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Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church

Jackson County Highway 43 - Section, Alabama

June 18, 1995

The annual Sacred Harp singing held at Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church on the third Sunday in June was called to order by Robert Harper leading song on page 31b. The morning prayer was led by Brother Harold Ball. Songs on pages 30t and 37b were led by Rex Wilks. Leaders: Mary Ruth Stiefel 75, 100; Bud Oliver 39t, 47t; Richard Ivey 551, 452; Stuart Ivey 155, 63; Allison Ivey and Ivey Ellis 87, 354b; Norma Latham and Mia Makris 358, 401; Karen Ivey 400, 101t.


After a ten-minute recess, the singing resumed with Robert Harper leading 335, 58. Leaders: Boyd Scott 68b, 127; Sandra Jordan 48t, 61; Ruth Hancock and Meagan Stout “That Beautful Land”, 406; Marlon Wootten 201, 64; Loyd Ivey 34t, 282, “Jesus Died For Me”; Lamar Smith 76b, 343b; Eloise Wootten 145b, 299. Thr class was dismissed for lunch with prayer by Brother Lamar Smith.


The singing resumed after lunch with Robert Harper leading 235b and 499. Leaders called: Milton Oliver 321b, 403; David Ivey 387, 35; Colbie Allen and David Ivey 480, 384; Syble Adams 117, 40, 171; Coy Ivey led song on 82b in loving memory of his mother, Helen Ivey Cordell, and Fay Allen; Coy Ivey 179, 127; David Ivey 56 (t? b?); Charles Stiefel 445b, 448t, 448b; Stuart Ivey and Allison Ivey 182; Stuart Ivey, Allison Ivey, and Ivey Ellis 268; Loyd Ivey 512; Karen Ivey and Loyd Ivey 454; Rex Wilks 569b; Sandra Jordan 45 (t? b?); Syble Adams “Love At Home”; Robert Harper 119, 146. The singing was dismissed with a handshake and closing prayer by Brother Loyd Ivey. Everyone has a cordial invitation to come to Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church. The Sacred Harp Singing is always the third Sunday in June, and we have church services each second and fourth Sunday and some fifth Sundays. PLEASE COME!

Sandra Jordan—Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church.