Church Pianist/Organist/Collaborative Position


 Our Mission:
To make disciples of Jesus Christ by reaching, teaching, and serving Peoria.
Job Description:

  • Work in collaboration with the Director of Worship Ministries and the Directing Pastor.
  • Play for weekly Sunday morning worship services, 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
  • Play for annual holy days and special services such as Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Good Friday.
  • Select prelude and postlude for each worship service.
  • Play for rehearsals Wednesdays 6:00-7:15 p.m. and Sunday mornings 7:30 a.m. and 9:20-9:45 a.m.
  • Play organ chimes Sunday mornings 9:50 a.m.
  • Play for weddings and funerals in coordination with the Director of Worship Ministries and Directing Pastor.
All University United Methodist Church employees are supervised by the Directing Pastor. 
Job Qualifications:
  • Membership and/or denominational affiliation is not required.
  • Have a heart for God, music, and ministry.
  • Experience and demonstrated excellence in piano performance.
  • Experience in the performance and selection of church piano/organ and choral music, which represents a broad variety of musical periods, styles, and cultural genres.
  • Affinity for working alongside other musicians, staff, and congregation members.
  • Functions with grace and positivity in stressful situations.
  • Appreciation of music as a part of worship and sensitivity to the inclusive style of worship and structure would be helpful.
  • Must pass a background check.
Starting date June 14, 2021
Call or email to set up an audition and interview, as well as send a resume to the following:
Marcy Wilson, Office Manager

Contact: Marcy Wilson, Office Manager

Address: 2818 N. University Street Peoria 61604

Phone: (309) 688-3486



Church: Peoria University UMC