…play skillfully and shout for joy.”Psalm 33:3
Bell choirs offer a wonderful experience for people of all ages to enjoy making music together. Whether you’re a seasoned bell ringer or a novice, we have a place for you to hone your skills, to enjoy the fellowship and fun that happens at rehearsals, and to share the power of ensemble music making in our worship services.
Bell Choirs at St. Andrew
Ring of Fire
Age Range: 4th–5th Grade
Days/Times: Wednesdays from 5:00–5:25 PM, September–May Description: Ring of Fire is a great opportunity for both instrumentalists and singers to learn and play handbells. This lively group has an amazing and contagious sense of camaraderie! The handbell ensemble rings during worship about once a month. No experience is necessary!
Contact: Linnae Stole
Age Range: 6th–12th Grade
Days/Times: Wednesdays from 5:45–6:25 PM, September–May Description: Peace bRingers provides a bell choir experience for middle school and high school students and is a wonderful opportunity for fun, fellowship, and service! The handbell ensemble rings during worship about once a month. No experience is necessary!
Contact: Linnae Stole at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bells of Joy
Age Range: High School–Adult
Days/Times: Wednesdays from 6:30–7:25 PM
Description: This 5-octave handbell choir for adults meets once a week to rehearse and plays in worship about once a month. Being part of Bells of Joy is a small group opportunity for those who enjoy praising God through music. Ringing experience is helpful but not necessary, everyone is welcome!
Contact: Tim Graf
Grace Notes (Intro to Handbells)
Age Range: Adult
Days/Times: Wednesdays from 7:30–8:15 PM
Description: St. Andrew member Vicki Grant will be leading Intro to Handbells this fall for beginning handbell ringers. This 10 week class is for adults and will cover all the basics and techniques of handbell ringing. They will meet from October 5–mid-December. No experience with handbells is required but attendees should be able to read music.
Contact: Vicki Grant