Ukraine’s national anthem on carillon and trumpet in Gdansk, Poland, in support of Ukrainians during Russia’s brutal aggression. Notice all the people stopping and listening? That’s the power and reach of bells, plus brass. May the world powers devise a … Continue reading Ukraine’s Anthem
My personal highlights from this bell’s journey: The soft heart of Jeannene Shanks for the bell, saving it from a fate as a dumbbell Reviving the tradition of ringing for the Fourth of July, one garage at a time! The … Continue reading The Continental Odyssey of a Paul Revere Bell
The National Civil Rights Museum is calling on churches and institutions in the United States and beyond to ring their bells to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On April 4, 2018, bells will ring to commemorate … Continue reading Homage to MLK Jr.
Now there are a lot of bell happenings that I find awesome, but this one takes the cake…this is AWESOME. A mentor (thanks Kimberley Rudd!) of mine tuned me into the Let Freedom Ring! campaign of the First Baptist Church … Continue reading Let Freedom Ring!
I got some more info on the bells for the Pope! I blogged the first installment last week. First of all, I neglected to include the fourth church Pope Francis visited on his US tour: the Cathedral of St. Matthew the … Continue reading Bells for the Pope Part II