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Mt. Oak Methodist Church

Six miles northeast of Arab, Alabama

Saturday, July 14, 2007

The annual Sacred Harp singing at Mt. Oak Methodist Church was held on Saturday before the third Sunday in July. David Light called the class to order at 10:00 a.m. leading 274t. The morning prayer was offered by Elder J.L. Hopper.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—David Light; Vice Chairman—J.C. Rutledge; Secretary—Judy Caudle.

Leaders: David Light 101t, 100; J.C. Rutledge 63, 572 (CB); Leonard Hayes 501 (CB); Sandra Light 143, 354b; Judy Caudle 26, 42; Robert Walker 35, 34b; Glenda Hopper 34t, 30t; Ramona Light 172, 192.

RECESS

David Light brought the class back together leading 176b and 112. Leaders: Wilda Holmes 145b, 39b; J.L. Hopper 113, 454; David Light 460, 171, 379 (for Winell Hayes); J.C. Rutledge 378t, 571 (CB); Leonard Hayes 59. The blessing for the noon meal was offered by Leonard Hayes.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with David Light leading 340 and 147b. Leaders: Judy Caudle 48t, 40; Robert Walker 465 (CB), 68b, 84; Sandra Light 119; Glenda Hopper 138t, 139; Ramona Light and Sandra Light 441, 358; J.L. Hopper 291, 149; J.C. Rutledge 314, 145t; Robert Walker 477, 480; Judy Caudle 95.

Following announcements, David Light led 46 as the closing song. Elder J.L. Hopper offered prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—David Light; Vice Chairman—J.C. Rutledge; Secretary—Judy Caudle

Note: This singing will not be held in July, 2008, but will be combined with the Coy Putnam Memorial on October 25, 2008.