The 4th Pioneer Day Sacred Harp Singing (Gray Court)

Ora Old Fields Presbyterian Church at the Culbertson Backcountry Settlement
Gray Court, Laurens County, South Carolina

Saturday, September 12, 2009

All selections from The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition. Singers often led two songs at a time.

The class was called to order at ten a.m. by Frances Carnell leading songs on page 32t and 33t. Leon Carnell offered the opening prayer. Leaders: Leon Carnell 47b, 56b; Dan Huger 209, 99; Robert Kelley 471, 214; Lela Crowder 126, 77t; Marshall Gagne 38b, 522; David Libbey 523, 569t; Tom Ivey 108b, 472; Amandeep Gill 267, 268.

In a business session the following leaders were elected: Chair—Frances Carnell; Vice-chair—Leon Carnell; Secretary—Victoria Eastland.


Frances Carnell brought the class back to order with song on page 569b. Leaders: Mary Baumeister 102, 565; Jesse Roberts 280, 284; Kirk Boyer 42, 59; John Hollingsworth 354, 418; Michael Spencer 382, 499; John Plunkett 410b, 271b; Charlene Wallace 171, 401; Frances Carnell 384, 34t; Leon Carnell 479, 503; Dan Huger 546, 81t. Blessing for dinner was offered by Jesse Roberts.


Chair Frances Carnell called the class back with song on page 143. Leaders: Robert Kelley 414, 260; Lela Crowder 306, 273; Chris Carnell 430, 189; Sarah Carnell 282, 178; Marshall Gagne 419, 457; David Libbey 348t, 47t; Tom Ivey 549, 254; Amandeep Gill 335; Mary Baumeister 539, 67; Jesse Roberts 316, 285t.


Secretary pro tem Dan Huger brought the class back with song on page 501. Leaders: Kirk Boyer 448b; Michael Spencer 29b; Eric Carnell 86, 277; John Plunkett 160t; Chris Carnell 142, 332; Frances Carnell 192; Leon Carnell 51, 481; Robert Kelley 50b; Marshall Gagne 218; David Libbey 566; Tom Ivey 66; Amandeep Gill 48t; Jesse Roberts 454 (in memory of Lee Rogers).

Announcements were made. Frances Carnell, Leon Carnell and Dan Huger led 347, as the closing song. Jesse Roberts offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chair—Frances Carnell; Vice-chair—Leon Carnell; Secretary—Victoria Eastland.

Minutes: Dan Huger

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