The 15th (?) Annual Webster Singing

Webster United Methodist Church
Webster, Jackson County, North Carolina

Saturday, April 2, 2005

All selections from The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint).
Singers often led two songs at a time.

Will Peebles welcomed the singers, and led the opening prayer.

21, Webster - Will Peebles
61t, North Carolina
245t, Bozrah - Mary Baumeister
254b, Sicily
254t, Bartimeus - John Plunkett
51, Lonsdale
339, Samanthra - June Smathers-Jolley
106, Sweet Rivers
162t, Heavenly Light, or Eden - John Hollingsworth
24t, Volusia
103b, Fish Pond - Will Peebles
381B, Babylon is Fallen
64t, The Penitent's Prayer - Mary Baumeister
31t, Home
117, Angel Band - John Plunkett
116t, The Finest Flower
360, The Saints Bound for Heaven - June Smathers-Jolley
58b, Primrose
76b, Night - John Hollingsworth
59t, Mear - Will Peebles

Blessing, John Hollingsworth


To begin the after dinner session, Will Peebles did a presentation on shape-noting to a class of the SAI sorority, who then observed and participated as they wished for the first hour.

78b, New Britain - Will Peebles
359, Wondrous Love
89b, Northfield - Dan Huger
67b, Dundee
36b, Albion - Mary Baumeister
80t, Caddo
269t, Restoration - John Plunkett
346, Star in the East
95b, Canaan's Land - June Smathers-Jolley
217, Jerusalem
381A, Not Made with Hands - Bruce Frazer
55b, Idumea
210t, Old Hundred - Terri Armfield, with Will Peebles
381D, Holy Manna - Chuck Jones
146b, Bangor - Dan Huger
134, Liberty
54t, Little Marlborough - June Smathers-Jolley
248b, Union
255t, Watchman - Dan Huger


200b, Parting Hand

Closing prayer, John Plunkett.

The weather was cold and snowy. There were about 18 regular singers, and about 50 singers/listeners in the class.

Thank you for Webster Methodist!

Minutes by Sarah Jane Thomas and Mary Baumeister.

2005 Minutes listing
Christian Harmony HomePage
April 2005

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