Nan Herring Pavilion, Daniel Music Building, Furman University
Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina
Saturday, May 7, 2005
This singing uses The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition, and The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint). Leaders often led two songs at a time.
First morning session: Sacred Harp.
Chairman Frances Carnell called the singing to order, leading
34b, St. Thomas.
Opening prayer, John Plunkett.
34t, The Gospel Pool - Frances Carnell
31b, Webster - Lee Rogers
475, A Thankful Heart
479, Chester - Dan Huger
492, Invocation (Second) - John Plunkett
474, Mount Desert - Judy Mincey
38t, Winter - Dave Farmer
567, The Great Day
155, Northfield - Bill Burns
In business session, the previous year's officers were reelected:
Committees were appointed:
Second morning session: Christian Harmony.
245t, Bozrah - Mary Baumeister
Jean Osteen welcomed the singers to Furman.
171t, Sessions - Frances Carnell
204t, Prayer Meeting - Kitty Reusch
339, Samanthra - Diane Eskenasy
159t, The Saint's Delight - Caroline Parsons
185b, Corinth - Deborah Jones (with nephew David Jones)
289b, Happy Land
23b, Evening Hymn - John Hollingsworth
217, Jerusalem - Sarah Jane Thomas
267, Louisiana - Jane Spencer
116t, The Finest Flower
Blessing, John Plunkett
First afternoon session, Sacred Harp.
99, Gospel Trumpet - Dan Huger
178, Africa - Victoria Eastland
274t, The Golden Harp - Stephen Eastland
215, New Topia - Frances Carnell
328, Praise God
148, Jefferson - Jonathon Smith
85, The Morning Trumpet
51, My Home - Leon Carnell
376, Help Me to Sing - Chris Carnell
86, Poland - John Plunkett
64, Nashville - Mary Baumeister
164, Duane Street
504, Wood Street - Deborah Jones
107, Russia - Steve Walker
Second afternoon session: Christian Harmony.
261t, The Good Shepherd - Dan Huger
103b, Fish Pond
140, Edom - Diane Eskenasy
28t, Mocksville - Kitty Reusch
381C, Twilight is Falling
191b, Oh! Turn, Sinner - Sarah Jane Thomas
50, Cranbrook - Judy Mincey
136, Sherburne - Caroline Parsons
117, Angel Band
248b, Union - Jane Spencer
162t, Heavenly Light, or Eden - Lee Rogers
267 (SH), Parting Friends (First) - Dave Farmer
Closing prayer, John Hollingsworth.
It is a great room to sing in. The day was bright, but not too hot. There were about thirty-five singers at one time or the other....
Thank you again to Jean and John Gaston, for being such excellent hosts.
Minutes, thanks to Lee Rogers.