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Calhoun County Convention
and Boiling Springs Convention

Oak Hill Baptist Church, Oxford, Alabama

Sunday, November 8, 2020

The 106th session of the Calhoun County Convention and the 154th session of the Boiling Springs Convention was held on the second Sunday in November. Cecil Roberts called the class to order at 9:30 a.m. by leading 32t. Samuel Williams offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Cecil Roberts 49b; Glenda Collins 63, 340; Oscar McGuire 34b, 129; Winfred Kerr 128, 314; Bert Collins 318, 35; Samuel Williams 59, 378b; Daniel Williams 301, 137; Esther Williams 108b.

RECESS

Oscar McGuire brought the class back to order by leading 340 (by request). Leaders: Samuel Williams 215; Winfred Kerr 225t; Bert Collins 124; Glenda Collins 155, 503.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Cecil Roberts; Vice Chairman—Oscar McGuire; Secretary—Glenda Collins.

Leaders: Cecil Roberts 138b, 56t; Ann Simpson 47t, 445; Daniel Williams 426t; Oscar McGuire 294; Samuel Williams 57; Winfred Kerr 89; Bert Collins 277; Glenda Collins 276. Daniel Williams asked a blessing before the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Oscar McGuire leading 72b and 77t. Leaders: Winfred Kerr 77b, 36b; Cecil Roberts 76b; Samuel Williams 110; Bert Collins 455; Glenda Collins 566; Ann Simpson 388; Daniel Williams 47b.

Cecil Roberts led 38t as the closing song, and dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Cecil Roberts; Vice Chairman—Oscar McGuire; Secretary—Glenda Collins