St. Maximilian Kolbe Church in Marmora, NJ

March 2, 2017
Filed under: Electronic Carillons, News, Recent Projects.

Recently St. Maximillian Kolbe Church wanted a carillon system but had no place for speakers.   Church Specialties supplied a Chime Master Model Six SS carillon along with a Campbellsville Industries steeple to act as a speaker enclosure.  There are four (4) speakers in the louvered section. After everything was installed, Church Specialties trained the congregation… Read more »

Historic Reproduction Church Steeple

November 16, 2015
Filed under: Church Bell Restoration, Church Steeple Replacement, Electronic Carillons, Historic Reproduction, Historic Steeple Renovation, News, Recent Projects.

1926 Church Bells Restored with Historic Reproduction Church Steeple, Clock Tower, Carillon and Electronic Bell Ringing Equipment Church Specialties recently worked on the restoration of the church bells and steeple replacement at the Masonic Care Community’s Tompkins Memorial Chapel in Utica New York. Historic Reproduction Church Steeple Installed A historic reproduction was created to replace… Read more »

Gift Provides New Church Steeple for Kingston Presbyterian in South Kingston, NJ

May 4, 2015
Filed under: Church Steeple Replacement, Historic Steeple Renovation, News.

Church Specialties, Church Steeple Replacement

A Steeple for the Ages: Replica of 1855 Icon Completes Village Skyline. KINGSTON — The iconic steeple atop the Kingston Presbyterian Church is looking better than it has in decades after a makeover with modern materials. A large crane lifted each of three separate parts consisting of the belfry, spire and finial, Saturday morning as… Read more »

Church Bell Restoration Assumption Chapel – Palacios, TX

April 9, 2015
Filed under: News.

Church Specialties, bronze bell restoration

Meneely Church Bell of Troy, NY Restored and Relocated from Massachusetts to Texas This magnificent bell was cast in 1888 by the Clinton H. Meneely Bell Company of Troy, NY. It has a weight of approximately 1,800 pounds and has a stunning voice. Bell Restoration and Re-installation by Church Specialties We found this bronze bell… Read more »

Cupola Replacement at Russell Library

January 9, 2015
Filed under: News, Recent Projects.

Church Specialties of Poultney, Vermont coordinated the restoration project of replacing the cupola atop the Russell Library in Middletown, CT. Working with restoration experts, Church Specialties had a new cupola designed, built and lifted into place atop the historic landmark. The new replacement cupola is fabricated of maintenance-free aluminum and looks exactly like the original… Read more »

Kingston Presbyterian Church Historic Steeple & Church Bell Renovation

November 17, 2014
Filed under: Historic Steeple Renovation, News, Recent Projects.

Kingston Presbyterian Church, Kingston NJ

Church Specialties was proud to be a part of the Kingston Presbyterian Church Historic Church Steeple and Bell Renovation. The current building which was built in 1852, is a major part of Kingston, New Jersey’s historic character and has recognized on the list of national historic places since 1990. After the renovation is completed, the building… Read more »

Trinity United Methodist Church gets new Chimemaster Carillons

November 1, 2014
Filed under: Electronic Carillons, News.

Trinity United Methodist Church, Clearfield, PA

Trinity United Methodist Church received a new, upgraded bell-ringing system Friday. Brian Michaels and John Passarelli of New Vibrations Audio & Video in Morrisdale replaced the church’s outdated I.T. Verdin Co. church bell system with a new Chime Master system. According to Michaels, the old technology was equipped with vacuum tubes and, in essence, an… Read more »