Job Description

Job Type:          Part-Time +/- 4 hours/week; One hour of worship/week, possible rehearsals, and occasional special services will be required.

Salary:               Up to $10,000 annually

General Summary: McGuire United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time piano player to accompany our Choir during our 10:30am worship service on Sundays. This position will also require weekly rehearsals on Wednesday evenings and rehearsal prior to worship on Sunday. The primary commitment of this person will be for Sunday worship and for special seasonal services such as Christmas Eve, Ash Wednesday, Holy Week Services, and other special services throughout the year. 

Additional services such as weddings and funerals are not included in this position, but can be contracted for additional compensation. 

As a committed follower of Jesus, this person will partner with the Director of Music in leading people to glorify God and strengthen their faith through a variety of musical opportunities in the life of our congregation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accompany the Choir during Sunday worship – anthems, hymns, and special music 
  • Provide preludes, postludes, and other pieces of music during worship as needed
  • Play all service music as needed
  • Collaborate with the Director of Music and Senior Pastor to select music for Sunday services and all special services throughout the year
  • Occasionally record videos/music for use during online worship (if needed)


·       Must be able to excellently play the piano in a worship setting

·       Have relevant experience in congregational worship 

·       Be familiar with the liturgical elements of worship within the United Methodist Church

·       Have a desire to work with members of the church with all levels of music abilities 

To Apply: Send letter of interest (cover letter) and resume with at least three references to Rev. Austin Rinehart ([email protected]) along with any links to videos of past performances. 

About McGuire United Methodist Church

McGuire United Methodist Church is a regional church located in West Monroe, LA. We come from different socio-economic backgrounds. We span all the generations with a significant number of people coming from every age and stage of life. We come from a variety of faith backgrounds including but not limited to Methodist, Catholic, Pentecostal, Baptist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, and no faith background at all. We are politically diverse with some who are Republicans, some who are Democrats, some who are Independents, and still others who are disinterested in politics. We have hunters and fisherman, and we have those who don’t do either. We are a diverse church, but we have one thing in common, our faith in Jesus Christ. Our mission is to share the love God, revealed in Jesus Christ, with the world. We live out this mission with a particular focus towards young families and children. 

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Position Filled
Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
High school diploma

Date Posted
6 months ago
West Monroe, Louisiana

United Methodist

Church Size
75-125 people

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