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The night the Holy Ghost visited the Methodists - Russellville Courier

Posted: 18 Jan 2016 11:09 AM PST


The night the Holy Ghost visited the Methodists
Russellville Courier
For those who don't know, Watch Night is a long service on New Year's Eve that includes about five hours of singing, testifying, and preaching lasting up until midnight, when the church bell rings in the new year. This is ... I'll be back in time for ...

Leading farm prices from Carlisle Auction Mart - The Westmorland Gazette

Posted: 18 Jan 2016 05:39 AM PST


Leading farm prices from Carlisle Auction Mart
The Westmorland Gazette
Heifers: Limousin £420 Hallfield, £390 Westray Farm, £385, £355, £345 Trailflat Farm, £380 Tempest Tower, £340, £330, £325 Balladoyle Farm, £300 High Plains, £275, £230 Southernby Hall, £275, £245 Burton House, £275 Marsh House, British Blue £420 ...

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Colonial Williamsburg, First Baptist Church Celebrate Long History with 'Let ... - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Posted: 18 Jan 2016 01:31 AM PST


Colonial Williamsburg, First Baptist Church Celebrate Long History with 'Let ...
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
The “Let Freedom Ring” programming, from colonial Williamsburg and First Baptist Church, slated for Black History Month calls on locals and visitors to the Historic Triangle to each take a turn at ringing the bell and reflecting on the meaning of ...

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Vermont stories that cross racial divide - Barre Montpelier Times Argus

Posted: 18 Jan 2016 12:12 AM PST


Vermont stories that cross racial divide
Barre Montpelier Times Argus
Joshua Young, an idealistic preacher from Burlington's picturesque Unitarian Church, became inadvertently involved in the controversy and paid dearly for carrying out his pastoral duties. In mid-October 1859, John Brown led ... Young's account ...

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Martin Luther King Jr. holiday honors 'all sisters and brothers' - KHON2

Posted: 17 Jan 2016 04:57 PM PST


KHON2

Martin Luther King Jr. holiday honors 'all sisters and brothers'
KHON2
The annual bell ringing ceremony will be held at 4:45 p.m. Sunday at the Parke Chapel on the grounds of the Cathedral of St. Andrew at the corner of Beretania and Queen Emma streets. The ceremony will be one of more than 300 across the mainland.
Oklahoma City Pauses To Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. With Parade, EventsKGOU

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Church bells finally ring over Ab Kettleby - Melton Times

Posted: 17 Jan 2016 09:06 AM PST


Melton Times

Church bells finally ring over Ab Kettleby
Melton Times
The bells were set to be installed in August last year, but the £25,000 project was delayed after it was found that the effects of the weather over 50 years, had caused significant rust damage to the bell frame. New sections of steel frame had to be ...

Invercargill Heritage Trail delights - The Southland Times

Posted: 16 Jan 2016 05:57 PM PST


The Southland Times

Invercargill Heritage Trail delights
The Southland Times
First Church and St Mary's Basilica are the only churches on the trail, and the most impressive of the churches in the city. Both tower above the other buildings surrounding them, making them easy to spot. First Church's belltower and interior stain ...

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Bruges town in Belgium is as charming as its history - Economic Times

Posted: 16 Jan 2016 02:34 PM PST


Bruges town in Belgium is as charming as its history
Economic Times
More fascinating was the carillon that it housed, a set of 47 bells that produced a hauntingly melodious sound. A set of narrow steps, 366 in all, took people to ... I wanted a much more engaging journey into Bruges' history so I went to the Historium ...

William Owens - Times Record News

Posted: 16 Jan 2016 01:43 PM PST


Times Record News

William Owens
Times Record News
When the family moved to Wichita Falls in 1989, Don became interested in the MSU Carillion, the instrument he had learned while an undergraduate at Midwestern. He discovered that the unique instrument (one of only ten ... complete restoration of the ...

Fifi Geldolf to wed at church where sister Peaches and mum Paula Yates ... - Mirror.co.uk

Posted: 16 Jan 2016 11:22 AM PST


Mirror.co.uk

Fifi Geldolf to wed at church where sister Peaches and mum Paula Yates ...
Mirror.co.uk
She posted a picture on Instagram of the wedding invoice, showing the ceremony will cost £605 – including price of the service, church hire, marriage certificate, bellringers, organist and even the heating. Fifi, who works in public relations, also ...

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What's coming soon to Elizabeth Quay? - Perth Now

Posted: 16 Jan 2016 08:03 AM PST


Perth Now

What's coming soon to Elizabeth Quay?
Perth Now
Good taste: Gusto Gelato's Sean Lee at the Bell Tower, overlooking Elizabeth Quay. The company will run the “pink ... Gusto Gelato has been announced as the operator of the Perth waterfront destination's $1.8 million ice cream kiosk. The outlet will ...

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Centuries old tradition of bellringing alive and kicking in Derbyshire - Matlock Today

Posted: 16 Jan 2016 06:38 AM PST


Matlock Today

Centuries old tradition of bellringing alive and kicking in Derbyshire
Matlock Today
The reverend is President of the Derby Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers, which boasts 145 churches and around 600 ringers in all parts of the county. Ringers throughout the UK travel to Derbyshire to take advantage of its rich range of bells ...

