Raising their voices: Hymn sings remain a summer tradition at Emory Grove

A bell peals calling the faithful to gather under an open-air Tabernacle in front of a stage bedecked with green bunting. Thick green hymn books are passed out to attendees seated on sturdy wooden benches. Volunteers place lemonade and snacks on long tables. Every summer for 43 years, this scene...

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