The 20th Annual Old St John's Singing

St. John's Historic Church
Rutherfordton, Rutherford County, North Carolina
Saturday, 12 December and Sunday, 13 December 2015

All selections on Saturday were from The Christian Harmony, 2010 Ed..
The class was convened with Jane Spencer and Dorothy Lane leading 345, The Shepherd's Star. After John Plunkett led in prayer Dorothy Lane welcomed the singers.
356, Morning Song - Chris Wilhelm
61t, North Carolina - Mike Richards
477, Park Street - John Plunkett
111b, Judkins - Steve Cackley
139, The Wanderer's Grave - Jonathan Wood
281b, Palmetto - Roger Keene
131, Will You Meet Me? - Chris Coughlin
380, Christian Song - John Hollingsworth
54, My Trust - Eli Snyder
402b, Kelso - Don Wiley
67b, Dundee - David Wilson
56t, America - Mary Baumeister, for Kitty Reusch
105b, Hamburg - Tarik Wareh
428, Zerah - Bill Hollingsworth
157, Hallelujah - Ashley Bowen
160, The Saint's Delight - Julianne Wiley
490, Creation - Diane Eskenasy
413b, Barby - Claudia Dean

BREAK

Chris Coughlin brought the group back with 258, Thorny Desert.
103, Derrick - Shannon Primm
137, Antioch - Patty Wareh
455b, Rockbridge - Emma Swartz
143, Farther Along - Marty Hubert
133, Juniata - Cora Wareh
214, Hosanna - Ben Fink
313, Bruce's Address - Michael Walker
547, Higher Ground - Judy Mincey
419t, Patrick Friesen - Rockingham
172, The Grand Highway - Faiz Wareh
310t, Our Journey Home - Michael Spencer
342, Blest Morn - Steve Walker
420, Cambridge - Jonathan Wood
507t, Union - Don Wiley
493b, Day-Star - John Plunkett
180, The Sinless Summerland - David Wilson
John Hollingsworth returned thanks for the noon meal and the class adjourned.

LUNCH

Michael Walker began the afternoon session with 129, Coronation.
128t, Hester - Steve Cacklin
209, The Lord's Supper - Tarik Wareh
245, Bozrah - Roger Keene
534, Angels Singing - Chris Wilhelm
85, Mercy Seat - Ashley Bowen
369, Easter Anthem - Bill Hollingsworth
207b, Meditation - Eli Snyder
64, Youthful Blessings - Jane Spencer
126, Ocean - Diane Eskenasy
91, There is a Fountain - Patty Wareh
402t, Olive Leaf - Mary Baumeister
206, Prayer Meeting - Marty Hubert
443, Christmas - Julianne Wiley
60, What Did He Do? - Faiz Wareh
316, This Heavy Load - Chris Coughlin
136, Sherburne - Shannon Primm
349, Redemption - Emma Swartz
333, Night is Coming - Cora Wareh
548, Macedonia - John Hollingsworth
355, Homeward Bound - Patrick Friesen

BREAK

117, Angel Band - Jane Spencer
51, Lonsdale - Ben Fink
190, Salutation - Claudia Dean
401b, Euphrates - Michael Spencer
87, The Promised Land - Jonathan Gaylord
171, Sessions - Dorothy Lane
486t, Retreat - Steve Walker
492b, Supplication - Michael Walker
332, Babylon Captivity - Judy Mincey, for Jonathon Smith
432b, Fish Pond - Mike Richards
Jane Spencer and Dorothy Lane led 231, Indian's Farewell, as the last song and
Jonathan Wood closed the singing with prayer.

Secretary: Chris Wilhelm

The Sacred Harp singing on Sunday, December 13 was opened by Jane Spencer leading 171, Exhortation and 33b, Abbeville.
26, Samaria - Mary Baumeister
27, Bethel
225b, Christmas Anthem - Jonathan Wood
306, Oxford
504, Wood Street - Andrew Windham
108b, The Traveler
178, Africa - David Wilson
40, Lenox
77t, The Child of Grace - Emma Swartz
217, Ballstown
393, Alexander - Michael Spencer
166b, Still Better
70t, Gainsville - Patty Wareh and Diane Rankin
36b, Ninety-fifth
230, Converting Grace - Claudia Dean
333, Family Circle
390, New Prospect - Leslie Booher
473, Carmarthen
484, Heavenly Union - Faiz Wareh
292, Behold the Savior

BREAK

Michael Walker brought the group back with 207, Louisiana.
475, A Thankful Heart - Patrick Friesen
273, Milford
152, Shepherds Rejoice - Robert Kelley
412, New Hosanna
50b, Humility - Judy Mincey
474, Mount Desert
489, The Savior's Call - Steve Cackley
213b, Warning
58, Pisgah - Cora Wareh
102, Fulfillment
214, Repentance - Chris Wolf
274b, Roll Jordan
426t, Kelley - Tarik Wareh and Debbie Foster
344, Rainbow
550, Blissful Dawning - Mike Richards
534, New Georgia
138b, Ogletree - Michael Walker
283, Sabbath Morning
140, Sweet Solitude - Shannon Primm
111b, To Die No More
421, Sweet Morning - Chris Coughlin
522, Ye Heedless Ones
491, Oh, What Love - Chris Wilhelm
228, Marlborough
Michael Walker returned thanks for FaSoLa, our fellow singers and the noon meal.

LUNCH

134, The Christian's Hope - Jane Spencer
340, Odem - Mary Baumeister
47b, Idumea - Jonathan Wood
163b, China - David Wilson
521, Parting Friends - Emma Swartz
308, Parting Friends - Michael Spencer
282, I'm Going Home - Patty Wareh
121, Florence - Claudia Dean
38b, Windham - Leslie Booher
451, Mary's Grief and Joy - Faiz Wareh
189, Montgomery - Patrick Friesen
461, Shining Star - Robert Kelley
180, Vermont - Judy Mincey
502, A Charge to Keep - Steve Cackley
481, Novakoski - Cora Wareh
319, Religion is a Fortune - Chris Wolf
61, Sweet Rivers - Tarik Wareh
151, Symphony - Mike Richards
380, Lawrenceburg - Michael Walker
126, Babel's Streams- Shannon Primm
376, Help Me to Sing - Chris Coughlin
81b, Cookham - Chris Wilhelm

BREAK

Dorothy Lane led 455, Soar Away, to bring the group back.
500, Living Hope - Jane Spencer
369, Send a Blessing - Mary Baumeister
300, Calvary - Jonathan Wood
276, Bridgewater - David Wilson
420b, Bishop - Michael Spencer
99, Gospel Trumpet - Patty Wareh
266, Kingwood - Claudia Dean
154, Rest for the Weary - Leslie Booher
446, Infinite Day - Faiz Wareh
186, Sherburne - Robert Kelley
279, The Shepherd's Flock - Judy Mincey
321, Newnan - Steve Cackley
535, Shawmut - Cora Wareh
267, Parting Friends - Chris Wolf
69b, Farewell to All - Tarik Wareh
436, Morning Sun - Mike Richards
31t, Ninety-third Psalm - Michael Walker
47t, Primrose - Shannon Primm
549b, Phillips Farewell - Chris Wilhelm
Jane Spencer and Dorothy Lane led 382, Coston. Dorothy Lane gave the final prayer.
A number of singers later sang several songs at the nearby gravesite of Amy Golightly Walker.

President--Jane Spencer, Vice-President--Dorothy Lane, Secretary--Jane Spencer & Chris Wilhelm.


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