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American Christmas Harp Singing

Olympia, Washington

Saturday, December 27, 2014

The second Christmas Harp All-Day Singing was held on Saturday after Christmas at the Organic Farmhouse at The Evergreen State College. Songs were selected from An American Christmas Harp, as well as from The Sacred Harp, 1991 Edition.

The class was called to order by Solomon Ossa and Marla Elliott leading 46. A prayer was offered by Kate Fortin.

Leaders: Anna Stoerch 125 (ACH); Kathy Vlach 60 (ACH); Miranda Elliott Rader 90 (ACH); Bob Schinske 89 (ACH); Kate Fortin 62 (ACH); Nick Taylor 448b; Clarissa Fetrow 280; Thom Fahrbach 306; Darlene Simpson-Brown 72 (ACH); Erik Schwab 32 (ACH); Dezi Fendel 424; Kevin Barrans 102 (ACH); Susan Helf 10 (ACH); Peter Schinske 3 (ACH); Anne Huckins 104 (ACH); Jack Lofton 74 (ACH); Cornelia Stanton 113 (ACH); Dan Thoma 88 (ACH); Ana Tighe 61 (ACH); Steve Cackley 130 (ACH); Kate Coxon 78 (ACH).

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Solomon Ossa; Secretary/Treasurer—Marla Elliott; Chaplain—Kate Fortin.

RECESS

The class was called to order by Solomon Ossa leading 9 (ACH). Leaders: Susan Helf 30 (ACH); Peter Schinske 143; Ana Tighe 46 (ACH); Kate Fortin 122 (ACH); Bob Schinske 279; Anne Huckins 159; Marla Elliott 48 (ACH); Steve Cackley 103 (ACH); Clarissa Fetrow 174; Matt Ebarb 344; Thom Fahrbach 225b; Darlene Simpson-Brown and Berta Binns 50 (ACH); Nick Taylor 38t; Anna Stoerch 98 (ACH); Kathy Vlach 126 (ACH); Miranda Elliott Rader 36 (ACH); Kate Coxon 2 (ACH); Dan Thoma 430; Jack Lofton 19 (ACH); Dezi Fendel 431; Kevin Barrans 402; Cornelia Stanton 39 (ACH); Erik Schwab 44 (ACH). Kate Fortin offered the noon prayer.

LUNCH

The class was called to order by Miranda Elliott Rader and Gaea Singer leading 82 (ACH). Leaders: Dan Thoma 81 (ACH); Clarissa Fetrow 200; Steve Cackley 110 (ACH); Kate Coxon 474; Thom Fahrbach 106 (ACH); Kate Fortin 419; Kevin Barrans 124; Kathy Vlach 31 (ACH); Jack Lofton 84 (ACH); Cornelia Stanton 318; Solomon Ossa 125; Anna Stoerch 28 (ACH); Erik Schwab 56 (ACH); Darlene Simpson-Brown 26 (ACH); Matt Ebarb and Jennifer Cariaso 63 (ACH); Ana Tighe 85 (ACH).

RECESS

The class was called to order by Kate Fortin leading 166. Leaders: Dezi Fendel 323b; Carmen Doerge 76b; Marla Elliott 162; Peter Schinske 165; Nick Taylor 107; Anne Huckins 217; Susan Helf 303; Thom Fahrbach 388; Kathy Vlach 100 (ACH); Kevin Barrans 418; Anna Stoerch 96; Erik Schwab 1 (ACH); Miranda Elliott Rader 41 (ACH); Clarissa Fetrow 503; Dan Thoma 274t; Jack Lofton 86 (ACH); Kate Coxon 425; Matt Ebarb 36b; Ana Tighe 107 (ACH); Steve Cackley 489; Darlene Simpson Brown 179.

Announcements were made. The class resolved to repeat this event on Sunday, December 27, 2015. Solomon Ossa led 267 as the closing song. Kate Fortin dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Solomon Ossa; Secretary—Marla Elliott