hymn board

hymn board

A notice board in a church, on which the numbers of hymns and psalms are posted.
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On one of the walls is a hymn board from a shop in Llandeilo.
I used to watch the choirboys put up the hymns on the hymn board and wish I could do that
It was dismantled 10 years ago and I asked my mother if she could salvage the hymn board for me - it hangs with all its memories where I can see it every day.
Turns out it was the hymn board but I was so overcome I wrote them down because I thought it was a Lottery message straight from heaven.
The bedroom cottage is decorated 9Wrex for a one-b with antiques and original features including the chapel hymn board.
After he'd wandered round swinging the incense, he would quietly put the winning number up at the bottom of the hymn board.
He came to an arrangement with one of the monks who after wandering round, swinging the incense, would quietly put the winning number up at the bottom of the hymn board.
He must have enjoyed himself: his "choice" of seven songs filled every slot on the hymn board and I felt certain that given half a chance he'd have tried to crowbar a few more in.
As rehearsed, I felt my way to the pulpit, twisted sideways, wings catching momentarily on the hymn board, and, crabwise, felt my way gingerly up the pitch black stairs.
To a Christian, the idea of having a Sikh hymn book does not sound particularly innovative but the whole tradition of having hymn boards with numbers on and books so that everybody in a congregation can follow what is going on and join in, is not something that Sikhs have taken hold of before.
Jude's holds many artifacts, some of which can no longer be found in the Arctic like the hymn boards made in the shape of snow shovels, the sled shaped communion rails and pulpit with lectern, all reminders of a bygone era when missionaries traveled by sled dog teams.