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'It is more blessed to give than receive' goes beyond Christmastime - Hilton Head Island Packet

Posted: 26 Dec 2014 01:27 PM PST


'It is more blessed to give than receive' goes beyond Christmastime
Hilton Head Island Packet
Before he departed for Jerusalem, St. Paul gathered the Church at Ephesus and gave them final counsel, stating, "We must help the weak, and keep in mind the words of the Lord Jesus who himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive'" (Acts ...

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80 years later, South Dakota State orphan reveals memories - KELO AM-FM

Posted: 26 Dec 2014 01:10 PM PST


80 years later, South Dakota State orphan reveals memories
KELO AM-FM
The 9-room practice cottage accommodated for six students, an instructor and a baby. It was built on Medary ... I always make sure to give some money when I hear the bell ringing outside of stores, because I remember how good they were to me.” Wife and ...

Performing Arts: Candlelight Christmas - Washington Life Magazine

Posted: 26 Dec 2014 11:39 AM PST


Performing Arts: Candlelight Christmas
Washington Life Magazine
Recently named among the Forty Under 40 for his contributions to arts and humanities, Patrick D. McCoy received a B.M. in vocal performance from Virginia State University and a M.M. in church music from the Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Va ...

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Club members planning 100 monthly acts of kindness - WANE

Posted: 26 Dec 2014 10:58 AM PST


WANE

Club members planning 100 monthly acts of kindness
WANE
Mary Ellen Wyman, who has been a Meridian Kiwanis Club member for about 18 years, suggested the idea to Siefert as an extension of First Lutheran Church's annual shoe drive to help Sans Souci clients. The church learned from Sans Souci that many ...

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Celebrate New Year's Eve in a style that suits you - Roanoke Times

Posted: 26 Dec 2014 10:19 AM PST


Celebrate New Year's Eve in a style that suits you
Roanoke Times
... followed by the church bells ringing around the town. At midnight, “Taps” is played to commemorate the end of 2014, then courthouse bell-ringers strike the digits of the new Year: twenty-one-five. Three shotgun blasts conclude the ceremony, and the ...

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SPICE POTS & ENTREPOTS - The Week

Posted: 26 Dec 2014 09:48 AM PST


SPICE POTS & ENTREPOTS
The Week
While it makes a great argument about why history can be useful (the laundry stone and all that), it also emphasises a pointthe Spice Route is a graveyard of empires. If you google Spice Route, you will find a restaurant in London, says Benny ...

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First Congregational closing 2014 with a (or... - The Landmark

Posted: 26 Dec 2014 09:20 AM PST


First Congregational closing 2014 with a (or...
The Landmark
It is anticipated it will take about a half hour. Following the bell ringing will be a burning of the mortgage that was taken out to build the church addition in 1989. There will be hot chocolate and non-alcoholic toddies served. The community ...

Slideshow: Alexander's 5 Best Columns of 2014 - Twin Falls Times-News

Posted: 26 Dec 2014 09:06 AM PST


Slideshow: Alexander's 5 Best Columns of 2014
Twin Falls Times-News
Puppies compete for their mother's milk, a struggle that — in a natural, Darwinian setting — can lead to the runt's ultimate demise. Submission and domination — the crux of bullying behavior — is the very essence of human political, economic and ...

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The musicians we listened to in 2014 - PBS NewsHour

Posted: 26 Dec 2014 08:17 AM PST


PBS NewsHour

The musicians we listened to in 2014
PBS NewsHour
Before we ring it in with bursting fireworks and swirling confetti, we want to reflect on some of the great Art Beat stories from this past year. Today we're asking, which musicians did we listen to in 2014? We heard about the Beatles before they ...

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The best quotes of 2014 - Albert Lea Tribune

Posted: 26 Dec 2014 08:12 AM PST


The best quotes of 2014
Albert Lea Tribune
“He said he was still tingling because the bells were chiming all over Cuba.” — Larry Alvey of 4 Seasons Travel in mid-December, ... what churches can do when they work together.” — Rev. Mark Miller, associate pastor at Calvary Baptist, said in June ...

