Meet our staff team
Say hello to the staff team at Oxford Baptist Church. Get started below to learn a bit about them or if you have questions.
Robin Pifer - Lead Pastor
Robin Pifer and his wife Gwen started ministry at Oxford in September 2015. They have served churches together for 35 years in Winnipeg, MB, Maple Ridge, B.C., Guelph and Ottawa, Ontario. Robin has also served as part of the Senior Leadership team of the Fellowship Baptists in Canada. Gwen continues to serve as the denomination's Health care Administrator. They have 5 children, 3 married, and the blessing of 5 grandchildren. Robin & Gwen are excited about Oxford's future as they take steps of faith to reach out and disciple people locally through ministries and global missions.
Jay Nugteren - Community Life Pastor
Jay Nugteren is the Community Life Pastor at Oxford. He has served at our church since May of 2022. Jay was born and raised in a Christian home. He met his wife, Lindsey, at Word of Life Bible Institute, and they now raise their three sons. Jay enjoys baseball and hockey. His favourite character in the Bible, besides Jesus, is Joseph.
Tyler Bowles - Associate Pastor
Tyler Bowles has been at Oxford Baptist Church since 2018. Raised in Woodstock, he met his wife Emily, where they now raise their 3 sons. Tyler attended Toronto Baptist Seminary and currently oversees youth and media. He loves working with students as they transition to making a relationship with Jesus their own.
Mary Pifer - Children's Ministry Director
Mary Pifer is the children and family ministry director at Oxford Baptist Church. She loves cooking, painting, and her favourite movie is Beauty and The Beast. Mary's favourite book in the Bible is Daniel. She has been serving at Oxford Baptist for four years and loves seeing kids at Oxford grow and serve God.