November 1-2, 2019

Columbus Avenue Baptist Church
1300 Columbus Avenue
Waco, TX 76701



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Sandra Eithun

Sandra Eithun, M.M.Ed graduated from Silver Lake College in Manitowoc, WI with an emphasis in the Kodály teaching method, keyboard, and flute. She currently resides in Greenville, WI and has been serving as Director of Music Ministry at First Congregational United Church of Christ in New London, WI since 1992. At her church, Sandra is the director of three handbell choirs, serves as choral accompanist, and organist/keyboardist. She is the director of the Silver Lake College Handbell Ensemble, an active member of the Handbell Musicians of America, and has served on their Area VII Board of Directors. She has been commissioned to write music for many events and for numerous individual handbell ensembles. She has over 350 pieces for handbells in publication as well as several sacred keyboard books and teaching collections for the incorporation of handbells in the music classroom.   


Download Schedule

Friday, November 1
4:00 pm - Begin Registration/Set Up
6:00 pm - Welcome/Introduction/Tom Tillman
6:15 pm - Rehearsal
7:30 pm - Snacks & Fellowship
8:00 pm - Rehearsal
9:00 pm - Dismiss

Saturday, November 2
8:30 am - Devotional
8:45 am - Rehearsal
9:45 am - Snack Break
10:15 am - Rehearsal
11:00 am - Break
11:15 am - Concert
11:45 am - Dismiss/Tom Tillman

Required Music

It is each director’s responsibility to order the music for their choir and bring it with them to the festival.

No extra music will be available at the event.
15% discount on all music purchased from Jeffers Handbell Supply

No discounts can be given after music has been ordered and invoiced.

To order, call 800-547-2355

GOD BLESS THE USA – Greenwood/Sandra Eithun, 
RO 3325  Ring Out! Press – Level 3-,   3-4-5 octaves plus…

WORTHY OF WORSHIP  – Blankenship/Bill Ingram
HP 2589  Agape Publications – Level 2, 3-4-5 octaves

GLAD TIDINGS OF JOY  – Arr. Loyd Larson
HB 624 Beckenhorst Press – Level 3,  3-4-5 octaves

THERE IS A REDEEMER  – Green/Sandra Eithun
HP 2784 Agape Publications  – Level 2+, 3-4-5-6 octaves

THE CROSS  – Arr. Linda Lamb
AP 46233 Alfred Handbells – Level 2, 3-4-5 octaves

Download Required Music List

Hotel Information

Each church is responsible for making and paying for their reservation from the room block. Each church is also responsible for providing Tax Exempt Certificates from their church. Request Texas Baptist Handbell Festival Rate when making reservations. 

Hampton Inn & Suites

2501 Marketplace Dr.
Waco, TX 76711
Reservations - (254) 662-9500

  • $119+ tax for standard king, standard double queen
  • Each room includes free breakfast

Deadline for making reservations is October 4, 2019, or when the block is filled.