The Bar Harbor Congregational Church is one of three on Mount Desert Island that will ring its bells around noon on Monday, Sept. 11. PHOTO COURTESY OF WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Bells to ring for peace

BAR HARBOR — A Peals for Peace Program will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 12, around noon.

The United Church of Christ Congregations of Mount Desert Island – Bar Harbor Congregational Church, Seaside United Church of Christ and Somesville Union Meeting House – will ring their bells 12 times to recall those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001, and in related violence. The program is part of a larger effort by the churches to pray for justice and peace in the world.

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