chaplain Ministries

Open Bible Chaplain Ministries offers denominational endorsements for many types of chaplain opportunities from chaplains who provide ministry within the armed services (whether to the active or reserve component) to chaplains who work with community police, fire departments or first responders, to chaplains who provide ministry to the American workforce as chaplains to the marketplace. No matter the type of chaplain, the man or woman who provides this unique ministry brings hope, comfort, and encouragement to those who are hurting, frightened, or broken.

Open Bible’s chaplains bring the “ministry of presence” to workplaces, hospitals, emergency services departments, the military, and other strategic locations. For more information about Open Bible’s Chaplain Ministries, please contact

CH (COL) Terry Meek, USA (Ret)

PH# (678) 551-4516

Contact by Email


Go to the DONATE page and include "Chaplains" in your giving.




marketplace Chaplains

Open Bible and Marketplace Chaplains Partnership

The workplace environment has been referred to as the largest mission field in the world. Marketplace Chaplains exists to share God’s love in the workplace by providing an employee care service through chaplain teams. Since 1984 Marketplace Chaplains has served public and private companies, small and large, in all industries in the U.S., serving auto dealers, banks, food processing and distribution firms, manufacturing, mining, technical companies, and many more. More than 1,400 chaplains now serve from California to Massachusetts, providing personal care for more than 710,000 employees and family members. Every four minutes an employee reaches out to a chaplain.

Marketplace Ministries provides a flexible schedule for chaplains by providing limited part-time hours. Whether you are a pastor seeking some extra income or a church planter who needs access to public venues or someone who has a sincere desire to minister comfort, healing, and grace to a broken world Marketplace provides access to both flexible hours and to the community’s workforce. See what access looks like.



Kwabea Francis

Open Bible Churches - Director of Operations South Region

"Marketplace Chaplains has challenged me but also allotted me the opportunity to be a light for Jesus outside the church. Recently I was visiting a work site and upon my greeting, an employee stated he felt much better whenever I visited. It was a humbling reminder of the presence of Holy Spirit when serving at different work sites."

Click to hear Kwabea share about her experience.




Karen Bobst

 Open Bible Churches - Director of Operations Pacific NW Region

"I am the Executive Director of Operations for Marketplace Chaplains in the Pacific NW, with 52 Chaplains serving in over 40 companies in Oregon & Washington. I am honored to assist company leaders by providing an employee care service through Chaplain teams. “Prior to meeting chaplain Carol, I had never before in my life heard there was a God…” this was heard from an employee who is served by Marketplace Chaplains in the greater Portland area, and it is by FAR my most rewarding moment. If Marketplace Ministry is your passion, then fill out the form below so we can see if you might be a good fit in one of our openings across the nation."

Karen Bobst is an Open Bible Chaplain and is the Executive Director of Operations for Marketplace Chaplains in the Pacific NW.

Let Karen introduce herself and tell you more! Click to Watch Video



Chaplains minister to the needs of employees by listening to and helping them through difficult personal and family situations such as parenting, stress, finances, aging parents, marriage, and other relationships. Chaplain teams also support employees and family members through illnesses, deaths, funerals, and other times of grief. Chaplains may be called upon to visit employees or family members in hospitals, nursing homes, funeral homes, or jails. Chaplains receive training before they begin to serve as caregivers to the marketplace. Listen to what chaplain care is all about.

Because of Open Bible’s partnership with Marketplace Chaplains, when Marketplace needs a chaplain, Open Bible ministers are considered prime prospects. If you believe God is calling you to the mission fields of the American workforce inquire below.

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