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Merseybells news feed as published


Cyclists saddle up for 90th annual service - Yorkshire Post

Posted: 08 May 2016 09:23 AM PDT


Yorkshire Post

Cyclists saddle up for 90th annual service
Yorkshire Post
... remembered. Riders act as bell ringers, offertory collectors, lesson readers, choristers and musicians. ... Dr Thomson, speaking ahead of the event said: “I'm a keen cyclist and will be wearing a purple tabard that says 'Biking Bishop of Selby ...
Christian bikers thank God for their wheelsPremier

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Urban explorers take stunning pictures of Newton Aycliffe after getting into clock tower - The Northern Echo (registration)

Posted: 08 May 2016 04:55 AM PDT


The Northern Echo (registration)

Urban explorers take stunning pictures of Newton Aycliffe after getting into clock tower
The Northern Echo (registration)
One member, who wants to remain anonymous, compared the experience to exploring the cathedral at Christ Church, New Zealand, which has been unused since it was badly damaged in the 2011 earthquake. He said: “Getting up the clock tower was as ...

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Christian bikers thank God for their wheels - Premier

Posted: 08 May 2016 03:36 AM PDT


Premier

Christian bikers thank God for their wheels
Premier
Cyclists will be taking on a number of roles during the service including singing in the choir, music playing, bell-ringing and organising the offering. The 90th Coxwold Sunday event is being led by the Rector, the Revd Liz Hassall and the Bishop of ...

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Boyertown strong in faith - Reading Eagle

Posted: 07 May 2016 09:02 PM PDT


Reading Eagle

Boyertown strong in faith
Reading Eagle
There wasn't one until the church added a 172-foot spire-topped bell tower in 1882. Deemed unsafe, the steeple was ... In 1920, it was removed, leaving only the belfry, where the bell from the old union church still hangs. The spire was replaced with a ...

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Confluence atop an Assonora hill - Times of India

Posted: 07 May 2016 05:58 PM PDT


Confluence atop an Assonora hill
Times of India
Commanding a spectacular view of its surroundings, one can see as far as the church towers of Old Goa and Corjuem bridge past the mining-ravaged hills of Sirigao to its south, the beautiful Sahyadri range in the east, parts of Bardez to its south-west ...

Reenactment of Abraham Lincoln funeral - 151st anniversary - Examiner.com

Posted: 07 May 2016 04:07 PM PDT


Examiner.com

Reenactment of Abraham Lincoln funeral - 151st anniversary
Examiner.com
The bell tower began to peal its solemn tones and one couldn't help but count them as they sounded; six times did the bell ring out, interestingly, it rang the number of man. Speaking of the Bible, the number six is counted as the number of man, so it ...

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All about Nazareth: The stories you didn't know (PHOTOS) - lehighvalleylive.com

Posted: 07 May 2016 04:13 AM PDT


lehighvalleylive.com

All about Nazareth: The stories you didn't know (PHOTOS)
lehighvalleylive.com
"Even if you couldn't see the clock, usually installed in a tower, you could hear the bells," Dreydoppel posted. "One bell chimed the hours, and a smaller bell chimed the quarter hours. Listen carefully to the clock at the Nazareth Moravian Church for ...

'Call of God': St. Joseph's soon to ring in the old and the new - Pueblo Chieftain

Posted: 07 May 2016 03:04 AM PDT


Pueblo Chieftain

'Call of God': St. Joseph's soon to ring in the old and the new
Pueblo Chieftain
When the last of three bells was lofted into place in the new bell tower at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Blende on April 27, the Rev. Joseph Vigil heaved a sigh of relief, and experienced a moment of satisfaction. The installation marked the latest ...

Presidential bets make final push in miting de avance in Metro Manila - GMA News

Posted: 07 May 2016 02:59 AM PDT


GMA News

Presidential bets make final push in miting de avance in Metro Manila
GMA News
The five candidates in the May 9 presidential election made their final push on Saturday, holding simultaneous miting de avance in vote-rich Metro Manila. Vice President Jejomar Binay returned to Makati City, where his supporters converged wearing blue ...

