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.


J. D. Starnes Memorial

Mt. Hope Baptist Church, northeast of Sipsey, Alabama

Sunday, February 6, 2011

The J. D. Starnes Memorial Sacred Harp Singing was held at Mt. Hope Baptist Church on the first Sunday in February. Ken Tate called the class to order by leading 37b. The morning prayer was offered by Pastor Patrick Watson. Ken Tate led 102.

The class organized by electing or appointing the following officers: Chairman—Ken Tate; Vice Chairman—Yancey Jett; Secretary—Margaret Keeton; Arranging Committee—Ann Jett.

Leaders: Ken Tate 114; Yancey Jett 144, 440; Don Keeton 454, 390; Faye Donaldson 410t, 176b; Travis Keeton 335, 418; Linda Sides 225t, 270; Margaret Keeton 172, 276; Ottis Sides 530, 145t; Wanda Capps 298, 36b; Henry Guthery 431, 112; Julianna Jett 142, 216; Elene Stovall 217, 436.

RECESS

The class was called back together by Ken Tate leading 276b. Leaders: Danny Creel 56b, 106; Bea Carnathan 175, 496; Harrison Creel 111b, 512; Hannah Tate 542, 124; Ann Jett 546, 327; Ken Tate 328 (for Dawson Adams and Johnnie Chafin), 213t; Margaret Keeton 212; Henry Guthery 463, 499; Heaven Watson “How Great Thou Art”. Pastor Patrick Watson spoke briefly on Colossians 3:14-17, and welcomed everyone. The blessing before the noon meal was offered by Rick Ware.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Yancey Jett leading 497. Leaders: Velton Chafin 177, 176t; Wanda Capps 222, 182; Butch White 326, 74b; Bea Carnathan 295, 568; Don Keeton 317, 35; Linda Sides 277, 448t; Elene Stovall 548, 534; Travis Keeton 179, 203; Julianna Jett 399 (t? b?); Ottis Sides 322, 571 (CB); Danny Creel 283; Hannah Tate 294, 430; Harrison Creel 342; Butch White 30b; Yancey Jett 480, 300; Velton Chafin 98; Ann Jett, Julianna Jett, and Yancey Jett 108b, 269; Henry Guthery 558, 572 (CB); Henry Guthery and Elene Stovall 559 (CB).

Announcements were made. Ken Tate and Yancey Jett led 378b as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Eddie Frank, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Ken Tate; Vice Chairman—Yancey Jett; Secretary—Margaret Keeton