FaithSearch Partners is pleased to announce that Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association (OGCMA), a 149-year-old ministry on the Jersey Shore, has selected Jamie Jackson as its new Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer.
In his role, Jackson will provide operational guidance and program leadership for the historic ministry that provides year-round programming and activities for visitors as well as residents of the area. Jackson will collaborate with Ocean Grove’s 75+ member Board to help further the ministry’s mission into the future. He and his wife, Ann Marie, will relocate from Virginia for the role.
OGCMA President Michael Badger remarks, “As we approach our milestone 150th anniversary, the Camp Meeting Association is in a dynamic phase of rediscovering its past while seeking new ways to engage with the future. Mr. Jackson’s executive and ministerial experience ideally prepares him to manage our life-changing ministry components, complex business affairs, and warm community relationships.”
Prior to assuming his role with Ocean Grove, Jackson was Chief Operating Officer of an innovative combined fitness complex and Christian congregation with a 100+ member staff. He has also held tenures as an executive pastor at churches in Ohio and Virginia. He and his family look forward to settling in to their new home in one of New England’s most picturesque and spiritually rich communities.
With roots 149 years deep, Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association combines world class preaching, Biblical teaching, musical programs, children and youth activities, leisure time on the beach and boardwalk, games and sports, and weekend entertainment to create a place where friends and family grow closer to one another and to the Lord. Learn more about Ocean Grove HERE.