Our Ministers

Ecclesiastical Support Leadership Team

Reverend FranCione, Ph.D

Reverend FranCione, Ph.D

Interim Minister

Rev. FranCione, Ph.D. is currently East Bay Church Interim Minister. She is Minister Emerita, Oakland Center For Spiritual Living (OCSL) and 30 years Minister, (CSL) 2016.

Reverend Anthony C. Jackson

Reverend Anthony C. Jackson

Assistant Minister

Rev. Anthony joined the East Bay Church of Religious Science in 1994, becoming a practitioner in 2004, and graduating from Holmes Institute in 2009, earning a Master’s degree in Consciousness studies. This was followed three years later by becoming an ordained minister of Religious Science, a metaphysical philosophy.

Reverend Badia Cooper

Reverend Badia Cooper

Staff Minister

After joining East Bay Church of Religious Science, Rev. Badia became a licensed practitioner. In 2010, she accepted the calling to become a minister and enrolled in the Barbara King School of Ministry.

Reverend Gil Olmstead

Reverend Gil Olmstead

Staff Minister

A licensed Agape New Thought/Ageless Wisdom minister and an Agape Licensed Spiritual Practitioner, Gil is a Spiritual student with a drive to see the world in ever expanding circles of understanding.

Reverend Elouise Oliver, Emeritus

Reverend Elouise Oliver, Emeritus

Minister Emeritus

Reverend Dr. Elouise D. Oliver is the Minister Emeritus of the East Bay Church of Religious Science in Oakland, California. Under the leadership of Rev. “E” the Church has grew from 37 members to 1200 members since 1991.