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