Minister of the new Church for our Common Home, a Home/ Internet/Radio church. Ordained in 1999 she has served both Unitarian Universalist and United Church of Christ Churches, and has a M. Div. from Claremont School of Theology, a M.F.A. from the American Conservatory Theater in S.F., a B.A. in Visual Art from U.C.S.D. and a certificate as a dream worker, from the Marin Institute for Projective Dream. She is the co-chair of the International Association for the Study of Dreams, San Diego Group and currently leads therapy groups with her husband Dr. Walter Rutherford.

Rev. Bonnie www.revbonnietarwater.com(currently under construction) is available as a Spiritual Director, Pastoral Counselor, dream worker and for guest preaching, teaching and workshops, weddings, funerals and other rituals - click text here to learn more. In June of 2015 Rev. Bonnie worked on the “Seizing and Alternative” ecology conference with Dr. John B. Cobb Jr. the conferences architect about the ecologic crisis and she committed to furthering her ministry for the care of our common home. She wrote a chapter in the book, For Our Common Home, edited by Cobb and Castuera that was responses to Pope Francis’s radical environmental teaching “Laudato Si.” Every crisis is an invitation for spiritual growth and Bonnie and her husband Walt Rutherford are dedicated to creating a new experimental home church at this time of crisis for all life on earth dedicated to spiritual growth and the raising of human consciousness. Rev. Bonnie is the mother of two grown sons, Ben married to Ariel and David soon to be married to Jessica.