Minutes of Sacred Harp Singings

Find in all years, or only checked years:



Or, view 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 or all years.

Song use statistics are also available.


Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church

Near Snead Crossroads, Alabama

April 26, 1998

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church on the fourth Sunday in April was called to order by Carmon Brothers leading songs on pages 31b, 59, and 85. The morning prayer was led by Phil McGlawn. Martha Woodard led songs on pages 111t and 65; Ester Brown 30 (t? b?), 192.

The class organized and the following officers were elected or appointed: Chairman—Carmon Brothers; Vice Chairman—Bud Oliver; Arranging Committee—Ruby Brothers; Secretary—Eunice Kimbrell.

Leaders: Carmon Brothers 207; Bud Oliver 32t, 39b; Lamar Smith 76b, 343; Virgil Phillips 137; Kyle Blakeley 75, 314; Freeman Wootten 47b, 426t; Milton Oliver 340; Jewel Wootten 166 (for Marie Hyatt), 332; Boyd Scott 68b, 129; Carmon Brothers 312b.

RECESS

Carmon Brothers brought the class back together leading song on page 328. Leaders: Waylon Blakeley 81 (t? b?), 335; Rhoda Norris 187, 460; Beecher Yancey 145b, 452; Eunice Kimbrell 78, 42; Don Robertson 100, 101t; Calvin Rogers 49b; Philip Gilmore 31t, 30b; Lydia Baswell and Vella Dailey 168, 147t; Mary Tidmore 294, 121; Ella Lee Roberson 146, 48t.

LUNCH

The class was called back to order by Carmon Brothers leading songs on pages 358 and 74b. Leaders: Hershell King 67, 97; Onett Watkins and Ella Lee Roberson 143, 58; Linda Thomas and Freeman Wootten 122, 441 (for Mel Kersey); Debra Rich 200, 183, 89; Judy Holmes 61, 75; Philip Gilmore and Rebekah Gilmore 45t; Carmon Brothers 274 (t? b?), 331 (for Ruby Phillips); Milton Oliver 321, “That Beautiful Land”. The class was dismissed with prayer by Philip Gilmore.

Chairman—Carmon Brothers; Vice Chairman—Bud Oliver; Secretary—Eunice Kimbrell.