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Church Listing - Market Rasen Mail

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 06:51 AM PST


Market Rasen Mail

Church Listing
Market Rasen Mail
8am BCP Communion at Market Rasen; 10am Communion with Children's Church and Young People's Group, plus Service of Healing, at Market Rasen; 4pm Carols for All at Market Rasen; 6.30pm Service at The Poplars. December 21: 8.30am Morning ...

Listen Up: Of partridges and pear trees - Santa Fe New Mexican

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 04:11 AM PST


Santa Fe New Mexican

Listen Up: Of partridges and pear trees
Santa Fe New Mexican
Even as we lament the fracturing of common culture in these our modern times, Christmas carols ring out as a great national unifier. Neither the society matron nor the desperate street dweller is likely to get through this or any other Christmas season ...

The 10 best vicars - The Guardian

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 04:00 AM PST


The Guardian

The 10 best vicars
The Guardian
He had a sideline as editor of campanology magazine Ring-a-Ding Monthly and joined the platoon for only one episode, when Mainwaring took leave with an ingrowing toenail, which ended typically disastrously. Actor Frank Williams, 84, and Ian “Pike” ...

Gillingham school to mark 500 year anniversary with bell ringing - Western Gazette

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 03:16 AM PST


Western Gazette

Gillingham school to mark 500 year anniversary with bell ringing
Western Gazette
CHURCH bells in Gillingham will ring to mark the 500th anniversary of the town's secondary school on Monday, January 4. Pupils, staff, parents, former students and invited guests of Gillingham School will join bell-ringers at St. Mary the Virgin to ...

Christmas funding boost for W Norfolk churches - Network Norwich

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 03:16 AM PST


Christmas funding boost for W Norfolk churches
Network Norwich
“I'm delighted that this Christmas the future of All Saint's Church, Litcham and St Mary the Virgin, Sedgeford is being safeguarded by National Churches Trust grants. This funding will help ensure that these two much loved Norfolk churches continue to ...

Dad vs. Dad: Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell Feud in Daddy's Home - Parade

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 02:12 AM PST


Parade

Dad vs. Dad: Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell Feud in Daddy's Home
Parade
She was already Christian, but she converted to Catholicism so we could marry in the church. That's where I proposed, in the church. When you take those [marriage] vows, you take them very seriously. For me, [keeping them] starts with my doing the ...

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Church bell ringing again after 18 months - Malton and Pickering Mercury

Posted: 18 Dec 2015 12:10 AM PST


Malton and Pickering Mercury

Church bell ringing again after 18 months
Malton and Pickering Mercury
Great Habton villagers have been called to St Chad's Church by the bell since Victorian times and so it means a lot to have it back in its rightful place. “I've really missed the bell,” said local resident Heather Nichols, who also rings the bell, “so ...

Ding dong measurement on excessive - Observer

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 09:17 PM PST


Ding dong measurement on excessive
Observer
Working with John Taylor & Co.; an organization of bell founders that may hint their origins again to the 14th century, the group scanned the structural dynamics of two giant bells utilizing ASDEC's robotised 3D laser vibrometry system at roughly four ...

Soaring voices fill church with Christmas joy - www.insidebelleville.com/

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 05:12 PM PST


Soaring voices fill church with Christmas joy
www.insidebelleville.com/
Havelock – From the joyously emphatic opening notes of “O Come All Ye Faithful” to the Grade 1 and 2 bell ringers from Havelock Belmont Public School, Havelock's annual community carol service was a triumphant and touching success. The service, hosted ...

Holiday concert features blend of musical genres - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 04:48 PM PST


Holiday concert features blend of musical genres
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
The La Verne Church of the Brethren will present “A Kirchner Christmas,” a holiday program that will featuring arrangements of carols and spirituals by composer Shawn Kirchner and Niké St. Clair will conduct the choir. JAMES ... Christmas carols ...

Holiday concert and sing-along set for Arroyo Grande - The Tribune

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 04:03 PM PST


The Tribune

Holiday concert and sing-along set for Arroyo Grande
The Tribune
... the Celebration Chorus; dancers from the Coastal Dance and Music Academy, the Studio of Performing Arts, Ballet Theater San Luis Obispo and the Apostle Greek Orthodox Church; the Grande Bell Ringers from the Arroyo Grande United Methodist Church ...

'Tis the season to ring the bells - Daily Journal Online

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 02:07 PM PST


Daily Journal Online

'Tis the season to ring the bells
Daily Journal Online
Bell ringers at Farmington Walmart add a little "jazz" while ringing the bells for the United Way of St. Francois County. Volunteers are still needed for the bell ringing campaign. Contact the United Way office at 760-8929 or email director ...

