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Vermont Annual All Day Singing

Weathersfield Center Meetinghouse, Weathersfield, Vermont

Saturday, March 19, 2005

The annual Vermont All Day Singing was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Dan Hertzler leading 31t, followed by the opening prayer.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Dan Hertzler; Treasurer—Larry Gordon; Secretary—Jenny Wright; Memorial—Dan Keebler.

Leaders: Jenny Wright 48t; Ian Smiley 76b; Paul Gauthier 34b; George Pomfret 171; Debbie Moody 38b; Sheila Macadam 535; Bill Holt 148; Tom Malone 289; Patty Cuyler 173; Sheldon Finlay 30b; Edwin Macadam 84; Ginnie Ely 313t; Corlan Johnson 86; Rick Johnston 496; Victoria Bolles 344; Charles Taylor 142; Janet Snyder 50t; Marge Constantine 479.

RECESS

Bill Holt brought the class back to order leading 52t. Leaders: Bob Parr 270; Paul Setford 299; Larry Gordon 430; Amy Finlay 217; Eric Fellinger 107; Leonard Spencer 260; Matt Wojcik 228; Ann Johnston 196; Peter Amidon 77b; Rosie Wojcik 475; Denise Morris 503; Susan Miller Coulter 67; Larry Gordon 272; Edwin Macadam 504; Paul Gauthier 455; Ginnie Ely 352; Ian Smiley 298; Debbie Moody 133; Sheldon Finlay 112; Jeff Fellinger 532; Sheila Macadam 474; Jenny Wright 56b; George Pomfret 163b.

The memorial lesson was conducted by Dan Keebler leading 128 for the following deceased: Cristi Gadere—Afghanistan; John Hocutt—Alabama; Lavinia Marie Bonnano and Ema Brown—Massachusetts; Nathaniel Keith, Bette McLellan, and Hal Melcher—New Hampshire; Allen Fannin—New York; Betty Haile—North Carolina; Francois Berthet—Switzerland; Kelly Beard—Texas; Nellie Birkett, Rachael Bissicks, Corey McFadden, and Alice Peabody—Vermont; J.J. Merritt—Virginia.

Dan Keebler led 566 for the sick and shut-ins, and the memorial lesson was closed with prayer by Ginnie Ely.

Leaders: Charles Taylor 47b; Victoria Bolles 472; Corlan Johnson 236. Grace for the noon meal was given by John Kochalka who led 452.

LUNCH

The class was called back by to order by Matt Wojcik leading 40. Leaders: Dan Hertzler 99; Patty Cuyler 542; Tom Malone 240; Bob Parr 212; Peter Amidon 318; Amy Finlay 384; Paul Setford 273; Eric Fellinger 198; Ann Johnston 70b; Bob Mills 276; Bob Fellinger 66; Susan Miller Coulter 284; Rick Johnston 337; Larry Gordon 95; Rosie Wojcik 440; Bill Holt 550; Janet Snyder 547; Denise Morris 495; Leonard Spencer 254; Ian Smiley “Soldier of the Cross” (by Jeremiah Ingalls).

RECESS

Paul Gauthier brought the class back to order with 213t. Leaders: Ginnie Ely 546; Edwin Macadam 538; George Pomfret 282; Elka Schumann 209; Jim Armstrong 569b; Sheldon Finlay 300; Sheila Macadam 186; Matt Wojcik 365; Bob Mills 160b; Charles Taylor 408; Debbie Moody 139; Amy Finlay 168; Victoria Bolles 146; Jenny Wright 191; Paul Setford 37b; Patty Cuyler 203; Bob Parr 528; Tom Malone 491; Peter Amidon 211; Dan Hertzler 178.

The class took the parting hand with 62, and the closing prayer was given by Nancy Thomas.

Chairman—Dan Hertzler; Secretary—Jenny Wright.