The 36th Annual Mountain Heritage Day Singing

Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, Jackson County, North Carolina

Saturday, September 25, 2010

The morning session was sung from The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition. Singers often led two songs at a time.

Dan Huger opened the singing with 49b, Mear.
Ed Smith gave the opening prayer.
61, Sweet Rivers - Charlene Wallace
75, I Would See Jesus
473, Carmarthen - Sandra Wilkinson
282, I'm Going Home

Dr. James Dooley welcomed the singers to the Western Carolina Campus, the 36th Annual Mountain Heritage Day Singing, and led
127, Green Fields
479, Chester - Judy Mincey
347, Christian's Farewell
32t, Corinth - Jane Spencer
33b, Abbeville
101t, Canaan's Land - Ed Smith
222, Ocean
30b, Prospect - Mary Baumeister
31t, Ninety-Third Psalm
105, Jewett - Nathan Rees
186, Sherburne
87, Sweet Canaan - Wanda Queen
45t, New Britain
155, Northfield - Diane Eskenasy
200, Edom
129, Heavenly Armor - Jonathon Smith
215, New Topia
59, Holy Manna - Mike Nichols
128, The Promised Land
312b, Restoration (First) - Steve Walker
107, Russia
164, Duane Street - Barbara Denson
373, Homeward Bound
159, Wondrous Love - Carl Blozan
144, Jubilee - Sandra Whittle
147t, Boylston - Robert Varkony
47b, Idumea - Ralph Parker

Hugh McGraw led a small business meeting; Judy Mincey was elected chair of the Sacred Harp portion of this singing for next year.

25, Fire Alarm - Hugh McGraw
285b, Land of Rest - Nathan Rees
110, Mount Vernon
390, New Prospect - Jane Spencer
448t, Consecration - Jonathon Smith
269, Bear Creek - Dan Huger
180, Vermont - Judy Mincey
Lunch blessing - Ed Smith

Lunch, kindly provided by the university.

The afternoon session was sung from The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint), with two songs from The Christian Harmony ('Alabama book', Deason-Parris revision, 2002 printing) (tagged with `AL').

Mike Nichols welcomed the singers. Dr. Dooley welcomed the group to the campus.
255t, Watchman - James Dooley
61t, North Carolina - Dan Huger
46t, The Hill of Zion - Mary Baumeister
217, Jerusalem - Jane Spencer
51, Lonsdale - Diane Eskenasy
82b (AL), Gospel Waves - Ralph Parker
258, Thorny Desert - Ed Smith
289b, Happy Land - Wanda Queen
50, Cranbrook - Judy Mincey
381A, Not Made with Hands - Carl Blozan
291b, Warrenton - Becky Walker
231b, Indian's Farewell - Jonathon Smith
141, Detroit - Steve Walker
261t, The Good Shepherd - Nathan Rees and Cassandra Hall
103b, Fish Pond - Gary Poe
182t, Rothwell - Robert Varkony
117, Angel Band - Marilyn Bledsoe
55b, Idumea - Cece Parker
226t, Rock of Ages - James Dooley
318, The Martial Trumpet - Dan Huger
120t, The Lonesome Dove - Mary Baumeister
367, David's Lamentation - Mike Nichols
265, Mourner's Lamentation - Jane Spencer
381C, Twilight is Falling - Sandra Wilkinson
129t, Coronation - Diane Eskenasy
274 (AL), Mother Tell Me of the Angels - Ralph Parker
116t, The Finest Flower - Judy Mincey
198, Creation - Becky Walker
189b, Retreat - Steve Walker
339, Samanthra - Jonathon Smith
346, Star in the East - Nathan Rees
76b, Night - Robert Varkony
299, Green Meadows - Cece Parker, with Jane Spencer

Dan Huger led 200b, Parting Hand, as the closing song, and Robert Varkony offered the closing prayer.

Minutes by Mary Baumeister

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