Affiliate Community Minister
Joined the staff in 2018. Rev. Bonnie Tarwater was ordained at First UU Church of SD in 1999, and is their first “affiliated community minister.” She has served as a parish minister in both UU and UCC churches and currently serves, Church for Our Common Home, a church and counseling center, churchforourcommonhome.com
a non-profit thatprovides artistic, religious and psychological services to awaken to the moral and ecologic crisis as an invitation for spiritual growth and creating loving community with all of creation, caring for our common home, Mother Earth. Bonnie is a Unitarian Christian dedicated to eco-feminism, the divine feminine, and AWE, Art, the Wisdom traditions and the Earth. Working previously in the professional theater she explores metaphor, symbol, color, dreams, visions, story, music, ritual, and dance for healing, community building and transformation. A devoted grandmother, she has a BA, from UCSD in Visual Art, an MFA, from ACT in theater, a CA Teaching Credential in Art and Theater from USIU, is certified from the Marin Institute of Projective Dream Work and received her M.Div. from Claremont School of Theology. She honors dreams as an ancient spiritual tradition whose time has come back and is the SD Rep for the International Association for the Study of Dreams for San Diego. Phone (619) 298-9978.