The Harmonia Sacra

Minutes for January 1, 2009

Chapel of the Word
Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminaries, Elkhart, Indiana

Matthew Lind called the eighteenth Annual Singing to order with the song on page 53. Samuel Sommers said an opening prayer and led the song at 258. Other leaders:

Christine Guth 268; Michael Miller 158; Randy Neufeld 159; (Margaret McLaughlin) Ginny Landgraf 140b; Susan Geil 146; (Phyllis Stutzman) James Nelson Gingerich 146b; Karen Bahler 303; Brad Bahler 277; Ginny Landgraf 171; James Nelson Gingerich 365; Gillian Inksetter 240; Malachi and Matthew Lind 200b; Mary List 123; Ann Miczulski 161; Martha Beverly 66; Ted Mercer 332b; Bill Beverly 158b; (Kate Lind) James Nelson Gingerich 227b.


Will Fitzgerald brought the class back with 69b. Other leaders: (Barbara Nelson Gingerich) Matthew Lind 260; (Pam Inteman) James Nelson Gingerich 254; Samantha Lioi and Rachel Miller Jacobs 157; Rachel Miller Jacobs 106b; Sherry Manison and Andrea Village 216; Toni Askew and Ginny Landgraf 109b; (Rose Marie Bell) Matthew Lind 217; (Sandra Rodruguez) Will Fitzgerald 134; Ann Sheeva and Matthew Lind 88; CarolSue Borkholder and Will Fitzgerald 221; Bruce Miller and Matthew Lind 234; unidentified bass singer with James Nelson Gingerich 311.


James Nelson Gingerich started the session with 202b. Other leaders: Peggy Mistak and Martha Beverly 188; Elizabeth Glick Grandfield and James Nelson Gingerich 206; Beth Miller Kraybill and Ginny Landgraf 157; Samuel Sommers 353; Christine Guth 100; Will Fitzgerald 183; Matthew Lind 176b; Michael Miller 251; Jim Helke 166b; Randy Neufeld 210b; (Margaret McLaughlin) 139; Susan Geil 108; (Samantha Lioi) James Nelson Gingerich 318. Recess

Malachi and Matthew Lind brought the class together with 300; Karen Bahler 378b; Brad Bahler 351; Ginny Landgraf 60b; Sherry Manison 328; Mary List 333; Ann Miczulski 345; Peggy Mistak 93; Dean Knuth 173b; Bill Beverly 218; (Kate Lind) 164; Gillian Inksetter 46; Dirk Vardaman 290. After announcements, James Nelson Gingerich led the class in 354 as its closing song.

Carry-in dinner followed.

Secretary’s note: All the song numbers in these minutes refer to pages of the twenty-sixth edition of The Harmonia Sacra. If a singer selects a song and chooses not to lead it, the requester is named parenthetically in these minutes, followed by the name of the leader and the number of the page where the song may be found.

Minutes submitted by Samuel Sommers, secretary.