Delhi United Methodist Church



















Did you know Our Church Bell was named
“The Garfield Bell”
in honor of President James A. Garfield

The inscription on the front of the bell reads:




In memory of a servant of the Lord Jesus Christ,
our Beloved President James A. Garfield, 1881

Although
“The Garfield Bell”  was made in  November of 1881 and is actually 132
years old it has only been at the Delhi United Methodist Church since Aug. 03, 1913.

This year, 2013, will mark 100 years that
“The Garfield Bell”  has been
Ringing in Sunday Morning Services at the Delhi United Methodist Church

Wanta' know where
"The Garfield Bell" was the first 32 years and why it was
found resting on the steps of the Delhi Methodist Church  early one Sunday morning!

Click One of the Links Below to Read the Fascinating History
or a Poem Written on Nov. 20 1913 about Our Church Bell
President James A. Garfield Short Profile

James A. Garfield was the 20th president of the United States.

Born on November 19, 1831, in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

As a Republican he worked in Congress for many years before winning the presidency
in 1881by just 10,000 popular votes.

Garfield was known for fighting political corruption, but his career ended abruptly
when an embittered attorney, Charles J. Guitea, shot him on July  2, 1881.

Garfield survived until September 19, 1881, when he succumbed to his injuries.

He served just 200 days during his presidential tenure.

Click Here to Read More on  
President James A. Garfield