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Elmore Center Singing

Elmore Center United Methodist Church, Gordo, Alabama

Saturday, March 1, 2014

The 170th session of the Elmore Center Sacred Harp singing was held at Elmore Center Methodist Church near Gordo, Alabama, on Saturday before the first Sunday in March. Jack Pate called the class to order by leading 145b. He welcomed everyone. The pastor of the church, Rev. Jake Barrett, offered the morning prayer.

The class organized by electing to retain the following officers: Chairman—Jack Pate; Vice Chairman—Amber Davis; Secretary—Margaret Keeton; Arranging Officer—Wayne Baines.

Leaders: Wendell Rinehart 457, 445; Tim Cook 344, 350; Lena Keeton and Glenn Keeton 480, 512; Chris Ballinger 318, 84; Kate Moss 537 (?), 77t; Ann Brantley Moss 117, 294; Jack Moss and Jill Moss 40, 282; Gravis Ballinger 112, 300; Faye Donaldson 225t, 430; Don Keeton 477, 76b.

RECESS

Amber Davis led 224 and 142 to call the class back to order. Leaders: Steve Adams and Lisa Geist 331, 378t; Isabella Keeton and Glenn Keeton 235, 108t; Earl Ballinger 97, 203; Jerry Kitchens 75, 30t; Jim Aaron 68b, 503; Bea Aaron 438, 341; Larry Ballinger 528, 551; Willodean Barton 391, 454; Lisa Geist 527, 273; Glenn Keeton 278t (for Toney Smith), 163b. Pastor Jake Barrett offered the blessing before the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Jack Pate leading 517 (WB). Leaders: Mike Hankins 490, 111b; Betty Baccus 392, 499; Claire Davis and Carson Davis 82t; Seth Poston 275b, 358; Wayne Baines 59, 155; Clint Moss 31t, 58; Holly Moss 146, 72b; Tim Cook 147t; Lisa Geist 472; Kate Moss 73t, 159, 268; Lisa Geist 507; Amber Davis 187; Earl Ballinger 162; Mike Hankins 270; Chris Ballinger 342 (for his mother, and in memory of Harrison Creel); Bea Aaron 475; Seth Poston 108b; Steve Adams 101t; Isabella Keeton and Glenn Keeton 446.

Following announcements, Jack Pate led 445 as the closing song. Earl Ballinger offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Jack Pate; Vice Chairman—Amber Davis; Secretary—Margaret Keeton