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St. John’s Memorial Day Weekend Singing

St. John’s Historic Church, Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Sunday, May 26, 2019

On Saturday before the fourth Sunday in May an all-day Christian Harmony singing was held at the church. We reassembled to sing Sacred Harp the following morning. Michael Walker welcomed everyone, and led 57. Leslie Booher offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Michael Walker 340 (for Dorothy Lane); Jane Cannon 171; Chris Wilhelm 131b, 228; Ian Quinn 101b, 283; David Wilson 276, 178; Shannon Primm 72t; Michael Spencer 420, 289; Dave Farmer 288, 65; Michael Walker 41, 369; Cody Brown 333; Leslie Booher 319, 336; Jonathan Wood 36t, 49t; Clarke Williams and Bridget Williams 440, 323t; Mary Baumeister 511; Maddy Mullany 299, 124; Julius Pasay 337, 129.

RECESS

Michael Walker reconvened the class leading 63. Leaders: Chris Wilhelm 133; Jane Cannon 349; Ian Quinn 488; David Wilson 40; Shannon Primm 123b; Michael Spencer 393; Dave Farmer 142; Michael Walker 182; Cody Brown 282; Leslie Booher 38b; Jonathan Wood 36b; Clarke Williams 482; Mary Baumeister 565; Julius Pasay 300. The class dispersed for lunch because space was unavailable at the church.

LUNCH

The class reassembled with Michael Walker leading 139. Leaders: Chris Wilhelm 338; Jane Cannon 315; Shannon Primm 500; David Wilson 143; Clarke Williams 483; Phil Perrin 127; Ian Quinn 498; Leslie Booher 499; Maddy Mullany 474; Julius Pasay 187; Jonathan Wood 487; Mary Baumeister 389; Cody Brown 168; Michael Spencer 166; Michael Walker 436; Maddy Mullany 147t; David Wilson 31t; Clarke Williams 460; Leslie Booher 390; Julius Pasay 536; Phil Perrin 354b; Michael Spencer 370; Jonathan Wood 112; Jane Cannon 328; Shannon Primm 201; Cody Brown 268; Mary Baumeister 227; Ian Quinn 506; Michael Walker 528; Dave Farmer 365.

RECESS

Jonathan Wood brought the class together by leading 67. Leaders: Phil Perrin 58; Michael Spencer 521; Dave Farmer 209; Mary Baumeister 444; Cody Brown 176b; Leslie Booher 235; Julius Pasay 495; Ian Quinn 92; Jane Cannon 501. Following announcements Michael Walker led 62 as the final lesson and Jonathan Wood offered the closing prayer. Eighty-five lessons were led by seventeen leaders. We were especially pleased that Dorothy Lane was able to sing and visit with us throughout the day.

Chairman—Michael Walker; Vice Chairman—Jane Cannon; Secretary—Chris Wilhelm