Brooke Road United Methodist Church

1404 Brooke Road
Rockford, IL 61109
(815) 398-8914

Worship:  Sunday - 10:00am
Swahili Worship: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Emerge Worship (Hispanic): 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Office Hours:
Mon - Thurs: 9:00am - 3:30pm
Friday: CLOSED

Covid Update

Mask Update
In keeping with the guidance from the state of Illinois, beginning March 1st masks will no
longer be required in the church, but we encourage you to wear them as you feel comfortable.


Job Description:

Ministry Focus:
*Playing weekly music in person Sundays at 10am
*Accompany special music

Occasional Duties:
*Play music for special occasions and services (Funerals, weddings, Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Christmas Eve, etc.) in consultation with pastor.

Skills and Requirements:
*Ability to read music, and to communicate with people effectively
*Able to work with a minimum level of supervision
*Must have church authorized background check


*$15 an hour

*Five (5) hours per week
*Sunday Morning Worship; preparation as needed (church open for piano rehearsal throughout the week)
*Planning for music arrangements when not available

Four weeks off each year
To apply, please send a resume to Church Administrator Lori Vowles at To learn more about our church, visit or contact Pastor Violet Johnicker with questions:   


What We Believe

United Methodists affirm the faith shared by all Christians, with particular emphasis on God's grace and on Christian living.

The mission of The United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Who We Are

The people of Brooke Road Church are a warm, friendly community of faith, located in southeastern Rockford, Illinois. We give thanks for the uniqueness of ​​each person and we celebrate the diversity of God’s Family. We welcome all people regardless of race, religious denomination, or sexuality. As we journey together, we strive to walk together in community, as we strengthen our personal walk with Christ in a manner that is nonthreatening.

How We Live

Everyone’s experiences of faith and walking this journey are on different levels and by no means is one person’s faith/walk better than another.
Children and youth are extremely important to us at Brooke Road Church. We want our children to feel love, care and safety as they grow in relationship with God and others. Brooke Road Church believes that mission and outreach in the name of Christ are essential for expressing our faith.
As we serve, we broaden the journey to include others in the grace, peace, and fellowship together, we journey together believing that lives can be enriched transformed by love and forgiveness. We invite you to join our community any time as we journey in faith, hope, and joy

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