Employment (Churches)

Pastor of Student Ministry

GracePoint Church, Bismarck, North Dakota

Develop and administrate the student ministry programs (grades 6-12), to guide them in their faith journey and equip their parents with tools to help them.

Ministry description

GracePoint Evangelical Free Church in Bismarck, North Dakota, is hiring a pastor of student ministries. This position reports to the senior pastor and will be responsible for developing and administrating the student ministries program, (grades 6-12) at GracePoint. This is a salaried, full-time, exempt status position. Benefits of this position include competitive pay, healthcare and dental benefits, paid sick/vacation/holiday time, cell phone allowance, and other tools needed for success.

Bismarck is a wonderful place to raise a family! GracePoint has experienced some steady growth recently and is full of friendly faces that would love to welcome you! Please visit our website at www.gracepoint.life to learn more about our church!


  • Strong ethical character
  • Collaborative/interpersonal skills, team player
  • Teamwork organization skills
  • Results-driven leadership skills
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication ability
  • Compassionate for struggles and concern of others
  • Proficient with Apple products and software (or willingness to learn)
  • Bachelor’s degree in ministry/Bible/theology (seminary degree preferred)
  • Credentialed in the Evangelical Free Church of America or willing to pursue credentialing
  • Personal spiritual convictions in alignment with the EFCA Statement of Faith
  • Four or more years of experience in student ministry preferred


The pastor of student ministries will lead and administrate the student ministry programs, aligning with the overall mission and vision of GracePoint Evangelical Free Church. This pastor is responsible to develop the ministry program to be a place that students love to attend and bring their friends to, and a place where students grow in Christ and become fully devoted followers of Him. GracePoint’s vision is to help every student follow Jesus, connect in community, discover their spiritual gifts and unique purpose, and serve Jesus! The pastor of student ministries plays a strategic role in connecting students with leaders who can guide them in their faith journey and equip parents to win at home.

Other responsibilities

  • Teach the Word of God and implement strategies for making disciples
  • To grow and develop the student ministries
  • Recruit, build and utilize healthy volunteer teams and student leadership teams
  • Design and plan inspiring opportunities to engage teenagers
  • Present periodic performance reports and metrics to the senior pastor and other leadership
  • Participate in visitation rotation (especially to youth and families)
  • Recommend budget needs for student ministries and administer the budget for student ministries
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

How to apply

Application deadline is August 30, 2020. In your application, please include:

  1. Cover letter with resume
  2. A document with narrative of your personal faith testimony

Application packet may be submitted through churchstaffing.com or emailed to GracePoint Evangelical Free Church directly at youthpastorsearch@gracepoint.life.

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