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Historic church building lost but faith maintained - Jacksoncountychronicle

Posted: 22 Nov 2015 08:03 AM PST


Jacksoncountychronicle

Historic church building lost but faith maintained
Jacksoncountychronicle
Like the bell, made from a mold by the Cincinnati Bell Foundry decades ago, Cornerstone Church remains intact. “It wasn't just a building, it was a mold for us as a congregation,” said Derek Miller, the church's pastor since 1999. “But that is not the ...

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An invitation to The Spectator's carol concert at St Bride's church - Spectator.co.uk (blog)

Posted: 22 Nov 2015 04:40 AM PST


Spectator.co.uk (blog)

An invitation to The Spectator's carol concert at St Bride's church
Spectator.co.uk (blog)
The nights are drawing in, and mini santas are already in the shops. For Coffee Housers who do their Christmas planning early, I'd like to extend an invitation: to The Spectator's annual carol concert on 9 December – my favourite event of the year ...

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Appeal to keep the church bells ringing in Millom - NW Evening Mail

Posted: 22 Nov 2015 03:37 AM PST


Appeal to keep the church bells ringing in Millom
NW Evening Mail
Mr Gray has been a bellringer at St George's Church for 55 years and believes the bells play a vital part in the daily life of the community. They ring out joyful peals for weddings and mark solemn occasions such as funerals and Remembrance Day with a ...

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If you fancy a go on our bells - give us a ring! - Sleaford Today

Posted: 22 Nov 2015 02:52 AM PST


If you fancy a go on our bells - give us a ring!
Sleaford Today
All the prospective ringers were taken by Greg to peep at the belfry too. Audrey said it is sociable, fun and appeals to all ages, adding: “It exercises your mind and your body.” She said there are many bell ringing enthusiasts not associated with ...

Town Crier - The Messenger (subscription)

Posted: 22 Nov 2015 12:29 AM PST


Town Crier
The Messenger (subscription)
3, featuring guest speaker Dave Adkisson, President and CEO of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, on the eighth floor of Baptist Health Tower. Lunch is $20 per ... The Salvation Army is in need of bell ringers for the holiday season. If you are ...

Crowds watch Michael Eavis light up Burnham-On-Sea for Christmas - Burnham-On-Sea

Posted: 21 Nov 2015 05:27 PM PST


Burnham-On-Sea

Crowds watch Michael Eavis light up Burnham-On-Sea for Christmas
Burnham-On-Sea
Groups performing on the stage included Brent Knoll School, Coastline Singers, Berrow Hand Bell Ringers, Burnham's St Joseph's School, St Andrew's School and Burnham On Song. Last year's BOS Factor winner, Gracie Wickens-Sweet, who was also a ...

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Church of the Ascension Finally Rings Rare Bells for Community - TWC News

Posted: 21 Nov 2015 04:37 PM PST


TWC News

Church of the Ascension Finally Rings Rare Bells for Community
TWC News
While France plans to bring her daughter to see the bells when she's in town, those in charge of the project are glad to see the bells are already ringing in the hearts of those who came to see them. “It's sort of an answer to all the trouble in the ...

Lyminster, W Sussex

Posted: 21 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility added

Pagham, W Sussex

Posted: 21 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Indication of toilet facility added

Napa Church Reopens After Pouring $2 Million Into Quake Repairs - NBC Bay Area

Posted: 21 Nov 2015 02:49 PM PST


NBC Bay Area

Napa Church Reopens After Pouring $2 Million Into Quake Repairs
NBC Bay Area
Neish already had his sermon prepared and was looking forward to taking his own pulpit once again. As a group of musical bell ringers practiced their entrance song, Neish stood on the wooden deck of the pulpit, eyes gazing upward at the brilliant ...

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The ring cycle: Answer Man checks out the Netherlands Carillon - Washington Post

Posted: 21 Nov 2015 01:30 PM PST


Washington Post

The ring cycle: Answer Man checks out the Netherlands Carillon
Washington Post
Suitably chastened, the Park Service spent $300,000 to restore the bells and the tower, including screening out pigeons. ... A group of Dutch businessmen raised $1.4 million to retune the bells, shaving metal from the inside to achieve the correct ...

