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Positions Available/Wanted


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, from October through April. The full job description including rehearsal schedule and salary information is available on our web site: www.immanuelpc.org/employment

(posted July 26, 2018; updated January 3, 2019)


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; renewed January 3, 2019)


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; renewed January 3, 2019)


Handbell Editor, Exton, PA

J.W. Pepper, the world’s largest sheet music retailer, is seeking a part-time Handbell Editor to work in our corporate headquarters in Exton, PA. Pepper would like to cultivate and grow sales in the handbell world in both church and school markets. Candidates will need to demonstrate their ability to analyze music and build promotions to serve the diverse needs of church and school handbell directors. The ability to identify trends in handbell music, a general understanding of the use of handbells and handchimes in churches and schools, and experience as a handbell director are all highly desirable. The successful candidate must have the flexibility to work seasonally: a few months of the year require a schedule close to full time (March–April; September–October) with the remainder of the year less than a day per week. Please send inquiries and résumés to Manager of Choral Product Sales: tsabatino@jwpepper.com. When responding, please include the words “Handbell Editor” in the subject line.

(posted January 16, 2019)


PART-TIME HANDBELL CHOIR DIRECTOR

Emmaus Lutheran Church, 2500 S Volusia Avenue, Orange City, Florida Emmaus Lutheran Church is now accepting résumés for a Part-Time Handbell Choir Director for the Jubilate Ringers Choir using Four (4) octaves of Malmark Bells and three (3) octaves of Malmark Chimes. This position requires approximately three (3) hours per week from September to May and does not include benefits. Qualifications are a music background (music degree preferred, but not required); skills playing in and directing a handbell choir; strong
leadership and communication skills, enthusiasm and the ability to inspire; strong skills in recruiting and developing volunteer bell ringers; ability to set realistic goals and a good sense of humor. For additional information contact the Church Office (1-386-775-9676). Résumé
may be submitted by Fax (1-386-775-6956) or e-mail (emmausoffice@embarqmail.com).

(posted March 26, 2019)


Handbells/Handchimes for Sale/Wanted


Handbells & Handchimes for Sale, Stevensville, MT

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; renewed January 4, 2019)


Music Risers Available, First United Methodist Church, Pascagoula, MS

Eight sturdy black steel music risers, used, in great condition. Free, you pay only shipping. For more information, contact music@fumcpascgoula.org

(posted January 16, 2019)


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