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carolene brubaker spiritual director

Carolene Brubaker

Spiritual Director & Clergy Group Facilitator

Carolene Brubaker is a retired United Methodist elder and special educator, a certified End of Life Coach, and a spiritual director who has completed Oasis’ Spiritual Direction for Spiritual Guides program. Her special focus is with clergy, older people, grief and loss, transition and contemplative spirituality. Carolene is passionate about providing a safe place for diverse spiritual seekers to explore and process the Spirit’s action in their lives.

Carolene brings experience with people of different cultures, races, faiths and gender identities. She has worked in denominational, ecumenical, and interfaith activities, and has traveled in Europe, Central America, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. She has also participated in healing ministry and various mediation trainings, and has cofacilitated and led Alternatives to Violence project workshops.

In addition to spiritual direction, Carolene has worked with Congregation & Clergy Consulting as a women’s clergy group facilitator and as a volunteer member of CCC’s advisory group. Carolene was raised Mennonite, is currently an associate member of Grandview Church in Lancaster, and is affiliated with Otterbein United Methodist Church.

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction – ClassMarch 15 - May 10

Overview Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an effective, scientifically researched method for reducing physical and psychological suffering while building resilience, balance, and peace of mind. Learning to…

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Announcing 2024’s A Gala RenewedMay 2

Samaritan Center is excited to announce a trendy new twist on our annual gala! You're invited to join us on Thursday, May 2, 2024 from 50…

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