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 and community partner with Blackburn’s Chapel. Blackburn’s Chapel 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. 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 Board of Directors
Amber Moodie-Dyer, Chair
Denton Arledge, Treasurer
Rev. Laura Beach Byrch, Recording Secretary
Renata Dos Santos