Cynthia Philebaum

Where did you grow up?
Oceanside, California

Where did you go to college? What degree did you earn?
Clearwater Master's Commission
The Art Institute, B.A. in Photography

What are your areas of ministry at SLC?
Social Media, assisting with First Impressions and anything else Pastor Cal or Pastor Tina needs. I serve on the Corporate Communication Team and also volunteer with Sound Life Students.

Where is your favorite place in the world?
Oceanside Pier & Harbor (in my hometown), walking with an ice cream cone or yummy treat.

What are you passionate about?
Exploring new places. I am always wanting to try a new restaurant, go on a new hike or travel to a new state or country. I appreciate the unknown surprises and learning as I go.

What are you currently watching on Netflix?
Parks & Recreation and The Office are my and my husband's go-to shows that we re-watc continuously. Because life always needs comic relief. 

Where is one place in the world you dream of visiting?
A Holy Land Cruise that goes to all the countries referenced in the Bible.

What is something most people don’t know about you?
I took all styles of dance classes from ages 5-17. I was in my middle school and high school dance team and loved dancing, still do, but don't do it in the same capacity.

What is your favorite family tradition?
Opening up a gift on Christmas Eve with my siblings. Now that we are all adults it is different, but I still carry on the tradition with my husband and daughter. 

Which do you like better: dogs or cats?
Dogs forever. Specifically my beagle Forrest. He is the best.

What is your Starbuck’s go-to order?
Vanilla sweet cream cold brew when it's hot outside, or toffee nut latte in cold weather.