50th Anniversary Choir at Pilot Point


50th Anniversary Choir at Pilot Point


A Cappella Choir 50th Anniversary Choir at Pilot Point, Texas: Recorded Oct. 13, 1958, Bethany Nazarene College.

From the back cover:

The Choir:
Professor Lester L. Dunn of Bethany Nazarene College, Bethany, Oklahoma, leading the A Cappella Choir in special song at the 50th Anniversary celebration of the founding of the Church of the Nazarene held at Pilot, Texas, October 13, 1958.

The Bethany Nazarene College A Cappella Choir was first organized in 1938. Since that time it has appeared in concert in seven states. Choir personnel are chosen by tryouts each fall. The choir is not limited to students from the Fine Arts Division, but open to any student enrolled in the college who can meet the requirements. The choir is distinctly Christian in its beliefs and practices. The sole purpose of the choir is to present a program of sacred music with distinction backed by vital Christian experience.

The College:
Bethany Nazarene College it’s a four-year college located at Bethany, Oklahoma, 2 miles west of Oklahoma City on Highway 66. It is the official college for the West Central Zone of the Church of the Nazarene. This zone includes western Missouri, and the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska.The college maintains five divisions: Division of Fine Arts, Division of Humanities, Division of Natural Sciences, Division of Religion and Philosophy, Division of Social Sciences. It grants the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music Education, Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics, and Bachelor of Theology.

Bethany Nazarene College is accredited as a four-year college by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The college is approved by the State Department of Education of Oklahoma for the preparation of elementary and secondary teachers. Bethany Nazarene College is a member of the Association of American Colleges. The colleges welcome inquires concerning any part of its educational program. Address all requests to the Registrar. Bethany Nazarene College, Bethany, Oklahoma.

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Side 1:
1. How Great Thou Art
2. Jesus Saves
3. Holiness Unto the Lord
4. Jesus Had a Mother
5. Run to My Lord
6. Now Let the Full-Toned Chorus
7. Great and Marvelous
8. The Lord Bless You

Side 2:
9. Onward Christian Soldiers
10. All Glory, Laud, and Honor
11. Let Us Break Bread Together
12. Good News
13. We're Marching to Zion
14. A Mighty Fortress is Our God
15. The Lord is My Light
16. I Know Who Holds Tomorrow


BNC A Cappella Choir


Echo Records



Original Format

LP Record


BNC A Cappella Choir, “50th Anniversary Choir at Pilot Point,” Fred Floyd Archives, Southern Nazarene University, accessed April 20, 2024, https://archives.snu.edu/items/show/118.