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Keystone Sacred Harp Convention

Broad Street Ministry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

January 24-25, 2009

Saturday, January 24

The 11th annual Keystone Sacred Harp Convention was convened by Ina Shea and Elizabeth Stokes leading 82t. Lynne Hoyt offered the opening prayer.

The following officers and committees were elected or appointed to serve: Chairmen—Ina Shea and Elizabeth Stokes; Arranging Committee—G.C. Waldrep, Cindy Wasson, Oliver Kindig-Stokes and Paula Picton; Secretaries—Anna Mays and Ruth Wampler.

Leaders: Anna Mays 72b; Ruth Wampler 394; G.C. Waldrep 112; Cindy Wasson 77b; Oliver Kindig-Stokes 322; Paula Picton 37b; Thom Metzger 522; Lauren Bock 125; Hal Kunkel 193; Lorah Hopkins 28t; Robert Stoddard 171; Jennie Brown 460; Lamar Matthew 35; Claire Simon 472; Sarah Whites-Koditschek 31t; Terry Ryan 344; Mary Julia Street 546; Chris Holley 61; Zachary Bullock 101t; Anna Hendrick 145b; Heather Batson 191; Eileen Metzger 68t; Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg 572; Cathy Tucker 144; Stephen Hoyt 68b; Justin Levi 74t; Kelsey Sunderland 131t; Aldo Ceresa 478.

RECESS

Laura Densmore called the class to order leading 106. Leaders: John delRe 93; Kim Moreno 432; Elizabeth Stoddard 173; Doron Henkin 436; Kelly Macklin 195; Nancy Mandel 89; Jim Picton 282; Barbara Hohenstein 146; Kevin Griffin Moreno 353; Elizabeth Salvie 254; Guy Bankes 327; Marian McKenzie 168; Nathan Zweig 348b; Philippa Stoddard 39t; Dan Hunter 498; Joanna Lampert 318; Kathy Manning 215; Tom Clay 56b; Lynne Hoyt 385b; Zoe Clay 155; Dean Jens 272; Ted Stokes 499. Lynne Hoyt offered the blessing for the noon meal.

LUNCH

Aldo Ceresa called the afternoon session to order leading 114. Leaders: Oliver Kindig-Stokes 216; Dan Coppock 304; Erin Kelly 278 (t? b?); Susan Bingham 542; Joel Miller 288; Laura Densmore 419; Karen Rath 277; John Plunkett 198; Leyland delRe 486; Sharona Nelson 66; Fiona Nugent 457; Rachel Speer 278t; Walter Smith 178; Mairi Quodomina 349; Peter Golden 492; Mary Gowins 430; Nora Dunn 212; Kevin Sims 32t; Nancy Tkacs 442; Jim Glaser 352; Becky Wright 183; Charlotte Ehrman 365; Tim Culbertson 287; Judy Clay 86; Grace McKenzie-Smith 209; Chris Mathews 452; Donna Mazziotti 159; Carl Baron 149; Diane Mennella 564.

RECESS

Dan Hunter called the class to order leading 81t. Leaders: Sheila Nugent 222; Brendan Cooney 569b; Susan Greensburg 47b; John Holbrook 475; Marian McKenzie and Chris Mathews 236; John Plunkett 130; Paula Picton and Sharona Nelson 373; G.C. Waldrep 269; Guy Bankes 550; Chris Holley 551; Peter Golden 480; Robert Stoddard, Elizabeth Stoddard, and Philippa Stoddard 440; Joanna Lampert and Anna Bowen 270; Kelsey Sunderland 197; Fiona Nugent and Zoe Clay 274t; Jennie Brown 500; Jim Picton, Paula Picton, and Lucy O’Leary 501; Sarah Jane Leitao and Rachel Speer 33t; Justin Levi 196; Thom Metzger and Eileen Metzger 383; Lauren Bock and Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg 324; John delRe, Leyland delRe, and Kelly Macklin 448b; Ina Shea 111b; Elizabeth Stokes 142.

