Minutes of Sacred Harp Singings

Find in all years, or only checked years:



Or, view 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 or all years.

Song use statistics are also available.


Brazos River Singing (Cooper Book)

Brenham Community Center, Brenham, Texas

Saturday, April 1, 2006

The Brazos River Singing was held in the Brenham Community Center, Brenham, Texas, on Saturday before the first Sunday in April. Tom Owen called the class to order leading 101t. Bill Derrick offered the opening prayer. A special prayer was offered for Edith Owen, who was in the hospital.

A business session was held with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Tom Owen; Vice Chairman—Bill Derrick; Secretary—Tammy Powell.

Leaders: Tom Owen 486, 374; Bill Derrick 484, 45t; Tammy Powell

558, 138b; Jeb Owen 544, 144; Josh Martin 171, 38t; Linda Booker 410, 559; Scott Curran 64, 98; Doris Hanks 422b, 112; Larry Hall 336t, 393t; Alexa Gilmore 142, 184b.

RECESS

The class was called back to order by Tom Owen leading 111t. Leaders: Gaylon Powell 549 (for Charlie Vaughn), 348t; Leon Ballinger 110, 384; Bill Bailey 563, 87; Jessica Garris 82, 159; Crystal Meadows and Carol Montgomery 571, 239; Katie Malone 280, 416t; Rich Lee 268t, 45b; Terre Schill 521, 536.

An announcement was made that next year’s convention will meet at the Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Carmine, Texas, on March 31, 2007.

LUNCH

The class was called back together by Tom Owen leading 139. Leaders: Bill Derrick 449; Tammy Powell 189; Liz Owen 288, 212; Bill Bailey 224; Jessica Garris 411; Alexa Gilmore 225t; Rich Lee 65; Larry Hall 168; Crystal Meadows 216; Scott Curran 68t; Katie Malone 438b; Josh Martin 211; Linda Booker 505; Gaylon Powell 310; Leon Ballinger 508; Jeb Owen 299; Doris Hanks 450; Terre Schill 434; Liz Owen 119; Bill Bailey 478; Larry Hall 427; Josh Martin 477; Jessica Garris 217; Terre Schill 414; Linda Booker 511t; Tammy Powell 192; Crystal Meadows 162; Scott Curran 198; Alexa Gilmore 283b; Gaylon Powell 272; Bill Derrick 451; Liz Owen 58; Jeb Owen 68b; Leon Ballinger 507b (for Ophelia Matthews); Rich Lee 285t; Katie Malone 323b; Crystal Meadows 133 (by request); Leon Ballinger 137 (by request).

Tom Owen led 51 as the closing song, and Jeb Owen dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Tom Owen; Vice Chairman—Bill Derrick: Secretary—Tammy Powell.