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"The song that YOU sing does you the most good"
     --Frank Stamps
Singing conventions are alive and well today.  Remember the all day singings with dinner on the grounds?  They have changed, but not much.  Mostly now the conventions are on Friday evenings  and all day Saturday.  People still come from miles around--covering many states.  Why don't you join us???




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SINGING CONVENTION SCHEDULE
Some conventions have a link to more information.
Click on the name of the convention that is underlined.

 

80th  National Publishers Gospel Singing Convention




Baptist Church



 

Lawrenceburg,TN

November 13, 2015
Registration 4:30,
Singing 6:00pm
November  14, 2015
Registration 9:00am
Publishers Conv.
10:00am-?pm
Jimmy Glass, Pres. 
Email

County Line Singing
County Line Baptist Church
Emory, TX
Annually on New Years Day
Every Tuesday Nite
2nd Presbyterian Church
Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham,AL
Every Tuesday 6:45pm
DeQueen (AR) Singing
1st United Methodist Church
5th and Heynecker
DeQueen, AR
1st Saturday Night each month May thru December
6pm
The Church in the Valley Singing Convention
Church in the Valley
Odenville, AL
3.75mi N of I-20
exit 144B on Hiway 411
May 31, 2014 
Beginning 6:30pm
ALL DAY SINGING
July 5, 2014
10am-3:00pm
Lunch at Noon
Mr. Curtis Lee, Chairman
205-640-5330
 Brian Elrod, Chairman
256-673-0177
Holly Grove (Arkansas) Singing
Holly Grove Baptist Church
Fraschieur Road
Grannis, AR
2nd Saturday Night Each Month
6:00pm
Abe Frascheiur, President
Wiregrass Shape Note Academy Singing

Click here for a map
Goodman Independent Church
217 County Road 614
New Brockton, AL  36351 5:00pm
Saturday before 2nd Sunday 
January through October

Bonnie Caron @ 334-389-4555
or
Randy Hartley @ 334-2824146

J.T.Dean Memorial Convention
National Park Community College
Hot Springs, AR
4th Thursday Night in
all months EXCEPT July,Aug.,Nov.,Dec..
Pot Luck at 6:00pm
7:00 pm
Travis Watson, M.C.
5th Thursday Night Convention
Mt. Pleasant "Campground" United Methodist Church
7 mi. North of
Monticello, AR
Joyce Pevey, Chairperson
870-367-3849
Muskogee County, Oklahoma
1st FWB Church
1228  Patterson Street
Muskogee, OK
Every 1st Sunday (Except October)
1:30 pm
Zane Harding, Pres.
Izard County, Arkansas
Memorial Building
Brockwell, AR
Every 2nd Sunday 2pm
Anna Floyd
870-368-5012
North Hempstead County  (AR) Singing Convention
Pleasant Springs Baptist Church
Between McCaskill and Blevins AR on
Hwy 371
Every 5th Saturday 6:00pm
including New Years Eve
Marty Moore, Chairman
Regular 5th Sunday Night Singing
Providence Baptist Church
Choctaw County MS near Little Mountain, MS
Every 5th Sunday Night   6pm
Terry Harpole for Information
Maben, MS
Hymn Book Singing
Steadman Baptist Church
2885 Steadman Road
Tallapoosa, GA 30716
Last Saturday Night in Feb
6:30 pm

Mt. Tabor (AR)Singing Convention
Mt. Tabor Community Center
5 Mi. East of Glenwood, AR
3rd Monday Night Each Month
6:00pm  Jim Morphew, Chairman
Smyrna Monthly Singing
Mull #7, Heavenly Highways, New Convention Books
Smyrna Baptist Church
FM 2496 (5 miles west of US 259)
Mt. Enterprise, TX
Third Saturday Night of each month
5:00 p.m during Standard Time
6:00 p.m during Daylight Savings Time
Contact: rl_vaughn@yahoo.com
NEW!!!!!!!!!!!!
North Alabama Singing Convention
Houston Baptist Church
27 Mi. West of Cullman and 2 mi South

Houston, AL
3rd Saturday Night Each Month
6:30 pm
Contact Dylan Feezell, 256-616-6957
Tri-States (NC-SC-TN) Shape Note
Music Fellowship
Maranatha Baptist Church
East Flat Rock, North Carolina
Monthly FIRST Friday, each month-7:00pm
David Staton, Chairman
828-685-7124
Dade County (GA) Singing

