Handbells In Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Handbell ringing is an English art that has made a phenomenal appearance in American worship in this century. This article explains the various kinds of handbells, how to organize a handbell group, and how and where to use handbells in worship.


Since about the fourteenth century, handbells have provided tower ringers with the opportunity for practice for ringing a peal of bells in changes, or mathematical sequences until all conceivable combinations are exhausted. If you lived near a...


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