All First United Methodist Staff demonstrate the following Core Competencies:
Organization | Mission Ownership | Spiritual Maturity | Team Orientation | Creativity and Innovation | Ethics and Values | Personal Resilience | Care and Compassion

To apply for a job opening listed below, simply email your resume and cover letter to the person specified, and be sure to include the following information:

  • The name of the job for which you’re applying
  • Your salary requirement
  • Your religious/church affiliation

For all of our jobs, we require that you be a Christian committed to living a life that reflects the Gospel and comfortable working in a United Methodist church environment. Drug screening and a criminal background check are conducted on all persons who are offered positions at FUMC.

No phone calls, please (unless specified in individual posting).

Full Time Administrative Assistant for the Spiritual Formation Center

First United Methodist Church is actively seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant for the Spiritual Formation Center. We are looking for someone who will support the Associate Pastor of Adult Discipleship and the Director of Spiritual Formation through their creative problem-solving and organizational skills.

The qualities for the Administrative Assistant that are high on our list:  a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, an Associates or Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience;  a proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher; and experience in event planning.  For more information please contact

This person will embrace the mission of this church: Transforming lives by increasing the number of people personally committed to Christ and actively living out Love3 (the love of God, love of Self, and love of Others. As support staff, this will be an hourly wage position of up to 40 hours per week.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to Rev. Jane Riecke at, and be sure to include the following information:

  •  The name of the job for which you are applying
  • Your salary requirements
  • Your religious/church affiliation


Part Time Nursery Worker

Must be 17 years old, needed Sundays from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, and other various times.
To apply send your resume to Melissa Feigley, Nursery Director.

Infant, Toddler and Preschool Substitute Teachers for the Early Learning Center
(as needed)

The Early Learning Center is a non-profit ministry of the First United Methodist Church. It is dedicated to providing quality care and education to young children within a Christian environment. It is preferred that the individual has previous experience in a licensed child-care setting.

Part time position, hourly wage dependent on experience. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Please note: the selected candidate will be required to submit a criminal background check.

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of this position to Pam Brignac, Director of the Early Learning Center. For more information call the Early Learning Center at 225-387-4229.

Thank you for your interest in working at FUMC!

If you have applied for one of our recent job openings, we thank you! We will contact those applicants who best meet the qualifications and needs of the job for interviews. We regret that we are unable to follow up with all applicants when a job is filled, but please know that we appreciate your interest in working at FUMC!