Posted by Brad Radice on 2011-09-13

An afternoon of congregational singing will fill Samford’s Reid Chapel Sunday, October 2, 2011.  It’s the annual Samford Hymn Sing and it is free and open to the public.

This marks the 8th year for the event.  Marching to Zion is this year’s theme, lead by Samford School of the Arts Dean Joseph Hopkins and Samford faculty member Eric Mathis.

Vestavia Hills Baptist Church Pastor, Garry Furr, brings his band, Shades Mountain Air, to sing hymns and gospel songs.  While, Dianne Norton and Lynda Little, of Dawson Memorial Baptist Church, will provide work on the piano and organ.

The event starts at 2 p.m.  For more information contact Eric Mathis at 205-726-2323.


About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.