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Glen Canyon-Lake Powell, UT, AZ

A Christian Ministry in the National Parks Involvement

What We Do

ACMNP in Glen Canyon provides:

  • Christian fellowship activities for visitors, residents, and employees
  • Leadership development for ministry team members and seminarians
  • Positive relationships among seasonal co-workers and internationals
  • Pastoral care during emergencies

Interdenominational Services of Worship

Ministry teams lead interdenominational services of worship on Sundays, pending National Park Service permit and concessionaire approval

  • Wahweap Amphitheater: 7:00 PM

Ministry Team Member Information

Our Glen Canyon – Lake Powell team is typically comprised of 3-4 individuals who all serve in the same park location. M

  • Summer only
  • Mentor not available for seminarians
  • Catholic mass nearby for interested team members

Employment Information 

Ministry team members seek employment at the Lake Powell Resort at the Wahweap Marina location.

Dates:

  • Preferred availability of mid-May through late-August

Typical Jobs:

  • Retail at gift shops
  • Restaurant/food service
  • Front desk
  • Housekeeping
  • Boat rental agent 
  • Dock hand

Employee housing:

  • Dorm-style with private bath
  • Married housing is only available in trailer park

Transportation:

  • Bringing a car is not necessary, but always highly encouraged!

* If you are interested in serving in Glen Canyon as a Ministry Team Member, you must first apply with ACMNP.  To learn more about working and living in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (including employee housing costs), please visit http://www.lakepowell.com/employment.aspx. 


How YOU can get involved with ACMNP in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area – Lake Powell


Information About The Park

Glen Canyon was once a deep, winding canyon in the middle of an untouched desert plain. With the completion of the Glen Canyon Dam in 1963, the Colorado River was transformed into pristine Lake Powell. Extending 186 miles, with nearly 2,000 miles of shoreline, Lake Powell has become a top destination for boaters. The blue of the sky and lake is separated by a red ribbon of sandstone cliffs, monoliths, canyons, and even the world’s largest natural bridge—Rainbow Bridge! Whether you stay on the shore and explore into the heart of this dynamic landscape by foot, or jump on a powerboat, houseboat, kayak, or tour boat to explore the 90% of boat-only accessible land, Glen Canyon surely will not disappoint!

Popular Destinations

  • Rainbow Bridge
  • Ice Cream Canyon
  • Antelope Canyon
  • Horseshoe Bend
  • Glen Canyon Dam
  • Grand Canyon, Zion, and Bryce are all nearby

Wildlife

The large amount of water supplied by Lake Powell, paired with the vast desert plains, makes this region a perfect location to find desert bighorn sheep, puma, coyote, great blue herons, vultures, roadrunners, and even rattlesnakes! 


Outside Resources

To learn more about travelling to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, what the weather is like, park activities, or planning your trip, please visit www.nps.gov/glca/

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Ministry Team Experience

KelLee Warren
Glen Canyon-Lake Powell, UT, AZ, 2013

I have made new friends every day and have developed relationships with many of them, and I see the world differently because of them. Read More

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“God showed me how to connect with those who have not a relationship with him and how to reach out and be a friend and create a positive influence on their life.” –Jamie, Glen Canyon 2013