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The regular 4th Sunday Singing was held at Breedon Church, August 26. The welcome was given by Emcee, Sybil Gheer; Bro. Joe Lafferty opened with prayer; song books distributed/collected by Freeman Porter; 51 present; 37 songs and 1 recitation shared. The next Singing will be at Faith Rock, September 23.
Instrumentalists: Piano: Sybil Gheer, Susie Sisco, Joann Welker, Jena Moyer; Keyboard: Susie and Jena (Bro. Joe’s ‘favorite’ instrument); Guitar: Joe Lafferty, Danny Lee, Edgar Stewart; Bass Guitar: Jerry Moyer; Harmonica: Bob Sothman, Sybil Gheer; Mandolin: Jeff Biaggi; String Bass: Michael Peebles; Violin: Diane Peebles.
Special music: Soloist: Susie Sisco, Wilma Hampton, Michael Peebles, Linda Prest, Sharon Skaggs (solo and a recitation: Grandma’s Hands); Trio: Edgar Stewart, Jerry and Jena Moyer; Quartet’s: Joe and Clara Lafferty, Lee Hampton, Susie Sisco, Ronnie Thomas; then Rod Welker, Joie Welker, Wendell Deo, Susie Sisco and Joann Welker, pianist; and then Darrell and Betty Hesterlee, Bernie Hutchison, and Theresa; Bernie blessed us by quoting several scripture from memory; and an instrumental number by the musicians attending from various churches; church groups: Breedon, Faith Rock, Gentry. The final special was provided by the preachers.
The following churches were recognized: Ava General Baptist, Breedon, Church of the Living God, Dogwood Nazarene, Faith Rock, Gentry, Goodhope General Baptist, Happy Home, Life, Murray, Oak Grove, St. Leo’s.
Preachers: Lee Hampton, Betty Hesterlee, Joe Lafferty, Michael Peebles. The Singing was dismissed by Sis. Ulla Farrow.