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Centuries old tradition of bellringing alive and kicking in Derbyshire - Derbyshire Times

Posted: 16 Jan 2016 06:32 AM PST


Derbyshire Times

Centuries old tradition of bellringing alive and kicking in Derbyshire
Derbyshire Times
“It is the most English of traditions and one we really need to preserve but we always need to get new people involved to make sure we do.” Further information about bell ringing is available from Peter at learn2ring2016@derbyda.org.uk, on 01246 856057 ...

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Centuries old tradition of bellringing alive and kicking in Derbyshire - Buxton Advertiser

Posted: 16 Jan 2016 06:30 AM PST


Buxton Advertiser

Centuries old tradition of bellringing alive and kicking in Derbyshire
Buxton Advertiser
The reverend is President of the Derby Diocesan Association of Church Bell Ringers, which boasts 145 churches and around 600 ringers in all parts of the county. Ringers throughout the UK travel to Derbyshire to take advantage of its rich range of bells ...

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Beaverton pride spans generations: 'You can feel the parents in the stands ... - MLive.com

Posted: 16 Jan 2016 06:13 AM PST


MLive.com

Beaverton pride spans generations: 'You can feel the parents in the stands ...
MLive.com
Heritage is a big part of this program. So when Wolfe stood on that free-throw line, it couldn't ... He's still more reliable than the clock on the Brown Street median or the bell in the First Presbyterian Church tower. He's still driven and demanding ...

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Chiming in: Former faculty member bids farewell to the bells - Richmond Register

Posted: 15 Jan 2016 08:43 PM PST


Richmond Register

Chiming in: Former faculty member bids farewell to the bells
Richmond Register
For Marlene Payne, the small room enclosed in the tower of Berea College's Draper Building definitely rings a bell. The former Berea College faculty member has spent many days at the base of the large 56-carillon beside her mentor, the late John ...

Local Spiritual Community Embraces Historic Musical Tradition - The Tracy Press

Posted: 15 Jan 2016 01:43 PM PST


Local Spiritual Community Embraces Historic Musical Tradition
The Tracy Press
Bell ringing in the valley goes back a long time. The area's oldest bell tower rests atop the historic 'Wee Kirk' church at the corner of Central and Main in Ben Lomond, built in 1891 by lumber mill owner James Pierce. Other historic bell-adorned ...

Zobel, Cuenca, Casas Colgadas trigger sweet memories - Inquirer.net

Posted: 15 Jan 2016 01:06 PM PST


Inquirer.net

Zobel, Cuenca, Casas Colgadas trigger sweet memories
Inquirer.net
The sight of bricks and the slow sonorous ringing of bells, at the end of day, induced a ghostly feeling in that quaint Spanish village, and I knew then that there are places worlds apart that beat with one heart! There were more of these .... In 1963 ...

Crisis of fraternity - The Statesman

Posted: 15 Jan 2016 12:19 PM PST


The Statesman

Crisis of fraternity
The Statesman
Secularism in India, unlike the West, does not postulate a strict separation of Church and State. Our Constitution guarantees to its citizens the freedom to profess, practise and propagate religion. There is also an assurance of strict impartiality on ...

Across the Years - Ilkley Gazette

Posted: 15 Jan 2016 04:10 AM PST


Ilkley Gazette

Across the Years
Ilkley Gazette
William Whitaker dies. He was a prominent churchman, had an interest in campanology and was responsible for the Ilkley Constitutional Club. Since 1898 he had been a West Riding JP. Corporal Chapman formerly in work at Ilkley railway station, killed at ...

Ten great things to do in and around Plymouth over the coming week (January 15 ... - Plymouth Herald

Posted: 15 Jan 2016 03:46 AM PST


Ten great things to do in and around Plymouth over the coming week (January 15 ...
Plymouth Herald
A pealing pastime. Ding dong! The Minister Church or St Andrew are inviting one and all to have a go at bell ringing on Tuesday. Fergus Stracey, the Tower Captain, will be there to show you the ropes.

Church Bells Ring Out David Bowie Melody, Space Oddity (Watch) - Good News Network

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 02:57 PM PST


Good News Network

Church Bells Ring Out David Bowie Melody, Space Oddity (Watch)
Good News Network
David Bowie, always reinventing and changing the face of modern music with showmanship and innovation, would be proud of the innovative ways his fans are remembering him, since his passing Sunday at the age of 69. Of course, astronaut Chris ...

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Folk dancing visits Christchurch - 3News NZ

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 12:39 PM PST


Folk dancing visits Christchurch
3News NZ
... but the dancers say they're here to showcase the city's creativity. They've got thick skins as they're mocked where ever they go, but Morris dancers are determined to show off their moves on the streets of Christchurch. It's ancient English folk ...

Daily Meditation: Sacred Spirit - Huffington Post

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 08:45 AM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Sacred Spirit
Huffington Post
We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life. Today's meditation features a beautiful composition by ...

