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Detroit Singing

The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Detroit, Michigan

Saturday, April 7, 2018

The annual Detroit singing was held on Saturday before the second Sunday in April. Jamie Yeats called the class to order at 9:30 a.m. leading 39t. Sister Veronica Dunbar offered the opening prayer. Leaders: Anne Missavage 171, 40; Ray Rechenberg 148, 277; Martha Beverly 216, 217; Giles Simmer 178, 63; Catherine Brown 84, 168; Samuel Sommers 180, 433; Margaret Hahn 87, 30b; Cecelia Kramer 191, 71; Marian Mitchell 72b, 42; Will Fitzgerald 318, 313t; Idy Kiser 313b, 38b.

RECESS

Giles Simmer called the class back to order leading 282. Leaders: Charlotte Wolfe 47t, 128; Brian How 547, 183; Gerry Hoffman 272, 142; Beth Todd 501, 475; Jan May 276, 540; Jamie Yeats 169, 503; Anne Missavage 106, 107; Ray Rechenberg 203, 365; Martha Beverly 430, 436.

RECESS

Idy Kiser called the class back to order leading 37b. Leaders: Giles Simmer 496, 186; Catherine Brown 66, 143; Samuel Sommers 301, 528; Megan Jennings 189, 82t; Margaret Hahn 52t, 515. Sister Veronica Dunbar said grace for lunch.

LUNCH

Jamie Yeats called the class back to order leading 38t. Leaders: Cecelia Kramer 198, 485; Liz Smith Yeats 236, 25; Marian Mitchell 299, 228; Will Fitzgerald 215, 141; Donald Crawford 165, 155; Charlotte Wolfe 99, 31t; Bill Fuzekas 65, 209.

Giles Simmer led 339 in memory of the following: Mark Williams—Michigan; Louise Holland, Ella Herstine Bussey, Florice Akin, and Hugh McGraw—Georgia; W. Patrick Wylie—South Carolina; Charles Wells—Minnesota; Eloise Wootten, Caleb Allred, Johnnie Chafin, Daphene Causey, J.A. Mosley, and Art Gilmore—Alabama; Peter Nichols, Edith Owen, Jane Goforth, and Amy Dennison—Texas; Julie Vea—Wisconsin; Darrell Swarens—Indiana; Ann Sleeva and Berkley Moore—Illinois; Steve Helwig—Oregon; Carol Sanders—Pennsylvania.

Jamie Yeats led 73b for sick and shut-ins, Melanie Hauff and Glenda Walton.

RECESS

Jan May called the class to order leading 34b. Leaders: Brian How 48b, 146; Carolyn Ramsay 84, 457; Gerry Hoffman 440, 448t; Beth Todd 234, 284; Jan May 351, 362.

RECESS

Marian Mitchell called the class back to order leading 335. Leaders: Anne Missavage 192, 383; Ray Rechenberg 144, 564; Martha Beverly 348t, 368; Giles Simmer 393, 162; Catherine Brown 350, 535. Sister Veronica Dunbar offered the closing prayer. Jamie Yeats led 347, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Jamie Yeats; Secretary—Liz Smith Yeats