Etowah Spring Singing, 116th Year

Etowah Lions Club
Etowah, Henderson County, North Carolina

Saturday, May 6, 2023

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

Diane Eskenasy welcomed the singers and opened the singing with 240, Morning Light. Willie Israel gave the opening prayer.

129t, Coronation - Scott Swanton
21, Webster - Mary Baumeister
35b, Boylston - Chris Wilhelm
214, Hosanna - Willie Israel
67b, Dundee - Dan Huger
64t, The Penitent's Prayer - Steve Walker
248b, Union - Chris Berg
339, Samanthra - Eric Conrad
105b, Resignation - Anne Gilliland
133, Juniata - Bill Hogan
224b, Hark! My Soul - Tim Gregg
359, Wondrous Love - Garrett Scholberg
179t, Laurell - Nancy Hogan
103b, Fish Pond - Andy Morse


89b, Northfield - Diane Eskenasy (with more verses from a handout)
204t, Prayer Meeting - Carolyn Ogburn
78b, New Britain - Amy Craig
88, Pisgah - Will Peebles
41b, Ardor - John Plunkett
255t, Watchman - Martha Sullivan (for the moms gone before)
321t, Olive Shade - Larry Beveridge
77t, Rockingham (First) - Chris Wilhelm
195, Garden - Mary Baumeister (IMO Missy Huger)
60b, China - Willie Israel

We sang the Doxology as a Grace.


185b, Corinth - Dan Huger
117, Angel Band - Scott Swanton
128b, Hester - Steve Walker
60t, Dunlaps Creek - Chris Berg
208b, French Broad - Eric Conrad
225b, Martin - Anne Gilliland
338b, Davis - Bill Hogan
125b, Day Dawn - Tim Gregg
219b, Day-Star - Nancy Hogan
203, Cumberland - Andy Morse


369, Easter Anthem - Dan Huger (words only)
55b, Idumea - Carolyn Ogburn
343, Tell the Story - Amy Craig
178t, Pilesgrove - Will Peebles
312, Penitence - Martha Sullivan
95b, Canaan's Land - Larry Beveridge
165b, Rockbridge - Chris Wilhelm
51, Lonsdale - Diane Eskenasy
249t, Green Fields - Dan Huger (by request)
198, Creation - Bill Hogan


23b, Evening Hymn - Dan Huger (as the closing song)

Closing prayer: Willie Israel

Arranging: Dan Huger
Many thanks to the new hospitality committee, overseen by retiring hospitality chairman Chris Wilhelm: Everett Stiles, Carolyn Ogburn, and Chris Berg.

Minutes: Mary Baumeister

There were about 50 singers before lunch. We were happy to welcome a group of Cherokee singers.

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