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Church News and Events for Dec. 8 - Martinsville Bulletin

Posted: 12 Dec 2017 12:27 PM PST


Martinsville Bulletin

Church News and Events for Dec. 8
Martinsville Bulletin
... • Shiloh Way of the Cross Church of Christ of the Apostolic Doctrine will have a Christmas social and program reminiscing on Christmases of the past at 6 p.m. Sunday. People will be able to talk about Christmases of the past, including families ...

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Descendant of University Carillon Donor Among Fall 2017 Grads - Southeast Missouri State University News

Posted: 12 Dec 2017 12:21 PM PST


Southeast Missouri State University News

Descendant of University Carillon Donor Among Fall 2017 Grads
Southeast Missouri State University News
The University was lacking chimes or bells, and Naeter wanted to correct this. In 1962, he donated a Schulmerich Carillon, at a cost of $12,500, to the University for the Academic Hall dome. The carillon was dedicated on May 27 and played that ...

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Quebec honours interfaith effort to assist Syrian refugees - Canadian Jewish News (blog)

Posted: 12 Dec 2017 11:54 AM PST


Canadian Jewish News (blog)

Quebec honours interfaith effort to assist Syrian refugees
Canadian Jewish News (blog)
At the same time, a bell tower on the church, whose construction Gewurz underwrote at Légaré's request, was inaugurated. Gewurz's condition was that the four bells it houses be known as “the bells of unity.” Gewurz said the collectif is proof that the ...

Malpas meetings re-arranged after weather causes postponement - Whitchurch Herald

Posted: 12 Dec 2017 11:13 AM PST


Whitchurch Herald

Malpas meetings re-arranged after weather causes postponement
Whitchurch Herald
There is bell ringing practice at St Oswald's at the same time. The choir practice at St Oswald's is at 6.45pm tomorrow. On Sunday there is Holy Communion at 8am and 11am, and Nine Lessons and Carols at 6.30pm. Malpas Parish Councillor Adrian Waddelove ...

Okanagan Symphony rings in holiday tradition - Revelstoke Review

Posted: 12 Dec 2017 10:03 AM PST


Revelstoke Review

Okanagan Symphony rings in holiday tradition
Revelstoke Review
As a result, ringers study and rehearse individually and the week of performance can be stressful. But, Thomson said, the result is wondrous. “It's just a beautiful arrangement,” Thomson said of combining handbells with the orchestra. Ringing alongside ...

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Lloyd George's Christmas present to the British people - Cyprus Mail

Posted: 12 Dec 2017 06:29 AM PST


Cyprus Mail

Lloyd George's Christmas present to the British people
Cyprus Mail
On 11 December 1917 celebratory peals in London and the Vatican announced Britain's first significant land victory in World War One. But though the conflict was well into its fourth year the bells were not ringing for ground gained across the Channel ...

Congrès FNAIM 2017 : les vainqueurs du concours startups annoncés - Immobilier 2.0

Posted: 12 Dec 2017 04:15 AM PST


Congrès FNAIM 2017 : les vainqueurs du concours startups annoncés
Immobilier 2.0
Ces 11 et 12 décembre se déroule au Palais des Congrès le congrès de la FNAIM. Pour l'occasion, la Fédération a organisé un concours visant à récompenser les startups les plus prometteuses du secteur immobilier. Et le moins que l'on puisse dire, c'est ...

Tributes paid following death of oldest woman in Sussex - The Argus

Posted: 12 Dec 2017 03:14 AM PST


The Argus

Tributes paid following death of oldest woman in Sussex
The Argus
According to her son, she often recalled memories of St Richard de Wych Church which was built in nearby woods by a local landowner – but this was badly vandalised and was demolished in the 1970s. He said: “She would reminisce about its lovely peal of ...

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Tributes paid following death of oldest woman in Sussex | The Argus - The Argus

Posted: 12 Dec 2017 03:14 AM PST


The Argus

Tributes paid following death of oldest woman in Sussex | The Argus
The Argus
TRIBUTES have been paid to the oldest woman in Sussex.

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Lanterns send clear message on violence - The West Australian

Posted: 12 Dec 2017 12:20 AM PST


The West Australian

Lanterns send clear message on violence
The West Australian
Museum of the Great Southern regional manager Rachael Wilsher-Saa said the museum served as a visual reminder alongside other lanterns at State landmarks, including the Perth bell tower, Elizabeth Quay and Perth Arena. “We had over 150 lanterns hung up ...

