June 2022 Singings

Updated May 30, 2022

June 2, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, 1st Thursday Monthly Singing, Emory Presbyterian Church, 1886 North Decatur Rd, Atlanta GA 30307.

Directions: Half-mile west of the intersection of North Decatur Rd and Clairmont Rd, at the corner of North Decatur Rd and Westminster Way. Parking behind the church, off Westminster Way. Experienced and new singers, all are welcome. For COVID details, see https://bit.ly/3tYyqau Contact: David Brodeur, david -at- davidbrodeur -dot- com

June 4, Saturday before the 1st Sunday. Please note that the annual singing at Holly Springs will be

for this year. 9:30 am. Holly Springs Primitive Baptist Church, near Bremen. Take exit #11 from I-20, turn south on Hwy. 27, go just past the top of the hill, follow the road markings to make a U-turn, immediately turn right beside the BP service station, turn left on Holly Springs Road, go to the dead end and turn left into the churchyard. Info Philip Langley - charlie5186 -at- yahoo-dot-com

June 11, Saturday before the 2nd Sunday, 10:00 am Raymond Hamrick Memorial Georgian Harmony Singing, Roberta Civic Center, Roberta GA. Dinner on the grounds at noon. [You can still do Dutch Treat lunch if you prefer, sack lunch, or nearby eateries include Hudson's BBQ, Big Chick, if they are open]. Directions: From Atlanta, I-75 South to I-475 South. Turn right/west onto Hwy 80W (Eisenhower Parkway) to Roberta. Or, from Macon, take Hwy 80W to Roberta. In Roberta, turn left/south on N. Mathews Street. It becomes S. Mathews Street when you cross over Agency Street. The Civic Center (an old wooden church with good acoustics), is located at 93 South Mathews Street, just south of the old part of the town, next to the recycling center. S Mathews St is one block east of Highway 341. Contact info: Oscar McGuire . 478-955-6135 (text preferred) -

June 12, 2nd Sunday, 10:00 am Annual "June Singing" in Alpharetta, Alpharetta City Hall, 2 Park Plaza, Alpharetta, GA 30009. Singing will be in the Rotunda. Covered dish at noon. Parking is in front and to the side of the building and there is also a free parking deck. Directions: Take Ga. 400/U.S. 19 North to Exit 9, Haynes Bridge Road. Turn left onto Haynes Bridge Road. Turn left onto Old Milton Parkway, then right onto S. Main Street. The courthouse will be on the right. Info: Faye Holbrook, fholbrook218-@-gmail-dot-.com or Helen Bryson, 770-381-9093

June 16-17, Thursday and Friday before 3rd Sunday (no Saturday session),The 41st National Sacred Harp Convention will be held Thursday, June 16 and Friday, June 17, 2022, at the Birmingham Square Dance Association (BSDA) Friendship Hall, 1024 Old Walker Chapel Road, Fultondale, Alabama. Contact - glennkeeton-at-gmail-dot-com.

June 18, Saturday before the 3rd Sunday, 10:30 am, Christian Harmony (2010) Blue Ridge Primitive Baptist Church, 134 Hyden Tyler Road, Chatsworth, Georgia. Covered dish lunch at noon. Contact info - Greg Smith - gsmith.gsmith-at-outlook-dot-com

June 19, 3rd Sunday, 10:00 am, Hopewell Primitive Baptist Church, near Ephesus, GA. You are cordially invited to sing with us at Hopewell Primitive Baptist Church; 2227 Hopewell Road; Roopville, GA. This will be the 155th session. Take Georgia Hwy 100 (Exit 5 from I-20) south to Ephesus. Turn left onto Ephesus/ Roosterville Road, go 2.5 miles, turn right. We start at 10 AM. Contact: Karen Rollins krollins -at- westga -dot- edu

June 19, Third Sunday evening, Haygood Memorial United Methodist Church, 1015 E Rock Springs Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306. 6:30 for the Lesson. 7:00 to 9:00 PM for singing. Singing will be indoors unless conditions change. Masks are optional; vaccination is required. For COVID details, see https://bit.ly/3tYyqau Info: Amy Wells at 404-436-4522 or amyarmstrongmidwife -at- gmail -dot- com. Location in church TBD.

June 25, Saturday before the 4th Sunday, Salem United Methodist Church, Cherokee Co,AL. CANCELLED for 2022.

June 26, 4th Sunday, DeLong-Roberts Memorial Singing. This singing has been permanently canceled.

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