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Houston Sacred Harp Singing Convention

Heights Church of Christ, Houston, Texas

Saturday, December 6, 2008

The Houston Sacred Harp Singing Convention met at the Heights Church of Christ in Houston, Texas, on the Saturday before the first Sunday in December. The class was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Evelyn Lamb leading 59. The morning prayer was offered by Dr. Lynn Mitchell.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairperson—Evelyn Lamb; Secretary—Chris Nicholson.

Leaders: Evelyn Lamb 49t; Crystal Meadows 565, 171; Chris Nicholson 162, 569b; Gaylon Powell 500 (CB), 505 (CB); Robert Vaughn 96 (CB), 97 (CB); Wade Price 40 (CB), 299 (CB); Lindsey Wiggins 36t, 107; Larry Hall 34b, 168; Leon Ballinger and Judy Thomas 280, 490; Don Allen 45t, 105; Tammy Powell 189, 142.

RECESS

The class was called to order by Evelyn Lamb leading 31t. Leaders: Evelyn Lamb 440; Robert Vaughn 86, 383; Wade Price 192, 84; Chris Nicholson 223 (CB), 264t (CB); Crystal Meadows 273 (CB), 98 (CB); Lindsey Wiggins 567 (CB), 475; Larry Hall 56b, 384; Gaylon Powell 232 (CB), 325 (CB); Leon Ballinger and Judy Thomas 463 (CB), 120 (CB). Dr. Lynn Mitchell offered the prayer for the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Evelyn Lamb leading 47t. Leaders: Evelyn Lamb 110; Mary Price 282 (CB), 283t (CB); Don Allen 63, 274t; Robert Vaughn 81b, 81t; Wade Price 497 (CB), 522 (CB); Chris Nicholson 451 (CB), 484 (CB); Gaylon Powell 244 (CB), 225b (CB); Crystal Meadows 186, 198; Lindsey Wiggins 450 (CB), 532 (CB); Larry Hall 159 (CB), 239 (CB); Mary Price 358 (CB); 348t (CB); Don Allen 158 (CB), 29b (CB); Emma Smith 393t (CB), 571 (CB); Evelyn Lamb 216, 112; Robert Vaughn 214, 419; Wade Price 217, 127; Chris Nicholson 314, 178; Gaylon Powell 538, 380; Crystal Meadows 505, 300; Lindsey Wiggins 182 (CB), 344; Larry Hall 128 (CB).

Evelyn Lamb led 62 (CB) as the closing song. Dr. Lynn Mitchell offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairperson—Evelyn Lamb; Secretary—Chris Nicholson