5th Annual Singing at The Old Fields

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area
Elizabethton, Carter County, Tennessee
Saturday, 5 November 2011

Lovely day out, 60º with sunshine. There were about 30 singers, some of whom haven't been our way in a long time, and we were glad to see them. It was a strong singing with a good spirit.

The first session was all from Christian Harmony 2010 (CH).

After leading 323, Holy Manna, Don Wiley opened with prayer.
Chad Bogart offered words of welcome.
21b, Webster - Don Wiley
61t, North Carolina - Julianne Wiley
171b, Sessions - Leslie Booher
493b, Day Star - Eddie Mash
215, In That Morning - Scott Swanton
85, Mercy Seat - Dan McCarter
360, Saints Bound for Heaven - Jeff Farr
44t, Morning Sun - Mary Baumeister
95, Canaan's Land - Chris Wilhelm
179, Traveling On - Judy Jones
393b, China - Alexander Garden


For the second session, all the songs were from New Harp of Columbia (NH).
143, Wondrous Love - David Sarten
53b, Dundee - Reba Clabo
154, Yarmouth - Don Wiley
41A, Sweet Rivers - Julianne Wiley
114, Zion - Leslie Booher
116, Miles Lane - Eddie Mash
117, Coronation - Scott Swanton
14, Mear - Dan McCarter
140, Hasten, Sinner, to Be Wise - Jeff Farr
121, Seaman - Mary Baumeister
104A, The Pilgrim's Lot - Chris Wilhelm
13, Reflection - Alexander Garden
22A, Detroit - David Sarten
42, Lenox - Don Wiley
11, Old Hundred - Julianne Wiley
Blessing - Eddie Mash


The afternoon sessions were Leader's Choice of books.
(CH) 459t, All Saints - Don Wiley
(NH) 184, Watchman - Leslie Booher
(CH) 546b, Oak Grove - Eddie Mash
(CH) 287, Indian Convert - Scott Swanton
(CH) 313, Bruce's Address - Dan McCarter
(CH) 316, This Heavy Load - Jeff Farr, in honor of our lunch
(CH1994) 77b, Cambridge - Mary Baumeister
(CH) 256t, Pleading Savior - Chris Wilhelm
(CH) 143, Farther Along - Judy Jones
(CH) 191, Oh, Turn, Sinner - Alexander Garden
(CH) 339, Samanthra - Rhodyjane Meadows
(NH) 125b, New Haven - Reba Clabo
In a brief business meeting, Don Wiley was elected Chairman; Leslie Booher, Secretary.


(CH) 214, Hosanna - Don Wiley
(CH) 269, Restoration, words 'Cradle Hymn' (Isaac Watts) - Julianne Wiley
(CH) 55, Idumea - Leslie Booher
(CH) 367, David's Lamentation - Kelly, Alexander, and Justifed Garden
(CH) 168b, Sunrise - Eddie Mash
(NH) 206, Western Mount Pleasant - Jeff Farr
(CH) 136, Sherburne - Mary Baumeister
(CH) 160, The Saint's Delight - Chris Wilhelm
(CH) 491, Nashville - Alexander Garden
(CH) 507, Union - Rhodyjane Meadows
(CH) 315, David's Victory - Kelly, Alexander, and Justified Garden
(CH) 117, Angel Band (words only) - Scott Swanton
(CH) 200, Parting Hand - Don Wiley
Closing prayer - Scott Swanton.

Minutes: Leslie Booher
(Cambridge and Restoration, from handouts)

We appreciate the park's continuing support of this singing and wish park manager Jennifer Bauer well on her recovery from an auto accident.

2011 Minutes listing
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November 2011