The following videos are from the Channing Memorial Church steeple restoration project.
UUA President Congratulates Channing Church
A congratulatory message to Channing Church from UUA President Peter Morales on the occasion of the steeple dedication.
Rising to the Challenge
Steeple project campaign video shown at the inter-generational campaign kickoff event.
Removing the Bells
On May 21-23 , 2009 a rare set of nine chime bells was removed from the steeple of our congregation, Channing Memorial Church in Newport, RI. As part of the steeple restoration project the bells are being sent overseas to be re-tuned. Over the Summer and Fall the Channing Church steeple will be taken down stone by stone and then rebuilt. When the steeple has been restored the bells will ring for the first time in years.
Placing the Finial
Arrival and placement of the new copper finial on the newly rebuilt Channing Memorial Church steeple.
Returning the Chime Bells
On December 30th and 31st 2009 a rare set of chime bells was returned to the steeple of our congregation, Channing Memorial Church in Newport, RI, with the addition of one new bell.