Note Change of Location



New Salem Baptist Church
541 Scenic Highway, Rising Fawn, GA  30738 
706-398-1567



Trenton, GA
 
2013 Singing Schedule

January 18 July 19
February 15 August 16
March 15 September 20
April 19 October 18
May 17 November 15
June 21
Dec. 31

All Singings Begin at 7:30pm ET
Wayne Guffey
John Bradford
Info 423-309-6613

Gilmer County Georgia Convention
Ebenezer Baptist Church
Ellijay, Georgia
10 Miles East on Highway 52
Saturday Night Before Mothers Day Each Year
Times for 2014
Supper at 5:30pm
Singing at 6:30 pm
Douglas Morrow--706-635-5728
DeKalb County Alabama Singing
Lees Chapel Baptist Church
Henegar, AL
1st Friday Each Month
Ronnie Lewis, Pres.
Mountain Fork Convention  Choctaw Nation
Community Center
Smithville, OK
Jan. 17, 2015
July 18, 2015
10am-3pm
Meg Scott, Secretary
Red Book Church Hymnal Singing
Coal Mountain Baptist Church 
3220 Dahlonega Highway
Cumming, GA
Sat. January 19, 2013
6:00pm
Jeff Nunnally, Chair
770-356-2672
Gospel Singers of America
Winter Homecoming
951 E. Scenic Drive
Pass Christian, MS
Saturday, February 22, 2104 
10:00am-3:00pm
228-452-5181
gospelsingersofamerica@yahoo.com
100th Macon County Tennessee
Gospel Singing



Lafayette Missionary Baptist Church    302 College Street


Lafayette, TN 37083


Friday May 23, 2014 7:00pm Sat. May 24, 2014 10am and 1pm
Danny Patterson, Pres.
615-666-3438
EMAIL

Lawrence County (TN) Singing Convention
Crossroads Freewill  Baptist Church
Leoma, TN
Saturday, March 28, 2015
10 am, and 1:00 pm
Contact Jimmy Glass
931-762-7202
Louisiana State Gospel Singing Convention
Rock Corner
    824 Rock Corner Road
  Off Highway 33 North of Ruston
GPS Dubach, LA
Dubach, LA 
Friday, Feb. 6, 2015
Registration - 5:00 p.m.
Singing - 6:00 p.m.
Refreshments to follow
Saturday, February 7, 2015
Registration - 9:00 a.m.
Singing - 10:00 a.m.
Lunch provided
 
Mike Hancock & Sheila Hancock
Co-Presidents
318-245-0913  318-245-4248
Arkansas Valley Singing Convention
First Freewill Baptist Church
Exit 94, Turn South
First Street on the Left

Atkins, AR
I-40 at Atkins,AR
Sat. Feb. 14  2015
10am -noon
Potluck Lunch
1pm-3pm
Trisha Watts, Pres.
 Bowie County, Texas Convention
Hubbard Methodist Church 
Highway 259 S. of DeKalb, Tx
Hubbard, TX
Sat. Feb. 21, 2015
10am and 1pm Pot Luck Lunch
Dwight Wood, Chairman
903-280-8765
Georgia State Youth Gospel Singing Convention (GSYGSC)

Castleberry Road Baptist Church   
7225 Castkeberry Road
 
Cumming, GA 30040
6:30-8:30pm 
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014
10:00am-2:00pm
Saturday March 1, 2014
Everyone Sings, not just for Youth
Justin Myers, President 770-401-2372
justice2659@juno.com
Traceypiano@gmail.com
South Arkansas District Singing Convention
Greenhill Baptist Church
Greenhill (Monticello),  AR
Sat. March 1, 2014
10am-3:00 pm
Mark Peterson, President
Faye Wiggam, Sec.  970-367-5504
Newton County, MS Gospel Singing Convention
First Baptist Church
Family Life Center
307 East Church Street
Newton, MS
Saturday, March 14, 2015
10am-3pm
Potluck Lunch at Noon
Jeff Hardy, Chairman
Jeff Hardy
601-594-2880
Clay County Alabama
Corinth Baptist Church
Between Ashland and Wadley, AL

McCollom Baptist Church 1285 McCollum Church Road
Lineville, AL  36266

Lineville Health and Rehab Center
88073 Highway 9
Lineville, AL 36266
3295 Corinth Road
Cragford, Al. 36255
Saturday, March 15, 2014 10am
Saturday, August 9, 2014 10am

(June 14, 2014 10am)
(McCollom Baptist Church)

Lineville Health and Rehab Center--Last Tuesday of each month  6:30pm except Nov.& Dec.


