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Shiloh Sacred Harp Singing

Shiloh Museum, Springdale, Arkansas

April 28, 2002

The Shiloh Sacred Harp Singing was held on the fourth Sunday in April at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale, Arkansas. Dan Brittain called the class to order at 10:00 a.m., and led the morning prayer.

Leaders: Syd Caldwell 82t; Lois Graney 71; Bunny Pavlik 49t, 25; Lee Strickland 310, 36b; Bill Caldwell 344, 569b; Lou Kujawinski 503, 535; Cindy Stone 40, 86; Cheryl Foreman 430, 209.

The class was organized with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Dan Brittain; Vice Chairman—Syd Caldwell; Secretary—Sherry Lemke; Arranging Committee—Syd Caldwell.


Syd Caldwell called the class back to order by leading songs on pages 59 and 268. Leaders: Penny Kujawinski 66, 180; Dan Brittain 63, 353; Alice Moran 87, 146; Bunny Pavlik 433, 143; Lois Graney 145b, 84; Lou Kujawinski 480, 515; Syd Caldwell 272 (in memory of J.L. Edge and Rosa Hughes), 549 (for Don Bowen).


The class resumed singing with Dan Brittain leading song on page 30t.

Dan Brittain conducted the memorial lesson, and led song on page 45t for the following deceased: Ethel McGough, Polly Moore, Freeman Wootten, Reba Edwards, George Cox, Lawrence Underwood, and Lula Underwood—Alabama; Berta Woods—Georgia; John Bailey and Jerilyn Schumacher—Illinois; Frank Sills—Tennessee; Nobie Smith and Pauline Cathey—Texas; Gene Munce—Idaho.

Dan Brittain led song on page 340 for the following sick and shut-ins: Revy Williamson, Gladys McGraw, I.V. McWhorter, Nancy Allen, Myrtle Smith, Vivian Rogers, Mozelle Sheppard, Carlene Griffin, Lynne Dooley, and Reby Stanford—Georgia; Jap Walton and Joyce Walton—Alabama; Kelly Beard and Ernestine Pipkin—Texas; Beau Caldwell—Arkansas; Mary Ellen Wilkinson—Oklahoma.


The afternoon session was called to order by Dan Brittain leading songs on page 405 and 183 (for Mary Ellen Wilkinson). Leaders: Bill Caldwell 28t, 497; Cindy Stone 148, 50 (t? b?); Penny Kujawinski 270, 107; Cheryl Foreman 53, 328; Lee Strickland 395, 181; Dan Brittain “Hauff”, 166; Syd Caldwell 99, 47b (by request).


Syd Caldwell brought the class to order for the final session with songs on pages 171 and 85. Leaders: Kay Weidner 491 (CB), 288; Bunny Pavlik 155, 276; Lou Kujawinski 203, 350; Bill Caldwell 440, 142; Alice Moran 441, 442.

Announcements were made. Dan Brittain led song on page 521 as the closing song. Bill Caldwell offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Dan Brittain; Vice Chairman—Syd Caldwell; Secretary—Sherry Lemke.