2nd Georgia State Christian Harmony Convention
Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church
Tallapoosa, Georgia

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Chairman John Hollingsworth welcomed the singers and opened the convention leading 21b. Henry Johnson offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Mike Spencer - 163t; John Plunkett - 527; Jane Spencer - 61t; Eddie Mash - 544; Helen Bryson - 131; Michael Walker - 29; William Shetter - 171b; Michael Thompson - 80; Henry Johnson - 459t; Leslie Booher - 48; Ken Tate - 54; Gary Smith - 46t; Andy Morse - 189; Chris Wilhelm - 280; Lauren Bock - 172; Tony Hammock - 5t; Cecil Roberts - 174t; Robert Kelley - 2; Tim Cook - 498; Henry Schuman - 133; Jesse Perlman Karlsberg - 9b; Joan Aldridge - 19; Bill Hollingsworth - 72t.

Break

Leaders: Chairman John Hollingsworth called the class back leading 137; Darrell Swarens - 81t; Judy Mincey - 50; Hayden Taylor Arp - 149; Danny Creel - 186; Mako Cook - 51; William Shetter - 210t; Robert Kelley - 455b; Mike Spencer - 120; Helen Bryson - 346; Eddie Mash - 195; Henry Johnson - 274; John Plunkett - 404t; Leslie Booher - 188; Ken Tate - 142; Gary Smith - 281b; Lauren Bock - 198; Andy Morse - 64. The class was dismissed for one hour for lunch. The blessing was offered by John Plunkett.

Lunch

Leaders: John Hollingsworth called the class back with 24t, then led 347; Michael Thompson - 267; Shannon Primm - 103; Tony Hammock - 143; Henry Schuman - 42; Sarah Beasley - 23b; Cecil Roberts - 261t; Jesse Perlman Karlsberg - 8; Joan Aldridge - 168b; Michael Walker - 307; Jane Spencer - 419t (with Andreas Manz from Frankfurt, Germany); Tim Cook - 490; Mako Cook - 214; Danny Creel - 354; Hayden Taylor Arp - 109; Judy Mincey - 304; Shannon Primm - 546t; Bill Hollingsworth - 369; Darrell Swarens - 117; Sarah Beasley - 76b; Henry Schuman - 421b; Robert Kelley - 3; Eddie Mash - 326; Michael Walker - 365; Andreas Manz - 147; Ken Tate - 176; William Shetter - 228; Leslie Booher - 294; Danny Creel - 364; Tim and Mako Cook - 510t;

Announcements were taken. John Hollingsworth closed the session with 23t. Eddie Mash offered the closing prayer.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Chairman John Hollingsworth opened the session leading 73t. John Plunkett offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: John Hollingsworth - 72b; Mike Spencer - 465t; John Plunkett - 36t; Shannon Primm - 67t; Jane Spencer - 203; Michael Walker - 471t; Henry Schuman - 16; Leslie Booher - 393b; Gary Smith - 142; William Shetter - 490; Sarah Beasley - 238 (for Harrison Creel); Robert Kelley - 4; Joan Aldridge - 280; Darrell Swarens - 107; Judy Mincey - 51; Henry Johnson - 105t; Chris Wilhelm - 53t; Eddie Mash - 507t; Tony Hammock - 464.

Business Session - Election of officers for the 2012 Convention. Chairman - Mike Spencer; Vice-Chairman - Bill Hollingsworth; Secretary - John Plunkett; Treasurer - Shannon Primm. Tresurer Shannon Primm offered the financial report for the convention: Beginning balance - $358. $352.86 was collected over the 2 days. The class voted to donate $200.00 to Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church, leaving a balance of $510.86. The class voted to accept the financial report. The business session was closed.

[It was also noted that we had discussed at the 2010 convention that we would explore alternative dates for the convention. Ballots were made available for attendees to vote their preference for another weekend of December (the singing calendar is rather full). The class overwhelmingly voted to continue the convention on the 1st Sunday of December and the Saturday before.] Break

Singing resumed with chairman John Hollingsworth leading 143. Leaders: Cecil Roberts - 86t; Earlis McGraw - 316; Henry Guthrie - 120; Shannon Primm - 339; Hayden Taylor Arp - 172; Mike Spencer - 493b; John Plunkett - 63t; Jane Spencer - 192; Michael Spencer - 123; Henry Schuman - 85 (with Linda Hellerich); Leslie Booher - 436b; Bill Hollingsworth - 336t. The class was dismissed for one hour for lunch, Eddie Mash offered the blessing.

Lunch

Leaders: - John Hollingsworth called the class back with 428; Robert Kelley - 374; Sarah Beasley - 56b; William Shetter - 149; The Memorial Lesson was conducted by Eddie Mash and Henry Johnson. The names on the Sick and Shut-In list were: Alexander Garden, Lois Bowman, Ed Smith; Harrison Creel and John Merrit. Eddie Mash led 432b for them. The names on the deceased list were: Junie McNeil; Pat Rigdon; Kathy Jones; Leonard Mooney and James Tolbert. Henry Johnson led 131 for them. Eddie Mash concluded the Memorial Lesson with prayer.

Singing resumed with Gary Smith leading 204t; Judy Mincey - 401b; Darrell Swarens - 91; Sarah Beasley - 327; Andreas Manz - 207t; Tony Hammock - 546b; Hayden Taylor Arp - 168b; Eddie Mash - 49; Henry Johnson - 121t.

Break

The singing resumed with John Hollingsworth leading 127b; Michael Walker and Andreas Manz - 258; Darrell Swarens, Henry Guthrie and William Shetter - 547; Mike Spencer, Henry Johnson and Earlis McGraw - 166; Jane Spencer and Hayden Taylor Arp - 548; Eddie Mash, Leslie Booher and Chris Wilhelm - 450b; Henry Schuman and Linda Hellerich - 189; Shannon Primm and John Hollingsworth - 231. Closing announcements were made. The 2012 convention will meet the 1st Sunday and Saturday before of December at Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church in Tallapoosa, GA. Mike Spencer and Bill Hollingsworth led 549b ("The Drone") as the closing song. Henry Guthrie offered the closing prayer.


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