The 12th Annual Old St. John's Singing

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

Saturday, December 8, 2007

Most selections from The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint), with some from
The Christian Harmony ('Alabama book', Deason-Parris revision, 2002 printing) (tagged with `AL').

Chair Larry Beveridge greeted the singers, and led
381D, Holy Manna
Opening prayer - Eddie Mash
111t, Minister's Farewell - Larry Beveridge
318, The Martial Trumpet - Jane Spencer
245t, Bozrah - June Jolley
250, Realms of the Blest - John Hollingsworth
255t, Watchman - Lee Rogers
136, Sherburne - Roger Keane
267, Louisiana - Michael Spencer
293, Lenox - Tina Becker
217, Jerusalem - Sarah Jane Thomas
58b, Primrose - Chris Berg
306, Middlebury - Sharon Kellam
128b, Hester - Don Wiley
378, Mount Hope - Robert Kelley


64t, The Penitent's Prayer - Mary Baumeister
127, Ocean - Diane Eskenasy
381A, Not Made with Hands - Carl Blozan
323b, Angels Singing - John Plunkett
198, Creation - Andy Morse
214, Hosanna - Jonathon Smith
“Beautiful Star of Bethlehem” - Ken George (handout)
269t, Restoration - Jeff Farr
54b, Newingham - Chris Wilhelm
Blessing - Doxology (Old 100th), Larry Beveridge


26b, Ninety-Third - Jane Spencer
332, Babylonian Captivity - Eddie Mash
291b, Warrenton - Charles Lowery
58t, Liverpool - Nathan Rees
289b, Happy Land - Cleo Farr
235, Faithful Soldier - Dorothy Lane
178b, Duke Street - Julianne Wiley
258, Thorny Desert - Dan Huger
316 (AL), This Heavy Load - Larry Beveridge
87t, Zerah - Jane Spencer
346, Star in the East - June Jolley
280t, Zion - John Hollingsworth
264, Harwell - Lee Rogers
67b, Dundee - Roger Keane
23b, Evening Hymn - Michael Spencer


74t, Zanesville - Dan Huger
367, David's Lamentation - Tina Becker
299, Green Meadows - Sarah Jane Thomas
184 (AL), Where We'll Never Grow Old - Sharon Kellam
131 (AL), Will You Meet Me? - Don Wiley
157, Hallelujah - Robert Kelley
51, Lonsdale - Diane Eskenasy
359, Wondrous Love - Carl Blozan
304, Blue Vale of Naucoochee - John Plunkett
156, Repentance - Andy Morse
361, Solemn Thought - Jonathon Smith
137, Antioch - Ken George
270, Lena - Jeff Farr
278, Lakeland - Chris Wilhelm
172 (AL), The Grand Highway - Jane Spencer
103b, Fish Pond - Eddie Mash
174t, Prospect - Nathan Rees
171t, Sessions - Dorothy Lane
254b, Sicily - Julianne Wiley
89t, Brightest Days, or Elevation - Dan Huger

Announcements: in particular -Camp DoReMi 2008 set for 7–10 August, Camp Wildacres, Little Switzerland, NC

200b, Parting Hand
Closing prayer, Don Wiley

There were more than 45 participants.
The weather was quite warm, clear in the morning, covered after noon.

A very kind thank-you to Rutherford County Historical Society, for the use the building, and to Dot Lane and Jane Spencer for the arrangements. A hat was passed for donations.

Minutes: Mary Baumeister

2007 Minutes listing
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