Etowah Fall Singing
109th year

Etowah Lions Club
Etowah, Henderson County, North Carolina

Saturday, 3 September 2016

All selections from The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 2015 Folk Heritage reprint).

Diane Eskenasy welcomed the singers.
Larry Beveridge gave a very short explanation of the notes and song layout.
Diane opened the singing with
198, Creation
Maggie Lauterer gave the opening prayer
32b, Zellville - Chris Wilhelm
281b, Palmetto - Don Wiley
58b, Primrose - Julianne Wiley
245t, Bozrah - Chris Berg
255t, Watchman - Mike Nichols
21, Webster - Mary Baumeister
117, Angel Band - Bruce Frazier
51, Lonsdale - Will Peebles
264, Harwell - Phil Perrin
146b, Bangor - Leslie Booher
204t, Prayer Meeting - Maggie Lauterer, IMO Quay Smathers
35b, Boylston - Zack Allen
77t, Rockingham - Dan Huger

Business Meeting: It was decided that we would continue renting the use of the Lions Club kitchen for our singings despite the added expense.
The officers were retained for another term: Diane Eskenasy, President; Tim Aldrich, Treasurer; Chris Wilhelm, Hospitality; Mary Baumeister, Secretary.

Diane announced that the Etowah Singing now has a website:


312, Penitence - Jane Cannon
55b, Idumea - Larry Beveridge
154t, Happy Time - Robert Kelley
269t, Restoration - Eric Conrad
103b, Fish Pond - Diane Eskenasy
134, Liberty - Chris Wilhelm
217, Jerusalem - Don Wiley
77b, Cambridge - Julianne Wiley
208t, Kedron - Chris Berg

Zack Allen offered the Grace for lunch.

159, The Saint's Delight - Mike Nichols
171t, Sessions - Mary Baumeister, IMO Sharon Kellam
367, David's Lamentation - Bruce Frazier
88, Pisgah - Will Peebles
157, Hallelujah - Ginny Faust (with Diane Eskenasy)
249t, Green Fields - Phil Perrin
248b, Union - Leslie Booher
369, Easter Anthem - Maggie Lauterer
128t, Ninety-Fifth - Zack Allen
49, Forever with the Lord - Dan Huger
155, Solemn Call - Jane Cannon
89b, Northfield - Larry Beveridge
339, Samanthra - Robert Kelley
141, Detroit - Eric Conrad


140, Edom - Diane Eskenasy
111t, Minister's Farewell - Chris Wilhelm
65t, Colchester - Don Wiley
191b, Oh! Turn, Sinner - Julianne Wiley
299, Green Meadows - Chris Berg
105b, Resignation - Mike Nichols
360, The Saints Bound for Heaven - Bruce Frazier
344, Morality - Will Peebles
291b, Warrenton - Phil Perrin
115b, It Is I - Leslie Booher
135, Raymond - Don Wiley - by request (shapes, numbers, poetry)
23b, Evening Hymn - Zack Allen
200b, Parting Hand - Dan Huger, as the closing song.

The closing prayer was offered by Maggie Lauterer.

Minutes: Mary Baumeister

Don Wiley made recordings, available here:

2016 Minutes listing
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