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Seed and Feed Sacred Harp Singing

Embry Hills Methodist Church, Atlanta, Georgia

October 24, 1998

The Seed and Feed Sacred Harp Singing was held for the second time this year to inaugurate a new time and location for this singing. The singing will now be held on Saturday before the fourth Sunday in October, and will no longer be held in the spring.

The class was called to order by Chairlady Cathy White leading song on page 57. The morning prayer was led by Oscar Green. Cathy White led songs on pages 77t and 84. Leaders: Bryan Black 61, 155; Laura Akerman 178, 146; Doug Allison 145 (t? b?), 63.

The class held a business meeting and the following officers were elected or appointed: Chairman—Bryan Black; Vice Chairman—John Plunkett; Secretary—Laura Akerman; Arranging Committee—Kelly Morris and Doug Allison; Finance Committee—Eric Tweedy.

Leaders: Bryan Black 120; John Plunkett 58, 547; Helen Bryson 27, 299; Lori Allison and Emma Allison 335; Kelly Morris 114, 147 (t? b?); Andy Morse 168, 57.

RECESS

Bryan Black brought the class to order leading song on page 338. Leaders: Eric Tweedy 108b, 455; Joan Durden 29t, 34b; Malinda Snow 163b, 551; Karen Morris 34t, 37b; Bill Scott 85, 383; Susan Scott 479, 216; Frances Mary DeAndrea 106, 275 (t? b?). Bryan Black asked the blessing on the noon meal.

LUNCH

The afternoon session began with Bryan Black leading song on page 115. Leaders: Susan Posey 145b, 268; Eric Scott 49t, 49b; Fran Adams 159, 107; Richard DeLong 39b, 318; Larry Woodring 102, 38b; Helen Bryson 196, 287; Laura Akerman 236; John Plunkett 501, 182; Andy Morse 448b, 189; Kelly Morris 47b; Joan Durden 480, 47t; Frances Mary DeAndrea 45t, 384; Eric Tweedy 314, 143; Karen Morris 502, 66; Malinda Snow 522, 497; Fran Adams 475; Karen Scheib 135.

Bryan Black led song on page 62 as the closing song, and dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Bryan Black; Vice Chairman—John Plunkett; Secretary—Laura Akerman.