St John’s Church was originally built in 1913. The tower of St John’s Hensingham contains eight bells hung for full circle ringing. They were cast by Taylor’s of Loughborough and installed in 1914. They are tuned to F# and the tenor weight is 13cwt. (700Kg)
We ring to call the faithful to worship and to remind others of the church’s presence in the community.
When do we ring? We are very much a part of the fellowship of the church and we ring regularly for Sunday worship from 10:30-1100. We also ring for weddings, Christmas, Easter and special services. Our Tower practice night is Tuesdays from 19:30-21:00 & Hand Bells practice on Mondays restarting in February
Volunteers welcome to clean and decorate the tower chamber and ringing room on Friday and Saturday 17/18th May, this week, between 10 and 4.
And again next week
There will be no handbell or tower practice this week (6&7 May) due to holidays. If you’re feeling deprived David and Judith’s trip is on Thursday
“Cumbrian Codgers” May OutingThursday 9th May 2019
Here’s an outing for those of you in the Southern Lakes – we haven’t seen many of you for some time – so perhaps this month? We are going to Cockerham, Morecambe and Lancaster Cathedral. We have only been to Morecambe once before, in 2017, and received a very warm welcome. Cockerham has nice bells and friendly people, and the Cathedral – need I say more?