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We work and play in a way that empowers people to help each other and the planet.

Here’s a background article published by our denomination:

Read this background article on East Broad OutreachImage of our handout:

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Leadership at EBOC

We’re building a community with shared leadership of those who value:

  • Unconditional love
  • Helping each other
  • Environmental stewardship
  • Interfaith peacemaking

Shane and Pat during EBOC's 2012 Spring Break Camp where 13 kids learned to care for the earth and each other.

Our directors and pastors are a clergy couple: Shane Whisler and Pat Felter. They aspire to be leaders with characteristics described the article excerpt below.

*Adams, a member of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Committee on Theological Education, cited conclusions from the committee’s recent paper: “Raising up leaders for the people of God.” The character traits needed in “transformation leaders for this brave new world” are, she said:
   •    transparency
   •    authenticity
   •    servanthood
   •    vulnerability
   •    cultural proficiency

*Rev. Mindy Douglas Adams is the organizing pastor of Chapel in the Pines in North Carolina.
Source: http://www.pcusa.org/news/2012/5/11/emergent-seminaries-emergent-church/

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