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Immanuel Baptist Church

Nashville, Tennessee

November 8, 1997

The thirteenth annual Sacred Harp singing at Immanuel Baptist Church in Nashville, Tennessee was called to order on Saturday before the second Sunday in November by Tim Reynolds.

Due to the unexpected presence of several music students from the Free Will Baptist Bible College, Tim Reynolds held a very brief singing school to explain the peculiarities of singing this type of music. He finished the session by leading song on page 45t as a demonstration.

Tim Reynolds led song on page 72b. Darrell Holley led the morning prayer.

Leaders: Clayton Ezell 32t; Clayton Ezell and Angela Crain 480; Fay Thompson and Trudy Skelley 128, 53; Hibbard Thatcher and Timothy Akers 178; Hibbard Thatcher and Carl Milburn 49b; Sandie Scott 40, 117.


Tim Reynolds and Brook Atwood brought the class together leading song on page 159. Leaders: Randy Box and Jason Hoback 405, 64; Bob Meek 236; Bob Meek and Jack Ketterman 209; Jack Ketterman 569b; Kerene Box 235; Kerene Box and Clayton Ezell 358; Darrell Holley and Shane Davison 59, 354b; Sandra Cohron and Henry Cobb 30t, 312b; John Giles 63, 268; Glen Wegge and Matthew Turnbo 34b, 73b; Marilyn Burchett 294, 81 (t? b?).


Tim Reynolds called the class to order leading songs on pages 39t and 566. Leaders: Lewis Frost 313t, 452; Pam Beziat 147t, 133; Faye Brandon and Marie Draudt 68b, 58; Michele Cull 66, 84; Brenda Waters and Michele Cull 339; Drew Foster 126, 107; Thelma Elliott, Lewis Frost, and Henry Cobb 49t; Bob Meek 198, 313b.

Announcements were made. Tim Reynolds led song on page 168 for the closing song. Glen Wegge dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Timothy J. Reynolds; Secretary—Marilyn Burchett.