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AVADirect Avant (2016) review - Yahoo News

Posted: 06 May 2016 05:41 PM PDT


Yahoo News

AVADirect Avant (2016) review
Yahoo News
So it is with AVADirect's Avant tower. This rig is custom-built, but ... That configuration rang up to a total of $2,270, which includes bells and whistles like sleeved power cables, multi-color LEDs, a high-end Corsair liquid CPU cooler, and ...

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The 5 Best Songs We Heard This Week: De La Soul, Aesop Rock, Fear of Men - Flavorwire

Posted: 06 May 2016 01:01 PM PDT


The 5 Best Songs We Heard This Week: De La Soul, Aesop Rock, Fear of Men
Flavorwire
“Trainwreck” is the only track on on the EP that will make And The Anonymous Nobody, due out this summer. And it knocks—we love the funky bass line and the scuffed hand bell ringing, which recalls fond memories of the disgusting DJ premier beat for ...

Raleigh church seeks help with its stained glass windows - News & Observer

Posted: 06 May 2016 12:06 PM PDT


News & Observer

Raleigh church seeks help with its stained glass windows
News & Observer
Video: St. Paul A.M.E. Church in downtown Raleigh, N.C. is raising money to restore their stained glass windows. The church dates back to 1848. Stained Glass ... The church has erected a sign announcing the project and the gofundme page at the base of ...

Clock by Big Ben Creator Features in Bonhams June 7 Sale - BLOUIN ARTINFO

Posted: 06 May 2016 12:02 PM PDT


BLOUIN ARTINFO

Clock by Big Ben Creator Features in Bonhams June 7 Sale
BLOUIN ARTINFO
Early and exquisitely made clocks, in addition to wristwatches, will be on offer at a Bonhams sale, The Art of Time, in New York on June 7. One of the highlights is a rare skeleton clock made by French horologist Jean-Antoine Lépine in the 1790s ...

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Mount Carmel parishioners invited to attend Our Lady of Loreto - Catholic Free Press

Posted: 06 May 2016 08:49 AM PDT


Catholic Free Press

Mount Carmel parishioners invited to attend Our Lady of Loreto
Catholic Free Press
That part of the facade was leaning away from the front of the church and the bell tower supports were eroding, Msgr. Pedone said. The front door of the church had been closed earlier because of the potential danger that debris might fall on people ...

Philadelphia cathedral hosts “Pray for Ukraine” event - The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)

Posted: 06 May 2016 08:34 AM PDT


The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)

Philadelphia cathedral hosts “Pray for Ukraine” event
The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)
Pastor Sergio Savchuk of the Baptist Church offered prayers for Ukraine and its people and beseeched God to bless the entire Ukrainian nation. Ms. Stupin, accompanied on violin by Ulyana Martynyk, and Lyubov Syerova-Umstead, accompanied on piano by Ms ...

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Old Rock Church Will Hold Service May 30 — To Mark 150th Anniversary - The Missourian

Posted: 06 May 2016 06:04 AM PDT


Old Rock Church Will Hold Service May 30 — To Mark 150th Anniversary
The Missourian
St. Patrick of Armagh — the Old Rock Church in Catawissa — will celebrate the 150-year anniversary of the first Mass in the stone church on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. “The first Mass was held on Easter Sunday, 1866,” said Billy Murphy, St. Patrick ...

A Mother's Lesson: When Memory Fails, Delight in the Moment - New York Times (blog)

Posted: 06 May 2016 03:06 AM PDT


New York Times (blog)

A Mother's Lesson: When Memory Fails, Delight in the Moment
New York Times (blog)
With church bells pealing through the cool morning air, my beautiful, brilliant mother stretched out her arms and made angel wings in the grass. And all the doctors and all the medications and all the years of worry that couldn't bring my mother back ...

