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Churches to ring bells to remember those who have died

 

October 22, 2020

Charity Smith/Daily Globe

The steeple and bell of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ironwood is seen on Tuesday. Church officials hope their bell will be one of many bells to sound at noon on Sunday, Nov. 1.

By CHARITY SMITH

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IRONWOOD - The Lutheran churches that are part of the Northern Great Lakes Synod are inviting churches of all faiths to ring their bells for five minutes starting at noon on Sunday, Nov. 1, as part of an All Saints Day ceremony, to remember those that have died, not just in their individual parishes, but across the country from COVID-19.

"We honor those people that passed in our congregation throughout the year, and then now this is the added for the COVID, which is the reason for the bell ringing," said Dorrene O'Donnell secretary of St. Paul's L...



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