April 2022 Atlanta Sacred Harp Newsletter
Some good opportunities to sing this month!
Please note the special opportunity to sing for Malinda Snow’s retirement party on the 28th.
***Apr. 3, 1st Sunday, 9:30 am Central Time, Edwardsville Baptist Church, Edwardsville, AL. 6 miles west of Fruithurst, just off U.S. Hwy. 78 (about 10 miles west of the Georgia - Alabama line).***
Apr. 7, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, 1st Thursday Monthly Singing, Robinson Fellowship Hall, behind 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. Contact: David Brodeur, david -at- davidbrodeur -dot- com or Lisa Bennett, (404) 402-9562, AtlantaSinging -at- gmail -dot- com.
Apr. 8, Friday evening before the second Sunday, 6:30 pm, Elder Homer Benefield, Katherine Benefield, and Mildred Johnson Memorial. Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church, 225 Shiloh Church Rd, Waco, GA. Info: Cecil Roberts (770) 574-7832
Apr. 9, Saturday before the 2nd Sunday, 9:00 am Central Time. State Line Church, Canceled for 2022.
Apr. 16, Saturday before 3rd Sunday, 10:00 am, Middle Georgia Sacred Harp Singing, Union Primitive Baptist Church, Goggans, GA. On Johnstonville Rd between I-75 and Barnesville. Info: Oscar McGuire . 478-955-6135 (text preferred)
***Apr. 17, 3rd Sunday, 9:30 am Central Time, Old Harmony Church Singing, Abernathy, AL. Approximately 10 miles east of Heflin, AL. From I-20, take exit 210 (Ranburne/Muscadine exit), turn south (right) on County Rd. 60, go 1 mile; church will be on the right.***
Apr. 17, 3rd Sunday evening, Haygood United Methodist Church 1015 E Rock Springs Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306. 6:30-8:30 pm. Plan to meet in the Fellowship Hall. Info: Amy Wells at 404-436-4522 or amyarmstrongmidwife -at- gmail -dot- com for additional information.
Apr. 23, Saturday before the 4th Sunday, April 23, Saturday, Atlanta All-Day Sacred Harp Singing. Outdoors at Westside Park Pavilion, rain or shine. https://bit.ly/3FPvDEh 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM, with dinner on the grounds at noon. Masks are optional; vaccination is required. For details, see https://bit.ly/3tYyqau Chair: Andy Ditzler, andy ^at^ andyditzler +dot+ com
***April 24, Apr. 28, 4th Sunday, 9:30 am Central Time, Alewine-Laminack Memorial, St. Michael Lutheran Church, 2213 County Rd. 14, Fruithurst (Cleburne County), AL. Take US 78 to Fruithurst, turn north (County Road 35) at Post Office, go to County Road 49, follow it north to County Road 14 (Rosewood Community), turn right, go about 2 miles, church is on the left. GPS: 33.815000, -85.406839.***
April 28, Thursday, 4:30 to 6:30 PM. We'd like to sing for Dr. Malinda Snow's retirement party at GSU. Please contact David B if you'd like to participate: david ^at* davidbrodeur *dot^ com Parking passes in the neighborhood are available, and it is convenient to the 5 Points MARTA Station. Thursday, 28 April 2022, 4:30 to 6:30, Creative Media Industries Institute (CMII), Third Floor Screening Room, Georgia State University, 25 Park Place, Atlanta 30303.
*** I’m not sure if these singings will take place this year. Please contact: Cecil Roberts (770) 574-7832 to confirm.***