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 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 or all years.

Song use statistics are also available.

North Carolina Sacred Harp Singing

Pullen Memorial Baptist Chapel, Raleigh, North Carolina

Saturday, March 1, 2014

The North Carolina Sacred Harp All-Day Singing took place at Pullen Memorial Baptist Chapel in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Saturday before the first Sunday in March. Derek Lane called the class to order leading 49t.

The following officers were elected: Chairman—Derek Lane; Treasurer—Rick Motylinski; Secretary—Kathy Kaiser; Chaplain—Sally Owens.

Leaders: Derek Lane 47b; Suzanne Newton 503; John Feddersen 370; Rick Motylinski 49b; Lynda Hambourger 200; Eric Conrad 300; Cleve Callison 276; Pat Temple 59; Jamie Latimer 163b; Kyle Johnston 40; Deborah Brogden 117; Les Updike 373; Mary Wright 35; John Alexander 102; Michelle Newton Dohse 294; Kathy Kaiser 29t.


Eric Conrad led 155 to bring the class together. Leaders: Diane Ober 71; Erin Newton 462; Tom Dillon 569b; Rich Hammer 452; Matt Cartmill 312b; Matt Drumheller 383; Brenda Lehman and Suzanne Newton 318; Nora Miller 216; Emily Owens 448b; Daphne Bissette and Will Begley 125; Bridget Camden 288; Rick Motylinski 99; John Feddersen 368.


Derek Lane called the class back to order leading 146. Ellen McNeill and Lynda Hambourger led 282.

Sally Owens conducted the memorial lesson. Suzanne Newton led 48t in memory of the following deceased: Jeff Sheppard, Shelbie Sheppard, and C.T. Williams—Alabama; Martha McLeod, Gary Umstead, Connie Mann, and Teresa Ilinitah—North Carolina; Crystal Cuthbert—New York; Evelyn Steinruck and Bruce Sensenig—Pennsylvania; Patricia (Tish) Kimball—California; Renee Wilkins—Michigan.

Lynda Hambourger led 340 in honor of Don Ward and Adrienne Robertson.

Leaders: Erin Newton 402; Marlen Ruegg 108b; Pat Temple 39t; Jamie Latimer 268; Cleve Callison 198; Kyle Johnston 270; Mary Wright 274t; Deborah Brogden 277; Les Updike 147t.


Derek Lane reconvened the class by leading 38b. The following session of song selections were from the Shenandoah Harmony. Leaders: Diane Ober and John Alexander 438t (ShH); Mary Wright 226 (ShH); Pat Temple 146 (ShH); Nora Miller 12b (ShH); Les Updike 296 (ShH); Jamie Latimer 147 (ShH); Matt Drumheller viii (ShH); Erin Newton 434t (ShH); Eric Conrad 53 (ShH); John Feddersen 260b (ShH); Bridget Camden 316b (ShH); Matt Drumheller 438 (ShH); Emily Owens 260t (ShH); Lynda Hambourger 402 (ShH); Kate Conn 157 (ShH).


Rick Motylinski brought the class together leading 347. Leaders: Kyle Johnston 475; Michelle Newton Dohse 344; Mark Biggers 31t; Marlen Ruegg 496; Tom Dillon 410t; Kathy Kaiser 142; Cleve Callison 189; Suzanne Newton 299; Deborah Brogden and Lynda Hambourger 547; Bridget Camden 110.


Nora Miller called the class back together by leading 129. Leaders: Mary Wright 546; Pat Temple 33t; Diane Ober and John Alexander 56b; Matt Drumheller 215; Erin Newton 330b; Tom Dillon 84; Les Updike 68b; Marlen Ruegg 66; Jamie Latimer 254; John Feddersen 196; Nora Miller 157; Bridget Camden 440; Matt Drumheller 183; Geri Bowen 324.

Following announcements, reports, and thanks, Sally Owens offered a closing prayer. Derek Lane led 62 as the closing song, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Derek Lane; Secretary—Kathy Kaiser