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Orthodox Faithful Celebrate Easter With Prayer, Family And Food - Micromedia Publications

Posted: 06 May 2016 03:02 AM PDT


Orthodox Faithful Celebrate Easter With Prayer, Family And Food
Micromedia Publications
Five weeks later than the Easter date observed by Western Christians, the bells signaled that, after 40 days of intense fasting during Great Lent, and the observances of Holy Week leading to it, Holy Pascha, the greatest feast of the Church year had ...

MEMORY LANE: The day Diss turned orange - Diss Express

Posted: 06 May 2016 02:52 AM PDT


Diss Express

MEMORY LANE: The day Diss turned orange
Diss Express
These postcards, published by Diss historian Dennis Cross, show how packed the streets became as people witnessed the open top bus parade. St Nicholas Street was packed from pavement to pavement - with a peal of bells ringing out from St Mary's ...

The Big Heritage Invitation - Ilkley Gazette

Posted: 06 May 2016 01:18 AM PDT


The Big Heritage Invitation
Ilkley Gazette
AN Ilkley church that once counted Alan Titchmarsh as a choirboy and bellringer is to celebrate it's heritage all next week. ... The Rev Patrick Bateman, vicar of All Saints, said: "It is our vision to see the church reach out much more to the Ilkley ...

The Dengler Domain: Playground Equipment - Traer Star-Clipper

Posted: 05 May 2016 11:12 PM PDT


The Dengler Domain: Playground Equipment
Traer Star-Clipper
It did not matter in the end because everyone was so dizzy they could not tell the difference between up and down. I'm glad this equipment is not as popular as ... While looking back on none of these safe forms of playground equipment, they made us ...

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A long-ago gift from the grateful Dutch, the Netherlands Carillon now needs saving - LocalKicks

Posted: 05 May 2016 05:59 PM PDT


LocalKicks

A long-ago gift from the grateful Dutch, the Netherlands Carillon now needs saving
LocalKicks
ARLINGTON, VA. - For almost 60 years, the bronze bells of the Netherlands Carillon, a gift from the people of the Netherlands to the people of the United States, have been ringing from an elevated point between the Iwo Jima Memorial and Arlington ...

People of various faiths pray, break bread together for National Day of Prayer - ReporterNews.com

Posted: 05 May 2016 05:31 PM PDT


ReporterNews.com

People of various faiths pray, break bread together for National Day of Prayer
ReporterNews.com
The rhythmic beat of a Native American drum, the reverberating peal from a bowl-shaped bell touched lightly during a Buddhist chant, and the familiar "amens" all joined together Thursday for a diverse National Day of Prayer service at the Center for ...

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"Tragic" turn: 120-year-old St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church to close - Windsor Star

Posted: 05 May 2016 03:32 PM PDT


Windsor Star

"Tragic" turn: 120-year-old St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church to close
Windsor Star
The monumental red-brick building with the large bell tower, designed by Detroit architecture firm Spier & Rohns, was built in 1895 to replace the previous building destroyed by fire. “It's a very beautiful church,” said Rev. Thomas J. Kay, the ...

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From bell-ringers to blessing providers: The changing role of Sunday School presidencies - Deseret News

Posted: 05 May 2016 02:06 PM PDT


Deseret News

From bell-ringers to blessing providers: The changing role of Sunday School presidencies
Deseret News
From bell-ringers to blessing providers: The changing role of Sunday School presidencies. Print; Font [+] [-]. By Brother Devin Durrant, Sunday School general presidency. For LDS Church News. Published: Thursday, May 5 2016 2:50 p.m. MDT. Updated: 11 ...

Sandy Hill's All Saints church re-made into community hub - Ottawa Citizen

Posted: 05 May 2016 12:55 PM PDT


Ottawa Citizen

Sandy Hill's All Saints church re-made into community hub
Ottawa Citizen
On the December day they took possession of a 115-year-old church in Sandy Hill, Leanne Moussa and some others climbed up a spiral staircase and rang the church bells. Those tolling bells, which at ... Meanwhile, land owned by the Anglican Church ...

