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Positions Available/Wanted


Director of Music and Worship Arts, Gaithersburg Presbyterian Church, MD

Gaithersburg (MD) Presbyterian Church is currently seeking an interim or permanent Director of Music and Worship Arts (DMWA). The position becomes available as early as September 23, 2018. The ideal candidate is a faith-filled, experienced church musician, with expertise in leading a robust church music program, in a variety of music styles. We sing with piano, organ and keyboard. We have handbell and chime choirs for children and adults. We have praise music and traditional choral music. We have two international choirs who sing a capella. Interested candidates should visit www.gpchurch.org/careers to find a complete job description as well as more information about our church. Compensation package (including benefits) is commensurate with experience.

(posted September 1, 2018)

Director of Music, Worship, and the Arts, St. James Methodist, Little Rock, AR

St. James United Methodist Church in Little Rock, Arkansas, is seeking a Full-Time Director of Music, Worship, and the Arts. This individual will lead a staff of two associates and several volunteers. There are over twelve different vocal and handbell choirs for children, youth and adults. The Director of Music is a vital team member in the planning of traditional worship, leading choirs and serving as a community representative in local music and arts. St. James, with a membership of 3,500, is a suburban church in a city of 200,000. If you enjoy a small-town feel in an urban center, then Little Rock is a great and affordable place to live. Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to Kim@StJamesLR.org. You may view a video and job description at www.stjameslr.org/employment-opportunities. Application deadline: October 1, 2018.

(posted August 23, 2018)

Handbell Choir Director, Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Tucson, AZ

Immanuel Presbyterian Church is accepting applications for Handbell Choir Director for its three handbell choirs. This is a part-time position requiring approximately 10–15 hours per week for 7 months each year, beginning in October 2018. The full job description including rehearsal schedule and salary information is available on our web site: www.immanuelpc.org/employment

(posted July 26, 2018)

Handbell Choir Director, Lynnewood United Methodist Church, Pleasanton, CA

Tri-Valley church seeks director for two handbell choirs, one beginning and one intermediate. Total setup, rehearsal, cleanup time is approximately 3 hours per week, September through May. The intermediate choir rings 5-6 times a year (2 services each date), and the beginning choir rings 3-4 times a year (2 services each date). Church also owns chimes which can be incorporated into music. Please contact Jim Beattie at (925) 989-2272, or email office@lynnewood.org. Church website: www.Lynnewood.org.

(posted July 5, 2018)

Part-time Handbell Choir Director, Old North Church, Marblehead, MA

Old North Church in Marblehead, Massachusetts, is accepting applications for a part-time Bell Choir Director who will translate a passion for church music and bell ringing into this exciting opportunity to expand and strengthen the adult Bell Choir. Old North Church is an inclusive, Open and Affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ, first gathered in 1635. Full job description is available on the church website here: www.ONChurch.org. Contact Maria vanKalken, Minister of Music, with any questions at vankalken@gmail.com.

(posted July 5, 2018)

Bells of the Rockies, Windsor, CO

Bells of the Rockies, Windsor, Colorado, is currently seeking applications for the position of Artistic Director, effective May 1, 2018. The director must be comfortable conducting level 3-5 handbell music. Handbell knowledge is desired but not required. We are a not-for-profit organization. We are a auditioned community group. Please go to our website http://www.bellsoftherockies.org for further details of the position, of our group, and an application.

(posted June 25, 2018)


Handbells/Handchimes for Sale/Wanted


Handbells Wanted

Gently used 2 oct. or 3 oct. set of Schulmerich handbells with cases wanted. Please contact Tim Effler at teffler@fumcdallas.org.

(posted September 1, 2018)

Handbells & Handchimes for Sale

Professionally-refurbished three octaves, lower fourth octave, and lower fifth octave of Schulmerich bells, three octaves of Schulmerich chimes, a third octave of Malmark bells & chimes for sale. They are in great condition! Email, call, or text me for more details: njgertner@frontiernet.net, 530-355-8220, Neil Gertner or see: http://ultimatebellcase.com/?page_id=201

(posted June 25, 2018)



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