Constance M. Cherry

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.