The Church of Greenville
Simpsonville, Greenville County, South Carolina
Saturday, September 8, 2018
(All selections from The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition. Singers often led two songs at a time.)
The Greenville-Pioneer Day Sacred Harp Singing was called to order by Robert Kelley leading 30t. John Plunkett offered the opening prayer. Leaders: Robert Kelley 88b; Leon Carnell 47b, 86; Dave Farmer 28t, 35; Jeremiah Ledbetter 166, 495; Frances Carnell 448t, 192; John Plunkett 354t, 83b; Barbara Brooks 457, 303; Phil Perrin 354b, 58; Robert Ludwig 36b, 299; Eli Snyder 36t, 133.
Robert Kelley called the class back to order leading 285b. Leaders: David Libbey 107, 374; Chris Wilhelm 474, 144; Deborah Evans 75, 480; Chris Carnell 95, 196; Mary Baumeister 385t, 433; Michael Spencer 420, 191; Adam Eastland 361; Rob Dillon 49b, 72b; Stephen Jones 338; Jesse Roberts 187, 297. Jesse Roberts offered thanks before the noon meal.
The class was called back into session by Robert Kelley leading 176t. Leaders: Charity Carnell 171; Justus Wells 57; Eric Carnell 163t, 47t; Sarah Carnell 178, 122; Heather Crosby 198, 454; Esther Carnell 61, 455; Leon Carnell 268; Dave Farmer 209; Jeremiah Ledbetter 384; Frances Carnell 383; John Plunkett 83t; Barbara Brooks 274b; Phil Perrin 127; Robert Ludwig 217; Eli Snyder 121; David Libbey 547.
Robert Kelley called the class back to order leading 211. The class entered into a business session, during which the current slate of officers was reelected. The class also adopted Greenville-Pioneer Day Sacred Harp Singing as the new name of the event, following a recent venue change.
Leaders: Chris Wilhelm 68t; Deborah Evans 45t; Chris Carnell 68b; Michael Spencer 521; Adam Eastland 143; Rob Dillon 162; Stephen Jones 29t; Jesse Roberts and Esther Carnell 478; Charity Carnell 518; Justus Wells and Sean Carlton 336; Eric Carnell 277; Heather Crosby 479; Esther Carnell 546.
Following announcements, Robert Kelley led 323t, as the closing song. Jesse Roberts dismissed the class with prayer.
Chairman—Robert Kelley; Vice Chairman—Leon Carnell; Secretary—Dave Farmer.