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Jim Saemenes Fills Director of Student Ministries Position


Multnomah Bible College is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Saemenes, our new Student Ministries Director. Jim is replacing Dave Jongeward who served for 17 years as Director of Student Ministries. Dave has moved into the role of Assistant Academic Dean of the College.

Raised in Arizona, Jim graduated from South Western Bible College in Phoenix and then Western Conservative Baptist Seminary in Portland with an M.Div. Degree. Involved in youth ministry for more than 30 years, Jim has been the Associate Pastor of Youth at North Albany Baptist Church since 1987. Jim has also served in regional and national youth network associations and he is a trainer with Sonlife Ministries.

Jim looks forward to making the career switch from local church ministry to campus ministry, and to begin networking with church and community related ministries in this area. Jim, his wife Eileen, and their children will be relocating from Albany to the Portland area.