Wonder Woman Gives You A Piercing Stare In The First Official Movie Picture - io9

Posted: 21 Nov 2015 12:17 PM PST


io9

Wonder Woman Gives You A Piercing Stare In The First Official Movie Picture
io9
Big Ben: the universal, popular name for the tower, repeated throughout the world. Pros: everyone knows what you're talking about, and it has a nice ring (pun sort-of intended). Cons: purists don't like it because Big Ben is strictly the name of the bell.

Melbourne bell-ringers learning the ropes - Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: 21 Nov 2015 05:17 AM PST


Sydney Morning Herald

Melbourne bell-ringers learning the ropes
Sydney Morning Herald
Wheeze up the last of the 53 steep spiral stairs of the bell tower of Melbourne's St Paul's Cathedral on a Sunday evening and you'll encounter a a tight band of men and women in leisurewear. Their faces are pictures of furious ... St Mary's boasts 14 ...

Yeovil, Som

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 04:00 PM PST

Ringing has restarted; Mon prac is 19:30 prompt

Village intends to buy Leaning Tower of Niles, spend $550K in repairs - Chicago Tribune

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 03:02 PM PST


Chicago Tribune

Village intends to buy Leaning Tower of Niles, spend $550K in repairs
Chicago Tribune
Vinezeano also said several Italian bells, including one that is 600-years-old, are stationed at the peak of the structure. Hearing the peal of the historic bells reverberate across town is another goal, he said. Trustees also approved a resolution ...

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Sparkman: On song in the Mrs. Revere - Daily Racing Form

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 01:44 PM PST


Daily Racing Form

Sparkman: On song in the Mrs. Revere
Daily Racing Form
Campanologist's full sister Peace Bell is a graded stakes producer in South Africa, and his half-sister Armilla, by Rainbow Quest, has met the same standard in Australia. Dubai Soprano's dam, Ring of Music, by Sadler's Wells, also was unraced, but she ...

Ring those bells - Independentherald.com

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 01:06 PM PST


Independentherald.com

Ring those bells
Independentherald.com
The group played four songs, incuding “Do Lord Remember Me” and “Joy to the World”, for friends and family. This is the second year for the group, according to Joyce Edwards, activities assistant at the center. To read more about the bell ringers, see ...

Historic bell removed from Rochester Congregational Church - Sippican Week

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 10:36 AM PST


Sippican Week

Historic bell removed from Rochester Congregational Church
Sippican Week
Rochester — The bell tower in the First Congregational Church of Rochester is a lot roomier after crews removed the historic 1892 bell from its cradle on Friday morning. The bell, which rings in the tune of D, has been a fixture in the circa 1837 ...

The tower of rice - The Echo News

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 08:03 AM PST


The Echo News

The tower of rice
The Echo News
Actually, it doesn't toll for anyone at Taylor, because the bell tower uses a speaker system. The so-called “bell tower” does not house a single bell. No little man with back problems scuffles around the scaffolding, ringing the bells at every quarter ...

Dominoes latest - Skegness Standard

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 06:04 AM PST


Dominoes latest
Skegness Standard
Division One: Ex Service W 8 Highwayman Rangers 1, Railroad Robbers 7 Seaview Nil 2, Seathorne Arms 7 Seaview Lads 2, Seaview A 4 Ex Service U Watts 5. Division Two: Ex Service Shufflers 3 Railroad XL 6, Finnigans 3 Bell Ringers 6, Liberal C 5 Ex ...

Festive fun and carols at switch-on - Morpeth Herald

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 04:13 AM PST


Festive fun and carols at switch-on
Morpeth Herald
Following a Christmas address by the Rector of Morpeth, Rev Simon White, at 4.50pm, the button to turn on the town centre display will be pressed by retiring town clerk Gillian Turner. There will be festive bell-ringing by the Clock Tower Bell-ringers ...

