The 8th Annual Greene County New Harp of Columbia Singing

New Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church
near Greeneville, Greene County, Tennessee

Saturday, May 31, 2008

Don Wiley has posted some video clips from this New Harp of Columbia singing:

The singing used New Harp of Columbia, Restored Edition, 2001 (some songs tagged with 'NHC'), and The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint) (songs tagged with 'CHw'). In NHC, song numbers beginning with 'A' are found in the Appendix.

Jeff Farr gave the opening prayer, then declared
first morning session to be NHC.
107, Holy Manna - Don Wiley
180, Whitestown - Dan Huger
35, Ninety-Fifth - Gid Fryer
110, North Salem - Tina Becker
25, Ninety-Third - Julianne Wiley
154, Yarmouth - Chris Wilhelm
18, Windham - Virginia Douglas
47, The Promised Land - Ann Strange - In Memoriam L Olzsewski
94, Devizes - Jeff Farr
151, Pleyel's Hymn (Second) - Claudia Dean
43, Pleasant Hill - Mary Baumeister
109, Bruce's Address - Nancy Olsen

Second morning session from Christian Harmony
128b, Hester - Don Wiley
106, Sweet Rivers - Dan Huger
87b, Hicks' Farewell - Tina Becker
41t, Mediation - Julianne Wiley
169b, Devotion (First) - Chris Wilhelm
59t, Mear - Virginia Douglas
35b, Boylston - Ann Strange
245t, Bozrah - Jeff Farr
291b, Warrenton - Wyatt Farr
103b, Fish Pond - Claudia Dean
174t, Prospect - Mary Baumeister
117, Angel Band - Martha Sullivan, for her friend, Nancy McGaha
339, Samanthra - Nancy Olsen
67b, Dundee - Chris Wilhelm


The afternoon session was "Leader's Choice".
A184b (NHC), The Church Bell - Jeff Farr, for Lucy Heyerman
68t (NHC), Paradise - Don Wiley
208 (NHC), Ode on Science - Dan Huger
115 (NHC), Northfield - Tina Becker
80b (NHC), Shawmut - Virginia Douglas
146 (NHC), Edom - Julianne Wiley
114t (NHC), Zion - Chris Wilhelm
61 (NHC), Leander - Ann Strange
83 (NHC), Kingwood - Jeff Farr
A21 (NHC), Consolation - Claudia Dean
204t (CHw), Prayer Meeting - Martha Sullivan
101 (NHC), Winter - Mary Baumeister
381B (CHw), Babylon is Fallen - Nancy Olsen
214 (CHw), Hosanna - Don Wiley


"Ruth: Phillips"; "The Wedding Hymn: Ingalls" - preparation for J Shipp's wedding in July
11 (NHC), Old Hundred - Nancy Olsen
Closing prayer

There were some twenty singers.
A collection was made for the church.
The weather was bright and warm.

Minutes by Dan Huger

2008 Minutes listing
Christian Harmony HomePage
June 2008

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