August 2021 Singings

Updated July 30, 2021

Jul 31/Aug 1 -, 1st Sunday and Saturday before, 9:30 am, 169th Chattahoochee Sacred Harp Convention, Wilson's Chapel, 289 Hutcheson Ferry Rd, Whitesburg, GA 30185, southeast of Carrollton, GA. GPS: 33.557058, -84.966422 Info: Lisa Webb 770-832-3918 or Laura Webb - 770-823-1404.

Aug 5, First Thursday Singing at Emory Presbyterian Church, 7:00pm-9:00pm (or until it’s too dark!) Watch this page for any change in plans due to the uptick in COVID cases. We’ll plan to sing outside again (weather permitting), Emory Presbyterian Church, 1886 North Decatur Rd, Atlanta GA 30307. Park behind the church, off Westminster Way. Sacred Harp and Eclectic Harmony.Info: David Brodeur, david -at- davidbrodeur -dot- com or Lisa Bennett, (404) 402-9562, AtlantaSinging -at- gmail -dot- com

Aug 12 -15 Camp DoReMi, Wild Acres Retreat, Little Switzerland, N.C. Books: The Christian Harmony (2010), The New Harp of Columbia. Requires pre-registration and a fee. Info: Jonathan Smith at jonathonmurraysmith at gmail dot com. Our evening singings will be 7:15-8:30 , Thurs-Sat., August 12-14, (asking that you be vaccinated to attend these).. See link re: Covid precautions. https://www.doremicamp.org/

Aug 14, Saturday before 3rd Sunday, 10:00 am, B.M. Smith Memorial Singing, Rome Midway Primitive Baptist Church, 5585 Martha Berry Hwy. (U.S. Hwy. 27), NE, Armuchee, GA (eight miles north of Rome, GA). Info: Isaac Green, greenphotography1 -at- gmail -dot- com, 678-901-7669 CANCELLED FOR 2021.

Aug 15, 3rd Sunday, Cleburne County Convention, Edwardsville Baptist Church, off Highway 78 Edwardsville, AL. 9:30 am Central Time. Info: Cecil Roberts, 770-574-7832.

Aug 15, 3rd Sunday, Cedar Creek Singing held at Mount Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church, 1753 Evergreen Rd, Sylvester, GA. Info: Tim Meeks, 229-384-2302 (not confirmed - contact Tim beforehand if you’re thinking about going)

Aug 15, ,3rd Sunday evening, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, 3rd Sunday evening, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Haygood Memorial United Methodist Church, 1015 E Rock Springs Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306. Info: Amy Wells at 404-436-4522 or amyarmstrongmidwife -at- gmail -dot- com for additional information. WE WILL PLAN TO MEET OUTSIDE (weather permitting).

Aug 21-22, 4th Sunday and Saturday before, 9:00 am Central Time, Lookout Mountain Convention, Pine Grove Church near Collinsville, AL. GPS: 34.218101,-85.857382 http://goo.gl/maps/7agqM . Info: Rodney Ivey, rodlivey -at- yahoo -dot- com, 256-899-5855 .

Aug 22, 4th Sunday, Christian Harmony singing, Tickanetley Primitive Baptist Church, Ellijay, GA. Singing 10-11; Preaching 11-12; Lunch 12-1; Singing 1-3. (Driving directions below.) Info: Paul Mooney, Jr., 706-273-3378 Directions: From Ellijay take Highway 52 east for about 16 miles. Turn Left (at Stanley Grocery) onto Roy Road. Follow it for about 8 miles as it winds. Turn right on Tickanetley Road. Watch for church signs. The church is on the right.

Aug 28-29, Lacy Memorial Singing, Fuller Cemetery, Ider AL 9:30 am Central Time, Info: Reba Dell Windom, brwindom -at- hotmail -dot- com, 256-632-6386.


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