Sonoma United Methodist Church

Open hearts, open minds, open doors


Pastor Marie Wilson-Johnson

Marie Wilson-Johnson is a Bay Area native and candidate for ordination in the United Methodist Church. She received her Master’s degree in Divinity from Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management, Graduate Certificate in Spirituality and Social Change, and training license in Cultural Competency in Health and Human Services. Pastor Marie is starting her second year appointed by Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño  to serve Sonoma United Methodist Church.  When time permits, she enjoys nature walks, traveling, movies, and listening to music. She is the proud parent of one son Neil, who is a college student majoring in Music.

Jim McFadden, Music Director

Jim taught piano at City College of San Francisco from 1968 to his retirement in 2015 (43 years). He got his Masters in organ performance from San Francisco State University in 1974 and served as organist and choir director at the Catholic Church of the Epiphany in San Francisco for 12 years (1968-1980) when he moved to Sonoma where he served as director of music and liturgy at St. Leo’s Catholic Church for the next 25 years (1980-2005). In 2005 he began 10 years playing at SUMC first as piano player for the early service and then as organist/pianist for the 10:30 service. For the next 4 years he was organist at Faith Lutheran Church until his return to SUMC last year (2018).

Mary O'Hern, Director of Sunshine Preschool

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