7th Annual Nan Herring (Furman) Singing

Herring Pavilion, Daniel Music Building
Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina

Saturday, May 8, 2004

Christian Harmony & Sacred Harp

The singing was called to order by Vice Chairman Dan Huger (acting for Chairman Frances Carnell, unable to attend the singing) leading Christian Harmony page 210t, Old Hundred. John Hollingsworth offered the opening prayer, and Jean O. Gaston welcomed the class. Books used were Christian Harmony ("Carolina book"), Sacred Harp (1991), and Eclectic Harmony (Vol 2); in the opening session, all songs were from Christian Harmony.

58b Primrose - Dan Huger
21 Webster - Lee Rogers
51 Lonsdale
280t Zion - John Hollingsworth
162t Heavenly Light (Eden)
88 Pisgah - Bill Hogan
128t Ninety-Fifth
323b Angels Singing - John Plunkett
283 Willowby
80t Caddo - Mary Baumeister
81b Whitney
141b Detroit - Chip Mays
249t Green Fields
255t Watchman - Anita Landess
81t Maitland
293 Lenox - Bill Burns


139b Suffield - Dan Huger

In a business session, the previous year's officers were reelected: Chairman - Frances Carnell; Vice Chairman - Dan Huger; Secretary - Lee Rogers; Chaplin - John Plunkett. The officers appointed the following committees: Arranging - Dan Huger; Finance - Bill Hogan; Locating/Hospitality - Jean Osteen Gaston and John Gaston.

The next section was sung from "The Sacred Harp".

178 Africa - Chris Berg
267 Parting Friends
155 Northfield - Diane Eskenasy
200 Edom
71 Leander - Steve Walker
107 Russia
61 Sweet Rivers - Becky Walker
480 Redemption
145t Warrenton - Sarah Jane Thomas
59 Holy Manna

Blessing, John Plunkett

66 (EH 2) "10,000 Charms" - Dan Huger
270 Confidence - Lee Rogers
424 Sweet Union
409 Promised Day - John Hollingsworth
401 Cuba
47b Idumea - Bill Hogan
475 A Thankful Heart
282 I'm Going Home - John Plunkett
236 Easter Anthem
569b Sacred Throne - Mary Baumeister
56b Villulia
344 Rainbow - Chip Mays
474 Mount Desert
164 Duane Street - Anita Landess


The final session sung from Christian Harmony.

103b Fish Pond - Dan Huger
339 Samanthra - Diane Eskenasy
198 Creation
217 Jerusalem - Steve Walker
281b Palmetto
105b Resignation - Becky Walker
86 Ortonville
245t Bozrah - Sarah Jane Thomas
216b Social Band
78 New Britain, Lester Good and Dan Huger

Announcements; including special thanks to Furman University, and to Mrs Jean O. Gaston.

200b Parting Hand
Closing prayer, John Plunkett

Minutes thanks to Lee Rogers

2004 Minutes listing
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13 May 2004

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