Stocking fundneeds yourdonation now - Elizabethtown Bladen Journal

Posted: 11 Dec 2017 10:02 PM PST


Stocking fundneeds yourdonation now
Elizabethtown Bladen Journal
To date, we have received a total of 15 gifts for the Empty Stocking Fund — most from individuals, but a few from local organizations and church groups. To each of them, we give our most heartfelt thanks. But there are many other individuals and ...

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Routt County United Way recruiting holiday bell ringers ... - Steamboat Pilot and Today

Posted: 11 Dec 2017 09:08 PM PST


Routt County United Way recruiting holiday bell ringers ...
Steamboat Pilot and Today
Routt County United Way is in need of bell ringers. Shifts are available on weekends through Christmas. This is a festive opportunity for office groups, clubs or family to take a day and give back to the community by ringing a bell for donations in ...

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'Oops' moment: Roxbury School cupola tumbles during attempt to retrieve it - TribDem.com

Posted: 11 Dec 2017 08:13 PM PST


TribDem.com

'Oops' moment: Roxbury School cupola tumbles during attempt to retrieve it
TribDem.com
... the more than 125-year-old bell from the former Joseph Johns High School was removed from the Roxbury School attic, where it had been stored for years. Burkert said there are plans to return it to Greater Johnstown School District. Ironically, the ...

The invisible musician: carrillonists at Michigan - The Michigan Daily

Posted: 11 Dec 2017 07:17 PM PST


The invisible musician: carrillonists at Michigan
The Michigan Daily
Ng is one of a growing population of carrillonists in North America, and the carillon housed right here in Burton tower is actually the third heaviest in the world. A primarily European instrument, the carillon was developed in and around Belgium in ...

Bexley, Gr London

Posted: 11 Dec 2017 04:00 PM PST

Tower problems: surveyor advice

Spiritual hymns, jovial tunes peformed during concert - Valleyjournal

Posted: 11 Dec 2017 03:36 PM PST


Spiritual hymns, jovial tunes peformed during concert
Valleyjournal
POLSON — Spirituality and joviality were in vogue Sunday afternoon at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. The Mission Valley Choral Society's 55th annual Christmas Concert included the Copeland Memorial Ringers. After an introduction by 90-something Patty ...

The bells will be ringing at this year's Country Christmas - Oskaloosa Herald

Posted: 11 Dec 2017 03:14 PM PST


Oskaloosa Herald

The bells will be ringing at this year's Country Christmas
Oskaloosa Herald
For the children, Santa's Elf tryouts will be held at the Reindeer Games, Halbert said. Children will try to drop presents into stockings, build a Christmas tree without knocking it down, throw a snowball to try to ring sleigh bells, among events. "And ...

Historic Scituate church bells restored - WLNE-TV (ABC6)

Posted: 11 Dec 2017 12:08 PM PST


WLNE-TV (ABC6)

Historic Scituate church bells restored
WLNE-TV (ABC6)
SCITUATE, R.I. (WLNE) — It is beginning to look and sound a lot like Christmas in Scituate. After sitting idle for decades, the bell in the tower at the Old Congregational Church has been restored just in time for the holidays. Crews used a large ...

Collyer's students bring Christmas cheer - West Sussex County Times

Posted: 11 Dec 2017 02:59 AM PST


West Sussex County Times

Collyer's students bring Christmas cheer
West Sussex County Times
St Mary's Church was filled with festive joy when talented students from Collyer's performed in their Christmas Concert. The church, in the Causeway, Horsham, was packed for an evening of music and readings by students and staff on Thursday (December 7 ...

Kirsty Gunn: We're creating a culture that's no merry ding dong but divisively clashing and clanging - The Scotsman

Posted: 10 Dec 2017 10:24 PM PST


The Scotsman

Kirsty Gunn: We're creating a culture that's no merry ding dong but divisively clashing and clanging
The Scotsman
There are bells and there are bells. Last week I heard bells the like of which I'd never heard before. A whole set of them – I think it was a whole set, I couldn't see from where I was sitting – rung from high up in the organ loft at St Giles ...

