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North Pointe Community Church

Student Pastor

North Pointe Community Church
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Date Posted: 01/07/2014
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

North Pointe Community Church

2224 Fletcher Ave, Lincoln, NE 68521

Phone - (402) 467-1515

E-mail -


North Pointe Community Church is in its 8th year with a healthy core of approximately 500+ people representing a widespread demographic of ages & socioeconomic status on the north side of Lincoln. We are a daughter church of Lincoln Berean, a megachurch on the south side of Lincoln that had a vision to better reach the north side of the city by establishing a church in that area. We value biblical preaching with an emphasis on applying the Word to our daily lives. We have contemporary worship with a desire to regularly & sincerely worship God corporately. We have a growing Sunday morning children's ministry with an emphasis on teaching children about a love relationship with God & a thriving student ministry with a strong core of volunteer leaders. We value spiritual community in our congregation & to connect our community with Christ.



  1. I.               TITLE:  Student Pastor


  1. II.             PURPOSE:  To guide students (grades 6 through 12) to a fresh experience in Christ.


  1. III.           STRUCTURE:
  • Reports to the Community Pastor.
  • Is on the Church Board.
  • Works with the ministry staff and attends regular staff meetings.





  • Lead the overall student ministry (6-12 grades).
  • Prepare and lead serving and mission trips, summer camp, retreats and other trips.
  • Maintain healthy communication with parents and families.
  • Develop and train student leaders within middle and high school ministries
  • Meet with students after school, at sporting events, or wherever you can build relationships.
  • Recruit, train and develop quality adult leaders to facilitate and lead parts of each ministry.




Work in conjunction with the Community Pastor and Lead Pastor to:


  • Network with community organizations to provide a bridge between the church and the community at-large
  • Provide environments and initiatives in which the church body can outreach to and with the community, city and world.
  • Connecting events during the year for the church body to grow in unity and purpose



3)  BUILDING  (10%)

  • Assist with the Pastoral staff and volunteers to maintain the building as needed


  1. V.             QUALIFICATIONS:
  • An intimate personal walk with Jesus Christ.
  • The Student Pastor should be able to demonstrate that he serves the Lord out of calling, not simply as a job.
  • An ability to connect and spiritually challenge students effectively.
  • As a man gifted in leadership, he must demonstrate abilities to lead and organize the overall student ministry.
  • A commitment to working as a team with the other pastors on staff.





Student Pastor


  • Salary is $30,000 - 39,000 per year (based on experience)  plus the following benefits:


  • This position is a full time salaried and licensed Pastor job.  Therefore, the employee is eligible for a Housing allowance, or “rental allowance”.  Typically, this allowance would be in the $20,000 range, at this salary level, and this amount is not taxable. 


  • The church pays 100% of the “Health Insurance” premiums for the employee and his family.  This benefit for a young family of 4 last year amounted to about $8,700 per year.


  • Retirement:  The church will pay the normal 7.65% “Employer Social Security” tax to “Uncle Sam”; however, if you choose to be “income tax exempt”, which Pastors are allowed to request, the church will contribute this same 7.65% amount into a retirement account.  Our account is managed by "Clergy Financial Inc. in Loveland, CO.  Since social security payments are not paid for tax-exempt pastors, in place of this .0765% amount, the NPCC pays .0765% of salary into a 403B retirement account, each pay period, for 0-5 years service in a Berean church.  For 6-10 years, the amount is .0965%.  It increases every 5 years until 20 years of service. Year one amounts to $2,984.


  • "The Lincoln National Life Insurance Company" is our benefit insurance provider and covers the following 4 areas; and, the premiums are paid by the church for the pastor.
  • Pastor’s Life Insurance policy of $50,000 is provided.  
  • Spouse Life Insurance coverage of $5,000 and children coverage of $2,000 each over 6 months of age is also provided.
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment  (ADD)  (24 hours/day). Benefit is $50,000. 
  • Long Term Disability (LTD) covers about 70% of salary provided after 90 days).
  • The above 4 items, paid by the church, amounts to about $1,035 per year.


  • In addition to the above Life Insurance, the Berean Fellowship of Churches (BFC) provides a $20,000 Life Insurance policyfor every pastor at no cost.  Pastors also have the option to buy dependent coverage of $10,000 on their spouse and $2,000 coverage for each child over 6 months.  An example of the low rate is that a spouse is covered for an entire year for about $40.


  • Total Salary & Benefit Package totals  appox. $42,719 - $51,719; and, is broken down as follows;


  • Salary ($30,000 - 39,000); Health Insurance ($8,700); Retirement Fund ($2,984); Disability and Long Term Disability ($1,035) adds up to a total of  appox. $42,719 - $51,719.


  • Vacation: 2 weeks per year beginning immediately. The time table for taking vacation is worked out among the pastors and has great flexibility
  • Sick leave and Bereavement leave:  On "as needed" basis
  • Starting Date TBA