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Colorado Ridge

Pastor of Worship & Students

Colorado Ridge
Westminster, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 10/18/2013
Categories: Other Pastor - Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Posting – Pastor of Worship & Students


Colorado Ridge ( is a mid-sized contemporary church located in the North Suburbs of Denver, CO.  Our vision is to: Lead people into a life transforming relationship with Jesus Christ, Create a culture of being a blessing and to Encourage authentic community.  We are a church on the move and are currently seeking a full-time, Pastor of Worship & Student Ministries.   This unique individual would be gifted by God and have a proven track record of pastoral ministry.  The specific focus of this position is split between middle/high school students and corporate worship.  If you believe that you have this unique gift set and sense a calling from God, we’d like to hear from you!


Position Description:


Worship Pastor - 20-25 hrs/week

  • Lead our people in corporate worship  
  • We are looking for that unique leader that has the ability to bring people to the throne of God, through song.  This requires much more than strong vocal skills and musicianship.  It requires a powerful relationship with the Jesus, and a special kind of gifting.     
  • Our worship style is contemporary (Chris Tomlin, Steve Fee, Crowder, etc.) with a sprinkling  of contemporary hymns, etc.
  • Become an intimate part of our body
    • We are looking for someone that desires to become a part of a body, lead on a team, and see others develop and grow.
  • Oversee all aspects of our Sunday morning music and production.  
    • Work with our existing volunteer musicians and technicians   
    • Recruit, train and oversee additional volunteers (music & tech)   
    • Continue to build on our strong history of worship through music   
    • Help build “relational cement” within our congregation
  • Lead mid-week rehearsals with the band
  • Lead worship for special events/services (Christmas Eve, Good Friday, Town Hall Meetings, Etc)
  • Oversee our Worship/Production budget

Student Ministries Pastor - 20-25 hrs/week

  • Oversee all aspects of our Middle School & High School Ministries
    • Work with our existing volunteer leadership team to minister to the needs of our Students   
    • Recruit, train and oversee additional volunteer leaders   
    • Fulfill the predominate teaching role for our youth   
    • Build “relational cement” between our parents, students, and the overall church
  • Lead annual retreats/missions for youth  
    • Winter retreats / Summer Events   
    • Annual missions trip to Mexico
  • Develop and manage Youth Ministries budget
  • Additional responsibilities
    • Be a physical presence at Church-Wide, Outreach Events
    • Be at weekly staff & production meetings
    • Other tasks, as directed
    • Reports to the Senior Pastor


Minimum Requirements:

  • A humble spirit and a team player
  • Must have an intimate, personal, relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Must be highly competent in vocals and instrumentation
  • Proven ability to recruit and develop people
  • Strong passion for & ability to connect with students & teach
  • Proven results in building/developing ministries/business
  • Proven communication ability, evangelism skills, as well as conflict resolution skills
  • Must be a team player


Benefits and Salary:

  • 30-45K based on education, experience & track record
  • Paid Vacation
  • Family Medical/Dental
  • Individual Life & Disability


To Apply:

  • Send resume, cover letter, personal testimony, teaching sample and worship sample to:
  • Or, send the same to: 


            Colorado Ridge Church

            Attn: Worship & Student Pastor Position

            10343 Federal Blvd. Unit J-501

            Westminster, CO  80260-7402


NOTE:  Applications will NOT be considered until all required pieces are submitted.