Prince of Peace Catholic Church
16000 W 143rd St, Olathe, KS 66062
Church: 913-782-8864
School: 913-764-0650
Christian Formation: 913-829-1147

Music Ministry

There are many different musical groups at POP that are currently seeking musicians to join them. Please contact the leader of the group that you are interested in joining for more information.

St. Gregory Choir

  • Accepts all singers from High School to Senior Citizens. No Audition.
  • The Choir sings 3 times a month. 1st Sunday=9:00; 2nd Sunday=9:00; 3rd=Off; 4th Sunday 9:00 (if 5 Sundays in month - 11:00 Mass)
  • Rehearsals are every Thursday evening at 7:30 in the church.
  • The St. Gregory choir sings 4 part SATB music.

Ralph Weber’s contact information:

The Sunrise Choir

This group sings at the 7:30 am Mass on the 3rd, 4th and 5th Sundays. We do parts as possible. The leader is Ed Szubka at 913-908-0945

5pm Saturday Mass

On the 2nd , 4th and 5th Saturdays of the month, a group of musicians led by Ann King leads the music –

11am Musicians

A group of instrumentalists and vocalists that support the congregational singing during mass. Anyone is welcome to join. Rehearsals are immediately prior to mass at 10:00am. This group ministers at the 11am mass every week except for the 2 nd and 5 th Sundays of the month. The leader is Mike Oliver:

9am Musicians

This group meets for the 9am mass on the 3rd and 5th weeks of the month. Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings at 7pm. All instrumentalists and vocalists are welcome. Maggie Helin is the leader of this group:

5pm Sunday Musicians

The 5:00pm Sunday (1st, 2nd & 4th Sundays of the month) rehearses beginning at 3:45pm in the sanctuary prior to Mass. The preferred musical style of the group is probably best described as semi-contemporary (meaning 1960's - 1970's) folk. The group is currently structured for "parts as possible" dependent on participants and the music selections. The age range of participants in the group has historically been from 9th grade / high school and older. The leader of this group is Reid Hjelmaas:

Youth Choir and Children’s Choir

There are new music groups for the younger members (grades 1 – 12) of our parish being formed currently, under the direction of Melissa Jakmouj. Please contact Melissa at for more information.


For more information on any of the groups, contact Melissa Jakmouj, the Director of Music and Liturgy, at or 913-747-7741.


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