Bob Hower

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Those who know Bob Hower will find him to be an exceptionally caring man, with a pleasant sense of humor and a passionate dedication to God’s ministry and reaching people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.    

After retiring from a career in the United States Air Force, Bob served for  16 years as Minister of Education and Administration for the Westside Baptist Church in Rapid City, answering God's call to the Pastorate of Foothills Community Baptist in April of 2010.  Bob and his wife Cindi have four children and six grandchildren.  Their daughter, Hannah, is a college student.

Completing his undergraduate work at Eastern Illinois University and a Master of Education Administration degree from South Dakota State University with additional training in Clinical Pastoral Education,  Bob continues to advance his education, attending local, state and national Southern Baptist conferences and numerous seminars hosted by Rapid City Regional Hospital where he has served as an on-call Chaplain.  In addition to his other duties, Bob has been active in the community with the Rapid City Ministerial Alliance, serving as president in 2000.  (Bob continues presently in association with the Ministers of the Piedmont Valley.)  He also served four years on the board of Directors of CareNet Pregnancy Resource Center and as president in 2002.  Additionally, Bob has served as vice moderator, and moderator of the Black Hills Area Baptist Association. 

Bob is a man spiritually gifted for God’s work, with a personality, abilities and talents that fit perfectly with the values and ministry objectives of the  Foothills congregation and we are proud to have him as our Pastor.


   February 2019   
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