Psycho-spiritual impact of Passover and Easter on seniors is focus of April 15 Boomer Generation show

Panel of clergy includes the Revs. Eloise Scott and Cheryl Wade and Rabbi Eric Goldberg

On the April 15 Boomer Generation Radio program, Rabbi Address and a panel of clergy discuss the psychological and spiritual aspects of Passover and Easter holidays on seniors.

The panelists are:

  • The Revs. Eloise Scott and Cheryl Wade, from Second Baptist Church in Germantown
  • Rabbi Eric Goldberg from Congregation Shir Ami, Bucks County.



Eloise R. Scott, Pastoral Psychotherapist
Eloise R. Scott
Pastoral Psychotherapist

Eloise R. Scott is a pastoral psychotherapist in private practice in the Wynnefield Heights section of Philadelphia (PA). She received the Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree from The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, where she subsequently served as Director of Student Services, Evening (2003-2008) and as Director of Assessment (2008-2010). From 2008 to 2010 she was a staff psychotherapist (part-time) at the Samaritan Counseling Center (Chestnut Hill, PA). She continues to serve the seminary as a small group and workshop facilitator. Eloise is a graduate of the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia where she received a 2 year certificate in psychodynamic psychotherapy; she remains a member there. She is also a member of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors. An ordained minister of American Baptist Churches, USA, she is an associate minister at the Second Baptist Church of Germantown (Philadelphia, PA). Prior to entering ministry full-time, Eloise, a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, was employed for over 25 years in the ethical pharmaceutical industry, where she served as a Research Veterinary Pathologist and Director of Regulatory Affairs. Eloise, also known as “Scotti”, works with individuals and couples, and small groups focused on personal growth, spiritual and leadership formation.



Rev. Cheryl Wade, Second Baptist Church
Rev. Cheryl Wade
Second Baptist Church

Cheryl Wade is  ordained in The American Baptist Churches USA.  She is retired from a 28 -year -career largely in denominational  leadership, including her role as Associate General Secretary and Treasurer. She has served on the board of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA where she chaired the Finance and Administration Committee and served as a Vice President.  She served on the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches.  She also served as Director for Philanthropy for the Kendal Corporation, a nonprofit system of continuing care retirement communities.  Cheryl has been an associate pastor at Second Baptist Church of Germantown in Philadelphia, Pa for nearly 20 years.







Rabbi Eric Goldberg
Rabbi Eric Goldberg

Rabbi Eric Goldberg serves as Director of Education at Shir Ami in Newtown, Pennsylvania. Rabbi Goldberg is happily married to Rabbi Geri Newburge, and they have a son, Jay. Growing up in the Philadelphia area, Rabbi Goldberg loves all four Philadelphia sports teams and eagerly awaits another parade down Broad Street. In addition to his love for Philadelphia sports, Rabbi Goldberg is passionate about Israel and believes all people should travel there at least one time in their life.





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