The 21st Annual St John's Singing

St. John's Historic Church
Rutherfordton, Rutherford County, North Carolina
Saturday, 10 December, and Sunday, 11 December, 2016

The singing was convened by Jane Cannon and Dorothy Lane leading 105t, Tender Care.
John Hollingsworth opened with prayer and Dorothy Lane welcomed the class.
The following lessons were led from The Christian Harmony, 2010 Ed.:

65, The Golden Hill - Chris Wilhelm
202, Immensity - Claudia Dean
138, Rest in the Kingdom - Ashley Bowen
509b, The Good Shepherd - Roger Keene
109, Not Made With Hands - David Wilson
51, Lonsdale (by request) - Diane Eskenasy
67b, Dundee - Jonathan Wood
86t, Ortonville - Ben Shirley
58b, Primrose - Chris Berg
346, Star in the East - Robert Kelley
255, Watchman - Leslie Booher
443, Christmas - Bill Hollingsworth
48, Mount Helicon - John Plunkett
73b, Downs - Mary Baumeister (for Wanda Mount)
458, Rolland - Michael Walker
465t, Breaker - Bradley Knoke & Lesley Bush of Rutherford County Historical Society
63t, Condescension - Eli Snyder
117, Angel Band - Phil Perrin

BREAK

Jane Cannon opened the second session with 64, Youthful Blessings.
142, The Solid Rock - Corinne Ducey
493b, Day-Star - Michael Spencer
276, Worlds Beyond the Sky - Shannon Primm
316, This Heavy Load - Patrick Friesen
184, Where We'll Never Grow Old - Marty Hubert
513, Lakeland - Chris Wilhelm
401b, Euphrates - Claudia Dean
137, Antioch - Ashley Bowen
245, Bozrah - Roger Keene
180, The Sinless Summerland - David Wilson
126, Ocean - Diane Eskenasy
419t, Rockingham - Jonathan Wood
246, The Good Physician - Ben Shirley

The class was dismissed for lunch.
Shannon Primm returned thanks for the bountiful provisions.

Afternoon singing began with Jane Cannon leading 166, What Can I Do?
507t, Union - Chris Berg
195, Garden - Maddy Mulaney
214, Hosanna - John Hollingsworth
389, Crown of Victory - Robert Kelley
544, Life's Troubles - Leslie Booher
230b, Amboy - Bill Hollingsworth
383, Azmon - John Plunkett
418t, Chimes - Mary Baumeister
43, The Heavenly Throng - Michael Walker
74, God's Helping Hand - Eli Snyder
143, Farther Along - Phil Perrin
397b, Bedan - Michael Spencer
372, I Won't Turn Back - Corinne Ducey
198, News From the Skies - Shannon Primm
63b, Pardoning Love - Patrick Friesen
477, Park Street - Marty Hubert
548, Macedonia - Chris Wilhelm (for Hollingsworth family)
403t, New Year - Claudia Dean

BREAK

Jane Cannon led 103, Derrick, to bring the class back.
413b, Barby - Roger Keene
359, Wondrous Love - Ginny Faust
313, Bruce's Address - Jonathan Wood
347, Portuguese Hymn - Ben Shirley
393b, China - Maddy Mulaney
53b, No Parting There - Bradley Knoke
123, Rapturous Scene - Michael Walker
90, Brightest Days - Shannon Primm
336, Sweet Harmony - Claudia Dean
543, Chase High Road - Leslie Booher & Gaea Singer
534, Angels Singing - John Plunkett
268, Come Ye to the Waters - Eli Snyder
232t, Heavenly Armor - Mary Baumeister

Announcements were made.
Jane Cannon and Dorothy Lane led 11, Minister's Farewell as the last song.
Jonathan Wood closed the singing in prayer.

