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Merseybells news feed as published


'Overzealous' Church vets 58000 workers in a year - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 26 Dec 2013 02:57 PM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

'Overzealous' Church vets 58000 workers in a year
Telegraph.co.uk
Of those, 80 per cent were carried out on volunteers, including those working as an organist, choir member, bell ringer, bell tower captain, bell ringing instructor, altar servers, befriender, welcome steward, night shelter worker, bereavement visitor ...

Touring Nuremberg, Germany, a city devoted to its past - Daily Local News

Posted: 26 Dec 2013 11:55 AM PST


Touring Nuremberg, Germany, a city devoted to its past
Daily Local News
The area around St. Sebaldus Church, one local tells me, came to be known as St. Sebaldus's Desert, such was the devastation. Holding on to ... Surrounded by city walls and overseen by the impressive circular stone tower, the courtyard is a year-round ...

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The people behind Christmas - MetroNews Canada

Posted: 26 Dec 2013 10:46 AM PST


The people behind Christmas
MetroNews Canada
“You have three one-hundreths of a second to strike it spot on,” said tower captain Madeleine Cheesman, 66, who has been ringing since she was 25. Her husband, Nick, learned at 12 and is a 48-year veteran. They put off opening their presents at home in ...

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An efficient oil change reminder - spiritofjefferson (blog)

Posted: 26 Dec 2013 08:57 AM PST


An efficient oil change reminder
spiritofjefferson (blog)
With the volume set very low, the lyrics are unintelligible but sounds like a choir somewhere in the distance, perhaps beneath the tall rock cliff just up stream on the North River. Erin McCarty, my editor at Vintage Truck ... The spirit of Christmas ...

Sweet memories of Christmases past - So Md News

Posted: 26 Dec 2013 08:20 AM PST


Sweet memories of Christmases past
So Md News
... open Christmas Day, we always celebrated gift opening Christmas Eve. When Santa was still involved, my older sister took us little ones down to the barn to see a new calf or whatever, while Dad ran up and down the snowy road ringing sleigh bells.

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Wedding quartet celebrates 65 years - Batley News

Posted: 26 Dec 2013 08:11 AM PST


Batley News

Wedding quartet celebrates 65 years
Batley News
“My family lived on Kirkgate near the church, so it wasn't a problem to organise it there. “My grandfather was a bell ringer there so we had the wedding peal.” Kathleen's husband, Thomas, originally of Gomersal, met her brother Charles when they were ...

Ticking off the bucket lists: 2013 in travel - The National

Posted: 26 Dec 2013 04:29 AM PST


Ticking off the bucket lists: 2013 in travel
The National
Making your home look unique is increasingly tricky in an age of identikit stores and mass-produced furniture, but the UAE has plenty of independents that can solve that problem, writes Pallavi Dean. ... knowledgeable local guides who took me to the ...

Entertainment Listings - Vancouver Sun

Posted: 26 Dec 2013 12:29 AM PST


Entertainment Listings
Vancouver Sun
SFU Gallery Damian Moppett: The Bells Opens Jan. ... VSO: Fifty Years of James Bond Celebrate Fifty Years of James Bond with the most memorable songs and music from Dr. No, Goldfinger, Live and Let Die, From Russia With Love, For Your Eyes Only and all ...

Bell atop Warwick City Hall chimes on the hour once again - The Providence Journal

Posted: 25 Dec 2013 08:32 PM PST


The Providence Journal

Bell atop Warwick City Hall chimes on the hour once again
The Providence Journal
That all changed at the end of last week when the newly repaired bell began ringing on the hour, giving a clear and resounding signal that restoration work on the historic building is almost done. “It's kind of like a Christmas gift ... An imposing ...

Gifts beyond today's presents - Press & Sun-Bulletin

Posted: 25 Dec 2013 04:43 PM PST


Gifts beyond today's presents
Press & Sun-Bulletin
In many churches, Christ's birth was celebrated Tuesday night at an assortment of Christmas Eve services, including traditional midnight Masses at some Catholic churches. These services included carols, Scripture, communion and candle-lighting to ...

