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Houston Heights Sacred Harp Singing

Heights Church of Christ, Houston, Texas

Saturday, December 6, 2014

The 11th annual session of the Houston Sacred Harp Singing was held at Heights Church of Christ in Houston, Texas, on Saturday before the first Sunday in December.

Ron Bernucho called the class to order at 10:00 a.m. leading 59. Robert Vaughn offered the opening prayer.

The class was organized with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Ron Bernucho; Vice Chairman—Suzan Bernucho; Secretary—Joy Spreadborough.

Song selections were from The Sacred Harp, 1991 Edition, and The B.F. White Sacred Harp, Cooper Revision (CB).

Leaders: Suzan Bernucho 511t (CB), 393 (CB); Wade Price 189 (CB), 40 (CB); Mary Price 299 (CB); 171 (CB); Conner Wilburn 182, 183; Crystal Meadows 29t, 542; Ben Copenhaver 314 (CB), 315 (CB); Lee Williams 178, 337; Robert Vaughn 503 (in memory of Raymond Hamrick), 569b; Kris Wiggins 176b, 30b; Priscilla Wiggins 512 (CB), 186 (CB).

RECESS

The class resumed singing with Ron Bernucho leading 463 (CB) and 572 (CB). Leaders: Suzan Bernucho 442b (CB), 146 (CB); Wade Price 127 (CB), 84 (CB); Mary Price 72 (CB), 63 (CB); Conner Wilburn 232 (CB); Crystal Meadows 235 (CB); Ben Copenhaver 423 (CB), 567 (CB); Lee Williams 571 (CB), 85 (CB); Robert Vaughn 570 (CB), 591 (CB). Ron Bernucho offered the blessing before the noon meal.

LUNCH

Ron Bernucho brought the class back to order leading 282. Leaders: Kris Wiggins 234, 235; Laura Pedersen 159, 45t (CB); Joy Spreadborough 73b, 350; Priscilla Wiggins 351, 485 (CB); Suzan Bernucho 312b, 484 (CB); Lindsay Wait 408, 163b; Wade Price 497 (CB), 135 (CB); Mary Price 354b, 84; Conner Wilburn 504, 66; Crystal Meadows 81b, 273.

RECESS

The class was brought back together by Ben Copenhaver leading 175 (CB) and 98 (CB). Leaders: Lee Williams 81 (CB), 443b (CB); Barbara Smith 112, 51; Robert Vaughn 479, 562; Kris Wiggins 163t, 198; Priscilla Wiggins 472, 344; Suzan Bernucho 486 (CB), 559 (CB).

Ron Bernucho made closing remarks, thanking those who prepared and served food, and anyone else who helped make the day a success. Announcements were made. The twelfth annual singing will be held on Saturday before the first Sunday in December, 2015.

Ron Bernucho led 62 (CB) as the closing song and then offered the closing prayer. The class was dismissed.

Chairman—Ron Bernucho; Vice Chairman—Suzan Bernucho; Secretary—Joy Spreadborough