8th Annual Nan Herring (Furman) Singing

Nan Herring Pavilion, Daniel Music Building, Furman University
Greenville, Greenville County, South Carolina

Saturday, May 7, 2005

This singing uses The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition, and The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint). Leaders often led two songs at a time.

First morning session: Sacred Harp.
Chairman Frances Carnell called the singing to order, leading
34b, St. Thomas.
Opening prayer, John Plunkett.
34t, The Gospel Pool - Frances Carnell
28b, Wells
31b, Webster - Lee Rogers
475, A Thankful Heart
479, Chester - Dan Huger
547, Granville
492, Invocation (Second) - John Plunkett
52t, Albion
474, Mount Desert - Judy Mincey
287, Cambridge
38t, Winter - Dave Farmer
567, The Great Day
155, Northfield - Bill Burns
40, Lenox

In business session, the previous year's officers were reelected:

Committees were appointed:


Second morning session: Christian Harmony.
245t, Bozrah - Mary Baumeister
254b, Sicily
Jean Osteen welcomed the singers to Furman.
171t, Sessions - Frances Carnell
204t, Prayer Meeting - Kitty Reusch
306, Middlebury
339, Samanthra - Diane Eskenasy
51, Lonsdale
159t, The Saint's Delight - Caroline Parsons
55b, Idumea
185b, Corinth - Deborah Jones (with nephew David Jones)
289b, Happy Land
23b, Evening Hymn - John Hollingsworth
31t, Home
217, Jerusalem - Sarah Jane Thomas
267, Louisiana - Jane Spencer
116t, The Finest Flower
Blessing, John Plunkett


First afternoon session, Sacred Harp.
99, Gospel Trumpet - Dan Huger
178, Africa - Victoria Eastland
481, Novakoski
274t, The Golden Harp - Stephen Eastland
168, Cowper
215, New Topia - Frances Carnell
328, Praise God
148, Jefferson - Jonathon Smith
85, The Morning Trumpet
51, My Home - Leon Carnell
163b, China
376, Help Me to Sing - Chris Carnell
68t, Salem
86, Poland - John Plunkett
64, Nashville - Mary Baumeister
164, Duane Street
504, Wood Street - Deborah Jones
566, Hebron
107, Russia - Steve Walker
38b, Windham


Second afternoon session: Christian Harmony.
261t, The Good Shepherd - Dan Huger
103b, Fish Pond
140, Edom - Diane Eskenasy
128t, Ninety-Fifth
28t, Mocksville - Kitty Reusch
381C, Twilight is Falling
191b, Oh! Turn, Sinner - Sarah Jane Thomas
129t, Coronation
50, Cranbrook - Judy Mincey
136, Sherburne - Caroline Parsons
117, Angel Band
248b, Union - Jane Spencer
162t, Heavenly Light, or Eden - Lee Rogers
267 (SH), Parting Friends (First) - Dave Farmer
Closing prayer, John Hollingsworth.

It is a great room to sing in. The day was bright, but not too hot. There were about thirty-five singers at one time or the other....

Thank you again to Jean and John Gaston, for being such excellent hosts.

Minutes, thanks to Lee Rogers.

2005 Minutes listing
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May 2005

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