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Rockpoint Church

Student Ministries Pastor

Rockpoint Church
Lake Elmo, Minnesota, United States

Date Posted: 06/26/2015
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Rockpoint Church is seeking a dynamic and gifted Student Ministries Pastor to join the team to bring leadership to the Rockpoint Student Ministries and to effectively lead committed leaders and students to a gospel-centered life. This individual needs to be highly relational and able to connect with students, parents, and volunteers. They will work to fulfill the mission of Rockpoint Student Ministries (RSM):  We exist to expose and connect students to the reality of Jesus Christ.

The Student Ministries Pastor position exists to introduce students to Jesus Christ and to lead students who know Him to become more like Him. This leader will provide leadership for both the content and context of the student ministries. In addition, they will partner with parents in their students’ spiritual growth, and identify, train and multiply adults and student leaders to accomplish this same purpose. The Student Ministry Pastor is responsible for leading the Student Ministry team to provide direction and leadership for the student ministry at large and specifically for developing a team of volunteer leaders to serve the spiritual formation ministry of the environments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop      large group worship gathering for student ministry.
  • Recruit,      equip, & develop adult leaders.
  • Recruit,      equip, & develop adult small group leaders.
  • Identify,      equip, & develop student leaders.
  • Communication      with parents, students, and volunteers
  • Design      and implement ministry-specific strategy for outreach at local schools.
  • Coordinate      with Pastor of Students and Families for major events (i.e. Camps,      Retreat, Leader Retreat, etc.)
  • Provide      leadership at the ministry level in alignment with the Pastor of Students      and Families direction.   

Spiritual Criteria:

  • Professes      Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
  • Commitment      to personal spiritual growth
  • Models      standards and expectations of leaders within Rockpoint Church
  • Must      attend Rockpoint Church


  • Bachelors      degree preferred
  • 3-5      years Experience in ministry
  • Experience      in organizing multiple projects and events
  • Highly      organized; flexible; relational
  • Ability      to maintain confidentiality


Report to and be directly responsible to the Pastor of Students and Families


Lake Elmo/St. Croix Valley Community

Rockpoint Church is located in Lake Elmo, MN.  Lake Elmo, MN is part of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metropolitan Area situated among the eastern suburbs in the beautiful St. Croix Valley. Stillwater, MN, is a scenic historic river town with a vibrant tourism industry that includes several excellent locally owned restaurants, and is only five minutes away.  Residents enjoy excellent schools and a variety of recreational activities, as well as close proximity to the cultural, sports and culinary experiences offered in the downtowns of St. Paul and Minneapolis.  The Minneapolis/St. Paul area is home to several colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota, North Central Bible College, Bethel University, and University of Northwestern. The community in the St. Croix Valley has many options for children and students and is an excellent place for families.