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First United Methodist Church Singing

Atlanta, Georgia

May 24, 1997

The first session of the singing at First United Methodist Church, Atlanta, Georgia in honor of the church’s 150th anniversary, was called to order by Bryan Black leading song on page 111t. Bryan Black led the morning prayer, and then led songs on pages 47t and 47b.

Hugh McGraw, who conducted a three-night singing school, May 20-22, as part of the church’s anniversary activities, led songs on pages 46, 49t, 101t, and 124.

Leaders: Jeanette DePoy 354t, 278t; Don Bowen 171, 97, 137 (for Virgil Phillips); Judy Mincey 410t, 535, 77t; John Plunkett 77b, 497, 182; Kathy White 503b, 159, 324; Richard Smith 569b.

RECESS

Bryan Black called the class to order. Leaders: Lee Rogers 287, 127, 548; Tim Cook 515b, 268, 183; Charlene Wallace 155, 283, 274t; Kelly Morris 147t, 114, 49b.

In a brief business session, the class chose the following officers: Chairman—Bryan Black; Vice Chairman—Jeanette DePoy; Secretary—Lee Rogers; Arranging Committee—Judy Mincey.

The singing continued with Jeanette DePoy leading song on page 89. Leaders: Margie Dietz 32t, 481, 332; George Snyder 64, 473, 149.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was called to order by Bryan Black leading song on page 176b. Leaders: Sandy Kirkman 68b; Tim Eastland 122; Shawn Diddie 146, 45t; Richard DeLong 230, 482, 67; Malinda Snow 178, 107, 117; Frances Mary D’Andrea 335, 547, 485; Adena Hitch 161, 162; Andy Morse 31t, 384, 417; Laura Ackerman 378b, 192, 338; Merrilee Brock 59.

Bryan Black led the closing song on page 62. Gary Ivey dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Bryan Black; Vice Chairman—Jeanette DePoy; Secretary—Lee Rogers.