113th Old Folks Day Singing at Morning Star

Morning Star United Methodist Church
Dutch Cove Road, Canton, Haywood County, North Carolina

Sunday, September 14, 2003

The day was the 113th annual Old Folks Day, with service in the morning, and dinner-on-the-grounds at noon, followed by singing around 1 pm.

All selections from The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint), except as noted
(one from The Christian Harmony ('Alabama book', Deason-Parris revision, 2002 printing)).
Singers usually led two songs at a time.

June Smathers Jolley called singers to order.
Mr Bill Thompson opened with prayer.
159t, The Saint's Delight - June Smathers-Jolley
88, Pisgah
89b, Northfield - Diane Eskenasy
140, Edom
70b, Brown - Sharon Kellam
255t, Watchman
359, Wondrous Love - Scott Swanton
291b, Warrenton
226t, Rock of Ages - Martha Fields
135, Raymond - Mike Nichols
29 (AL), The Midnight Cry
214, Hosanna - Laura Boosinger
208b, French Broad
171t, Sessions - Jane Spencer
381A, Not Made with Hands - Carl Blozan
320, Urmund
80t, Caddo - Mary Baumeister
60b, China
102b, Fleeting Days - Larry Beveridge
198, Creation
86, Ortonville - Robert Varkony
87t, Zerah
81t, Maitland - Dan Huger
143t, Coleshill
346, Star in the East - Dorothy Lane
117, Angel Band
78b, New Britain - ?? (by request)


200b, Parting Hand

There were about 50 singers.

2003 Minutes listing
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