Singspiration to be held in Wakonda

The Southeastern South Dakota Gospel Singing Convention will hold their quarterly singspiration at the Bethel Baptist Church in Wakonda on Sunday afternoon, July 29, at 2 p.m.

The event has been held four times a year for the past 11 years at numerous locations across the southeastern part of the state.

The convention is a nondenominational endeavor to preserve the heritage of singing hymns in four part harmony. The afternoon is typically spent with members of the audience calling out favorite numbers from a hymnal containing over one thousand familiar hymns and old time southern gospel songs.

Alan Ward of Viborg, directs the singing and several fine pianists from the area accompany. Anyone present is invited to take a turn at the keyboard or with the directing.

The event is free and open to the public. The church is air-conditioned and refreshments will be served following the singing.

For more information, call the convention secretary at: 605-212-9011.

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