C. Bunny Oliver

Director of Children’s Ministry

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The Rev. C. Bunny Oliver joined the Southminster staff in October of 2022, coming out of retirement a second time after serving several churches in California and Oregon since 1982. Bunny attended the Mennonite Brethren Biblical Seminary in Fresno and graduated from the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley with a Master of Divinity degree. She holds ordained standing in the United Church of Christ, Central Pacific Conference,  which has also designated her as a Specialist in Christian Education.

Bunny has a heart for mission work and has led many youth and adult mission trips both south of the border and within our borders.  Throughout her journey, she’s maintained a creative approach to worship and been a leader in Sacred and Liturgical dance, leading sacred dance groups wherever she’s served. She’s been invited to lead sacred dance workshops at church conferences and retreats for several denominations. 

Bunny loves dancing the Argentine tango, playing pickleball, reading cozy mysteries, and watching world-class tennis. She’s also passionate about gardening, canning, and discovering new vegan dishes; in addition to providing the young children at Southminster, partnering with their parents, a loving and solid spiritual foundation.