COMPASSIONATE SONOMA

"The creative spirit and the compassionate spirit are not things apart but kindred responses to life." 

MARY TUTHILL LINDHEIM

Trinity Art Camp 2016

The dynamic and talented team of Director Sally Thomas, Artist-in-Residence and Teacher Extraordinaire, Laurie Holman with assistance from Mary White returns for a second year to put on this most enriching art experience for the youth of Sonoma - 27 of them this year.

The Rev. Canon James M. Thomas, Jr., PhD,
 Reverend Jim has been Trinity's Priest-in-Charge since 2011.  A native of Missouri, Jim earned his B.S. (Biology/Chemistry)from Drury College, Springfield, MO, in 1963, afterward serving in the U.S. Air Force, where he achieved the rank of Captain. After his honorable discharge, Jim returned to school, receiving a M.S. (Psychology) from Easter Washington State University, and his Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology) from Oklahoma State University.  He was in private practice in Oklahoma for 31 years as a clinical psycologist working in the educational and criminal justice fields, later enrolling in the Virginia Theological Seminary, followed by his ordination as a priest into The Episocpal Church in 2001.  


Jim is also the author of several books, including, The Canon's Corner, and The 7 Steps to Personal Power.

www.7stepstopersonalpower.com

Interfaith Sustainable Food

http://interfaithfood.org/

"I cannot think of a more wonderful way to enliven our religious practices than to connect them back to the most fundamental act of being alive in a community of beings: growing and eating food." – Sara Tashker, Green Gulch Farm, San Francisco Zen Center, Interfaith Sustainable Food Collaborative Advisory Board 

Sonoma County Healthy  & Sustainable Food  Action Plan 

 

Sonoma Meals on Wheels'
Located in the kitchen of Trinity Church, this ALL VOLUNTEER group has been serving people of all ages who are unable to leave their homes to buy groceries and prepare food on a daily basis  As a result of their 21 years of dedication,

Sue Holman and Susan Weeks are the recipients of the Jefferson Award, a prestigious national recognition which honors community and public volunteerism in America.  With generous donations from Sonoma Market, Safeway, Paul's Produce, Oakhill Farms and  Whole Foods. 
Click here to read more about the program
To volunteer or becoming a client, call 935-9141  
Donations - P.O.Box 622, Sonoma, CA 95476

Centering Prayer

Saturdays 8a.m

http://www.contemplativeoutreach.org/
"...when you pray, go to your inner room, close the door and pray to your Father in secret.

And your Father, who sees in secret, will repay you."

Interfaith Wedding Chapels

www.sonomavalleyweddingchapels.com

All are welcome to celebrate their special day,

their special way.  

From a simple blessing to a traditional  ceremony.

Trinity Episcopal Church Sonoma
The Rev. Canon James M. Thomas, Jr., PhD