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South Carolina State Singing
in Memory of William Walker

Second Presbyterian Church, Spartanburg, South Carolina

Saturday, March 14, 2020

The 26th session of the South Carolina State Singing in Memory of William Walker was held at the Second Presbyterian Church, Spartanburg, South Carolina, on Saturday before the third Sunday in March. Dave Farmer, standing in for Frances Carnell, welcomed the singers. Leslie Booher offered the opening prayer.

The first morning session was from The Sacred Harp, 1991 Edition. Leaders: Dave Farmer 49t; Phil Perrin 127; Leslie Booher 128; Erin Fulton 129; Bobbi Albert 278t; Chris Wilhelm 313b; Mary Baumeister 279; Dave Farmer 107; Bill Burns 312b; Phil Perrin 354b; Leslie Booher 94; Erin Fulton 28t; Bobbi Albert 35; Chris Wilhelm 217; Dave Farmer 34b.

RECESS

The second morning session was from The Christian Harmony, 2010 Edition. Leaders: Mary Baumeister 232b (CH); Tom Taylor 359 (CH); Bill Burns 109 (CH); Phil Perrin 117 (CH); Leslie Booher 396t (CH); Erin Fulton 509t (CH); Bobbi Albert 509b (CH); Chris Wilhelm 424 (CH); Dave Farmer 544 (CH); Mary Baumeister 336b (CH); Tom Taylor 323 (CH); Bill Burns 51 (CH); Phil Perrin 143 (CH).

In a business meeting, it was agreed to keep the same officers for 2021 as follows: Chairman—Frances Carnell; Vice Chairman—Dave Farmer; Treasurer—Bobbi Albert; Secretary—Mary Baumeister. Leslie Booher offered the grace before the meal.

LUNCH

The first afternoon session was from The Sacred Harp, 1991 Edition. Leaders: Leslie Booher 28b; Erin Fulton 29b; Bobbi Albert 503; Chris Wilhelm 68t; Dave Farmer 479; Mary Baumeister 449; Tom Taylor 79; Bill Burns 551; Phil Perrin 58; Leslie Booher 319; Erin Fulton 144; Bobbi Albert 143; Chris Wilhelm 298; Dave Farmer 209; Mary Baumeister 92; Tom Taylor 457.

RECESS

The second afternoon session was from The Christian Harmony, 2010 Edition. Leaders: Bill Burns 291 (CH); Phil Perrin 184 (CH); Leslie Booher 43 (CH); Erin Fulton 209 (CH); Bobbi Albert 42 (CH); Chris Wilhelm 54 (CH); Dave Farmer 67b (CH); Mary Baumeister 131 (CH); Tom Taylor 158 (CH); Bill Burns 293 (CH); Phil Perrin 264 (CH). Announcements were made.

Dave Farmer led 267 as the closing song. Leslie Booher offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Frances Carnell; Vice Chairman—Dave Farmer; Secretary—Mary Baumeister