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Resurrection of Long-Absent Church Bells Gets High Praise in Park Slope

Aug 08, 2015

parsonsdnainfoarticleIn a city where residents can feel like they're under assault from the blare of sirens, the bleat of cell phones and the boom of delivery trucks, it's not often that people welcome new noises into their environment.

 

But that's exactly what happened recently when the St. John-St. Matthew-Emanuel Church on Prospect and Sixth avenues starting ringing its bells again after a five-year hiatus.

 

Pastor David Parsons was "pleasantly surprised" to get a flurry of emails from locals applauding the return of the melodious chimes, which now ring daily at noon and 6 p.m., and on Sundays 15 minutes and one minute before services.

 

Read the full article from DNAinfo here.

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