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New Hope Church

Cullman County, Alabama

June 28, 1998

The sixty-fourth session of the annual Sacred Harp singing was held at New Hope Church on the fourth Sunday in June. The class was called to order by A. C. McGough leading song on page 32t. The morning prayer was led by Glenn Keeton. A. C. McGough led song on page 59.

The class organized with the following officers elected or appointed: Chairman—A. C. McGough; Vice Chairman—Glenn Keeton; Secretaries—Eron White and Geraldine Wadkins; Arranging Committee—Billy Williams.

Leaders: A.C. McGough and Bernice McGough 147 (t? b?); Corene White and Betty Shaver 73t, 146; Ruth Walker 48t, 290; Reedie Evans 322, 186, 430; Bascum Mattox and Betty Shaver 217, 126, 388; Ercyl Vidrine 338, 68b.

RECESS

The class was brought to order by Glenn Keeton leading songs on pages 64 and 283. Leaders: Ashley Keeton 159, 234; Josh Keeton 38t, 45b, 480; Geraldine Wadkins 361, 421, 452b.

LUNCH

Billy Williams reassembled the class leading songs on pages 486b and 39b. Leaders: Pam Keeton 145b, 435; Betty Shaver 145t, 284, 155; Margie Lee and Nancy 445, 108b, 438; Eron White 37b, 36b (in memory of Charley McCoy); George Cleghorn 159, 421; Jane Knight and Joetta 218, 217, 220; Carol Fannin 152, 155; Shirley McCoy 358, 35, 383; A.C. McGough 475; Glenn Keeton 399 (t? b?), 225 (t? b?).

A. C. McGough led song on page 45t for the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer led by Kenny McCoy.

A great big thanks to Glenn Keeton who did a great job keying the music for the class.

Chairman—A. C. McGough; Vice Chairman—Glenn Keeton; Secretaries—Eron White and Geraldine Wadkins.