Jen Jensen has been hired by the Church of the Brethren as the Thriving in Ministry program manager in the Office of Ministry, to start Dec. 13. Her work will include the Part‐time Pastor; Full‐time Church program.
Most recently she has been manager of Volunteer Services for Kindred Hospice of McPherson, Kan. Previously, she was director of Spiritual Life and Service for McPherson College for five years.
Jensen has been involved in youth and young adult ministry in a variety of settings in the Church of the Brethren, and will continue her current role as one of the youth co-coordinators for Western Plains District. Next year, she will coordinate senior high youth activities at the 2022 Annual Conference in Omaha, Neb., and will direct the senior high youth camp at Camp Mount Hermon in Tonganoxie, Kan., where she serves on the board.
She is a member of Monitor Church of the Brethren but during the pandemic has been worshiping with Buckeye Church of the Brethren in Abilene, Kan. She has provided pulpit supply throughout Western Plains District and at congregations of other denominations in the McPherson area.
Jensen is a graduate of the University of Nebraska and will complete a master of divinity degree from Bethany Theological Seminary in May 2022.
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