Advent Hymn Sing returns for 22nd year - La Crosse Tribune

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 01:07 PM PST


La Crosse Tribune

Advent Hymn Sing returns for 22nd year
La Crosse Tribune
“Christmas music is the happiest music of the year,” said Dean Whiteway, who will perform organ solos by Johann Pachelbel and Johann Sebastian Bach. “It's like having control ... That's the thrill behind it, he said, but there's a lot of joy to go ...

February 1896 – The gun bike - The Engineer

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 10:50 AM PST


The Engineer

February 1896 – The gun bike
The Engineer
Sometimes pedestrians just get in the way of cyclists, and no amount of bell ringing, horn honking, or friendly shouting will induce them to move. In 1896 The Engineer presented a somewaht extreme solution to this problem that thankfully never saw the ...

Christmas party gets leadership consultants dreaming of a better life - PersonnelToday.com

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 06:50 AM PST


Christmas party gets leadership consultants dreaming of a better life
PersonnelToday.com
The Dreamstorm workshop was followed by lunch and a festive afternoon of bell-ringing, during which employees learned to play their favourite Christmas carols with hand bells. After explaining the history of bell-ringing, a local group of bell-ringers ...

Marshall to ring bells in memory of late president Kopp - Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 06:11 AM PST


Marshall to ring bells in memory of late president Kopp
Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)
The ringing from the bell tower at the Morrow Library will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday. The bells can be heard throughout campus. Marshall says in a news release that the bells will ring 10 times in honor of President Kopp's nearly 10 years of ...
Marshall to ring bells Thursday in honor of late president KoppWest Virginia MetroNews

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Booze sales on Dec. 25; 4 tales of donors; Christmas lights illuminate birth - Arizona Daily Star

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 03:04 AM PST


Arizona Daily Star

Booze sales on Dec. 25; 4 tales of donors; Christmas lights illuminate birth
Arizona Daily Star
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana residents will be able to purchase wine, beer or other alcoholic beverages on Christmas Day for the first time in decades under a change in state law. Alcohol sales of any kind in Indiana have long been banned on Christmas ...

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Celebrating Christmas Cheer - Ontario Argus Observer

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 12:22 AM PST


Ontario Argus Observer

Celebrating Christmas Cheer
Ontario Argus Observer
New Plymouth Elementary School kindergartners sing “Jingle Bells” during the school's Christmas concert. The concert was located in the New Plymouth High School gymnasium, where hundreds of parents attended. Celebrating Christmas Cheer.

'Christmas in the Air' at Sunday concert - Herald and News

Posted: 17 Dec 2015 12:14 AM PST


'Christmas in the Air' at Sunday concert
Herald and News
“Christmas In the Air,” a special concert of holiday music will be performed by Suzanne Jensen Stewart and Matthew Hoffman, at 6 p.m. Sunday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Eighth and High streets. The concert is free and open to the public, with ...

Christmas bells ring out for tiny village's big achievement - Blackmore Vale Magazine

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 10:56 PM PST


Blackmore Vale Magazine

Christmas bells ring out for tiny village's big achievement
Blackmore Vale Magazine
Committee spokesman Chris Payne gave this ringing endorsement: "We have had amazing help and the villagers have been absolutely marvellous in supporting the campaign. I have never experienced anything like it – even people who are non church-goers ...

New Year's Eve presents plenty of choices in Naperville - Positively Naperville

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 09:58 PM PST


Positively Naperville

New Year's Eve presents plenty of choices in Naperville
Positively Naperville
Enjoy the final day of 2015 shopping, dining and celebrating downtown beginning about noon and leading up to an early evening 6PM countdown to ring in the New Year at the base of the Moser Tower with the 72-bell carillon at Rotary Hill along the ...

Classical: Philadelphia Brass joins Bethlehem choir - Allentown Morning Call

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 07:36 PM PST


Allentown Morning Call

Classical: Philadelphia Brass joins Bethlehem choir
Allentown Morning Call
One of the most joyous will be Sunday, when the renowned Philadelphia Brass joins members of the Chancel Choir of the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem for a festive Christmas concert at the church. For more than 20 years, ... Cecere didn't take ...

Perth's How Ridiculous show what Weet-Bix kids can do - The West Australian - The West Australian

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 06:51 PM PST


The West Australian

Perth's How Ridiculous show what Weet-Bix kids can do - The West Australian
The West Australian
Their record-breaking goal-kicking and shooting attempts include “ridiculous” successes at Patersons Stadium, the Bell Tower, Kings Park and the WACA. This year they broke their own Guinness World Record for highest altitude basketball shot by sinking ...

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The man and the birds (As told by radio personality Paul Harvey) - Princeton Union Eagle

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 06:45 PM PST


The man and the birds (As told by radio personality Paul Harvey)
Princeton Union Eagle
At that moment the church bells began to ring. The sound reached his ears above the sounds of the wind. And as he stood there listening to the bells pealing out the glad tidings of Christmas, a realization came over him…… and he sank to his knees in ...