Clara Mauldin, Pres
.
256-267-2695
256-354-4405
claramauldin@yahoo.com

Bermie Cagle  256-396-5376

Cumberland Valley Music NEW BOOK Singing
and Homecoming


Cumberland Valley School of Gospel Music Homecoming/Convention



Clear Springs Baptist Church


Athens, TN



New Book--March 14, 2014
7:00pm Friday
Homecoming-- March 15, 2014
1l:00am  & 1:00 pm Saturday
Ryan Hartley

Haralson County  Singing  Spring and Fall Session
Antioch Baptist Church
1055 Old Highway 100 South
Waco, GA
Spring 3rd Sunday in March
Fall Session Sat. before 4th Sunday in October
All Day-10:30am
Duane McBrayer
Billy McElroy
Michael Brown
Danny King
District Convention
Central United Methodist Church
1005 SW 4th Ave.
Mineral Wells, TX
Fri. March 20, 2015, 6pm
Sat. March 21, 2015-10am
Snack Lunch Provided

Susan Bollman

817-975-1666
susan.bollman@att.net
Tri-County (AR) Singing Convention
 Polk County Division
Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church
4 miles east on Frachiseur Rd.
towards Gillham Lake
Grannis AR. Saturday, March 24, 2012
10 a.m. - pot luck at noon - resume singing at 1 p.m.
Abe Frachiseur, Chairman
Six-County Singing Convention(OK)
March Session
June Session


FreeWill Baptist Church


Porum, OK 
Saturday,Mar. 28, 2015
Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014
 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
 Potluck Lunch
Contact:Linda Harding, Sec.
918-733-4259
Tri-State Singing Convention
AR-LA-TX
Country Music Hall Of Fame
Carthage, TX
Friday, April 3, 2015 6:00pm
Saturday April 4, 2015
10:00am-3pm
Linda Hight, President
Please note change in date and time
"Ken Michel" Singing
Oak Grove Baptist Church
On Oak Grove Rd. 3 miles from Intersection of Waymay Rd.
Madisonville, TN

Sat. April 9, 2011 2:00pm
Dinner 4:30
Resume Singing after Meal
Jody & Pam White 423-337-3924
Hershal & Barbara Elkins
423-745-7879
Wayne & Carol Peters
865-986-8530

Texas State Singing Convention

Mt. Pleasant Civic Center
1800 N. Jefferson
Ex. 162@I-30



Mt. Pleasant,  TX


Friday, April 17, 2015
6:00 PM
Saturday, April 18 2015
10:00 AM
Lunch Served
Susan Bollman, President
Email
817-975-1666

A Singing Convention
Faith Baptist Church
3555 U.S. 79
Homer, LA
Saturday, April 27, 2013
4-6:00 PM
Lane Brown, Chairperson

Alfred Mashburn Memorial

Crossroads Freewill Baptist Church
2170 Fall River Road
Leoma, TN Fri. May 29, 2015-- 6pm
Sat. May 30, 2015 10am-3pm
Jimmy & Jessie Glass, Chairpersons
Garland County, Arkansas
Hot Springs Community College/VO-Tech
Student Center
Hot Springs, Arkansas
Travis Watson, President    501-922-0922

4th Saturday in April
10 am Singing,
Pot Luck Lunch,
1pm  Singing
Red Back Church Hymnal Singing
Gardendale First Baptist Church
316 Mountain Crest Parkway
Church Office 205-631-8791
Gardendale, AL 35701
Saturday, April 26, 2014
6:00 PM
Dale Higgins
Email
Houston Baptist Church Convention
jeffress/phillips New Book
Houston Baptist Church
Houston, AL
Friday, May 8, 2015
6:00pm
Dylan Feezell, Pres.
Fayette County (AL)
jeffress/phillips music New Book
Shepherd Baptist Church
Highway 171 South of Fayette
Fayette, AL
Saturday, May 9, 2015
10am-3pm
Marty Phillips
Horace Kennedy Memorial Singing
Mt. Moriah (AR) Singing
Mt. Moriah Church
3616 Highway 371
Between Rosston & Prescott, AR
Sat. May 10, 2014  1:30 pm
Ed and Ellen Marsh
870-397-4065
NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION
Ashley County Arkansas
Unity Baptist Church
Approximately 3niles EAST of Crossett
on US 82
Crossett, AR
Friday May 16, 2014 6-8:30pm
Sat. May 17, 2014,
10am-4pm
No Sunday Singing
Marty Phillips, Pres.
Mount Zion Baptist (WEST)(GA)
Mount Zion Baptist West
80 Mt. Zion Church Road
Tallapoosa, GA 30176
3rd Sunday in May
10:30 am
  Pam McElroy
770-574-2483
Coaltown Gospel Singing Convention
Coaltown Baptist Church
137 Purvis-Oloh Rd.
Purvis, MS

