Christian Harmony 2015 Folk Heritage Edition Dedication & Singing

Madison County Arts Center
Marshall, Madison County, North Carolina

Saturday, December 5, 2015

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

Zack Allen and Laura Boosinger gave brief introductions and welcome.
Zack opened the singing with
21, Webster
61t, North Carolina - Dan Huger
169t, All-Saints - Mary Baumeister (IMO her mother- & father-in-law)
208b, French Broad - Laura Boosinger
117, Angel Band - Joe Holbert
80t, Caddo - Don Wiley
248b, Union - Chris Berg
136, Sherburne - Tina Becker
137, Antioch - Chaz Barber
255t, Watchman - Martha Hubert (IMO her mother)
165b, Rockbridge - Julianne Wiley (with Don Wiley)
76b, Night - Ann Strange


207t, Windham - Zack Allen
Zack gave a brief history of this edition of the book.
89b, Northfield - Maggie Lauterer
171t, Sessions - Dan Huger (IMO Sharon Kellam)
121t, Prosperity - Mary Baumeister
128t, Ninety-Fifth - Laura Boosinger
215t, In That Morning - Joe Holbert
189b, Retreat - Don Wiley
291b, Warrenton - Chris Berg
198, Creation - Tina Becker
77b, Cambridge - Julianne Wiley (with Don Wiley)
219b, Day-Star - Patty Judson (with Mary Baumeister)


339, Samanthra - Zack Allen (thinking of Sharon Kellam)
140, Edom - Dan Huger
182t, Rothwell - Mary Baumeister
157, Hallelujah - Laura Boosinger
39b, Kelso - Don Wiley
280t, Zion - Chaz Barber (remembering Miss Martha)
367, David's Lamentation - Nick Gattis
369, Easter Anthem - Laura Boosinger
269t, Restoration - Tina Becker
191b, Oh! Turn, Sinner - Julianne Wiley (with Don Wiley)
103b, Fish Pond - Ann Strange
204t, Prayer Meeting - Maggie Lauterer and her son John (remembering Quay Smathers)


36b, Albion - Zack Allen
225b, Martin - Chris Berg
52, Newburg - Dan Huger
110b, Turner - Mary Baumeister
35b, Boylston - Laura Boosinger
360, The Saints Bound for Heaven - June Jolley
120b, Spartanburg - Don Wiley
359, Wondrous Love - Nick Gattis
159t, The Saint's Delight - Julianne Wiley (with Don Wiley)


1) This will be an annual singing, Saturday before the first Sunday in December.
2) A singing school is planned for 9 April 2016, at the Shook-Smathers House in Clyde.
For more information and to register, see

200b, Parting Hand - as the closing song.
Maggie Lauterer gave the closing prayer.

Chair - Zack Allen
Co-chair & Hospitality - Laura Boosinger
Arranging - Dan Huger
Minutes - Mary Baumeister

Don Wiley has posted some recordings of the singing at

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