On Sunday, August 18, Mt. Moriah Community Church in the Five Points Community will continue its longstanding tradition of hosting a singing.

According to Verna Armstrong of the church, it is the oldest singing in Marshall County. It dates back over to way over 100 years. She said that in the early days, the women brought tablecloths and they ate on the ground at and near the church.

The singing was started by Evergreen Johnson and because they had no tables, it was known then as the 3rd Sunday Singing on the Ground.

As the times went on, they set up tables outdoors. In the 1990s, the church built a fellowship hall that is cooled. This is the area where they serve the lunch nowadays.

A covered dish lunch will start at noon.

The special singing will include Fishermen Quartet. Everyone is invited to the event. It starts at 10:30 a.m., but lunch will be served at noon.

For more information, contact Verna Armstrong at 256-582-4479.

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