On December 11 all selections were from The Sacred Harp, 1991 Ed.
Jane Cannon opened the class with 36b, Ninety-Fifth.
Shannon Primm led in prayer.
481, Novakoski - Chris Wilhelm
81b, Cookham - Jonathan Wood
276, Bridgewater - David Wilson
65, Sweet Prospect - Jonathon Smith
47t, Primrose - Shannon Primm
124, Lover of the Lord - Mary Baumeister
374, Oh, Sing With Me - Nathan Rees
113, The Prodigal Son - Ben Shirley
144, Jubilee - Lisa Bennett
152, Shepherds Rejoice - Eli Snyder
84, Amsterdam - Dave Farmer
461, Shining Star - David Smead
134, The Christian's Hope - Bradley Knoke
213b, Warning - Claudia Dean
289, Greensborough - Michael Spencer
306, Oxford - Robert Kelley
492, Invocation - Judy Mincey
34b, St. Thomas - Chris Wolf
207, Louisiana - Michael Walker
421, Sweet Morning - Miriam Delirium & Corinne Ducey
30b, Prospect - Corinne Ducey
83b, The Dying Minister - Patrick Friesen

BREAK

Jane Cannon led 390, New Prospect to open the second morning session.
38t, Winter - Jonathan Wood & George Love
473, Carmarthen - Chris Wilhelm
49b, Mear - David Wilson
215, New Topia - Jonathon Smith
29b, Tribulation - Shannon Primm
285t, Arnold - Mary Baumeister
431, New Bethany - Ben Shirley
225b, Christmas Anthem - Nathan Rees
186, Sherburne - Lisa Bennett
223, Portuguese Hymn - Dave Farmer
273, Milford - David Smead
153, Resurrection - Bradley Knoke
360, The Royal Band - Claudia Dean
308, Parting Friends - Michael Spencer
232, Baptismal Anthem - Robert Kelley
394, The Messiah's Praise - Judy Mincey
282, I'm Going Home - Chris Wolf and Jenny Finn
292, Behold the Savior - Michael Walker
277, Antioch - Miriam Delirium & Jane Cannon
371, Heavenly Dove - Corinne Ducey
200, Edom - Patrick Friesen
Nathan Rees gave thanks for the noon meal.

LUNCH

To bring the class back, Jane Cannon led 441, Raymond.
448t, Consecration - Chris Wilhelm (for William Simmerly)
28t, Aylesbury - Jonathan Wood
40, Lenox - David Wilson
351, Pittsford - Jonathon Smith
455, Soar Away - Ben Shirley
304, Morgan - Nathan Rees & Jonathon Smith
538, Hampton - Lisa Bennett
192, Schenectady - Dave Farmer
545, The Pilgrim's Way - Eli Snyder
546, My Brightest Days - David Smead
64, Nashville - Claudia Dean
570, Farewell to All - Michael Spencer
412, New Hosanna - Robert Kelley
288, White - Shannon Primm
311, Silver Street - Judy Mincey
428, World Unknown - Chris Wolf
505, Where Ceaseless Ages Roll - Miriam Delirium
475, A Thankful Heart - Michael Walker
527, My Life and Breath - Corinne Ducey
172, Harmony - Patrick Friesen
354b, Happy Land - Phil Perrin

BREAK

To begin the final afternoon session, Jane Cannon led 213t, The Good Old Way.
382, Coston - Chris Wolf and Michael Spencer
107, Russia - Dave Farmer & Robert Kelley
506, The Ark - Lisa Bennett & David Smead
39b, Sharpsburg - David Wilson & Jonathan Wood
176b, Blooming Youth - Corinne Ducey & Patrick Friesen
75, I Would See Jesus - Shannon Primm & Eli Snyder
354t, Lebanon - Judy Mincey & Ben Shirley
103, Animation - Nathan Rees & Michael Walker
271t, Arkansas - Miriam Delirium & Chris Wolf
35, Saints Bound for Heaven - Phil Perrin
358, Murillo's Lesson - Jim Tom Richardson & Judy Mincey (In memory of Berniece Thomas)

Following announcements Jane Cannon closed with 146, Hallelujah, and Bradley Knoke gave the final prayer.

Officers: Jane Cannon, President; Dorothy Lane, Vice-President; Chris Wilhelm, Secretary


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