Friday, April 25, 2014

Singing Convention

Our singing is tomorrow at the Redland Church. It is one day of the two-day Rusk County Singing Convention. Here is the information.

Please make time to join us for the Rusk County Singing Convention on the 4th weekend in April. The convention will be held Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27, 2014 in Rusk County, Texas.

The Saturday session sings from The Christian Harmony (2010 Revision) at Old Redland Church. Old Redland church house is at the corner of FM 1798 and FM 2496, about 2 miles east of Laneville, Texas. The Sunday session sings from The Sacred Harp (2012 Cooper Revision) at the Old Pine Grove Church & Cemetery. Old Pine Grove is located on County Road 364, southeast of Henderson, Texas. Each day we will start at 10:00 a.m. and conclude around 3:00 p.m.

More information here:

From this explosion all the fragments join:
Joy tunes the fray until the song is one.
(adapted from Madeleine L'Engle)

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Singing at Redland

It won't be long til the Christian Harmony singing at Old Redland. Make your plans to attend. We will gather (d.v.) on Saturday April 26, 2014.

London Christian Harmony Singing, 27 Oct 2013 -- A nice album of 62 tracks from the London Christian Harmony Singing held in October 2013, recorded, mixed, and mastered by Arthur Swindells.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Old Fashioned Day

The Redland Community Center has agreed to give Highways and Byways Ministries use of the building. They will be re-opening the church with an "Old-Fashioned Day" on Saturday, April 20th. Service will begin at 2:00 p.m. There will be singing and dinner on the ground. Dress like old-time meeting days. Everyone is invited to attend.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013


We have a new board member. Teana Robinson was elected to fill the vacancy created by Gene Barron's resignation.

The board voted to allow Highways and Byways Ministry to use the building on Saturday nights.

Christian Harmony singing -- Saturday before the 4th Sunday in April
McCune Cemetery homecoming -- Last Sunday in May

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Singing is near

The Rusk County Singing Convention is drawing near. It consists of two parts -- the Redland Christian Harmony Singing and the Old Pine Grove Sacred Harp Singing. The Convention will be at Redland on Saturday April 21st. We start at 10 a.m. and sing a cappella from the 2010 edition of William Walker's Christian Harmony song book. Loaner books will be available. Lunch will be served. Make plans to come out and sing with us (or listen , if that is your pleasure!) You can find more information HERE and HERE.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Spring cleaning

Sierra Reynolds, granddaughter of board member Ginger Shorter, gets busy cleaning the old church inside and out. See a few pictures below. Sierra wanted to clean at Redland as a school and 4-H community service project. Thanks a million, Sierra!