Marden, Herefs

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 04:00 PM PST

Tenor wt amended

Odiham, Hants

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 04:00 PM PST

PN info added

Bok Tower Gardens hosting carillon holiday concert - Central Florida arts, entertainment, attractions

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 12:59 PM PST


Bok Tower Gardens hosting carillon holiday concert
Central Florida arts, entertainment, attractions
Sunday evening from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. the historic venue will play host to an hour-long concert featuring both the school's choral department and famous carillon instrument. A carillon is a musical instrument made up of at least 23 bells that is ...

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Daily Meditation: Unconditional Love - Huffington Post

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 12:51 PM PST


Huffington Post

Daily Meditation: Unconditional Love
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 song by singer/songwriter ...

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Baroness Warsi: UK Mosques could be designed without minarets to look like ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 12:11 PM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

Baroness Warsi: UK Mosques could be designed without minarets to look like ...
Telegraph.co.uk
The apparent similarities between the Muslim minaret and traditional church towers may be more than coincidental. The practice of including a tower from the call to prayer was issued is likely to have originated in Syria date in the mid 7th or early ...

Bok Tower Gardens hosting carillon holiday concert - The Ledger

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 12:00 PM PST


Bok Tower Gardens hosting carillon holiday concert
The Ledger
A carillon is a musical instrument made up of at least 23 bells that is normally housed in a bell tower. The concert will be a combination of acapella pieces and special arrangements with the carillon. This will be the second year for this concert. “It ...

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Hand bells celebrate the season at FUMC - Tahlequah Daily Press

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 09:16 AM PST


Tahlequah Daily Press

Hand bells celebrate the season at FUMC
Tahlequah Daily Press
Linda Cheatham, bell choir director at First United Methodist Church in Tahlequah, got her bell-ringing start at the First United Methodist Church in Bartlesville. Cheatham has been playing for more than 50 years, and she's been a bell choir director ...

Church celebrates early Christmas present - Gazette

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 09:00 AM PST


Gazette

Church celebrates early Christmas present
Gazette
"The Essex Association of Change Ringers has ceased using our church for bell-ringing events due to the lack of toilets or the ability to wash hands. "The inability to provide simple refreshments in church prevents us from demonstrating Christian ...

Kings Bromley: area guide - Lichfield Mercury

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 08:20 AM PST


Lichfield Mercury

Kings Bromley: area guide
Lichfield Mercury
Kings Bromley is a small settlement on the River Trent, about five miles north of Lichfield that can genuinely be called a "sought-after village" in the region. It's an historic settlement that has retained its charm and offers everything from thatched ...

Ding dong measurement on high - Phys.Org

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 04:49 AM PST


Phys.Org

Ding dong measurement on high
Phys.Org
Working with John Taylor & Co.; a company of bell founders that can trace their origins back to the 14th century, the team scanned the structural dynamics of two large bells using ASDEC's robotised 3D laser vibrometry system at approximately 4,000 ...

Buckle up: Scott Morrison's MYEFO budget update shows potholes ahead - Sydney Morning Herald

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 03:01 AM PST


Sydney Morning Herald

Buckle up: Scott Morrison's MYEFO budget update shows potholes ahead
Sydney Morning Herald
Won't someone say these statistics are deeply worrying? Is it an alarm bell ringing? Is it not a kind of deepening failure in commitment to the education of men? Perhaps it invites serious research? Father Ivan Head, Warden, St Paul's College ...

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A weekend break in... Bruges - Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 02:59 AM PST


Telegraph.co.uk

A weekend break in... Bruges
Telegraph.co.uk
Start the day with a panoramic view over the city from among the bells at the top of the Belfort (51.208220, 3.225091), the city belfry on the Markt. It's definitely worth the 366 step-climb – on a fine day. 11am. Visit the historic sights on the Burg ...

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Last wedding bells at Taunton's St Mary Magdalene Church - until Christmas 2016 - Somerset County Gazette

Posted: 16 Dec 2015 12:49 AM PST


Somerset County Gazette

Last wedding bells at Taunton's St Mary Magdalene Church - until Christmas 2016
Somerset County Gazette
Tower captain Rosemary Tuhey said the Bells of St Mary's appeal, launch in 2012, has so far raised £223,000 towards its £260,000 target, She added: "We're really excited to reach this terrific amount. "The new bells will be cast in Loughborough and ...

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Good Neighbors of the Week: Silver Belles chime - Neosho Daily News

Posted: 15 Dec 2015 11:10 PM PST


Neosho Daily News

Good Neighbors of the Week: Silver Belles chime
Neosho Daily News
This group of “belles” have a good time performing in a bell choir that started 18 years ago at Diamond First Baptist Church. According the choir's ... Today, they have 12 bell ringers, three of whom were in the choir when it was founded. Most of these ...

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