Jennie Blomquist

Jennie BlomquistJennie, The Fountains Handbell Choir Director, is a 47 year resident of Scottsdale, 27 of which she spent teaching in the Scottsdale School District. She is married to Roy Blomquist who was a long-term project manager for Motorola, American Express and IBM. He is also an organist and handbell director. Between them, they have four children, 15 grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

Jennie has been involved in handbells for 35 years. She has played and subbed in a variety of church choirs over the years. She and her husband are members of Handbell Musicians of america and were in leadership roles in Arizona and Area 11 where they planned and attended many local and state events and attended many national Seminars around the country. For the last 17 years she has been a member of Campanillas del Sol, an auditioned community choir. She has traveled extensively with bells, having attended international symposia in Australia and Japan, enjoyed a Campanillas performing tour to the Netherlands, Belgium and France and most recently educational trips to Israel, Finland and Estonia and last summer to the Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland.

Jennie’s other hobbies include cooking, reading, machine embroidery and three golden Retrievers.

WATCH HERE FOR THE FOUNTAINS UMC RESPONSE TO COVID-19Information changes frequently, so be sure to check back often

The Fountains UMC is creating a plan for its response to COVID-19, with the goal of maintaining social distance to keep everyone safe. Sharing information and maintaining contact with members and the community is critical, and to that end we have several actions in process. Watch here for updates, and come back often to check on new information!

  • All meetings and group gtherings are cancelled through the end of April, with the exception of AA.
  • The Fountains UMC Office will be open by appointment only until further notice.
  • Sunday morning Celebrations are Live-Streamed at 9:30am only, no face-to-face gatherings.
  • Meals at JUSTA and Halle Centers are suspended until further notice.
  • Southern Arizona Road Trip, March 26-28 is cancelled.
  • April 24-26 Mingus Mountain All Church Camp is cancelled
Sunday Morning Celebrations

Sunday morning Celebrations will be held at 9:30 online only, via Livestream, You Tube and Facebook. Follow one of these links to tune in on Sunday mornings:

  • https://www.facebook.com/thefountainsumc/
  • https://www.livestream.com/thefountainsumc/
  • https://www.youtube.com/user/FountainsUMC