Ona has been an EBCRS Practitioner since 2009. After witnessing several transitions of young adult family members, Ona has actively sought out coping strategies to comfort the loss of children. “Grief can be paralyzing, yet the healing of God is more powerful than any experience”.
Community Non-Profit Partners
We Build Meaningful Relationships
East Bay Church Non-profit Partners
2021 Non-profit Partners
FACES of the East Bay – www.facesoftheeastbay.com
FACES uses art, culture, education, and spirituality to promote programs and services that empower and uplift the lives of individuals and families. FACES addresses the concerns and issues of the dynamic multicultural East Bay community by encouraging citizens to be actively engaged in creating harmonious urban environments that improve the lives of all people.
Youth Spirit Artworks – www.youthspiritartworks.org
Youth Spirit Artworks (YSA) is an interfaith art jobs and job training program located in Berkeley, California which is committed to empowering homeless and low-income San Francisco Bay Area young people, ages 16-25. YSA was founded in 2007, as a response to the enormous employment challenges of older homeless and low-income youth. The mission of Youth Spirit Artworks is to use art jobs and jobs training to empower and transform the lives of youth, giving young people the skills, experience, and self-confidence needed to meet their full potential.
To learn more about the YSA Mentoring program visit www.ebcrs.org/youth-spirits-artwork-mentorship
Alameda Community Food Bank – www.accfb.org
The Alameda County Community Food Bank is a non-profit organization that supplies food to 275 Alameda County, California agencies including food pantries, soup kitchens, child-care and senior centers, and after-school programs, provides an emergency food helpline, teaches nutrition and hunger education, and conducts outreach about California’s food stamps program CalFresh. Located in Oakland, California, the food bank distributes enough food for 300,000 meals weekly.
Our Board of Directors
Gloria Eagles, RScP has been a Licensed Practitioner for 15 years, dedicating her practice to service. Acknowledging the presence of God in all creations. She is currently available to see clients.
Evelyn Wesley, RScP, Emeritus became a licensed Religious Science practitioner in 1998. She has taught classes, presented workshops, worked with the World Ministry of Prayer and is the current president of FACES of the East Bay. Evelyn Wesley, RScP, Emeritus is currently available to see clients.
Lenel de Emma is a retired owner and director of childcare programs who has also supported many families, the elderly and disabled community as a Care Consultant and licensed insurance agent. For 15 years or more she has enjoyed participating in the activities of FACES.
Mutima Imani is a Social Justice Visionary, Master Trainer and Facilitator working to Heal the Heart of Humanity by providing 21st Century Tools for Personal/Professional Development and Transformation.
Brenda Byes is a retired entrepreneur and businessperson. She joined the FACES Board to use her volunteer energy to assist in meeting the needs of the community. She became a board member when FACES experienced a transition in leadership.
Kwame Nitoto has been with FACES for over 10+ years.
Mark Yarbough has been with FACES for over 2+ years.