Pastor Barbara Lohrbach
1045 West River Street
Kankakee, IL 60901
(815) 932-3336
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Barbara Lohrbach

Rev. Barbara Lohrbach

“My hope is that God will reach through the music to a place in your soul where you will know without any doubt or fear that you are God's beloved creation.”

Pastor's Music

St. John United Church of Christ supports Barbara in all of her musical endeavors. The proceeds of all CD sales will be used to support outreach ministries and missions of St. John UCC.

Barbara continues to minister through song at many religious and civic gatherings and is available to share a live performance of the music on these albums. Contact her at 815-932-3336 for more information

Ken Medema

In 1985 Ken Medema launched Brier Patch Music. It's a small independent recording, publishing, and performance-booking company. It's named after Brier Rabbit's home in the famous Uncle Remus stories.

Though blind from birth, Ken has demonstrated his extraordinary musical vision to a growing number of loyal fans across the nation and around the world. Invariably, his audiences reward Ken's final encore with enthusiastic applause and standing ovations.

“The arrangements are tasty and the listening is delightful. Barbara's lovely, comforting voice is a calming and soothing listening experience.”

Ken Medema

Praise ye the Lord.

Sing unto the Lord a new song, ...

            Psalm 149:1

In the Rain

The album is the product of a sabbatical experience made possible by the Lilly Foundation. The theme of the grant was "the time for singing has come" and offered Pastor Barbara the opportunity to work once again with Ken Medema as well as Beverly and Dave Vander Molen and to renew the song in her heart.

This album is filled with songs of grace and hope, songs about God's love that is like the rain, showering us with grace and most especially, love.

Titles include:

  • Sanctus
  • The Rain of Gods Love
  • God Is
  • Will You be There?
  • Will There Really Be a Morning?
  • Listen to My Heart
  • Lord of the Troubled Sea
  • Time
  • Wade in the Water
  • Is There a Hidden Teardrop?
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Time (Bonus Track - Piano and Vocals)

How Can I Keep From Singing?

This album features hymns, spiritual songs and three songs by the producer and arranger of the album, Ken Medema. These selections are songs that reflect Barbara's understanding of God and are expressions of her faith.

Titles include:


Order a CD

To order one of Pastor Barbara's CDs click on the order form link below. Print the form and send it, along with your payment to the address listed on the form. Each CD is $10.00 + $2.00 S&H. You'll need Adobe's Acrobat Reader installed to open the above link, if you don't already have it - get it here. Get Acrobat Reader