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What To Do: Mushroom Drop, Mummers top New Year's Eve - The Times of Chester County

Posted: 26 Dec 2014 07:05 AM PST


The Times of Chester County

What To Do: Mushroom Drop, Mummers top New Year's Eve
The Times of Chester County
Kids can ring in the New Year at noon with confetti and noisemakers. Youngsters will be able to party with Alice, the Mad ..... A carillon with 62 cast bells plays holiday music every half hour during daylight hours. Longwood's Open Air Theatre ...

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Side of the Rhode: Who's Hot and Who's Not? - GoLocalProv

Posted: 25 Dec 2014 11:29 PM PST


Side of the Rhode: Who's Hot and Who's Not?
GoLocalProv
Kudos to all those volunteers standing out there ringing bells on fridged evenings in order to help those less fortunate than themselves. Give what you can to help out! Pope Francis: The Pope took the opportunity on Monday, during his ... State ...

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Benefit: The Tradition Continues for Christmas at the Ritz - Newport Beach Independent Newspaper

Posted: 25 Dec 2014 11:25 PM PST


Benefit: The Tradition Continues for Christmas at the Ritz
Newport Beach Independent Newspaper
The luncheon, which raised more than $223,000, was atendeed by over 400 Chapman supporters, and featured greetings from Dr. Jim Doti (Chapman University President) and Santa Claus, a quartet of Dickens carolers and bell ringers, a champagne and ...

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Peace on earth comes from principled living - Deseret News

Posted: 25 Dec 2014 11:03 PM PST


Peace on earth comes from principled living
Deseret News
But upon deeper reflection, hearing the bells peal “more loud and deep,” Longfellow wrote hopefully, even amid tragedy and war: “God is not dead, nor doth he sleep; The wrong shall fail, the right prevail, With peace on earth, good will to men.” Today ...

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Top five English-language actors 2014 - The Copenhagen Post

Posted: 25 Dec 2014 10:00 PM PST


Top five English-language actors 2014
The Copenhagen Post
English-language theatre has moved on leaps and bounds in the last four years, not least thanks to a thriving amateur scene that continues to benefit as more and more internationals move here. In the first decade of the millennium, the Copenhagen ...

Your definitive guide to 2015 New Year's shows in Brooklyn - Brooklyn Paper

Posted: 25 Dec 2014 10:00 PM PST


Your definitive guide to 2015 New Year's shows in Brooklyn
Brooklyn Paper
The bar-theater will screen the film and serve up Prince-themed cocktails followed by DJs playing tunes from the '70s to the '90s. 9:30 pm at Videology [308 Bedford ... Indian classical music collective Brooklyn Raga Massive is ringing in the new years ...

Simon Cameron mysteries being solved - Bradford Era

Posted: 25 Dec 2014 07:04 PM PST


Simon Cameron mysteries being solved
Bradford Era
EMPORIUM — Members of the Cameron County Historical Society have made several recent discoveries that shed some light on the history of the county's namesake, Simon Cameron, and the location of the clock tower bell that he donated shortly after the ...

Outburst Of Christmas Spirit - Payson Roundup

Posted: 25 Dec 2014 05:09 PM PST


Payson Roundup

Outburst Of Christmas Spirit
Payson Roundup
#In an ambitious twist, Mason had the bell ringers play a medley of music from the “Phantom of the Opera,” except she almost forgot to include the most important instrument — the cymbals. #Mason suddenly stopped the bell players after two measures of ...

John Fox wants Peyton Manning to return - NBCSports.com

Posted: 25 Dec 2014 04:20 PM PST


NBCSports.com

John Fox wants Peyton Manning to return
NBCSports.com
As a Manning fan, I would like to see him walk away (literally). Osweiler should be able to take over and be a good QB when it's his time to play. I'm sure Fox doesn't know what he has in Osweiler because he hasn't played much. You can't tell from ...

