Westgate Baptist Church
Pastor Ben Jaquith has served as Senior Pastor of Westgate Baptist Church since its founding in September 1982 and has been actively involved in various aspects of Christian education since 1971.
He earned a B.A. in Secondary Education from George Fox College and an M.S. in Educational Administration from Bob Jones University. He was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Ambassador Baptist Bible College. Pastor Jaquith has taught Junior and Senior High Bible, Math, and History classes at WCS. He preaches at chapel and assists with leadership training and counseling at the school.
Pastor Jaquith and his wife, Janie, are both natives of Northwest Oregon. Pastor and Janie have three grown children and ten grandchildren.