The Harmonia Sacra

Minutes for January 1, 2011

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

Matthew Lind called the twentieth annual singing to order with the song on page 53. Samuel Sommers said an opening prayer. James Nelson Gingerich gave a brief introduction to the book and the singing school format which the Elkhart singing uses. Samuel Sommers sang the song at 232t. Other leaders: Martha Beverly 66t; Will Fitzgerald 268t; Bill Beverly 261; Peggy Mistak 92; Bob Sullivan 83t; Mary List 65b; Josh Kinder 145; Jim Helke 173b; Nick Pasqual 98t; Tom Dean 227t; Brian Newell and Will Fitzgerald 227b; Loren Waggy and Matthew Lind 69t; Chris Waggy and Dirk Vardaman 290; Brandon Waggy and Will Fitzgerald 303.


James Nelson Gingerich brought the class back with 219. Other leaders: Devon Hoover and Matthew Lind 97, 354; Matthew Lind 140b; Marilyn Dean and James Nelson Gingerich 355; (Barbara Nelson Gingerich) James Nelson Gingerich 175; Cecelia Kramer 128; Gillian Inksetter 353; Deanna Waggy and Will Fitzgerald 302b; (Kate Lind) 347; Eleanor Kreider and Will Fitzgerald 218b; Ginny Landgraf 212; James Nelson Gingerich 218t; Rachel Miller Jacobs and CarolSue Borkholder 221; CarolSue Borkholder and Gillian Inksetter 96; Danile Martens 228t; Ann Miczulski 311; Jennifer LaCluyzé 204.


Will Fitzgerald started the session with 105. Other leaders: Samuel Sommers 269; Martha Beverly 282; Will Fitzgerald 236t; Bill Beverly 332b; David Stowe 106; Peggy Mistak 217t; Bob Sullivan and Samuel Sommers 258; (Mary List) Ginny Landgraf 370b; Nate Zweig 345; Brian Newell and Samuel Sommers 188t; Jim Helke 211b; Nick Pasqual 67b; Tom Dean 200t.


Ginny Landgraf brought the class back with 301. Other leaders: Brandon Waggy and James Nelson Gingerich 75; Loren Waggy and Matthew Lind 59t; (Barbara Nelson Gingerich) Matthew Lind 332; (Mary List) Matthew Lind 333; Ginny Landgraf 213; James Nelson Gingerich 351. After announcements, Matthew Lind led the class in 199 and said a closing prayer.

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.