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12 things to do in the DC area on the weekend of May 6-8 - Washington Post

Posted: 05 May 2016 10:09 AM PDT


Washington Post

12 things to do in the DC area on the weekend of May 6-8
Washington Post
Friday-Saturday: The Flower Mart at the Washington National Cathedral, which benefits the cathedral's grounds and gardens, offers the obvious — a chance to purchase flowers and plants — but also has fun family activities, entertainment, food and more ...

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The Art of Keeping Time - Billionaire.com

Posted: 05 May 2016 09:45 AM PDT


Billionaire.com

The Art of Keeping Time
Billionaire.com
He is remembered today as the maker of the iconic clock known erroneously as Big Ben (Big Ben is in fact the bell that tolls the time), in the Palace of Westminster. The sale also highlights rare examples from the important 19th century US clock and ...

Community Billboard-May 5 - Orléans Star

Posted: 05 May 2016 06:34 AM PDT


Community Billboard-May 5
Orléans Star
Tickets for this event that will be held at the church at 7:30 p.m., on Friday May 6, 2016, can be obtained at the parish office (2757 St-Joseph Blvd) for $30 now or $40 at the door. Assigned seating is available except in the balcony. Additionally ...

Wrexham parish church bells ring out after repairs - BBC News

Posted: 05 May 2016 05:20 AM PDT


BBC News

Wrexham parish church bells ring out after repairs
BBC News
The bells were cast in Gloucester and transported up the river Severn to Shrewsbury and then taken by road to Wrexham before being hoisted into place in the medieval church's tower. They had to be removed, repaired and put place into place by specialists.

World Ch. Schedule : THU 06:30 KST - The World On Arirang

Posted: 05 May 2016 02:20 AM PDT


World Ch. Schedule : THU 06:30 KST
The World On Arirang
Seongjongsa, established in 1952, is Korea's largest Buddhist temple bell foundry. It is owned by Mr. Won Gwang-sik, Important Intangible Cultural Asset No. 112, and his son Mr. Won Cheon-su. This is where Korea's temple bell production technology is ...

Decades of Civic Involvement Define Bobby Braxton's Legacy in Williamsburg - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Posted: 05 May 2016 01:31 AM PDT


Decades of Civic Involvement Define Bobby Braxton's Legacy in Williamsburg
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
“We have very fond memories of the bell ringing in the old church,” Braxton said. “I'm very proud of how things have come together and I cannot say enough about the church's volunteerism.” The result of the project has been a closer relationship with ...

Cedarville bell-ringing ceremony Saturday - Alpena News

Posted: 04 May 2016 10:26 PM PDT


Cedarville bell-ringing ceremony Saturday
Alpena News
Cedarville bell-ringing ceremony Saturday. May 5, 2016. Jordan Travis - News Staff Writer , Alpena News. Save |. ROGERS CITY - Nearly 50 years after the sinking of the Cedarville, Dave Erickson's memories of that morning are still clear. Erickson ...

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Huntaway titles go to Rangitikei and Canterbury entrants - Taranaki Daily News

Posted: 04 May 2016 09:29 PM PDT


Taranaki Daily News

Huntaway titles go to Rangitikei and Canterbury entrants
Taranaki Daily News
Straight hunt, judge, Gavin Drake, Wanganui: Marcus Totman, Meg, Omatane- Makirikiri 97, 95, 192 1, Trevor Rumbal, Thug, Taumarunui 97.5, 94, 191.5 2, Gerard Brown, Tempo, Dannevirke 98, 93, 191 3, Leighton Bellringer, Boogie, Whangamomona, 97.25, 89 ...

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We didn't have a real choice in the 1975 referendum. We do now - Spectator.co.uk

Posted: 04 May 2016 08:07 PM PDT


Spectator.co.uk

We didn't have a real choice in the 1975 referendum. We do now
Spectator.co.uk
Bell has not been found guilty. He has been judged by the Church 'on the balance of probabilities' in an out-of-court settlement which no one has been allowed to see. Why should anyone feel compelled to accept the Church's decision? We should re-hang ...

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