Jana Keith, Pres.
Fri. June 6, 2014
6pm
Sat. June 7, 2014
10am till 3:30pm
601-794-8542
 601-408-5924
Pulaski Co, Arkansas
(N. Little Rock, AR)
Cherrywood Missionary Baptist Church
North. Little Rock, AR
2300 E. Lee Ave.
Saturday, June 7, 2014
10:00am and 1:00pm Pot Luck Lunch
Paul Russell, Chairman  501-821-2302
Nietta George, 501-681-9280
Duane McBrayer Convention
Bethel Baptist Church
2656 Old Bush Mill Road
Bremen, GA 30110
Saturday before 4th Sunday in June
2:00 pm Georgia Time
Duane McBrayer, Chair
770-537-2019

Six-County Singing Convention(OK)
March Session
June Session


FreeWill Baptist Church


Porum, OK 
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014
 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
 Potluck Lunch
Contact:Linda Harding, Sec.
918-733-4259
Union Hill United Methodist Singing
Union Hill United Methodist Church
1743 Morgan Road
Bremen, GA 30110
1st Sunday in July 10:30 am
Rick Malone, 770-537-3699
Waco Community Singing
First Methodist Church
155 Carrollton St.
Waco, GA 30182
Sat. Night before 3rd Sunday in July  at 6:30pm
Danny King Chairman
770-537-6160
July 4th Singing
Walnut Grove Baptist Church
649 Braselton Highway
Lawrenceville, GA
Thursday, 2013
10:30am-3pm
Joel Singleton, Billy Long
Chairmen
Mountain Fork Singing Convention
Choctaw Nation
Community Center
 Smithville, OK
Sat.July 19, 2014
10am-3pm
Meg Scott, Chairman
Faulkner County Singing Convention


Holland Baptist Church
344 Sawmill Road
Conway N on 65 E on 287
 
Enola,  AR 72047
July 24, 2015 7pm
 July 25, 2015 10am & 1pm
Robert Clark, President  
Jonathan Sawrie, VP

Drew County AR Convention
GreenHill United Methodist Church
Green Hill, AR
Near Monticello, AR
Sat. July 28, 2012
10am-3pm
Gay Young, Pres.
Jemison, AL Singing
Rocky Mt. United Methodist Church
Jemison, AL
3Mi North of I-65 Jemison  Exit
Sun. July 25, 2010
10:00 AM
Troy Benson, Chair.
Gregg County(TX) Gospel Singing Convention
New Life Baptist Church
3001 West Hawkins Parkway
Longview, Texas
Friday, July 31, 2015,
6 - 8 p.m.
Saturday, August 1, 2015,
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Brad and Margarette Usrey
903-331-2426
Tuscaloosa County Convention
Bethel Presbyterian Church 
Watermelon Road
Northport, AL
Saturday, August 2, 2014
10:30am-3pm
Brian Elrod, Chairman
256-673-0177
Mississippi State Gospel Singing Convention
Salem Baptist Church
Collins, MS
Friday, Aug.15, 2014
6:00pm-8:30pm
Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014
10am-3pm
Jana Keith, President 
601-794-8542
Penny Howell, Sec.
601-794-7897
                          
Fellowship Baptist Church Singing
Fellowship Baptist Church
1917 Rockmart Road
Rockmart Road
Buchanan, GA
30113
4th Sunday in August 10:30am
Michael & Joan Brown
770-845-7787
Franklin County (TN) Singing Convention
Keith Springs Baptist Church
1055 Keith Springs Mountain Rd


Belvidere, TN Saturday, March 22, 2014
Meet/Greet 3:30pm
Singing 10:30 am
Lunch 12Noon
Singing 1:15pm
Christopher Smith - President (931) 308-4404
Billy Gray Quartet
Special Guests
Annual  All Day Singing
Corinth West Methodist Church
Cullman County, AL
4th Sunday in August, Aug. 26, 2012
10:30 am
Darryl Ray Maddox, Chair
Covington County (MS) Singing Convention
Mt. Olive Community Center
Mt. Olive, MS
Saturday, August 27, 2011
10am-3pm  Pot Luck Lunch
Doug Gibson, Chairman
Shannon Ford--601-408-4692.

