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Shape note hymnals still in use at Plum Point

2010-11-22 - Photo by Ed Waggener. Plum Point Baptist Church, 6107 Knifley RD, Columbia, KY
One set of hymnals in use at Plum Point Baptist Church are Heavenly Highway Hymns, a Stamps-Baxter edition, which incorporates shape notes, a 200 year old system popularized in singing schools which used to be held around Adair County. The hymnal above shows, on the left, "Don't Put off Salvation Too Long." Another song popular with the congregation is "Just Over in the Glory Land." Plum Point Baptist Church has enthusiastic singing with participation and special music by members of all ages.

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