Distinctly Bronze West is an annual national handbell event for about 90 advanced ringers, selected by application from around the US and abroad. That’s the equivalent of 6-7 complete handbell choirs, ringing en masse, using a range of 7 octaves of handbells and 7 octaves of chimes, under the direction
Oregon Repertory Singers is 40 years old and are celebrating with this GIANT of a work on October 18 and 20 here in the First Church Sanctuary. Richard Zeller sings the role of Elijah and our own Deborah Benke sings with him. Plus, the entire Vancouver Symphony will be playing.
The Sanctuary Bells are off to a great beginning this fall with nine ringers. The Sanctuary Bells would enjoy having any ringers that might be interested in joining the group join them on Monday evenings in Room 202 from 7:00 – 9:00. On October 27th they are playing “A Festive
Under the direction of Nancy Hascall, the Sanctuary Bell Choir provides music for worship at FUMC several times a year, playing 5 (and sometimes 6) octaves of Schulmerich handbells. We rehearse weekly on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. Besides the director, we currently have 11 active members, four of whom