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Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church

Alpharetta, Georgia

November 8, 1998

The annual Sacred Harp singing at Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church on the second Sunday in November was called to order by Helen Bryson leading song on page 59. The morning prayer was offered by Elder Charles Cagle. Helen Bryson led songs on pages 70t and 75. Leaders: Judy Mincey 74b, 503; Don Bowen 82 (t? b?), 37b, 32t; Loy Garrison 33b; Jack Corley 81t, 32 (t? b?), 72t; Dollie Hudgins 108b, 119; Mary Lou Cagle 204, 61, 68b; Elder Bobby Cagle 49b, 426 (t? b?), 43.

The class organized for the day by electing to retain the following officers: Chairman—Helen Bryson; Vice Chairman—Loy Garrison; Secretary—Dorothy Garrison.

RECESS

Helen Bryson brought the class to order leading song on page 102. Leaders: Cindy Couch 480, 490; Winona Cagle 544, 36b; John Plunkett 28b, 29b; Richard DeLong 121, 135.

LUNCH

The class resumed singing with Loy Garrison leading song on page 45 (t? b?). Leaders: Don Bowen 346, 350; Loy Garrison 50 (t? b?), 78; Jack Corley 109, 421; Helen Bryson 348 (t? b?), 482; Eris Tweety 84, 138 (t? b?), 312b; Mary Lou Cagle 498, 139; Margie Dietz 69 (t? b?), 122, 77t; Susie Hardeman 72 (t? b?), 99; Elder Bobby Cagle 283.

The class voted to go back into a business session. A discussion was held on the merits of continuing the singing. The singing class and the members of the church voted to stop the November singing at Oak Grove Primitive Baptist Church.

Announcements were made. Helen Bryson led song on page 89 as the closing song. The class was dismissed with prayer by Elder Charles Cagle. THIS SINGING IS CANCELLED AS OF THIS DATE.

Chairman—Helen Bryson; Vice Chairman—Loy Garrison; Secretary—Dorothy Garrison.