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Sadsbury Cooper Book Singing

Sadsbury Friends Meeting House, Christiana, Pennsylvania

Saturday, October 27, 2018

The 11th session of the Sadsbury Cooper Book Singing was held at the Sadsbury Friends Meeting House in Christiana, Pennsylvania, on Saturday before the fourth Sunday in October. Connie Webster began the day by leading 54t. Lamar Matthew offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Barb Hohenstein 42; Laura Densmore 380t; Lamar Matthew 504t; Guy Bankes 505; Elizabeth Patton 316; Harry Scott 168; Rachel Hall 492; Roland Hutchinson 587; Ina Shea 98; Leon Pulsinelle 577; Jan May 575; Gina Balestracci 38t; Maria Cramer 31t; Tom Stokes 432; Robin Banerji 32b.

RECESS

The class resumed singing with Kimberly Haas leading 155. Leaders: Barb Hohenstein 442t; Elizabeth Patton 583; Ted Stokes 559; Connie Webster 107; Lamar Matthew 485; Laura Densmore 210; Guy Bankes 391; Harry Scott 40; Rachel Hall 279; Roland Hutchinson 350; Ina Shea 393; Leon Pulsinelle 449; Jan May 364; Gina Balestracci 137; Tom Stokes 501; Maria Cramer 408; Robin Banerji 524; Ted Stokes 594; Connie Webster 410; Laura Densmore 463 (while Carol Stevens signed). Laura then introduced the class to Heidi Harper whose grandfather, Francis Harper, connected with the singers from the Okefenokee Swamp at that time. Lamar Matthew offered the blessing before the noon meal.

LUNCH

Leon Pulsinelle called the afternoon session to order leading 28b. Leaders: Lamar Matthew 328; Joyce Forry 348t; Guy Bankes 269; Craig Wiley 45t; Tom Stokes 511t; Hollie Long 60; Harry Scott 132; Rachel Hall 482; Laura Densmore 133; Robin Banerji 376; Ina Shea 89; Roland Hutchinson 484; Leon Pulsinelle 30b; Gina Balestracci 522; Barb Hohenstein 563.

RECESS

Laura Densmore called the class to order leading 336t. Leaders: Connie Webster 573; Jan May 430; Maria Cramer 428; Elizabeth Patton 571; Ted Stokes 147; Joyce Forry 72; Laura Densmore 552; Hollie Long 440b; Lamar Matthew 199; Craig Wiley 49t; Ina Shea 208; Jan May 367; Maria Cramer 62; Gina Balestracci 276; Robin Banerji 142.

Laura Densmore, Connie Webster, Carol Stevens, and Barb Hohenstein led 527 as the closing song. Lamar Matthew offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Connie Webster; Secretary—Barb Hohenstein