Engaging Minds & Hearts

Music Ministry

Do you enjoy singing, playing a musical instrument and working with other like-minded individuals?

FBC Peoria offers a widely diverse number of musical groups which you are encouraged to join. Reading music is not necessarily a requirement to join one of these groups. The groups currently performing consist of the following – plus additional solos and ensembles are often added to the mix.

The various musical groups provide both enriching, inspiring music for church members and visitors during worship services as well as personal inspiration for each individual participate of each group. Strong friendships develop with participants from each group.

For more detailed information about the various groups, please contact Mark Grizzard, Director of Music at 309-310-9927 or through the church offices at 309-682-5491.

Praise Band

First Baptist Church Praise Band

Provides worship; music from contemporary Christian artists and bands and rehearses regularly.

Youth Band

Youth Band - Youth Sunday - First Baptist Church of Peoria

Performs contemporary Christian music on special occasions and rehearses twice each month.

Chancel Choir

First Baptist Church Chancel Choir

Performs both contemporary and traditional music for most worship services. Rehearsals are each Wednesday evening at 6:30 – 7:30 PM


Bell Choir First Baptist Church

Provides handbell music for worship services on a periodic basis.

Higher Ground Guitar Ensemble

Provides vocal / guitar music both in worship services and for special events. Rehearses each Wednesday at 5:15 PM.