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OCTOBER 22-24, 1999

(some of the ringing times and plans may be subject to change)

Saint Mark's Church  


The Clergy, Vestry and Parishioners of Saint Mark's Church along with the members of the Philadelphia Guild of Change Ringers are pleased to invite you to a weekend in celebration of the one-hundred-fiftieth anniversary of the  first service celebrated in Saint Mark's Church and for the blessing of their restored bells for change ringing.





Weekend Schedule

Friday October 22, 1999

5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Ringing.

6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. Change Ringing Demonstration and Champagne Reception.

7:30p.m. Black Tie Fundraising Dinner given by the friends of Music of Saint Mark's proceeds to Benefit the Bell Restoration Fund.  To receive an invitation please click here.


Saturday September 23, 1999

9:00a.m.-10:00a.m. General Ringing

10:00a.m.-11:00a.m. Handbell Ringing (tower closed)

11:00a.m.-4:00p.m. Ringing

4:00p.m.-5:00p.m. Quarter Peal

5:00p.m.-7:30p.m. Ringers Dinner

7:30p.m.-8:30p.m. Concert at Saint Mark's Church by Ms. Shannon Coulter, soprano.

8:30 p.m. Post concert Reception at the Rectory


Sunday October 24, 1999

Service Ringing at Saint Mark's and Saint Martin-in-the-Fields.

9:30a.m.-10:55a.m. Service Ringing at Saint Mark's

10:30a.m.-11:15 Service Ringing at Saint Martin's

12:15p.m.-1:30p.m General Ringing

1:30p.m.-5:00p.m. Full Peal Attempt

4:00p.m.-6:00p.m. Tea at Saint Mark's

5:00p.m.-6:00p.m. Service Ringing

6:00p.m.-7:00p.m. Choral Evensong and Benediction and the Dedication of the Bells The Right Reverend Charles E. Bennison, Bishop of Pennsylvania, officiating. 

7:00p.m.-8:00p.m. Tours of the bells and Lowering of the Bells.