Community Extra: Calendar - HeraldNet

Posted: 20 Nov 2015 12:02 AM PST


Community Extra: Calendar
HeraldNet
Thanksgiving dinner, Edmonds: Annie's Community Kitchen, a service of Edmonds Lutheran Church, hosts its annual Thanksgiving Feast, 5-6:30 p.m. Nov. 25 at the church, 23525 84th Ave. W. The program offers free community meals every Wednesday. More info ...

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Day of festive entertainment will lead up to Burnham's lights switch-on - Burnham-On-Sea

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 05:21 PM PST


Burnham-On-Sea

Day of festive entertainment will lead up to Burnham's lights switch-on
Burnham-On-Sea
Brent Knoll Primary School's young singers will be on stage from 1.05pm, followed at 1.25pm by Berrow Hand Bell Ringers. At 2pm, the Coastline Singers will be entertaining the audience. And at 2.30pm Father Christmas will make his official arrival ...

Coming Soon: Saint Mother Teresa? - wnep.com

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 04:45 PM PST


wnep.com

Coming Soon: Saint Mother Teresa?
wnep.com
A lot has changed since then, like the name of this place which is now called Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Catholic Church, but rumors in Rome may lead to a name change in Mahanoy City. Italian media outlets are reporting Pope Francis plans to make ...
Her Legacy - Acceptance And Doubts Of a Miracle - NYTimes.comThe New York Times

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A Choir Without Words - KWQC-TV6

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 02:18 PM PST


KWQC-TV6

A Choir Without Words
KWQC-TV6
The church bell choir is extremely talented. Director Ric Smith emphasizes mechanics with the music. Wrist and rhythm. Teamwork. An attentive ear. The bell ringers listen for the same things. Each with a particular part to play. The choir practices weekly.

Hoffman's Chocolates opens its Winter Wonderland - Palm Beach Post (blog)

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 10:41 AM PST


Palm Beach Post (blog)

Hoffman's Chocolates opens its Winter Wonderland
Palm Beach Post (blog)
Holiday bell ringers; magicians; musicians; and talent from local schools, community groups and churches will perform in the new Paul Hoffman Community Corner. Guests are invited to bring blankets to get cozy on the green lawn and revel in the holiday ...

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Clock will be temporarily out of action - Okehampton Times

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 09:40 AM PST


Clock will be temporarily out of action
Okehampton Times
THE clock on the tower of St James' Chapel will be out of action for a week in late November while essential maintenance is carried out to the bell frame. The work is the latest in a series of renovation and maintenance works to be carried out on the ...

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Historic bell placed on historic Winston House - NRToday.com

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 09:06 AM PST


NRToday.com

Historic bell placed on historic Winston House
NRToday.com
The bell itself is about 20 inches tall, but the bell in its bracket is 28 inches tall. The bell was made at the C.S. Bell Company, a bell foundry in Hillsboro. Beverly Browne and Julie Winston spray-painted the bell silver and placed it on top a red ...

Read an excerpt and see the stunning cover of Mary Kubica's Don't You Cry - Entertainment Weekly

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 08:33 AM PST


Entertainment Weekly

Read an excerpt and see the stunning cover of Mary Kubica's Don't You Cry
Entertainment Weekly
Beside me there are rustles of complaint, blind eyes reaching out to reclaim the blanket, an aggravated sigh. Already the taste of last night's alcohol creeps up my insides, ... Time to get ready for church. Esther, with her silvery, soothing voice ...

Holiday events 2015: Bay Area tree lightings, ice rinks and more - San Jose Mercury News

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 08:07 AM PST


Holiday events 2015: Bay Area tree lightings, ice rinks and more
San Jose Mercury News
11-12, Bethel Baptist Church, 3578 Clayton Road. Musical presentation with the Bethel Baptist Choir. Light refreshments. .... 5, Smith Center, Ohlone College, 43600 Mission Blvd. Featuring Ohlones Tuba Ensemble, Wind Orchestra, Community Band and ...

