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Georgian Harmony Singing

Roberta Civic Center, Roberta, Georgia

Saturday, November 14, 2020

The Georgian Harmony Singing usually held at the Hollingsworth’s residence was moved to the Roberta Civic Center for better social distancing accommodations.

Oscar McGuire called the class together leading page 9. The opening prayer was offered by Wayne Watson. Oscar McGuire then led 49. Leaders: Rosemund Watson 25, 109; Phillip Ford 107, 22; Philip Denney 113, 118; Winfred Kerr 105, 25; Mary Brownlee 95, 94; Susan Ford 19, 204; Beth Hagues 11, 15. The class was dismissed for the first ever soup line at a Sacred Harp singing. Phillip Ford asked the blessing on the food.

LUNCH

The class was called back to order by Oscar McGuire leading 65. He then led 86 for John and Elsie Hollingsworth. Leaders: Rosemund Watson 198 (for Angela Hollingsworth); Phillip Ford 59; Philip Denney 13; Winfred Kerr 10; Mary Brownlee 33; Susan Ford 54; Beth Hagues 227. The class sang 227 again for practice reasons.

Announcements were made. The class sang happy birthday wishes to Rosemund Watson. The singing was closed by Rosemund Watson leading 255, and Philip Denney offered the closing prayer.

Chairman—Oscar McGuire; Secretary—Susan Ford