Ark-Okla Gospel Singing Convention
Apostolic Faith Church
103 N. Washington

Sallisaw, OK
Friday, August 21, 2015 6:00pm
Sat. August 22, 2015
10am--3pm
Pot Luck Lunch
Thomas Williston,  Pres.
Tri-State Quarterly Singing Convention Freewill  Baptist Church
Porum, OK Saturday, Dec.6, 2014
10am-3pm
Potluck Lunch
Genelle Williams Clark, Pres.
Titus County TX Singing  Convention
Liberty Hill Baptist 
Church
5mi. N. of I-30 on
Highway 1001
Mt. Pleasant, TX
exit 165
Sat. Sept. 12, 2015
10am-3pm
Arnold Ellington, Pres.
903-572-4226

Tennessee State Convention
Jeff Gregory, President
Murfreesboro Missionary Baptist Church 316 Fortress Blvd.

Murfreesboro, TN

Sept. 12, 2014 7pm CST
Sept. 13, 2014  10am,-3pmCST
Jeff Gregory, Pres

East Texas Singers Assoc.
Summerfield United Methodist Church  
Tryon Road
Longview, TX
Fri. Sept. 19, 2014
6-8pm

Sat. Sept. 20, 2014 
10-12 & 1:30-4:30
Ellis Crawford, Pres.
903-753-8205
Oklahoma State Singing Convention
Civic Center
Henryetta, OK
Oct. 2  and Oct. 3, 2015
Fri. 6:00pm,
Sat. 10am & 1pm
No Night Session
Everett Johnson, Pres.
Georgia State Singing Convention

Smyrna Baptist Church--FRIDAY
1st Baptist Church--SATURDAY

  Chatsworth, GA
 
Fri. Oct. 10, 2014 6:30pm
Sat. Oct. 11, 2014  10am-12noon 1:30pm-3:30pm
  Tim Howard, Pres.

Arkansas State Convention
Click Here for Directions to Church
Oak Bowery Baptist Church
889 Otto Road

Conway, AR
 


Fri.. Oct. 17, 2014
6:30 pm
Sat. Oct. 18, 2014
          10am & 1pm              
Mackenzie Clark, Pres.
479-409-6491


District Convention
1st United Methodist Church
2 Blocks SE of Courthouse
 104 S. Miller Street
Decatur, TX
Fri. Oct. 24, 2014  6 pm
Sat. Oct. 25, 2014  10am
Snack Lunch Provided
        Susan Bollman
817-975-1666
susan.bollman@att.net
North Alabama Singing Convention
First Christian Church
Highway 36 just across the RR Tracks
Hartselle, AL
David Baker  205-932-7253
Bobbie Glassco 256-593-6946
4th Saturday in October
10am-3pm, Lunch Served at noon.  Please bring a covered dish.
Florida State Singing Convention First Baptist Church
1300 South Blvd 
Chipley, Florida Friday, Oct. 31 , 2014
Registration 4-6pm
6pm-8:30pm 
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 10am-noon  Lunch Served 
Singing  1:15pm-3pm  
No Sat. Night nor Sunday Singing

Alabama State Singing Convention
 
Church of the Valley
Odenville, AL

November 6, 2015
Registration 4:30pm
Singing 6:30pm
November 7, 2015
10:00am-3:00pm
Lunch 12:00 noon
No Saturday Night Singing
Landon King, Pres
.
(205) 473-2445


Oklahoma Eastern Half Singing Convention
Shady Grove Missionary
 Baptist Church
1150 Shady Grove Road
McAlester, OK 74501 
Sat. Nov. 8,  2014
10am-3pm
Noon Potluck
Callie Morris, Pres.
Linda Harding, Sec. 918-733-4259
Tri-State Quarterly Singing Convention Freewill  Baptist Church
Porum, OK Saturday, Dec.6, 2014
10am-3pm
Potluck Lunch
Genelle Williams Clark, Pres.
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