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Mt. Ebron Memorial Singing

New Hope Baptist Church, Near Double Springs, Alabama

Sunday, November 4, 2018

The 112th session of the Mt. Ebron Memorial Sacred Harp singing was held on the first Sunday in November. The class was called to order by Nicholas Thompson leading 31b, followed by prayer offered by David Jackson. A business session was held and the following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Nicholas Thompson; Vice Chairman—David Jackson; Secretary—Theresa Westmoreland. The business session was then closed.

Leaders: David Jackson 378t, 101t; Theresa Westmoreland 217, 434; Lisa Geist 472, 527; Emily Stutzman 81t, 336; Earl Ballinger 338, 322; Betty Backus 59, 72b; Chris Ballinger 111b, 339; Roma Rice 318, 297; Larry Ballinger 528, 540; Loretta Whitman 399b, 343.

RECESS

The class was called to order by Nicholas Thompson leading 197 and 120. Leaders: Louise Yeager 480, 100; Julie Poston 166, 290; Nancy Phillips 268, 269; Tom Booth 229, 31t; David Jackson 30b; Emily Stutzman 477; Nicholas Thompson and Lisa Geist 112. Earl Ballinger asked a blessing before the noon meal.

LUNCH

The class was called to order by Nicholas Thompson leading 72t. Leaders: Earl Ballinger 177; Roma Rice 93; Jayne Fulmer, Leigh Pearson, and Raegan Pearson 208, 186; Lisa Geist 273; Theresa Westmoreland 377; Chris Ballinger 147t; Betty Backus 454; Leigh Pearson 294; Larry Ballinger 68b; the class sang several song requests as follows: 45t requested from a listener; Bernice Wakefield requested 159; Andrea Fulmer requested 47b. Leaders: Nancy Phillips 277; Tom Booth 278t; Nicholas Thompson 236 (by request); Loretta Whitman 56t.

Announcements were made. Nicholas Thompson and David Jackson led 373 as the closing song. The closing prayer was offered by Tom Booth, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Nicholas Thompson; Vice Chairman—David Jackson; Secretary—Theresa Westmoreland