Ina Shea and Elizabeth Stokes led 323t as the closing song. Lynne Hoyt offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Sunday, January 25

The Sunday session of the Keystone Sacred Harp Convention was called to order by Ina Shea and Elizabeth Stokes leading 34b. Dan Coppock offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Anna Mays 31b; Ruth Wampler 49b; Guy Bankes 77b; Lamar Matthew 312b; Barbara Hohenstein 32b; Ted Stokes 462; Doron Henkin 466; Fiona Nugent and Lucy O’Leary 148; Oliver Kindig-Stokes 371; Nancy Tkacs 313b; Heather Batson 504; Lynne Hoyt 317b; Dan Coppock 361; Molly Sayvetz 171; Claire Simon 114; Cindy Wasson 456; Terry Ryan 38t; Dean Jens 276; Charlotte Ehrman 157; Jan Steel 270; Nancy Mandel 77t; Sharona Nelson 441; John Holbrook 549; Aldo Ceresa 232; Zachary Bullock 335; Sheila Nugent 358; Becky Wright 271t; Dwayne Grant, Ina Shea, and Elizabeth Stokes 315; Jim Glaser 80t.

RECESS

Hal Kunkel called the class to order leading 105. Leaders: Kevin Griffin Moreno 558; Allison Schofield 411; Patricia Coyne and Stephen Hoyt 515; Kathy Manning 161; Nora Dunn 108t; Joel Miller 517.

Stephen Hoyt and Tom Tucker conducted the memorial lesson. Stephen Hoyt spoke for the sick and shut-ins and led 154 in honor of the following: Violet Thomason, Joyce Walton, Ron Bornick, John Knight, Jean Knight, Skip Trout, Jon Levison, Evelyn Seidman, David Bornick, Margaret Bornick, Dan Macklin, and Karen Keller.

Tom Tucker spoke for the deceased and led 285t in memory of the following: Amanda Denson—Alabama; Marilyn Darch—California; Wendy Karlsberg-Meltzer—Connecticut; John Etheridge—Florida; Lee Rodgers and Katherine Benefield—Georgia; Pauline Childers—Michigan; Doug Fitzgerald and Charlotte Fitzgerald—New Jersey; Becky Thompson and Alex Mennella—New York; Elmer Shirk, Susan Shirk, Bettie Sims, Rebequa Murphy, Gihon Jordan, Mark Wampler, and Connie Wampler—Pennsylvania; Lil Cosgrove—Maryland; Kat Kincaid—Virginia. Ted Stokes closed the memorial with prayer.

Leaders: Paula Picton 475; Robert Stoddard 362; Anna Hendrick 217; Dan Hunter 110; Kathy Tucker 193; Brendan Cooney 268; Kim Moreno 230; Mary Gowins 328; John delRe 370; Jim Picton 384; Philippa Stoddard 300; Karen Rath 107; Kelsey Sunderland 392. Dan Coppock offered the blessing for the noon meal.

LUNCH

Ina Shea and Elizabeth Stokes called the afternoon session to order leading 128. Leaders: Peter Golden 99; Joanna Lampert 564; John Plunkett 562; Laura Densmore and Doron Henkin 333; Kevin Sims 208; Susan Bingham 455; Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg 302; Jennie Brown 192; Hal Kunkel 380; Leyland delRe 280; Chris Holley 480; Lauren Bock 292; Nancy Tkacs, Jennifer Albernathy, Jessica Way, and Steven Way 146; Justin Levi 170; Rachel Speer 172; Tom Tucker 339; Joyce Homan, Cindy Wasson, and Heather Batson 496; Allison Schofield 542; John Holbrook 347; Elizabeth Stoddard 444; Laura Keeler and Laura Densmore 163b; Kelly Macklin 477; Sarah Whites-Koditschek and Leon Pulsinelle 84; Kevin Griffin Moreno 278t; Guy Bankes 556; Anna Mays and Shareef Pillar 298.

RECESS

Dan Coppock called the class together leading 454. Leaders: Leland Kusmer 163t; Jan Steel 274t; Doron Henkin 377; Lamar Mathew and Barbara Hohenstein 176b; Ted Stokes and Larry Bonczar 117; Dan Hunter 547; Ruth Wampler 393; Dean Jens 396; John Plunkett and Aldo Ceresa 150; Becky Wright 567; Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg and Oliver Kindig-Stokes 463; Nora Dunn and Joel Miller 213t; Fiona Nugent, Rachel Speer, and Kim Moreno 410t; Anna Hendrick and Lauren Bock 436; Jennie Brown and Kelsey Sunderland 112; Susan Bingham and Charlotte Ehrman 490; Sheila Nugent and Kathy Tucker 224; Zachary Bullock 503; Elizabeth Stokes and Brendan Cooney 428.

Ina Shea and Elizabeth Stokes led 62 as the closing song. Dan Coppock offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairmen—Ina Shea and Elizabeth Stokes; Secretaries—Anna Mays and Ruth Wampler