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Music for Carillon, Percussion, and Hammered Dulcimer, Jan. 23 - The Suburban Times

Posted: 25 Dec 2014 03:15 PM PST


Music for Carillon, Percussion, and Hammered Dulcimer, Jan. 23
The Suburban Times
“Audiences will hear works including percussion instruments of all sorts, richly combined with euphonium, clarinet, piano, strings, and a video-recorded carillon located in the Centennial Carillon Bell Tower at Brigham Young University.” The new CD to ...

Christmas Eve Services Bring Out True Meaning of Christmas - TWC News

Posted: 25 Dec 2014 09:50 AM PST


Christmas Eve Services Bring Out True Meaning of Christmas
TWC News
"What we've been trying to help our people understand is, Christmas is a celebration of hope," says Pastor Jonathan Robbins of Summit Church. Lead pastor at the Summit Church is reminding people now to reflect on the meaning of Christmas. "I could sum ...

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Letters, Dec. 25, 2014 - Republican Journal

Posted: 25 Dec 2014 07:47 AM PST


Letters, Dec. 25, 2014
Republican Journal
Jason Bannister, the UU Church of Belfast choir and choir director, Lila Nation, Highland Mary, the Gawler Sisters, the Belfast Bay Fiddlers, the UU Sword Sisters, January Men and Then Some, Elizabeth Garber, Heartsong, Chrissy Fowler, Patty Heath, the ...

EDITORIAL: The season - The Weston Forum

Posted: 25 Dec 2014 07:05 AM PST


The Weston Forum

EDITORIAL: The season
The Weston Forum
They volunteer, collect coats for the homeless, buy toys for tots they don't know, make donations to charities, put bills and coins in the bell-ringing Santas' buckets. It might be a mom stopping by with some cookies for an old friend she hasn't seen ...
The Season The Redding Pilot

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Leeds nostalgia: 'Post' of Christmas past predictions - Yorkshire Post

Posted: 24 Dec 2014 04:05 PM PST


Yorkshire Post

Leeds nostalgia: 'Post' of Christmas past predictions
Yorkshire Post
The summons of soldiers to arms to deal with emergencies was also communicated through the ringing of church bells. The so-called pancake bell was also still ... But it wasn't like your fresh young meat today. Not much freezing and preserving then, lad.

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Holiday song debuted in Richmond 150 years ago - Richmond

Posted: 24 Dec 2014 01:44 PM PST


Richmond

Holiday song debuted in Richmond 150 years ago
Richmond
According to Dacia Custer-Shoemaker, the former curator of the Hanby State Memorial at Westerville, Ohio, “His services were enriched through the beauty of music, and had filled the church to overflowing with happy young people, but unfortunately, the ...

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Shell and the National Gallery: welcome to a Moral Maze - Royal Dutch Shell plc .com

Posted: 24 Dec 2014 09:06 AM PST


Shell and the National Gallery: welcome to a Moral Maze
Royal Dutch Shell plc .com
I revealed that ESDV leak-off tests were purposely falsified, not once but many times and that Brent Bravo platform management had admitted responsibility for the dangerous practices being followed. In response to my team ringing alarm bells ...

Christmas in Spalding - Spalding Guardian

Posted: 24 Dec 2014 05:11 AM PST


Spalding Guardian

Christmas in Spalding
Spalding Guardian
... the dining tables and fireside merriment was the order of the day. The Spalding town band heralded Christmas morning with the old favourite carol Christians Awake just as the clock had struck midnight and the church bells rang merry and joyous peals.

The Duke - December 24, 2014 - Blackpool Gazette

Posted: 24 Dec 2014 01:25 AM PST


Blackpool Gazette

The Duke - December 24, 2014
Blackpool Gazette
Throw into the mix Black Eyed Friday (and Monday and Tuesday) – when many people finally realise they don't actually like their fellow workers and their partners and choose to knock seven bells out of each other later that same night. Alcohol ...

Bell Tower team close to funding dream - Evesham Observer

Posted: 23 Dec 2014 04:17 PM PST


Evesham Observer

Bell Tower team close to funding dream
Evesham Observer
A MAJOR fund-raising appeal which aims to secure the future of one of Evesham's biggest landmarks is significantly close to reaching its £500,000 target. The Bell Tower appeal, which was launched in the summer of last year, is just around £30,000 away ...

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