman.