BCO's Operating Structure
Blackburn Community Outreach, Inc. is a non-profit organization, fiscally sponsored by Boone United Methodist Church
Relationship to Blackburn’s Chapel
Blackburn Community Outreach, Inc. (BCO) is a subsidiary ministry of Blackburn’s Chapel UMC. Blackburn’s Chapel UMC provides facilities and land use for BCO’s programs. The pastor of Blackburn’s Chapel has traditionally held the executive director position of BCO, maintaining the relationship between the church and non-profit, while supervising the daily operations and work of both. BCO program staff make the church their primary worshiping community and share their ministry gifts and leadership within the church and community of Todd, for the flourishing of both. The church also provides in-kind supplies and office space for BCO staff. Additionally, Blackburn’s Chapel’s members serve on the BCO board of directors.
Relationship to Boone UMC
Blackburn’s Chapel is a campus of Boone UMC. Boone UMC has authority over the property and facilities in which Blackburn’s Chapel and BCO operate and assemble, because of a merger that happened in the early 2000’s. Boone UMC has, since the beginning, supported the work of BCO financially and structurally.
BCO's Board of Directors
Kellie Reed-Ashcraft, Chair
Lexie Danner, Treasurer
Renata Dos Santos
Rev. Laura Beach Byrch