Community comes together for Christmas markets and carols | Photos - Nyngan Observer

Posted: 10 Dec 2017 05:18 PM PST


Nyngan Observer

Community comes together for Christmas markets and carols | Photos
Nyngan Observer
More than $300 was raised for the Christmas Bowl as students from the preschool and primary schools performed different carols. Some visiting Sydney University students lead the singing along with some students from Nyngan High School, while students ...

Minnesingers Ring in Season With Rollicking, Sold-Out Concerts - The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Posted: 10 Dec 2017 04:56 PM PST


The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News

Minnesingers Ring in Season With Rollicking, Sold-Out Concerts
The Vineyard Gazette - Martha's Vineyard News
Then, as organist Peter Boak and trumpeter Oliver Hughes joined in from the loft, the 29-member choir made its way to the front of the church singing Hark the Herald Angels Sing. The bell choir's nine ringers awaited them on stage and the combined ...

Cheldon, Devon

Posted: 10 Dec 2017 04:00 PM PST

Tenor wt shown here differs from JGMS, T&BD(5-1-19), p85

Chudleigh, Devon

Posted: 10 Dec 2017 04:00 PM PST

Flag added: tenor wt as per Dove Edn1-10, not as T&BD

Combeinteignhead, Devon

Posted: 10 Dec 2017 04:00 PM PST

Now affiliated to Devon Association (and not GDR)

Stockton on Tees, Durham

Posted: 10 Dec 2017 04:00 PM PST

PN info amended (previously: Mon)

Historically speaking: Dozens of items made in Colonial Norwich - Norwich Bulletin

Posted: 10 Dec 2017 12:24 PM PST


Historically speaking: Dozens of items made in Colonial Norwich
Norwich Bulletin
In the mid-1700s, the Norwich area saw a flurry of creative men called “manufacturers.” For starters, and in no chronological order, Elijah Backus, in Yantic, began an “iron works” for the purpose of making and refining iron on some of the first forges ...

Three choirs to perform in concert Dec. 10 at Peace Lutheran - Crow River Media

Posted: 10 Dec 2017 06:16 AM PST


Crow River Media

Three choirs to perform in concert Dec. 10 at Peace Lutheran
Crow River Media
... Church, 400 Franklin St. S.W., Hutchinson. The concert will feature a mix of secular and religious seasonal favorites with each chorus performing individually as well as together. The youth choir will perform during intermission. Crow River Singers ...

Good Shepherd plans Back to Bethlehem - Fremont Tribune

Posted: 10 Dec 2017 06:04 AM PST


Fremont Tribune

Good Shepherd plans Back to Bethlehem
Fremont Tribune
Bell ringers perform in the sanctuary. Oakes, who plays a candle maker, created a little story she could tell guests. She portrays a widow with many children, who must sell candles to help support her family. “I had people starting to try to buy my ...

ST MARKS' CATHEDRAL: The church that kept rising from the ashes - Bangalore Mirror

Posted: 09 Dec 2017 02:35 PM PST


Bangalore Mirror

ST MARKS' CATHEDRAL: The church that kept rising from the ashes
Bangalore Mirror
After the fall of Tipu Sultan, the British made Bangalore their headquarters in South India. Obviously, there was need for a chapel in the cantonment and in 1807, a spot was chosen midway between the fort and the farthest barracks in the Cantonment for ...

Spirit of Christmas walk continues downtown tradition - KJCT - KJCT8.com

Posted: 09 Dec 2017 10:35 AM PST


KJCT8.com

Spirit of Christmas walk continues downtown tradition - KJCT
KJCT8.com
A Grand Junction tradition continued Friday night. The Spirit of Christmas walk happened downtown.

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The Comforting Ambience of Ghantaghars - The Pioneer - Daily Pioneer

Posted: 09 Dec 2017 10:31 AM PST


The Comforting Ambience of Ghantaghars - The Pioneer
Daily Pioneer
People who have lived in towns where there are Clock Towers or Ghantaghars will know what I am talking about. Besides being a great landmark, a clock-tower seems to be a uniting force in a town as well. A symbol which everyone knows and recognises ...

