Ringing at most North American towers is suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but virtual ringing opportunities abound!
The University of Chicago posted an article about the three NAGCR Jeff Smith Young Ringer Award winners on its website.
The 2022 Officers have been appointed without opposition, and the Guild will vote on Honorary Life Membership for Diane Amison-Loring.
Lian von Wantoch has won the "Bells in Art" category of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers photography competition.
Registration is now open for the 2022 Quarter Peal Weekend in Philadelphia Jan. 14-17!
Save the date! The 2022 7-Towers Festival will be held in Little Rock, April 21-24, 2022.
St. Andrews Ringing Society rang their bells half-muffled for the 20th anniversary of September 11th, 2021.
Time to order your 2022 Ringing World Diaries and Calendars!
Hendersonville ringer Connie Engle passed away Friday, August 12.
After over a year of effort, the new NAGCR website is ready for a member preview!
NPR featured the bell ringers at the Old North Church in advance of ringing for the July 4 Independence Day Holiday.
You are invited to join us in Philly for the 40th+1 Anniversary of the St. Martin's bells Saturday, June 12.
We are sad to report the recent deaths of Ken Ballou, Alan Ellis, Bill Wakeland, Roland Perschon, Geoff Bagley, and Linda Woodford.
The Biden inauguration team is asking churches all around the nation to ring their bells to commemorate the more than 343,000 US pandemic deaths due to Covid-19 on January 19, 2021
There were no nominations received by the deadline other than those of the incumbents, therefore all of the current officers are re-elected for 2021.
All the rings of bells that could have existed in North America, but were never actually installed in a tower.
An updated excel file containing a list of all peals rung for the Guild, and all peals rung in North America, is available for download.
Especially for North American Ringers, Kemp Brinson (who has experience starting a handbell band from scratch in Winter Haven, Florida) reviews potential best-seller Change-Ringing on Handbells Volume 1: Basic Techniques by Tina Stoecklin and Simon Gay.