Worship Pastor
Job Details
Cherry Hills Community Church - Highlands Ranch, CO
Full Time
$80,000.00 - $110,000.00 Salary/year

The Worship Pastor develops and executes high-impact, compelling weekend services (as well as other large-scale CHCC worship events) that lead people to encounter God and live with greater love for and submission to Him; oversees and leads the programming staff for spiritual growth and kingdom advancement; and leads attenders and visitors to grow as a more worshipping congregation by designing and ensuring bar-setting engaging, catalytic worship at main weekend worship services. 



Model a Growing and Vibrant Relationship with Christ 

  • Pursue full devotion to Christ and live the life we are inviting others to live 
  • Manifest the fruit of the Spirit in work habits and relationships
  • Pursue spiritual growth through community and a daily (or almost daily) 4-R practice  
  • Embody other-centered, servant-leadership in all interactions 
  • Reflect Christ’s heart for reaching spiritually lost people


Demonstrate Commitment to Cherry Hills Community Church

  • Pursue church membership and live out the four commitments of active membership  
  • Be an active, engaged participant at weekend services and in a Section Community 
  • Serve at church-wide, all-hands-on-deck events 
  • (Examples: Christmas & Easter service, etc.)
  • Accept and uphold CHCC’s Essentials of Our Faith 


Oversee, Lead, and Pastor the Worship Staff Team 

  • Build a culture defined by love and unity 
  • Manage the staff effectively both on the “what” (measureable outcomes) and the “how” (staff engagement and culture)
  • Provide direction, training, support, feedback and coaching for those you lead
  • Establish and monitor staff performance and development goals 
  • Partner with Organizational Development to hire, transition, evaluate, and develop staff  
  • Complete performance reviews in collaboration with Organizational Development 
  • Lead staff to deliver inspiring, effective support of external and internal customers 
  • Lead the Programming team to deliver department goals     


Lead Staff Members to Recruit and Lead Highly Effective Volunteer Teams 

  • Train staff in recruitment, development, and training of volunteers  
  • Cast vision regularly by sharing stories and celebrating wins 
  • Provide coaching to staff for continuous improvement 


Oversee the Development and Execution of Creative, Compelling, Life-Changing Worship Programming for all Large-Church Worship Services and Events 

  • Partner with Senior Pastor, Worship & Creative Arts Pastor (and team), and Worship Leaders to develop creative sermon support and service content
  • Interface with teaching pastors, hosts, and other department representatives regarding specifics of weekends, initiatives, and content
  • Research current worship trends and learn from other leaders 
  • Evaluate services on a regular basis and mine learnings for ongoing growth     
  • Identify and implement steps to take worship to the next level 


Ensure Bar-Setting, Catalytic Worship At Main Services and Events 

  • Ensure our weekend service times of worship are first and foremost pleasing to God and anointed by Him as a result of the genuineness, holiness, love, affection, absence of personal motives, and devotion to the work of prayer
  • Lead teams to produce a consistent brand of music and worship with consistency of vibe, song selection, quality, sound, mix, etc. that leads all generations of people to worship
  • Lead team to identify, recruit, shepherd and lead volunteer teams for high impact and transformation 


Manage Department Budgets At or Under Annual Allocation 


Ensure Accurate, Timely Response to Communication Requests (Phone or Email) 

  • Manage email, voicemail, and communication requests in a timely, thorough manner 
  • Build trust by maintaining confidence of information 
  • Respond to all requests with professionalism, discretion, and a service orientation


Serve as a Fantastic Teammate to Peers 

  • Demonstrate loyalty to teammates in action and word 
  • Pursue and uphold relational unity with teammates
  • Make assists for teammates to facilitate church-wide wins 
  • Uphold the six commitments of trust and trustworthiness 


Model Servant Leadership and Exhibit a Helpful, Joyful Attitude


Demonstrate a Commitment to Growth 

  • Receive and apply training and development from the Senior Pastor 
  • Attend All-Staff Meetings




Has an infectious passion for Jesus’ name, fame and glory, has a growth verses fixed mentality and is other-centered. 



Lives as one set apart for God’s purposes and plan.



Pursues God with passion and devotion through the Word, worship and prayer, recognizing Him as a person to know rather than a subject to study. 



Serves sacrificially and with urgency for Jesus and the advance of His kingdom; is a vision-owner who takes it personally. 



Seeks to outdo others in showing honor: up, down and sideways.


High eq

Leverages influence, leaving a positive wake wherever he/she goes.




Builds Effective Teams: An effective team builder blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.


Directing Others:  An individual who is skilled at directing others is good at establishing clear directions; sets stretching objectives, distributes the workload appropriately; lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner; maintains two-way dialogue with others on work and results; brings out the best in people; and is a clear communicator. 

Innovation Management: Someone who is skilled at innovation management is good at bringing the creative ideas of others to the table; facilitates and manages creative processes well; can project how potential ideas may play out; and has good judgment about which creative ideas and suggestions will work. 

Strategic Agility: A person possessing strategic agility sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.


Managerial Courage: An individual who possesses managerial courage doesn’t hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.



A calling to serve in this position as discerned by both CHCC and the individual.