Capital Ringers and Conley's United Methodist Church, in partnership, hosted their first Spring Ring Handbell Festival March 30, raising $1,200 for Love INC., a charity dedicated to helping people in need. There are 134 Love INC locations in 29 states that partner with 7,812 Christian churches that serve hundreds of thousand of people around the USA and Africa.
Every Love INC. depends on church volunteers to do their ministry. For more info go to www.loveinc.org.
Capital Ringers and seven other handbell choirs from churches around Delaware and Maryland participated in the all-day event, culminating in a performance for the general public that featured massed choirs ringing together, along with individual choirs performing their own solo pieces. Ensembles that participated include: Capital Ringers, Lewes; Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Rehoboth Beach; Bethel United Methodist Church, Lewes; Bethel United Methodist Church, Dagsboro; St. Matthews By The Sea United Methodist Church, Fenwick; Community United Methodist Church, Berlin Md.; St Peter's Episcopal Church, Salisbury Md.; and Union United Methodist Church, Bridgeville.
Capital Ringers is pleased to partner with Conley's United Methodist Church in building community through music. This partnership will allow Capital Ringers to continue to educate and entertain through the unique and innovative performance and instruction of English handbells and handchimes.
For more information about Capital Ringers go to www.capitalringers.org or call 302-632-3106.