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Monthly Singings

To avoid constantly updating calendar dates for our events, each singing relies on a formula. The most commonly employed, for example, is to say that a singing meets on the 1st or 2nd, etc., Sunday of each month. A casual glance at a calendar lets one immediately know whether that particular singing is happening on the upcoming Sunday. Similarly with the other date formulas. This technique is one we learned from traditional Sacred Harp singings which have been using it since forever (roughly speaking).

1st Saturday:

  • Victoria BC Canada - at St. Philip Anglican Church, 2928 Eastdowne Rd., Victoria, from 10 a.m. to noon using the Denson book. (Please leave cell phones and perfume behind.) Email:  vanislesacredharp@gmail.com ; website:  https://victoriasacredharp.wordpress.com/

1st Sunday:

  • Langley, Whidbey Island - at the Langley United Methodist Church, 3rd St and Anthes Ave, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Denson Sacred Harp. No offering.
  • Tacoma - at Trinity Lutheran Church 12115 Park Ave S, Tacoma (aka Parkland), WA 98444 in the Fireside Room, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Denson Sacred Harp. No offering.

1st Tuesday:

  • Vancouver BC Canada - at Grandview Calvary Baptist Church, 1803 E. 1st Ave (at Salisbury and 1st; a block east of Commercial); sing from 7:00 to 9:00 pm; Denson Sacred Harp. Contact vansacredharp@gmail.com.

2nd Sunday:

  • Seattle - at Interfaith Community Sanctuary, 1763 NW 62nd St, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Denson Sacred Harp. Freewill offering collected. New Location.
  • Olympia - at Traditions Café, corner of 5th and Water St. from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Denson book. No offering.
  • Corvallis Oregon - at the First Alternative Co-Op's south store, 1007 SE 3rd St., Corvallis. Singing is in the community meeting room -- a yellow building to the NE of the co-op store, behind the purple moon coffee shack. Please park out back or on the street, not in their customer parking lot; from 1:30 to 3:30 pm; Denson Sacred Harp and Northern Harmony.

3rd Tuesday:

  • Vancouver BC Canada - at Grandview Calvary Baptist Church, 1803 E. 1st Ave (at Salisbury and 1st; a block east of Commercial); sing from 7:00 to 9:00 pm; Denson Sacred Harp. Contact vansacredharp@gmail.com.

3rd Friday:

  • West Seattle - at 8609 24th Ave SW. Come anytime after 5 pm as supper starts at 5:45 (bring a donation for the cook) and singing is from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cooper SH. No offering. Note: don't let the formula trip you up as to when this singing occurs. This singing will not meet in January or February or October 2019.

3rd Saturday:

  • Auburn - This singing is on hiatus.
  • Port Townsend - This singing is on hiatus.
  • Victoria BC Canada - at St. Philip Anglican Church, 2928 Eastdowne Rd., Victoria, from 10 a.m. to noon using the Denson book. (Please leave cell phones and perfume behind.) Email:  vanislesacredharp@gmail.com ; website:  https://victoriasacredharp.wordpress.com/

Saturday Before 3rd Sunday:

  • Vashon Island Singing - the monthly singing is not presently meeting. However, anyone developing a yen for a bit of singing or any visitors to the island who'd like to sing need merely contact Mary Rose O'Reilley [write  PNWSHS@PacificNWsacredharpsingers.org for Mary Rose’s phone number].

Friday Before 4th Sunday:

  • Olympia - at Marla's house from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Email PNWSHS (see below) if you need the address. Note: because of the formulas used, sometimes this singing and the 3rd Friday singing are on the same date.

4th Sunday:

  • Seattle - at Interfaith Community Sanctuary, 1763 NW 62nd St, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Denson Sacred Harp. Freewill offering collected. New Location.
  • Corvallis Oregon - at the home of local singers, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm; Denson Sacred Harp and Northern Harmony.

Questions? Email us at PNWSHS@PacificNWsacredharpsingers.org