Memorial to WWII Lancaster bomber pilot installed at St Breaca Church - Falmouth Packet

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 07:39 AM PST


Falmouth Packet

Memorial to WWII Lancaster bomber pilot installed at St Breaca Church
Falmouth Packet
As well as the pair of communion rails which Trefor made himself, new kneelers were also made by another former churchwarden, Audrey Mercer; new chairs were added, a set of bells and an oil painting of Mary and Jesus which had been donated by artist ...

HOLIDAY GO GUIDE: South Shore abounds with Christmas parades and performances - Wicked Local

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 05:23 AM PST


Wicked Local

HOLIDAY GO GUIDE: South Shore abounds with Christmas parades and performances
Wicked Local
The Choral Art Society of the South Shore, now in its 57th season, will perform Christmas songs for the whole family in “Jingle Joy,” Dec. 6 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Scituate. The audience will get to sing during the popular carol sing ...

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Your Districts for Bishop's Castle to The Strettons, week commencing November 19 - Ludlow Advertiser

Posted: 19 Nov 2015 02:10 AM PST


Ludlow Advertiser

Your Districts for Bishop's Castle to The Strettons, week commencing November 19
Ludlow Advertiser
BATTLE OF MONTGOMERY – Dr Jonathan Worton was the guest speaker at the October meeting of the South West Shropshire Historical and Archaeological Society in the Church Barn, Bishop's Castle. ... and Standard, the Army Cadet Force and Standard, Women's ...

Reflect on real meaning of Christmas - Portsmouth News

Posted: 18 Nov 2015 11:15 PM PST


Portsmouth News

Reflect on real meaning of Christmas
Portsmouth News
Entertainment will be provided on the Saturday by the Owslebury Hand Bell Ringers from 11am until 12.30pm. The festival will end with an informal worship service at 6.30pm on December 6. At that service, we will be exploring the theme of journey and ...

Hartington Lights Up Christmas — Early - Yankton Daily Press

Posted: 18 Nov 2015 08:55 PM PST


Yankton Daily Press

Hartington Lights Up Christmas — Early
Yankton Daily Press
Candlelight Christmas also will feature bell ringers from 6-6:45 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, a Christmas cookie contest, coloring contest, Hartington-Newcastle Student Council dance and two photography booths. In addition, the "Reindeer Monologues ...

HINGHAM'S YESTERDAYS: George R. Turner's livery stable - Wicked Local Hingham

Posted: 18 Nov 2015 12:57 PM PST


Wicked Local Hingham

HINGHAM'S YESTERDAYS: George R. Turner's livery stable
Wicked Local Hingham
Mr. R. B. Mowry, late of Mexico, and superintendent of the Boston Rope Co., has engaged a house from Mr. Alphonso Cain, at Fort Hill. The Evening School will ... WEST SCHOOL CITY: Our best citizens has the privilege of ringing the bells for a minute's ...

Edmonton arts groups make merry with an overflowing calendar of festive ... - Edmonton Journal

Posted: 18 Nov 2015 09:52 AM PST


Edmonton Journal

Edmonton arts groups make merry with an overflowing calendar of festive ...
Edmonton Journal
Bells of Concordia at McDougall United Church, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students, available at the door or by phone at 780-499-0422. Kids under 10 are admitted for free. Cindy Church, Caitlin Hanford, Gwen Swick, ... The many ...

Charlie Daniels: The place I'm most thankful for - Fox News

Posted: 18 Nov 2015 08:53 AM PST


Fox News

Charlie Daniels: The place I'm most thankful for
Fox News
No Eiffel Tower, no Taj Mahal, no Alps, no Andes No native hut, nor royal palace can rival her awesome beauty, her diverse population, her monolithic majesty. Watching the purple shadows deepen in the Arizona desert? Or seen a herd ... Have you ever ...

HERE'S the latest WI and YCA reports from Ryedale. - Gazette & Herald

Posted: 18 Nov 2015 03:41 AM PST


Gazette & Herald

HERE'S the latest WI and YCA reports from Ryedale.
Gazette & Herald
Normanby and Marton - The November meeting was opened by Jean Bell who introduced Anthea Firth who gave a talk and demonstration on willow weaving. Different types of weaving were explained, by showing members examples of what Anthea had made. Members ...

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