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SF Bay Area

Foothill Community Presbyterian Church in east San Jose, CA seeks enthusiastic, personable bell choir. Director will lead weekly evening rehearsal and direct in Sunday morning worship once a month, fall through spring.  6-8 experienced ringers.  Candidates should value fellowship and growth as much as musical excellence.  Pay starting at $30/hr.  Job description available at  Please direct inquiries to Peg: or 408-258-8133.     (posted May 2022)


Southern California Area:

Mesa Verde United Methodist Church (MVUMC) in Costa Mesa, CA is seeking a handbell director! We are a progressive, reconciling, and welcoming community that prioritizes excellence in music. ALL are invited to find a church family at Mesa Verde!

The handbell director position is a 10-month, part-time, salaried contract. Our handbell ensemble rehearses one evening per week, September through June. The ringers play in Sunday morning worship once per month, as preparation allows. The Sanctuary Bells also perform as part of 2 combined concerts per year with the other music groups at the church.

We are seeking a candidate prepared to select, teach, and direct appropriate repertoire with the Sanctuary Bells and expand the group’s skills as handbell ringers. The handbell director will collaborate with the other staff including the pianist/organist, director of music ministries, and the pastor to coordinate music performances throughout the year. Please indicate your interest in the position by sending a cover letter and resume to Mesa Verde United Methodist Church, 1701 Baker St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 or ATTN: Director of Music Ministries, Sarah Hughes     (posted April 2022)


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