MSU Beaumont Tower bells: They toll for thee - WKAR

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 08:08 AM PST


WKAR

MSU Beaumont Tower bells: They toll for thee
WKAR
Current State's Jamie Paisley went to the very top of the tower to inspect the series of bells up there, part of an instrument called a carillon. The last set of stairs is very steep, but getting up there is all in a day's work for Professor Ray ...

Welcome to Our Parish – St. Ann, Cable - Catholic Herald

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 07:51 AM PST


Catholic Herald

Welcome to Our Parish – St. Ann, Cable
Catholic Herald
“St. Ann Parish draws its congregation from at least as far as neighboring Barnes and Grandview. Largely an older congregation, it cherishes its seasoning of young families with growing children, as well as its summer residents and frequent tourists ...

St. Mary's on Broadway receives $50000 grant to restore historic stained glass - Rhode Island Newspaper

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 06:28 AM PST


Rhode Island Newspaper

St. Mary's on Broadway receives $50000 grant to restore historic stained glass
Rhode Island Newspaper
The Church of St. Mary recently received a $50,000 grant from the Champlin Foundations to restore the historic stained glass. As Pastor Msgr. Jacques Plante explained during a recent tour of the church, most of those funds will be directed toward ...

St Patrick's clock face on Hamill's Tower - Dundalk Democrat

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 06:20 AM PST


Dundalk Democrat

St Patrick's clock face on Hamill's Tower
Dundalk Democrat
The firm in England that originally cast the bells back in 1896, Taylor's Bell Foundry at Loughborough, Leicestershire, are still in existence. They have recently sent their experts over to Dundalk to examine the bells and framework to see what can be ...

Remembering Calgary's tireless advocate of musical bells, John Nelson - Calgary Herald

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 05:02 AM PST


Calgary Herald

Remembering Calgary's tireless advocate of musical bells, John Nelson
Calgary Herald
It tolled for the very man who installed the tower's bells some 46 years ago. Bell-ringing as a form of musical entertainment is as old as Donne, but the practice only arrived in ... For nearly 60 years, John Nelson—who died on Christmas Day at the ...

Musical trio bang out score for silent film - Toledo Blade

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 04:22 AM PST


Toledo Blade

Musical trio bang out score for silent film
Toledo Blade
Ann Arbor composer and “sonic-artist” Frank Pahl has made his career exploring numerous styles of music including what he calls “toy pop,” music performed entirely on children's instruments and toys. He and his brainchild, the Little Bang ... As a part ...

Help us restore our 'perfectly proportioned' Lady Chapel at St Mary's Roman ... - Derby Telegraph

Posted: 14 Jan 2016 02:56 AM PST


Help us restore our 'perfectly proportioned' Lady Chapel at St Mary's Roman ...
Derby Telegraph
The Lady Chapel at St Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Derby and, above, some of the uncovered ceiling panels. ... He also provided designs for the decorations and furnishings of the Palace of Westminster and the design of the tower of Big Ben.

The world is about to discover the wonders of Lake Iseo - Spectator.co.uk

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 08:12 PM PST


Spectator.co.uk

The world is about to discover the wonders of Lake Iseo
Spectator.co.uk
Iseo's waters shimmer benignly amid nothing more disruptive than birdsong, the splashing of traghetti boats and the occasional peal of church bells. Inevitably, a few cognoscenti have rumbled Lake Iseo's unique brand of magic over the years. 'Dear ...

Local church briefs - Lebanon Daily News

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 04:31 PM PST


Lebanon Daily News

Local church briefs
Lebanon Daily News
The Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity, in observance of its year long celebration of the 125th Anniversary, will observe SALEM SUNDAY at their 9:00 a.m. Worship service with special music by the senior vocal choir and the Psalm Bell Ringers.

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Oak Bluffs Town Column: Jan. 15 - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 03:11 PM PST


Oak Bluffs Town Column: Jan. 15
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
The two storied, multi-columned building with a mansard styled roof and two story bell tower resembled the Massachusetts State House, and there was $75,000 appropriated for its construction. It was never built. Instead, in the 1960s ... At last Sunday ...

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Restoration of the bells keeps church at the centre of Devon village life - Western Morning News

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 06:08 AM PST


Western Morning News

Restoration of the bells keeps church at the centre of Devon village life
Western Morning News
Commenting on the Heritage Lottery Fund award, John Dietz, Churchwarden and Tower Captain said: “We are thrilled to have received the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund and are confident that once this project is complete the church tower, bells and ...

Traditional Mystery play told in Old Town church - Bexhill Observer

Posted: 13 Jan 2016 03:45 AM PST


Traditional Mystery play told in Old Town church
Bexhill Observer
The play is directed by local drama expert Heather Leech who also directs the Good Friday Procession of Witness and will be a rehearsed play reading performed in Brechtian style with multi casting. The Parish bell ringers will provide music and sound ...

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Knysna Municipality to defend approval of plans to build mosque in court - Eyewitness News

Posted: 12 Jan 2016 11:23 PM PST

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