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Seed and Feed Sacred Harp Singing

Embry Hills Methodist Church, Atlanta, Georgia

October 23, 1999

The twenty-third annual Seed and Feed Sacred Harp Singing was held on Saturday before the fourth Sunday in October at Embry Hills Methodist Church in Atlanta. The class was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by Chairman Bryan Black leading song on page 47t. The morning prayer was led by Eric Tweedy.

Leaders: John Plunkett 78; Laura Akerman 82t; Doug Allison 421, 277; Kelly Morris 147t.

The class went into business session, and the following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—John Plunkett; Vice Chairlady—Helen Bryson; Secretary—Laura Akerman; Chaplain—Eric Tweedy; Arranging Committee—Kelly Morris and Doug Allison; Finance Committee—Don Bowen.

Leaders: John Plunkett 52 (t? b?); Helen Bryson 299, 213 (t? b?); Eric Tweed 347, 311; Jeannette DePoy 475, 542; Andy Anderson 49b, 49t; Margie Dietz 168, 457; Roy Nelson 145 (t? b?), 318; Malinda Snow 68b, 551; Reuben Ball 497, 460.

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John Plunkett brought the class back to order leading song on page 155. Leaders: Emma Allison and Lori Allison 335; Bill Scott 85, 71; Diane Wall 120, 182; Martha Ann Stegar 479, 198; Lee Rogers 217, 350; Jack Corley 332, 300; Faye Pettis 67, 380.

Eric Tweedy asked the blessing on the noon meal.LUNCH

The afternoon of singing began with John Plunkett leading song on page 112. Leaders: Joan Durden 29t, 114; Karen Morris 503, 454; Don Bowen 117, 163b; Cathy White 268, 84; Larry Woodring 143, 63; Susan Scott 480, 532; Judy Mincey 501, 540; Charlene Wallace 276, 441; Elizabeth Carroll 47b, 294; Liz Bryant 142, 384; Laura Akerman 518; Roy Nelson 434; Helen Bryson 178; Kelly Morris 535b; Fran Adams 159; John Murrill 70 (t? b?), 216; Lee Roberts 373 (in memory of Glen Swaber).

John Plunkett led song on page 62 as the closing song. Eric Tweedy led the closing prayer.

Chairman—John Plunkett; Vice Chairlady—Helen Bryson; Secretary—Laura Akerman.