The Board


Michael Benjamin, President

Nancy Walker, Vice President

Margo Penardi, Secretary

Mindy Mathewson, Treasurer



Eloise Lepore​

Legal Advisors

Suzanne Klump 


Newsletter Staff

Ellen Kesler – Editor

Julie Grandi – Design

Sherry Noone - Website


Imagine Bookstore/Gift Shop

Mindy Mathewson, Bookstore Mgr Nancy Walker, Gift Shop Mgr 

The Gift of Belonging:  The board members of BVCSE extend the opportunity of membership in our spiritual family. We are a close, inclusive and accepting community with lots of warmth and love to go around. We are extending an invitation to you to join us officially as a member of the Bear Valley Center for Spiritual Enrichment. 

Benefits and responsibilities of membership:

  • You will have full voting rights when attending BVCSE business and congregational meetings

  • You may be eligible to hold office and serve in leadership positions

  • It affords you the opportunity to support BVCSE with your time, talents and treasures (as it fits with your finances).

Please speak with any of our dedicated board members if you are interested in becoming a member. 



Tuesday 9:00am - 12:30pm

Sunday Service 10:30am

Open other days by Appointment



578 Bonanza Trl, Big Bear Lake, California 92315

+1 909-866-7100

Mailing Address:


P.O. Box 4184

Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

  • Facebook Basic Black
  • Twitter Basic Black
  • Instagram Basic Black