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Friday thought #36 A weekend in Provence

 France is a wonderful country. It has beaches, mountains, rugged coastlines, fantastic climbing, amazing cycling, brilliant skiing, hot weather, snow, quaint countrysides… the list could go on and on! 260 more words


Real ALE

Yesterday’s St Martin’s Guild ALE (Adult Learners’ Event) was enjoyed by a number of the BSoBR Students.

After School in the morning, several of the students, tutors and helpers hot-footed it over to Sheldon to join other Guild members for the first of four towers, that had been arranged by Simon, for what has become one of the most popular events on the Guild’s calendar. 143 more words

Bell Ringing

God's Unique Sabbath - Day Six : Lord of the Sabbath

So the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.” Mark 2:28

This interesting story about Jesus and the disciples walking through the corn or wheat fields is recorded in three of the four gospels. 546 more words

Daily Devotion

Ringing at new towers

Janet Horton writes:

One of the great thing about ringing as a hobby is being able to go and ring at new towers. An outing is good way to gain experience whilst enjoying a day out in the country – or perhaps visiting an historic city. 532 more words

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Competition news.....

Congratulations to the BSoBR striking contest team. 3rd place (out of 5) in the St Martin’s Guild 6-bell Striking Contest, judged by Phil Gay. A nerve-wracking experience for some I think, but well done to Tim, Jenny and Christine for being brave enough to take part. 8 more words

Bell Ringing

Joyful Noise Or Unholy Din? New Church 'Bells' Mean Discord

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The sound system next door is making it hard for Olga Lopatina to love thy neighbor: Christ the King church.

Since last summer, the church has been broadcasting the sounds of bells and hymns to its Burlington neighborhood, a joyful noise unto the Lord that some here think is just an unholy racket. 679 more words

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