Rev. Bonny Allen Rice
Bonny has been a Religious Science minister since 1983. Her first ministry was assistant to Rev. Dr. Homer Johnson at the June Cobb church in South Central Los Angeles. In 1985 she founded the Genesis Center in Westwood. While doing volunteer chaplaincy at UCLA Medical Center she was awarded a scholarship to train as a hospital chaplain and did a years Residency in Clinical Pastoral Education. Bonny was at UCLA for two years. She was ordained from the work at UCLA. After UCLA Bonny became the Director of Pastoral Care at Long Beach Community Hospital. In 1994 Bonny became Regional Youth Minister for District One.
In 1998 Bonny moved to Las Cruces, New Mexico to become the senior minister at The Mastery in Life Center of Religious Science. When she resigned 4 years later she worked for Mesilla Valley Hospice as a Chaplain for 12 years.
Bonny has taught at the Ernest Holmes Colleges in LA, Huntington Beach and Denver. She has been guest educator at Church of the Nazarene Seminary, MCC Seminary, University Lutheran Chapel, University of Oriental Studies, and The Zen Center of Los Angeles. She has spoken and done work shops in many of our churches and with many denominations.
Bonny has served on the first Clergy Council for APLA, Forest Lawn Clergy Council, Community Action Committee, Long Beach, Long Beach Ministerial Association as President for two years.
Bonny has served Religious Science as United Clergy of Religious Science Cabinet member, written for the Science of Mind Magazine and been on the International Board Ad Hoc Committee developing “Special Portfolio Ministries.” Bonny is now the Leader of the Support Sub-Committee of the Chaplaincy Committee at Home Office.