The CoBM has great news we would like to share. We have constructed a Board of Advisors which will become the new operational force of the CoBM and will replace the previous Board of Directors. The main objective of the Board of Advisors will be to provide an unbiased perspective, act as a sounding board for evaluating new ideas and opportunities, and to provide their experience and expertise as needed.
The goal of this change is to improve the quality of work which the CoBM produces as well as the…
Jason Morningstar, owner and head piercer at Primitive Impressions, will be leading this month’s class. The main topic will be Above the Neck Piercings and Jason will be answering questions as well as bringing up some important points of his own.
Basic questions, as well as the more advanced ones, will be welcome. Not only will this class be a great opportunity to speak with Jason, a CoBM Minister, it will also be a good time to meet and interact with other CoBM members.
Class will start at 9pm EST and…
Over the past few months, the board of directors has been discussing the reorganization and focusing of the Church’s doctrine. Specifically, we have focused the wording and format of the Mission Statement and Statement of Faith to be more clear and easier to understand. Also, we have added a Vision Statement. The Vision Statement will help guide us in our actions as an organization and be a constant reminder of what we are striving for.
The last time these documents were changed was in 2008. Since then,…
Sunday, April 17, 8pm EST
Class moderated by Chris Carter, CoBM President
Class open to members and non-members and will be held in the CoBM chatroom. http://uscobm.com/chat/
Sometimes, through body modification and our rituals, we experience something which is hard to describe to others. In fact, it can be difficult for us to understand ourselves. Some people describe it as a detachment from the world while others say they feel a deep union with the entire universe. Is this a mystical experience, some sort of spiritual awakening? Or is it…
We are both excited and proud to announce that the CoBM has been accepted as an Associate Corporate Member of the Association of Professional Piercers. From the APP’s mission statement:
The Association of Professional Piercers is a California-based, international non-profit organization dedicated to the dissemination of vital health and safety information about body piercing to piercers, health care professionals, legislators, and the general public.
The CoBM and the APP have many common goals and we look forward to supporting and working with the APP.
You can find out more information about the…
On Monday morning, March 14th, Aric Chamberlain passed away from complications of cancer. Aric was an initiate minister with the CoBM and a wonderful person to know. It’s impossible to summarize a life such as Aric’s in a few sentences but there are a few things that do stand out.
Aric enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1986, as a medic, working medical/surgical ward, Emergency Room and Primary Care, and was a Desert Storm Veteran. After the Air Force, he went into nursing and was employed in geriatric care….