Etowah Spring Singing, 103rd Year

Etowah United Methodist Church
Etowah, Henderson County, North Carolina

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Two books were used: The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint)
and The Christian Harmony ('Alabama book', Deason-Parris revision, 2002 printing) (songs tagged with 'AL').
Leaders typically led two songs at a time.

Scott Swanton welcomed the singers and
Jim North gave the opening prayer.
Scott opened the singing with 21, Webster.

381A, Not Made with Hands - Mary Baumeister
185b, Corinth - Dan Huger
88, Pisgah
64t, The Penitent's Prayer - June Jolley
128b, Hester
67t, Peterboro - Don Wiley
163t, Hollis
91 (AL), There is a Fountain - Jim North
67b, Dundee - Jean Allen
215t, In That Morning

June Jolley announced a new all-day singing at the Shook-Smathers House in Clyde, to take place June 26th.


217, Jerusalem - Chris Wilhelm
26b, Ninety-Third
253 (AL), Is It Far? - Diane Eskenasy
51, Lonsdale
55b, Idumea - Leslie Booher
105b, Resignation
189 (AL), One by One - Ken George
274 (AL), Mother Tell Me of the Angels
241, Missionary Hymn - Chris Berg
248b, Union
140, Edom - Julianne Wiley
159t, The Saint's Delight

Blessing - Dan Huger


135, Raymond - Scott Swanton (shapes, numbers, words)
134, Liberty
24t, Volusia - Mary Baumeister
231t, King of Peace
360, The Saints Bound for Heaven - Dan Huger
380, Christian Song
170t, Refuge - Don Wiley
41b, Ardor
208b, French Broad - Chris Wilhelm
298 (AL), My Shepherd Guides
89 (AL), Northfield - Diane Eskenasy
126 (AL), Ocean


146b, Bangor - Leslie Booher
171t, Sessions
316 (AL), This Heavy Load - Ken George
372 (AL), I Won't Turn Back
208t, Kedron - Chris Berg
60b, China
255t, Watchman - Julianne Wiley
254b, Sicily

Business Meeting: elections - Scott Swanton, president; Mary Baumeister, secretary; Chris Wilhelm, hospitality.
Cummings Memorial Methodist Church in Horseshoe is interested in having us sing there this fall.
When the new combined Christian Harmony books become available the Etowah singing will purchase a carton (or more depending on price) for this singing to use as loaners.


200b, Parting Hand - Scott Swanton
Closing prayer - Diane Eskenasy.

Minutes: Mary Baumeister

We had singers from North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Thanks to Etowah United Methodist Church allowing us to sing in this good space again.

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