25th Annual South Carolina Singing in Memory of William Walker

Second Presbyterian Church, Spartanburg, SC
Saturday, 16 March 2019

Robert Kelley gave a brief introduction to shape notes, both seven shape and four shape systems.
Dave Farmer welcomed everyone and opened with
154, Happy Time
Leon Carnell gave the opening prayer.

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

Leaders:
359, Wondrous Love - Dave Farmer
44b, Dunlap's Creek - Rob Kelley
136, Sherburne - Mary Baumeister, IMO Clara Wheeler
168b, Sunrise - Bobbi Albert
383, Azmon - Bill Burns
51, Lonsdale - Diane Eskenasy
117, Angel Band - Avery Blatt
44t, Morning Sun - John Plunkett
143, Farther Along - Phil Perrin
510b, Invitation - Mike Spencer
386, Spartanburg - Chris Wilhelm
208b, French Broad - Jacob Lindler
544, Life's Troubles - Andy Morse
338t, How Firm a Foundation - Charity Rouse
336t, Sweet Harmony - Leon Carnell

Break

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

Leaders:
163b, China - Dave Farmer, as a Memorial Lesson for the departed
131b, Invocation - Rob Kelley
65, Sweet Prospect - Mary Baumeister
35, Saints Bound for Heaven - Bobbi Albert
551, Jacob's Vision - Bill Burns
155, Northfield - Diane Eskenasy and Avery Blatt
235, Long Sought Home - John Plunkett
127, Green Fields - Phil Perrin
141, Complainer - Mike Spencer
134, The Christian's Hope - Chris Wilhelm
556, Portland - Jacob Lindler
542, I'll Seek His Blessings - Andy Morse
49t, Old Hundred - Charity Rouse
477, Lord, We Adore Thee - Jeremiah Ledbetter
303, Heavenly Land - Barbara Brooks
39t, Detroit - Cody Brown
53, Jerusalem - Bob Ladwig
47b, Idumea - Leon Carnell

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 for Lunch - on our own

The first afternoon session was from The Christian Harmony, 2010 edition.

Leaders:
255, Watchman - Dave Farmer
445, Revelation - Rob Kelley
203, Cumberland - Mary Baumeister
396t, Adams - Bobbi Albert
131, Will You Meet Me? - Diane Eskenasy
157b, Hallelujah - Avery Blatt
139, The Wanderer's Grave - John Plunkett
184, Where We'll Never Grow Old - Phil Perrin
465t, Breaker - Mike Spencer
176, Heavenly Treasures - Chris Wilhelm
462t, Lotha - Jacob Lindler
158, The Land of Rest - Andy Morse
513, Lakeland - Charity Rouse
245, Bozrah - Leon
130b, Passing Away - Bob Ladwig
88, Pisgah - Dave Farmer (by request)

Break

The second afternoon session was from The Sacred Harp 1991 edition.

Leaders:
142, Stratfield - Dave Farmer
87, Sweet Canaan - Rob Kelley
275b, Roll On - Mary Baumeister
143, Pleyel's Hymn (First) - Bobbi Albert
200, Edom - Diane Eskenasy
354b, Happy Land - Avery Blatt
175, Highlands of Heaven - John Plunkett
30b, Prospect - Phil Perrin
207, Louisiana - Mike Spencer
217, Ballstown - Chris Wilhelm
410b, Mutual Love - Jacob Lindler
377, Eternal Praise - Andy Morse
480, Redemption - Jeremiah Ledbetter
274b, Roll Jordan - Barbara Brooks
282, I'm Going Home - Cody Brown
504, Wood Street - Bob Ladwig
470, The Mercy Seat - Dave Farmer

Announcements

Dave Farmer led
347, Christian's Farewell as the closing song.
Leon Carnell gave the closing prayer.

Minutes: Mary Baumeister

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


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