The 10th Annual Old St. John's Singing

Old St. John's Historic Church
Rutherfordton, Rutherford County, North Carolina

Saturday, December 10, 2005

Selections from The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint), and
An Eclectic Harmony, Volume II, 2001 (tagged with `EH2').
Singers sometimes led two songs at a time.

Welcome - Larry Beveridge

Opening Prayer - John Hollingsworth

381D, Holy Manna - Larry Beveridge
63t, Condescension - Mary Baumeister
59b, Dove of Peace
137, Antioch - Scott Swanton
136, Sherburne
326, Royal Proclamation - Sharon Kellam

Memorial Lesson for Larry Olszewski - Larry Beveridge
12 (EH2), Paradise - Sharon Kellam, Memorial Song

129b, Christmas - Jane Spencer (for Mike Spencer who is undergoing treatment for Hodgkins Lymphoma)
123t, Rapturous Scene
346, Star in the East - Dorothy Lane
215t, In That Morning (by request)
89b, Northfield - Diane Eskenasy
51, Lonsdale
67b, Dundee - Betsy Shapira
29b (EH2), Hick's Farewell - Dan Huger
28 (EH2), Lovely Vine
342t, Blest Morn - Steve Walker
207t, Windham
68b, Arlington - Charles Lowery
129t, Coronation - Charles Lowery and Victoria Wellborn

Dinner Prayer - We sang the Doxology


280t, Zion - John Hollingsworth
189b, Retreat (at that point Dan Huger mentioned that Dr. Hollingsworth has been singing Christian Harmony all his life)
359, Wondrous Love - Carl Blozan
381A, Not Made with Hands
240, Morning Light - Tim Aldrich and Diane Eskenasy
246, The Good Physician - Chris Wilhelm
128t, Ninety-Fifth
86, Ortonville - Ken George
225b, Martin
71 (EH2), Mill Spring - Larry Beveridge (composed by Larry, by request)
198, Creation (for his mother Ann Beveridge)
72 (EH2), Chase High Road - Mary Baumeister (composed by Larry Beveridge)
282, Friendship
73 (EH2), 'Arance - Scott Swanton (composed by Scott)
55b, Idumea
147t, Fairfield - Sharon Kellam
171t, Sessions
70b, Brown - Dorothy Lane
117, Angel Band - Scott Swanton (for Mike Spencer)


Business - Larry Beveridge was elected to remain President of the Old St. John's Singing.

200b, Parting Hand - Scott Swanton

Closing Prayer - Steve Walker

Thank you to the Rutherford County Historical Society for the use of St. John's Historic Church. $100 was donated to the Rutherford County Historical Society by Christian Harmony singers during this singing and $150 was donated during the Amy Golightly Walker Memorial Singing School and All-Day Singing in October, 2005.

Minutes: Jane Spencer

2005 Minutes listing
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