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Northern Shenondoah Valley All Day Singing

Berryville, Virginia

June 8, 1996

The third annual Northern Shenandoah Valley All Day Singing held on Saturday before the second Sunday in June was called to order by John delRe leading song on page 47t. Kelly Macklin led the class in an opening prayer. The class was organized with the following officers elected or appointed: Chairman—John delRe; Vice Chairman—Kelly Macklin; Secretary—Stephen McMaster; Finance Committee—Marilyn Estep; Chaplain—Frank Evans. Kelly Macklin led song on page 399b. Leaders: John Hewes 410t; Elise Meyer-Bothling 66; Pat Temple 324; Kathy Manning 421; Liz Cusich 178; Tom Tucker 38b; Mary Wright 145b; Susan Wantland 299; Leyland delRe 157; Paula McGray 404; Kelly Macklin 433; Guy Bankes 77b; Clare Chapin 40; Evan Duncan 84; Lynden Willingham 117; Stephen McMaster 86; Alix Baillie 106; Blake Morris 141; Iris Knell 128; John Daniel delRe 56b; Kat Kinkade 383.

RECESS

The class resumed singing with Lewis Naylor leading song on page 452b. Leaders: Janine Smith 179; Carol Selleck 176t; Bev Oneida 180; Anna Taylor and Kelsey Taylor 274 (t? b?); Kelsey Taylor 77 (t? b?); Peter Pate 232. Paula McGray gave the memorial lesson, and led song on page 72t, verse 1, for the sick and shut-ins; verse 2 for the deceased. The memorial was closed with prayer by Peter Pate. The class resumed singing with John delRe leading song on page 144. Leaders: Elise Meyer-Bothling 49b; Kathy Manning 110; Pat Temple 168; Liz Cusick 372; Tom Tucker 200; Mary Wright 82 (t? b?); Susan Wantland 287; Fred Beardsley 454; Marilyn Estep 236; Guy Bankes 481; Paula McGray 44; Clare Chapin 73b; Evan Duncan 346; Lynden Willingham 47b; Stephen McMaster 532; Alix Baillie 455; Blake Morris 111b; John delRe 49t. Frank Evans led the class in prayer before dismissing for lunch.

LUNCH

John delRe brought the class back together leading song on page 32t. Leaders: Iris Knell 312 (t? b?); Frank Evans 315; Kat Kinkade 546; Tim Slattery 228; Lewis Naylor 347; Janine Smith 335; Carol Selleck 35; Bev Oneida 203; Anna Taylor and Kelsey Taylor 278b; John Daniel delRe 276; Peter Pate 503; John Hewes 551; Elise Meyer-Bothling 147 (t? b?); Kathy Manning 380; Melissa Dunning 189; Pat Temple 291; Liz Cusick 163b; Tom Tucker 547; Mary Wright 148; Susan Wantland 29 (t? b?); Fred Beardsley 513; Marilyn Estep 504; Guy Bankes 556; Clare Chapin 98.

RECESS

The class resumed singing with Evan Duncan leading song on page 155. Leaders: Stephen McMaster 159; Kat Kinkade 300; Paula McGray 81 (t? b?); Lynden Willingham 209; Stephen McMaster 535; Alix Baillie 466; Blake Morris 67; Iris Knell 388; Frank Evans 38t; Kat Kinkade 362; Janine Smith 74b; Carol Selleck 39b; Bev Oneida 492; Peter Pate 486; John delRe 123b; Kelsey Taylor and Kathy Manning 53; Marilyn Estep 268; Alix Baillie 135; Stephen McMaster 474; Pat Temple 371; Peter Pate 97; Tom Tucker 501; John delRe 113; Lynden Willingham 112. Following announcements, the class took the “Parting Hand” with song on page 62 as the closing song. Frank Evans dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—John delRe; Vice Chairman—Kelly Macklin; Secretary—Stephen McMaster.