West Yorkshire Sacred Harp Day
Fifth Singing Day
Lane Methodist Church
Saturday, 17 November 2007
annual West Yorkshire Sacred Harp Day was held at Haworth Methodist Church,
in the United Kingdom, on Saturday before the third Sunday in November.
Brown and Judy Whiting began the day by leading 146. Rev Alice Nunn said
an opening prayer. Cath Tyler taught a short singing school. The class
received instruction in time signatures and sang 47t, 76b, 155 and 29t.
Brown and Judy Whiting called the class to order and led 34b to celebrate
Connie Baldini’s first birthday. Leaders: Cath Tyler 276; Rachael Jordan
474; Michael Walker 270; Sarah Pinney 74b; Phil Tyler 91; Maria Wallace
504; Ted Brown 171; Hannah Land 515; Nick Hall 497; Sharon Gow 159; Anna
and Connie Baldini 299; Benny Ross 106; Helen Barber 300; Paul Gailiunas
196; Chris Brown 198; Judy Whiting 68t; Cath Tyler 66; Rachael Jordan 107;
Michael Walker 77t; Carmel Wood 168; Sarah Pinney 186; Phil Tyler 448t;
Hannah Land 454. John Hopkinson gave thanks for the noon meal.
Hall called the class back to order and led 492. Leaders: Maria Wallace
277; Ted Brown 569b; Anna Baldini 86; Ba Wheeler and Fred 178; Benny Ross
28t; Helen Barber 547; Cath Tyler 274t.
Michael Walker led 122 and conducted the memorial lesson. Judy Whiting
read the names of the deceased: Ursula Vaughn Williams, Gill Blackmore,
Kathy Dunn, La Rue Allen, John McDougall, Edna Leonard, Michael Clarke,
Dennis Runcorn, Peter Hampson, Percy Bown, Minja Lausevic, Adam Grey,
Lynda Marten, Brian Walsh, Richard Damesin, Stephanie Allen and Barbara
Irving. Michael Walker then led 48t.
Paul Gailiunas spoke for the sick and housebound: Mary Germaine, Hazel
Walker, Pat Meek of Kentucky, John Burke, Hilary Rose, Stan Shaw, Phil
Goodwin, Joan Mattock, Sue Briggs, Amanda Denson, Helen Brown, Bill
Craven, Laurie Nixon, Ellie Brand, Jim and Mary Oss, Gerda Lawrence,
Kathleen Bird. For them he led 143.
Leaders: Rachael Jordan 501; Sarah Pinney 481; Phil Tyler 192.
Land called the class to order leading 228. Leaders: Nick Hall 483; Maria
Wallace 268; Michael Walker 306; Anna Baldini 217; Ted Brown 339, Carmel
Wood 472; Chris Brown 48b; Judy Whiting 318; Cath Tyler 273; Paul
Gailiunas 142; Helen Barber 47b; Rachael Jordan 480; Sarah Pinney 324;
Phil Tyler 445; Benny Ross 84; Hannah Land 63; Michael Walker 64; Carmel
Wood 31t; Cath Tyler 50b.
Judy Whiting and Chris Brown led
323t as the
closing song. Rev. Alice Nunn offered the closing prayer, and the class
Chairmen—Chris Brown and Judy Whiting; Secretaries—Judy Whiting and Cath