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New Canaan Baptist Church

Walker County, Alabama

May 21, 1995

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at New Canaan Baptist Church on the third Sunday in May was called to order by Cecil Sanders leading song on page 32t. Prayer was led by the pastor of the church, Phillip Starnes. The class organized by retaining the same officers: Chairman—Cecil Sanders; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Edith Tate. Cecil Sanders led song on page 81t. Leaders: Ann Jett 48t, 399b, 448b; Tressie Adkins 78, 123t, 336; Keterina Sanders 59, 146, 389; Gertrude Wood 37b, 137, 186; Flarce Creel 460, 475, 225t, 269; Travis Keeton 56t, 57, 61, 321.

RECESS

Cecil Sanders called the class together leading song on page 358. Leaders: Gene Wakefield 168, 164, 143; Lora Cargo 421, 498, 454; Edith Tate 89, 157; Wanda Capps 73t, 546, 448t; Margaret Keeton 331, 144, 29t; Harrison Creel 111b, 335, 512. The pastor of the church spoke a few minutes and dismissed the class for lunch.

LUNCH

Travis Keeton called the class together leading song on page 348b. Leaders: Elsie Beasley 68b, 411, 422; Kermit Adams 77t, 73b, 34b; Lola Roberson 63, 297; Larry Ballinger 74b, 79, 317; Lillian Parker 123t, 72t; John Hocutt 72b; Sylvia Childers 81t, 108t, 59. Cecil Sanders led song on page 101t for the closing song. Margaret Keeton dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Cecil Sanders; Vice Chairman—Travis Keeton; Secretary—Edith Tate.