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VIDEO: Changing of Billingshurst's social class charted in new history book - West Sussex County Times

Posted: 25 Dec 2013 05:02 AM PST


VIDEO: Changing of Billingshurst's social class charted in new history book
West Sussex County Times
While his first book, published in January, focused on the village's geographical evolution, 'Billingshurst's Heritage Number Two: An Historical Miscellany of a West Sussex Village' looks at the more modern social aspect of the village and the ...

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Nontraditional Christmas service in Sartell includes mimes, a giant puppet - St. Cloud Times

Posted: 25 Dec 2013 04:37 AM PST


Nontraditional Christmas service in Sartell includes mimes, a giant puppet
St. Cloud Times
First United Methodist Church of the St. Cloud Region's contemporary retelling of the beloved Christmas story included traditional lessons and carols at a Tuesday afternoon service in Sartell. “We have never tried to do a sort of play-like presentation ...

'Sleigh Bells Ring' A Christmas memory by Rita Mae Brown - Richmond Times Dispatch

Posted: 24 Dec 2013 09:00 PM PST


'Sleigh Bells Ring' A Christmas memory by Rita Mae Brown
Richmond Times Dispatch
Mother managed to stand up amid peals of laughter. “Saved by a mountain of mink. Wheezie, you are a saint. Thank your aunt, kiddo.” Extricating myself, I held out my hand to steady my aunt. “I never met a saint before.” The two sisters dissolved into ...

Tales of Christmas Past - Bleeding Yankee Blue (blog)

Posted: 24 Dec 2013 07:05 PM PST


Tales of Christmas Past
Bleeding Yankee Blue (blog)
Both were set around the time of the Winter Solstice, which usually falls on December 22 -- which is possibly the reason that the early Church set Christmas on December 25, given the difference between the Julian Calendar then in effect and the ...

Christmas sends messages of simplicity in life, kindness to all, and care for ... - The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka

Posted: 24 Dec 2013 04:00 PM PST


Stuff.co.nz

Christmas sends messages of simplicity in life, kindness to all, and care for ...
The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka
This is the beginning of the Christian teaching of universal love and peace among all people that has touched the minds of millions through history, and remains of great value in the world today. The ringing of church bells at this festival sends out ...
Christians are free says MR Colombo Gazette

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The Great Handbell War - WFAE

Posted: 24 Dec 2013 03:06 PM PST


The Great Handbell War
WFAE
Malmark and Schulmerich are down the street from each other in Bucks County, Pa. Some experts say they can tell the difference between the ... Some bell ringers developed fierce affiliations to one company or the other. Peace came slowly, with the ...

Ringing the bells in Bethlehem, to keep those old Christmas traditions alive - Haaretz

Posted: 24 Dec 2013 10:11 AM PST


Haaretz

Ringing the bells in Bethlehem, to keep those old Christmas traditions alive
Haaretz
Khadir Jaraiseh, 22, pulls the ropes of four bells in a short tower of the Church of the Nativity, for prayer services of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Bethlehem, December 22, 2013. Photo by AP. AP. An Armenian clergyman takes part in the Sunday ...
Despite conflicts, the bells ring on in Bethlehem Boston Globe
Palestinian college student keeper of a fading tradition — ringing the bells ... Waterloo Record
Ringing the bells of Bethlehem a fading tradition Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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Hells 'no chiming' bells - Comet 24

Posted: 24 Dec 2013 07:09 AM PST


Comet 24

Hells 'no chiming' bells
Comet 24
The clock will continue to ring on the hour, despite the fact that council leader Peter Long said they created the same amount of noise. He said: “We were told that the district council's environmental health officers would issue us a Noise Abatement ...

Quotations in the News - Washington Post

Posted: 24 Dec 2013 04:58 AM PST


Quotations in the News
Washington Post
Palestinian college student Khadir Jaraiseh, one of Bethlehem's last bell ringers, about performing his duties at the Armenian Apostolic Church this Christmas. Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published ...

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