- Director Needed: Westlake United Methodist Church, Austin, TX, seeks a part-time Director of Handbell Ministries. This director directs 5 handbell choirs including Holy Handbells (3rd-5th grade), JV Ringers (6th-12th grade) Carillon (advanced High School), Sanctuary Bells (adults) and Chamber Ensemble (adult advanced). The Director of Handbell Ministries works collaboratively with the Director of Music and Worship and the Senior pastor. For more information or a copy of the job description please contact Dr. Diana Sanchez-Bushong at 512-327-1335 ext. 15 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Start date is August 2014. – Posted 02/04/214
- Director Needed: Asbury United Methodist Church, Allen Town, PA is seeking a director for the Jubilation Ringers, an advanced handbell choir that prepares offerings for worship as well as concerts for local and regional audiences. The Jubilation Ringers is a faith based, church sponsored community handbell choir. They ring 7 octaves of Schulmerich bells, 6 Octaves of Malmark handchimes, 3 octaves of Petit and Fritsen bells, and 2 octaves of Schulmerich silver melody bells. They have 2 hour rehearsals weekly September through May. Please send inquiries to email@example.com by March 15, 2014. – Posted 02/11/2014
- Director Needed: Grace Presbyterian Church (PCUSA), Plano, TX, is seeking a part-time Director of Handbells, who will direct 3 to 4 handbell choirs of varying ages and difficulties from elementary beginners through adult advanced ringers. For more information or a copy of the job description please contact Michael King, Director of Music Ministries at 972-596-6233 ext. 6801 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. – Posted 02/19/2014
- Director Needed: Chamberlayne Heights United Methodist Church (CHUMC), Richmond, VA, is seeking a part-time director of the Joy Ringers, a 5 octave Malmark handbell choir of experienced adult ringers who ring for worship monthly September to May and occasionally for community concerts. For more information or a job description, please contact Pat Brodie 804-266-3070, cell 804-350-8125, email@example.com. – Posted 02/26/2014
- Director Needed: Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church, Liberty Corner, NJ seeks a part-time Handbell Director for a thriving handbell ministry. Currently there are 3 handbell choirs including Gallery Ringers (3rd-5th Grade), Allegro (middle-school), and Liberty Ringers (adults). Each choir meets weekly (September – May) to rehearse; and participates in worship every 4-6 weeks. The choirs play on one 5 Octave set of Schulmerich Handbells, one additional 3 Octave set of Schulmerich Handbells, 5 Octaves of Schulmerich MelodyChimes, and the lower 6th and 7th Octave of Malmark chimes.
For more information or a job description please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by March 21, 2014. – Posted 03/04/2014
Handbells/Handchimes for Sale
- Malmark Handbells & Case for sale - All were bought between 1996-1999 and have only been used a couple of times: G4, A4, C5, D5, D#5, E5, F5. Also have Case #1 with wheels (C5-C6). Asking $600 for everything. If interested, please contact Shirley Byczynski at email@example.com - Posted 02/18/2014
- Wanted: Schulmerich handbells, B4 to D6, and/or C3 to F4 or G7 to C8. Oakland (FL) Presbyterian Church, firstname.lastname@example.org – Posted 02/26/2014
- Wanted: Used 3 oct. set of Malmark hand chimes for church use. Contact Jean Ting, email@example.com – Posted 02/04/2014
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