24th Annual South Carolina Singing in Memory of William Walker

Second Presbyterian Church, Spartanburg, SC
Saturday, 17 March 2018

Robert Kelley gave a brief introduction to shape notes, both seven shape and four shape systems.
Frances Carnell opened the singing with
72b, Bellevue, from the Sacred Harp
Leon Carnell offered the opening prayer

The first morning session was from The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition.

Leaders:
47t, Primrose - Frances Carnell
128, The Promised land - Dave Farmer
139, Elysian - Mary Baumeister
155, Northfield - Diane Eskenasy
274b, Roll Jordan - Leslie Booher
127, Green Fields - Phil Perrin
125, Expression - Bill Burns
35, Saints Bound for Heaven - Bobbi Albert
31b, Webster - John Plunkett
32b, Distress - Eli Snyder
213t, The Good Old Way - Chris Wilhelm
143, Pleyel's Hymn (First) - Robert Kelley, IMO Agnes Roberts
65, Sweet Prospect - Robert Ladwig
278t, Love Shall Never Die - Mike Spencer
63, Coronation - Charity Rouse
47b, Idumea - Leon Carnell
59, Holy Manna - Mike Nichols

Break

The second morning session was from The Christian Harmony, 2010 edition.

Leaders:
252, The Sufferings of Christ - Frances Carnell
86b, Hicks' Farewell - Dave Farmer
348, We've a Mansion in Heaven - Mary Baumeister
51, Lonsdale - Diane Eskenasy
544, Life's Troubles - Leslie Booher
88, Pisgah - Phil Perrin
306, Middlebury - Bill Burns
396t, Adams - Bobbi Albert
386, Spartanburg - John Plunkett
317, The Christian Soldier - Eli Snyder
466, The Mercy-Seat - Chris Wilhelm
144b, Walk With God - Rob Kelley
465t, Breaker - Mike Spencer
338t, How Firm a Foundation - Charity Rouse
460t, Bohemia - Leon Carnell
157, Hallelujah - Mike Nichols

Break for Lunch - on our own

The first afternoon session was from The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition.

Leaders:
70b, Save, Mighty Lord - Frances Carnell
168, Cowper - Dave Farmer with Tyler Scruggs
157, Essay - Mary Baumeister
181, Exit - Diane Eskenasy
473, Carmarthen - Leslie Booher
354b, Happy Land - Phil Perrin
186, Sherburne - Bill Burns
408, Weeping Mary - Bobbi Albert
38t, Winter - John Plunkett
203, Florida - Eli Snyder
163t, Morning - Chris Wilhelm
103, Animation - Rob Kelley
410b, Mutual Love - Jonathan Wood
53, Jerusalem - Robert Ladwig
207, Louisiana - Mike Spencer
46, Let Us Sing - Charity Rouse
198, Green Street - Leon Carnell
324, North Port - Mike Nichols
276, Bridgewater - Frances Carnell with Bruce Heimburger (by request)

Business Meeting: We agreed to keep the same officers for 2019: Frances Carnell, Chairman; Dave Farmer, Vice-Chairman; Bobbi Albert, Treasurer; Mary Baumeister, Secretary.

Break

The second afternoon session was from The Christian Harmony 2010 edition.

Leaders:
232t, Heavenly Armor - Frances Carnell
208b, French Broad - Dave Farmer
521, Darwell - Mary Baumeister
117, Angel Band - Diane Eskenasy and Avery Blatt
164t, Convict - Leslie Booher
143, Farther Along - Phil Perrin
541, Resignation - Bobbi Albert
515, Olive Shade - John Plunkett
231, Indian's Farewell - Eli Snyder
318, The Martial Trumpet - Chris Wilhelm
449, Cosmer - Rob Kelley
103, Derrick - Jonathan Wood
346, Star in the East - Robert Ladwig
165, Babylon is Fallen - Mike Nichols

By request, from the Sacred Harp:
236, Easter Anthem - John Plunkett

Announcements

Frances Carnell led 267 from the Sacred Harp, Parting Friends (First) as the closing song.
John Plunkett gave the closing prayer.

Minutes: Mary Baumeister

We are grateful to Second Presbyterian for letting us use this space.


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