Handbell Director: Joan Starkey
Joan Starkey has been director of the Handbells since its beginnings-1998. A retired music teacher from Saline Schools, she also taught music in Holly and Belleville. She sings in the Chancel Choir, leads the singing for “We Worship,” and has contributed solos on clarinet, autoharp, guitar, Mountain Dulcimer and Handbells. She is married to Jay Starkey, has 2 grown children and 6 grandchildren. She was Baptized and married in this church, and loves to tell everyone that her Great Grandmother Agnes Martin was a member of this church.