Petition 81148

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Include Carter (81148-DI-NonDis)

I hereby petition the 2008 General Conference of The United Methodist Church to consider the inclusion of songs composed by the legendary A.P. Carter in The Methodist Hymnal, and such other hymnals as are periodically published under the guidance of The United Methodist Church.

Rationale

A.P. Carter was a life long Methodist, and a member of the Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church located in Maces Springs, Virginia (whose mailing address is Hiltons, VA.). During his life time Mr. Carter’s passion for his church included his participation in building the current church structure that is utilized...