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Eugene Singing

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Eugene, Oregon

Saturday, August 10, 2002

The fifth annual Eugene Singing was held in the sanctuary of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on Saturday before the second Sunday in August. Karen Stingle called the class to order at 9:30 a.m., and led song on page 47t. Reed Schilbach offered the invocation. Karen Stingle gave a brief welcome and read the slate of officers: Chairpersons—Karen Stingle and Dave Tobin; Secretary/Treasurer—Carolyn Gilkey; Arrangements—Jean Murphy, Suzanne Denker, Rachel Foster, Fran Ross, Jim Brock, Martha Johnson, and Gerry Currens; Memorial Committee—Tom Payne; Chaplain—Reed Schilbach; Registration—David Landazuri; Publicity—Jane Grant; Food—Jean Marcotte, Will Marcotte, Maureen, and Jane Grant.

Leaders: Jane Grant 171; Peter Irvine 448b; Reed Schilbach 324; Carolyn Gilkey 178; John Carson 335; Marie Brandis 319; Kathy Vlach 24b; Jean Murphy 66; David Wright 546; Meg Larson 350; David Landazuri 74b; Anne Huckins 272; Betty Jones 421; Dave Tobin 288; Marcia Stedman 200; Fran Ross 380; Martha Johnson 280; Jack Lofton 198; James Brock 551; Gerry Currens 479.

RECESS

Bruce Rowland brought the class back to order leading song on page 426b. Leaders: Rachel Foster 106; Gerry Currens 117.

Tom Payne conducted the memorial lesson. Tom Payne read a poem and then led song on page 122 for the deceased. Those remembered were: Monaco Jensen, Dee Gilles, Donna Lou Tunison, Trim Bissell, Mike Choppy, Ralph Hames, Neila Campbell, and Patricia Gray—Oregon; Alan Lomax—Florida; Edna Merle Grant—North Carolina; Howard Stingle—Virginia; Elinor Burke and Jerilyn Schumacher—Illinois; Mary Jane Wiesmor—Wisconsin.

Reed Schilbach led song on page 61 for the sick and shut-ins. Those remembered were: Sid Baum, Frank Gilles, Bernadine Murphy, Crosswhite family, and Barbara Boye.

Leaders: Suzanne Denker 56 (t? b?); Leigh Van Sickle 35; Julie Rogers 146; Anne Huckins 37b; Karen Stingle 220; Peter Irvine 426 (t? b?); Carolyn Gilkey 503; John Carson 361; Marie Brandis 148; Kathy Vlach 273; Jean Murphy 268; David Wright 365; Meg Larson 497; David Landazuri 496; Betty Jones 290; David Tobin 47b. Reed Schilbach offered prayer for the noon meal.

LUNCH

Dave Tobin brought the afternoon session to order leading song on page 47b (last two verses). Leaders: Marcia Stedman 143; Fran Ross 31 (t? b?); Jack Lofton 344; Reed Schilbach 39 (t? b?); Jim Brock 68b; Bruce Rowland 75; Rachel Foster 454; Martha Johnson 34b; Suzanne Denker 504; Gerry Currens 479; Leigh Van Sickle 86; Scott Kennedy 507; Jane Grant 119; Julie Rogers 299; Karen Stingle 277.

RECESS

Anne Huckins brought the class to order leading song on page 312b. Leaders: Teri Reich 457; Peter Irvine 430; Carolyn Gilkey 183; John Carson 40; Callie Jordan 455; Marie Brandis 245; Kathy Vlach 84; Jean Murphy 209; David Wright 300; Meg Larson 549; Tom Payne 81t; David Landazuri 128; Betty Jones 108t; David Tobin 385b; Marcia Stedman 63; Fran Ross 254; Jack Lofton 236; Reed Schilbach 87; Bruce Rowland 284; Callie Jordan 65; Jack Lofton 414.

Reed Schilbach led song on page 62 as the closing song and offered the closing prayer.

The class was invited to a party at the home of Jim Brock. Fran Ross was thanked for hosting the Friday night party.

Chairpersons—Karen Stingle and David Tobin; Secretary/Treasurer—Carolyn Gilkey.