The Harmonia Sacra

Minutes for January 1, 2013

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

James Nelson Gingerich called the twenty-second annual singing to order with the song on page 347. Rachel Miller Jacobs said an opening prayer. Leaders: Matthew Lind 140t; Michael Miller 221; (Dave Leonard) Will Fitzgerald 218b; Nicholas Pasqual 219; (Barbara Nelson Gingerich) 227t; (Kate Lind) 228t; (Danile Martens) James Nelson Gingerich 196; Rachel Miller Jacobs 302t; James Nelson Gingerich 353; Ginny Landgraf 98b; Holly Hauck 130b; Samuel Sommers 282b; Will Fitzgerald & CarolSue Borkholder 331; Nate Zweig 258; CarolSue Borkholder & Will Fitzgerald 220; (Rob Bahler) Dirk Vardaman 290.


Will Fitzgerald brought the class back with 97. Other leaders: (Beth Reinders) Will Fitzgerald 161; (Margaret Metzler) James Nelson Gingerich 344; (Jesse Martin) Michael Miller 227b; (Sam Tate) Samuel Sommers 228b; Tom Dean 158b; (Marvin Isch) Will Fitzgerald 109b; Michael Miller 98t; Eric Henderson 99t; Adam Derstine 373; Carl Yoder & Samuel Sommers 378b; Jeff Begley 88b; Matthew Lind 351; (Dave Leonard) Will Fitzgerald 53; Malachi Lind 165t.


Samuel Sommers brought the class back with 218. Other leaders: Brian Newell 332t; Nicholas Pasqual 106b; Dean Knuth 173b; (Daniel Troyer) Will Fitzgerald 91; Christine Guth 139; (Barbara Nelson Gingerich) James Nelson Gingerich 326; (Cathy Henderson) Will Fitzgerald 349; (Kate Lind) James Nelson Gingerich 355; Danile Martens & James Nelson Gingerich 304; Rachel Miller Jacobs 317; James Nelson Gingerich 175; Ginny Landgraf 213; Holly Hauck 277.


Ginny Landgraf brought the class back with 301. Other leaders: (Jesse Martin) James Nelson Gingerich 300; Samuel Sommers 269; Will Fitzgerald 342; Nate Zweig 390; (Marvin Isch) Ginny Landgraf 157; (Beth Reinders) Will Fitzgerald 206; Mary Troyer & Matthew Lind 303; Josh Kinder & Michael Miller 183b; Liz and Michael Wiebe & James Nelson Gingerich 354; (Sam Tate) Will Fitzgerald 217. After announcements, Samuel Sommers led 188t and Will Fitzgerald made a final 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 (if there be one) and the number of the page where the song may be found.

Minutes submitted by Samuel Sommers, secretary.