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.


Cherry Tree Singing

James Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Itawamba County, Mississippi

Sunday, July 26, 2009

The annual Cherry Tree Singing was held at James Creek Primitive Baptist Church in Itawamba County, Mississippi, on the fourth Sunday in July. The class was called to order by Dale Kennedy and Matthew Cook leading 124. The morning prayer was offered by Dale Kennedy.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Dale Kennedy; Secretary—Betty Baccus.

Leaders: Matthew Cook 312b; Seth Poston 358, 275b; Faye Donaldson 225t, 410t; Betty Baccus 100, 145b (in memory of Elmer Conwell); Dale Kennedy 61, 59; Matthew Cook and Seth Poston 490 (for Mrs. Marlin Phillips); Matthew Cook and Seth Poston 319, 373 (for John Phillips); Dale Kennedy 31t.

RECESS

Dale Kennedy called the class back to order singing 77t. Leaders: Matthew Cook and Seth Poston 569b (for Mrs. Marlin Phillips); Matthew Cook and Seth Poston 30t, (for Julie Poston), 44 (in memory of Elmer Conwell); Matthew Cook and Seth Poston 129, 111t (for Nadine Willis); Joan Underwood 524, 325; Jayne Fulmer 146, 317; Dale Kennedy and Susan Kennedy 348b, 127; Seth Poston 235 (by request for Herlon Kennedy); Matthew Cook and Seth Poston 294, 45t (by request and in memory of Wilburn Kennedy).

LUNCH

Dale Kennedy called the class back to order leading 47t. Leaders: Seth Poston 401, 274t; Matthew Cook 46, 339; Matthew Cook and Seth Poston 47t, 300 (for Jayne Fulmer), 40 (for Mrs. Alice McGuire); Faye Donaldson 270, 288; Dale Kennedy 68b (for Hugh Bill McGuire), 39b, 32t, 128, 159.

Dale Kennedy made the announcement that this singing will be discontinued for now with a possibility of starting it back at a later date as a Saturday singing.

Dale Kennedy offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Dale Kennedy; Secretary—Betty Baccus