Constance Cherry is Professor of Worship and Pastoral Ministry at Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana, where she
directs three distinct programs in Christian worship. She is also a founding faculty member of The Robert E. Webber Institute
for Worship Studies. Constance is a highly experienced worship leader, musician, and pastor, having served in local church
ministry for more than three decades. Her first book, The Worship Architect: A Blueprint for Designing Culturally
Relevant and Biblically Faithful Services, is used as a required text at more than 150 institutions of higher education
worldwide and is available in four languages. She is also a published composer and hymn author, with hymn texts in many major
hymnals. Constance maintains an extensive schedule of speaking and teaching internationally. She is an elder in the West Ohio
Conference of the United Methodist Church.