Round Up Sunday

On Sunday, September 27, 2009, Joanna, Monica, Elizabeth Cassidy (family friend), and I drove over the mountain to be with the Victory Independent Baptist Church in Keyser, West Virginia. Today was "Round Up Sunday" and the church was definitely decorated as such. We did not have any Western gear on, but we had learned a Western-style song, "Round Up in the Sky". It has been a fun song for us to learn and sing. I suppose the closest to that style we have come is "A New Day", which is on our last recording, "Mountain Heritage". The Smith Family was here today. They certainly dressed the part and the five kids sang a nice collection of songs. We had met them before, but it was nice to get to know them a bit more. In the afternoon we all headed to a campsite not too far away, where we ate and enjoyed some fellowship. Later on, the four of us had an impromptu hymn sing with Pastor Larry and some of the church members. After that it was time to head home...and to our own church in Kingwood for the evening service.