Meet The Pastors

Lead Pastor: Mark and Paula Oberbeck

Pastor Mark has been an Ordained minister with the Assemblies of God for over 25 years.  He has held the position of Youth Pastor, District Youth Director, Interim Pastor, and Lead Pastor.  He has a BS in Ed from Missouri State University and a Masters Degree from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary.

Paula is also an Ordained minister with the Assemblies of God.  She attended Southwestern Assemblies of God University, graduated with a BS in Ed from Our Lady Holy Cross, and has a number of hours at the Assemblies of God Seminary toward her Master’s Degree. 
Pastor Mark is from St. Louis and Paula from New Orleans.  They have been married over 30 years and have 3 sons.


Student Minisries Pastor: Julie and Brian Korell

Pastor Julie is a ordained Assemblies of God minister and received her training through the Berean School of the Bible. She has been involved in Youth Ministry for over 10 years.  She is a very gifted speaker and has spoken in many high schools with The Seven Project.

Her husband, Brian, is also an  ordained Assemblies of God minister as well. He presently serves the District of Nebraska as the Youth Alive Missionary to the high schools of Nebraska.

Pastor Julie and Brian are from Gering, NE and have been married over 15 years and have 3 wonderful children.


Children's Pastor: Philip and Sarah Heider

Pastor Phil is also a licensed Assemblies of God minister.  He has a BA in Children and Family Ministries, an AA degree in Bible, and a minor in Marriage and Family Counseling from Southwestern Assemblies of God University.

Pastor Phil’s wife Sarah also graduated from Southwestern Assemblies of God University with a BA degree in elementary education.  They have been married almost 5 years now, and have 1 child.

Phil’s hometown is Malcolm, NE while Sarah is from Terrell, Texas.  Pastor Phil received his call of God to be in the ministry at the Kid’s Camp in Lexington, NE as a child.


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Northridge Assembly of God

3025 Independence Avenue

Grand Island, Ne 68803

Phone: (308) 381-7985


Office Hours:


8:30- 5:00pm


Sundays: 10:30am

Wednesdays: 7:00pm



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