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Columbia Ridge

Worship Pastor

Columbia Ridge
Troutdale, Oregon, United States

Date Posted: 03/30/2011
Categories: Worship Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
Columbia Ridge ( is a non-denominational church of about 200 people located in Troutdale Oregon. We have one contemporary service on Sunday mornings, and several volunteer musicians on the worship team. We are looking for a part time salaried (approximately 20 hours per week) Worship Pastor to lead the congregation and worship team both instrumentally and vocally. Compensation beginning at $15,000 annually (negotiable based on experience).

The Worship Pastor at Columbia Ridge must be someone with a deep love for Jesus Christ, His people, and the world for which he died. Against this backdrop and out of a pastoral call, the Worship Pastor will have a strong ability to model, teach, and lead a congregation into authentic and passionate worship as well as demonstrate the ability to thrive as a team leader.

Primary areas of responsibility include:
• Pastor and lead the congregation toward authentic worship, through modeling and teaching such worship.
• Pastor and lead the worship team at Columbia Ridge.
• Coordinate all worship each month, leading the majority of the time.
• Oversee the recruiting, scheduling, and development of volunteer instrumentalists, vocalists, songwriters, sound technicians and projection technicians.
• Facilitate the integration of worship teams and music throughout the church, as needed (e.g., children).
• Participate in the weekly planning and production of thematically integrated services with the Lead Pastor and staff.
• Participate in all scheduled staff meetings and staff development activities.
• Become knowledgeable in lighting, sound, and presentation software, and be able to assist in these production components.
• Develop annual ministry plan and budget for Worship Ministry.
• Continue to grow in one’s own musical proficiency.

Please respond via email to with the following: Resume, cover letter, worship sample video (preferred) or audio of at least two songs. If necessary send additional materials to:

Worship Pastor Search Team
c/o Stacey Cutshall
PO Box 4 Troutdale, OR 97060