Spiritual Formation Pastor
Jeff has been a pastor since 1996. He has worked in children’s ministry, transitional ministries, and associate ministries. The Bjorgans have been at Emmanuel Church for over 8 years. Jeff has been the Pastor of Spiritual Formation, overseeing discipleship and departments, while Nikki has been in various roles, including her present job as the bookkeeper.
Jeff and Nikki have been married for 17 years. They have four children: Ryan, Tanner, Connor and Paige. Ryan loves to skateboard, Tanner is into music and technology, Connor is into sports and Paige loves to sing, write, and create art.
Jeff was raised in Invermere, BC, and Nikki was raised in Salmon Arm.
Jeff has his Master’s Degree of Christianity and Culture from Regent College.
Jeff’s ministry passions include Christian spirituality, character development, the art of friendship, how technology influences our lives, and Old Testament studies. He loves to read, has an assortment of musical tastes, enjoys all things hockey, and enjoys writing.
Currently Jeff sits on the board of Rally4life, a non profit society that aims to create healthy and sustainable communities around the world. He also sits as the President of the Okanagan Camp Society, which helps provide funds for PAOC initiatives throughout the Okanagan.