Arleen has been a member of East Bay for over 20 years and has been a Licensed Practitioner for 12 years. She served on the Board of Trustees for 13 years. She is a Ministerial Student at the School of Spiritual Leadership in San Diego.
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Rev. Dereca Blackmon is a licensed minister in the Centers for Spiritual Living where she has dedicated over 25 years of service to the spiritual transformation of the entire planet.
Michelle became a member of EBCRS in late summer 2018 and knew she had found her spiritual home after years of searching. Volunteer experience at EBCRS includes work in the Bookstore; Kwanzaa Committee; Black History Committee; the 46th Anniversary Gala: co-Lead Silent/Live Auctions; Centers for Spiritual Living (CSL) voting member representing EBCRS for the selection of CSL’s new Spiritual Leader and EBCRS new Minister Nominating Committee.
Brenda King-Randle arrived at EBCRS in 1992, where she has been a loyal member and a committed Spiritual Practitioner for over 26 years. Brenda has served EBCRS in many different capacities: Practitioner Coordinator, Instructor of SOM classes. Twice as a Board of Trustee: 1993-1994 as a member and 2014-2016 as President. She is currently available to see clients.
I am an East Bay Area native. I was born in Berkeley, grew up in Oakland, went to Oakland Public Schools, and spent most of my adulthood living and working there.
Constance Slider Pierre is the Organizing Director at The Utility Reform Network (TURN), a public interest law firm specializing in regulatory and legislative energy and telecommunications advocacy on behalf of consumers.
Caitlin began to fold her love of plants into her career after she began attending East Bay and took Foundations about eight years ago. She has taken many classes in the Landscape Design and Horticulture program at Merritt College, and has worked in many special gardens, including the Sunset Magazine test gardens in Sonoma.
Noadiah Eckman-West started attending and being transformed by the teachings at EBCRS in 2006. Professionally, he is a geologist and owns Eckman Environmental Designs, Inc a consulting and design firm that specializes in the regulatory portions of land development.
Robert Quintana Hopkins has attended East Bay Church since 1999 and has been a Licensed Religious Science Practitioner (RScP) since 2009.
Pat is a financial advisor and owner of REAP Legacy, Inc. located in Oakland. She was introduced to SOM in 2001 and joined EBCRS in 2003. Since 2007 she has been an active and consistent volunteer in the EBCRS Tape Ministry.