[Bell Historians] Gilling East
davidbryant at ...
Sat Nov 5 20:26:32 GMT 2005
> Its amazing how this is used as an excuse so frequently. Generally its
> disinterest. It takes someone with an enthusiasm for bells to get
> others interested Appeals bring in money for most of the jobs that get
> done. As an example we have brought in 130k at St Pauls Birmingham.
> They have had nothing in their bank account to speak of, and an income
> of less than 250 pounds per week. But they have an abundance of vision.
I think in this case the church genuinely is short of money, and a small
village isn't really comparable to a city church. Yes, perhaps if there was
somebody locally with the determination to raise the money to do something
about the bells then something might happen, but presumably there isn't.
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