End of Season Meeting for 2019

End of Season Meeting for 2019

Friends of OGCMA
are invited to

Picnic - Hymn Sing - Praise Reports

Starting 5 pm Sunday, September 1st

In the Auditorium Pavilion

In recognition of the 150th Anniversary Year and the end of our 150th Summer Season, the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association would like to host a picnic for friends of the organization in the Auditorium Pavilion to celebrate all that God has done.

The Picnic will be followed by a Hymn sing in the Bishop Janes Tabernacle. Following the hymn sing, we will offer a praise report meeting that celebrates the blessings we have experienced this season.

Early December 2018 Christmas Events

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Women's Retreat: Roadmap to Freedom

Women's Retreat: Roadmap to Freedom

Women, join us for a mid-winter getaway in Ocean Grove. You will be encouraged, blessed and challenged by author, life coach, founder of the Fellowship of Extraordinary Women (FEW) and key note speaker, Kimberly Krueger along with her worship leader, Lara Landon Middleton. This will be a weekend filled with fun and fellowship. Price of $125 includes your overnight stay, all meals and all retreat sessions. Don't miss out on this special retreat - we are looking forward to seeing you! Limited to 60 women, so reserve your space early. Call Grove Hall at 732-759-1879 to reserve or if you have any questions.

SOLD OUT: Follow His Star: A Christmas Luncheon for Women

The luncheon is SOLD OUT. Thanks for your interest!

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Saturday, December 1

Noon – 2 PM

at Grove Hall

Join us for a delicious lunch, wonderful fellowship, worship and a talk on preparing for Christmas.

All women welcome!

$20.00 per person

(The luncheon is SOLD OUT. Call 732-759-1879 with any questions.)

The luncheon is SOLD OUT. Thanks for your interest!

Grove Hall Retreat & Conference Center

15 Pilgrim Pathway

Ocean Grove


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OGCMA Welcomes Executive Director James “Jamie” Jackson

The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association Executive Committee has unanimously agreed to hire James “Jamie” Jackson as its new executive director. Jackson was the chief operating officer of an innovative combined fitness complex and Christian congregation with a 100+ member staff in Chantilly, VA.

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Jackson is an effective communicator and successful program manager. His early career was in developing high tech telecommunications solutions. Since 2005 Jackson has been the executive pastor in large and growing churches in Virginia and Ohio. He and his wife, Ann Marie Jackson, have been married for 25 years and have four adult children.

“The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association remains as committed to providing relevant opportunities for spiritual renewal today as when it became one of the most popular east coast Christian resorts 150 years ago. I look forward to fully engaging in fulfilling the Camp Meeting Association’s vision to be a seaside community where all generations can know and grow in Jesus,” he said.

OGCMA is widely known for its beautiful beach and its annual summer season of classical concerts. But the core of its summer activities is its many expressions of Christian faith. Worship services and Bible teaching are widely attended seven days a week. The Sunday worship service in the historic Great Auditorium features a different nationally known preacher each week. The worship service soars to the sound of a professionally trained choir, four internationally acclaimed soloists, and the majestic pipe organ.

OGCMA President Michael Badger said, “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. I confidently look forward to Jamie expanding our opportunities for all people to experience spiritual birth, growth and renewal in our Christian seaside setting.”