South Carolina State Singing in Memory of William Walker

Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC
10 April 2004

Christian Harmony and Sacred Harp

Officers for the day were Dr Harry Eskew, chair, Frances Carnell, arranging, and Dan Huger, secretary.

The opening prayer was offered by Joel Jones.

The morning session sung from Sacred Harp '91.
49 - Old Hundred, Dr Eskew
49b - Mear, Dan Huger
99 - Gospel Trumpet
313b - Cobb, Frances Carnell
270 - Confidence
276 - Bridgewater, Joel Jones
503b - Lloyd
354b - Happy Land, Hugh McGraw
481 - Novakoski, Leon Carnell
117 - Babylon is Fallen
569b - Sacred Throne, Mary Baumeister
56b - Villulia

Break

178 - Africa, Holly Corbett
35 - Saints Bound for Heaven
312b - Restoration (First), Bobbi Albert
225t - Reynolds
145t - Warrenton, Victoria Eastland
290 - Victoria
77b - Child of Grace, Brent Holcombe
460 - Sardis
77t - Holcombe, John Hollingsworth
38t - Winter, Dave Farmer
267 - Parting Friends (First)

Dr Eskew talked.

155 - Northfield, Dr Eskew
128 - The Promised Land
504 - Woodstreet, Dan Huger
384 - Panting for Heaven, Frances Carnell
284 - Garden Hymn, Hugh McGraw
78 - Stafford, Joel Jones

Dr Eskew posed the singers for photographs.

Dinner

The afternoon session was sung from Christian Harmony (Carolina book).
117 - Angel Band, Dr Eskew
103b - Fish Pond, Dan Huger
105b - Resignation
179t - Laurell, Joel Jones

John Hollingsworth led the memorial lesson for the departed; those remembered were Sarah Gramling, Pauline Margaret Hodges. Dottie McGraw was remembered as a shut-in.

Mr Hollingsworth led 76b - Night for the remembered.

Dan Huger closed the memorial lesson with prayer.

80b - Caddo, Mary Baumeister
254b - Sicily
246 - Star in the East, Leon Carnell
214 - Hosanna
26b - Avalon, Hugh McGraw
381A - Not Made with Hands, Bill Burns
SH'91 - 58 Pisgah, Victoria Eastland
SH'91 - 53 Jerusalem
158 - The Land of Rest, John Hollingsworth
171t - Sessions, Frances Carnell
369 - Easter Anthem, Dan Huger

Announcements
Thanks to Dr Gerald Thurmond, of Wofford, who arranged for us to have access, and gave up holiday time to do so.

The class adjourned to the grave of William Walker at nearby Magnolia Cemetery.
157 - Hallelujah
Closing prayer, and thanks for the life and work of William Walker, Dr Eskew.


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