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For the building's owner, the Near Earth Object Foundation, the ringing of the bell on Thursday will both celebrate the past and mark a new beginning for the old church.
The foundation is preparing to repair the building's roof. A large section of the roof collapsed in 2011.
The foundation's long-term goal is to create a space for stargazing, watching a play and other education al activities.