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Northwest Arkansas Shiloh Singing Fall Session

Mt. Comfort Presbyterian Church, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Saturday, October 22, 2011

The Northwest Arkansas Shiloh Singing, Fall Session, was called to order by Dan Brittain. Syd Caldwell led 321. Rev. Randi Henderson welcomed everyone and offered prayer.

Leaders: Syd Caldwell 291; Bill Caldwell 49t, 49b; Katy Black 384, 217; Dan Brittain 209, 278b; Shannon Seyler 142, 302; Alexis Walker 294, 282; Andrew Albers 107, 76b; Anita Buswell 523, 143.

Dan Brittain reported on the singing school he conducted at this church on October 20th and 21st, and then led 113 (MH) and 160 (t? b?).

A business session was held, and the following officers were appointed by acclamation: Chairman—Syd Caldwell; Vice Chairman—Bill Caldwell; Secretary—Katy Black. The business session was closed.


Syd Caldwell called the class back together leading 389 and 340. Leaders: Andrew Albers 547, 127 (MH); Bill Caldwell 138 (MH), 135 (MH); Randi Henderson 45t; Shannon Seyler 56b, 276; Syd Caldwell 277, 283 (for Don Bowen); Alexis Walker 99, 106; Katy Black 177 (MH), 11 (MH); Anita Buswell 84, 51 (MH); Caye Mott 75 (MH), 268; Dan Brittain 125 (MH), 11 (MH); Syd Caldwell 121 (MH), 175 (MH). Syd Caldwell then led 164 as our blessing song, and Pastor Randi Henderson offered prayer.


Syd Caldwell brought the class back into session leading 313t and 63. Leaders: Shannon Seyler 35, 144; Anita Buswell 145b, 496; Andrew Albers 269, 362.

Dan Brittain conducted the memorial lesson, leading 326 for the following sick and shut-ins: Richard DeLong, John Grant, Carlene Griffin, Nick Griffin, Lonnie Rogers, Jeff Sheppard, Mary Ellen Wilkinson, Jewell Wootten, and Andy Worthington.

Dan Brittain then spoke and led 235 for the following deceased: Marie Ivey, Ernestine Pipkin, Travis Keeton, and Cecil Sanders—Alabama; Virginia Cowart, Elder Roland Green, and Marie Wolf—Arkansas.

Leaders: Bill Caldwell 556, 538; Alexis Walker 354b, 451.


Alexis Walker led 274t and 178 to bring the class back together. Leaders: Andrew Albers 222, 63, 117; Syd Caldwell 393, 497.

Announcements were made. Syd Caldwell led 62, and the class was dismissed with a prayer offered by Bill Caldwell.

Chairman—Syd Caldwell; Vice Chairman—Bill Caldwell; Secretary—Katy Black