first_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits You Might Like Mother, daughter tell story of ‘One Ugly Egg’ Bethany Harry and her mom, Martha Allen combined their talents to tell the story of “God’s Special Plan for One… read more Senn said there is no better way to give thanks for God’s many blessings than for voices to lifted in song.The annual singing is reminiscent of the old “meeting house” singings of year’s past. However, the packed “house” Sunday afternoon was an indication that many people still enjoy the old-time way of singing.“Everybody sings no matter how you sing,” Senn said. “We sing a cappella and we sing songs that most people know by heart. We’ll sing a few songs that aren’t all that familiar but are good songs with meaningful messages.”Senn said he couldn’t speak for God but he thinks God was pleased with the praises that were sung to Him Sunday afternoon at the Old Country Church. ‘Singing’ touches the heart Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson And, for all those years, the spirit of the Lord has been in that little frame church.“There are bigger churches and more regal churches but there’s just a spirit about an old country church that touches the heart,” said Margaret Ross. “When you leave the Old Country Church, you know that you have been in the presence of the Lord.”The singings at the Old Country Church just south of Brundidge on busy Highway 231 are held only once a year, the Sunday before Thanksgiving. Sponsored Content Email the author By Jaine Treadwell Skip For John and Mary Senn, the singings are a blessing and they expressed love and appreciation for those who come with open hearts.“Every year, we open the doors to the Old Country Church and invite everyone to come and sing,” Senn said. “Every year, I tell Mary that if people don’t come, we won’t have the singing next year. But every year people come. I think this year is the most we’ve had. So, we’ll be back at the Old Country Church next year, the Sunday before Thanksgiving from 2 o’clock until 3:15.” Singing at the Old Country Church Sunday afternoon attracted a large number of people from all across the county and beyond. More than about 30 songs were sung during the one hour singing that was lead by different members of the congregation. Singing at the Old Country Church is a tradition that occurs the Sunday before ThanksgivIng each year.No one argued with John Senn Sunday afternoon when he stood and brought the Singing at the Old Country Church to a close promptly at 3:15 p.m.To a one, the singers, from many denominations and from every corner of the county, would gladly have stayed for another hour or at least for “just one more song.” “An hour’s not long enough and an hour and a half is too long,” said Senn, who along with his wife Mary, has hosted the singings at the Old County Church for 15 years. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Published 3:00 am Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Latest Stories By The Penny Hoarder Book Nook to reopen Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more