Etowah Fall Singing, 100th Year

Etowah Lions Club
Etowah, Henderson County, North Carolina

Saturday, September 1, 2007

Selections were from The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint) (songs untagged),
and The Christian Harmony ('Alabama book', Deason-Parris revision, 2002 printing) (songs tagged with 'AL')
Leaders often led two songs at a time.

Scott Swanton welcomed us to the singing and
Robert Varkony gave the opening prayer.

Scott opened the singing with
21, Webster

65 (AL), The Golden Hill
316 (AL), This Heavy Load
381A, Not Made with Hands
381B, Babylon is Fallen
174t, Prospect
158, The Land of Rest
128t, Ninety-Fifth
129b, Christmas
107 (AL), Resignation
248 (AL), Twilight is Falling
131 (AL), Will You Meet Me?
51, Lonsdale
89b, Northfield


88, Pisgah
381D, Holy Manna (as a memorial lesson for Bill Matthews)
129t, Coronation, with Scott Swanton
78b, New Britain
293, Lenox
67b, Dundee
269t, Restoration
270, Lena
213, The Sailor's Home
208b, French Broad

Dinner (Blessing - Diane Eskenasy)

171t, Sessions
135, Raymond
136, Sherburne, with Scott Swanton
137, Antioch
245t, Bozrah, with Don Wiley
26b, Ninety-Third
250, Realms of the Blest
58b, Primrose
55b, Idumea
321t, Olive Shade, with Seth Ligo
291b, Warrenton
117, Angel Band (as a memorial lesson for Ralph Banning)
299, Green Meadows


101t, An Address for All
111t, Minister's Farewell (for June, in honor of her father Quay Smathers)
359, Wondrous Love
64t, The Penitent's Prayer
70b, Brown
253 (AL), Is It Far?
217, Jerusalem
367, David's Lamentation
381A, Not Made with Hands
215t, In That Morning
360, The Saints Bound for Heaven
339, Samanthra
372 (AL), I Won't Turn Back
120t, The Lonesome Dove
214, Hosanna


200b, Parting Hand
Closing prayer, Don Wiley
Safe travels for those who sojourned to Guy Bankes' singing in Pennsylvania.

Many Thanks to the Etowah Lions Club and Mr. Jimmie Cantrell for making this fine space available to us!

There were thirty-some singers; it was a fine singing!
The day was warm and overcast.

Minutes: Mary Baumeister

2007 Minutes listing
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September 2007

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