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Columbia Singing (Formerly Arrowrock)

Riggs Union Church, Riggs, Missouri

Saturday, May 19, 2001

The Columbia Singing, which was formerly held at Arrowrock, met at the Riggs Union Church in Riggs, Missouri just north of Columbia, on Saturday before the third Sunday in May. Susan Green called the class to order leading song on page 48t. Wendy Hofmann welcomed everyone to the first singing in Riggs. Susan Green offered the morning prayer.

Leaders: Wendy Hofmann 148; Lou Kujawinski 569b; Penny Kujawinski 142; Cindy Stone 40; Mabel Kinder 68b (dedicated to Charlie Derleth); Kim Fennewald 457; Wendy Hofmann 159; Jim Solheim 35; Becky Browne 36b; Jon Pearson 497; Jeanette Lowry 430; Gary Gronau 32t; Kathy Wood 452; Bill Ellason 137; Jim Wood and Jon Pearson 503; Karen Isbell 29t.


Susan Green called the class back to order leading songs on pages 63 and 157. Leaders: Dave Ressler 56b, 48t; Lila Leyland 569b; Sue Pearson 344; Bill Ellason 110; Jim Solheim 189, 313b; Jeanette Lowry 191, 192; Jon Pearson 66, 312 (t? b?); Becky Browne 276, 203; Linda Baird 323b; Penny Kujawinski 82b, 84; Kathy Wood 496; Gary Gronau 201, 411.


Susan Green brought the class back to order by leading the afternoon prayer. Leaders: Dave Ressler 117, 181; Sue Pearson, Anna Pearson, and Catherine Pearson 354b; Jim Solheim 299, “Nebraska” (his own composition); Cindy Stone 361; Jim Wood 163 (t? b?); Karen Isbell 313t, 348b (dedicated to Charlie Derleth); Mabel Kinder 178; Susan Green 57, 58; Bill Ellason 268, 107; Kim Fennewald 63; Jeff Brotemarkle 547; Jon Pearson 472.


Susan Green called the class back to order, and Becky Browne opened by leading songs on pages 47 (t? b?) and 436.

Penny Kujawinski and Karen Isbell conducted the memorial lesson to remember those named and not named on this day, and to send strength to the shut-ins. Karen Isbell led song on page 101 (t? b?) for the following sick and shut-ins: Charlie Derleth and Ann Leckie’s mother of St. Louis, Missouri; Jerrilyn Schumacher—Illinois; Ward Carhart—Nebraska.

Penny Kujawinski led song on page 347 to remember the following deceased: Stella Heines, George Fisher, Robbie Guy, and Debbie Nichols. The memorial lesson was closed by a prayer led by Penny Kujawinski.

Leaders: Lou Kujawinski 535, 46; Lila Leyland 45 (t? b?); Michael McGowan 81t, 155; Jeanette Lowry 215, 300; Linda Baird 164; Kathy Wood 358; Gary Gronau 362, 99; Dave Ressler 216, 217.

Susan Green led song on page 62 as the closing song while those who wished took the parting hand, and dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Susan Green; Vice Chairman—Wendy Hofmann; Arranging Committee—Penny Kujawinski; Treasurer—Lou Kujawinski; Secretary—Cindy Stone.