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Community Calendar - Foster's Daily Democrat

Posted: 09 Dec 2017 05:12 AM PST


Community Calendar
Foster's Daily Democrat
RING THE JOY, SING THE SEASON: First United Methodist Church, 34 S. Main St., Rochester, Sunday, Dec. 10, 3 p.m. $12. Celebrate the sounds of Christmas as Granite State Choral Society with Daniel Roihl, Music Director, joins with the Granite State ...

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Terrington St Clement bellringers issue peal appeal - Lynn News

Posted: 09 Dec 2017 02:33 AM PST


Lynn News

Terrington St Clement bellringers issue peal appeal
Lynn News
... whose husband Barry is also one of the team, said: “ The bells are a piece of history and tradition and it is very satisfying to be part of this.” Debra McGowan lives at Clenchwarton but with no bellringers there she joined the Terrington team ...

The Falmouth Chorale to Present CAROLS & LULLABIES Holiday Concert - Broadway World

Posted: 08 Dec 2017 10:31 PM PST


The Falmouth Chorale to Present CAROLS & LULLABIES Holiday Concert
Broadway World
In this concert, Maxwell performs on marimba, glockenspiel, Sleigh Bells, drums, and more. Following intermission, a bell theme governs the remainder of the program, beginning with Cape Youth Chorale, echoed by the full Chorale and the audience in ...

Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir - WMHT

Posted: 08 Dec 2017 07:00 PM PST


Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir
WMHT
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir unites a 600-person-strong cast comprised of the 360-voice world renowned choir, 150-piece orchestra, bell-ringers, dancers and actors to deliver an unforgettable program of music, pageantry and storytelling ...

Finally real bells: NC State bell tower gets major makeover - WRAL.com

Posted: 08 Dec 2017 05:01 PM PST


WRAL.com

Finally real bells: NC State bell tower gets major makeover
WRAL.com
"It's called the bell tower, and it's the symbol of our campus. So I think it's kind of funny." University supporters Bill and Frances Henry of Gastonia are donating the funds, combined with gifts in recent years to purchase real bells. The Henrys ...

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Elizabethan bell — city's oldest — to toll its anniversary on Sunday - Chicago Tribune

Posted: 08 Dec 2017 04:29 PM PST


Chicago Tribune

Elizabethan bell — city's oldest — to toll its anniversary on Sunday
Chicago Tribune
The bell journeyed from England to Chicago to honor the church pastor. An Aug. 15, 1975, advertisement in “The Ringing World,” a weekly journal for church bell ringers, listed it as one of four for sale. The ad said the bell was cast between 1579 and ...

Surrey dates for VSO's 25th year of 'A Traditional Christmas ... - Surrey Now-Leader

Posted: 08 Dec 2017 12:35 PM PST


Surrey Now-Leader

Surrey dates for VSO's 25th year of 'A Traditional Christmas ...
Surrey Now-Leader
SURREY — A pair of concerts at Bell Performing Arts Centre will help celebrate the 25th anniversary of a Christmas tradition in Metro Vancouver. Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's “A Traditional Christmas” concert tour again rolls through the region ...

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Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Dec. 8-10 - Planet Princeton - Planet Princeton

Posted: 08 Dec 2017 09:40 AM PST


Planet Princeton

Planet Princeton Weekend Picks, Dec. 8-10 - Planet Princeton
Planet Princeton
The opening reception for the “Feather and Flight” art exhibition at the D&R Greenway is Friday evening. Red Knots by 0. Gowen. Friday, December 8. Sauce for the Goose Holiday Market – The Arts Council of Princeton presents the 24th annual Sauce for ...

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Bell ringers to perform Sunday at free concert - Gridley Herald

Posted: 08 Dec 2017 07:16 AM PST


Bell ringers to perform Sunday at free concert
Gridley Herald
The Trinity Presbyterian Church Bell Choir, the Joyful Ringers under the direction of Joan Nylund, will perform at the Community Christmas Concert, 7 p.m., Sunday, December 10, at the LDS Church, 400 Spruce Street, Gridley. Noted musicians also ...

Des King | Let's do more to make this the most wonderful time of the year - Packaging News

Posted: 08 Dec 2017 04:48 AM PST


Packaging News

Des King | Let's do more to make this the most wonderful time of the year
Packaging News
Viewed from a tinsel-free perspective, this recurrent show of amnesia beggars belief; likewise Christmas present itself: now more celebrated by the metronomic ring of the cash register than the joyous peal of church bells. Not that there's any cause ...

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