Erika Bonham

Erika Bonham

Erika Bonham

Children’s Ministry Director

Where did you grow up?
Born and raised in Vista, California.

What's your family like?
My family consists of my wonderful husband, Shane, our son Ethan, and our daughters Tegan, Paige, and Wren. They keep my very busy! In my free time, I work as a nurse at Palomar Hospital.

What are your hobbies?
Spending time with my family, reading, quilting, sewing, crafting, traveling, and sleeping.

What is your favorite bible verse?
John 6:68, Isaiah 53:4-6

What was the last book you read?
Each Peach Pear Plum by Janet and Allan Ahlberg. One of our favorites. We all love to read in our family and there are books everywhere. I just finished reading Stepping Heavenward by Elizabeth Prentiss. It was amazing and I am trying to get everyone I know to read it.

Who are your favorite authors?
L.M. Montgomery and Jane Austen

What's on your iPod?
Several sermon podcasts, Bon Iver, Birdy, and one of my all time favorites, the Decemberists.

What's a favorite trip you've been on?
The best one was when Shane and I took an eight week trip to Europe in the summer 2003. France, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, and England. Very memorable. Can't wait to do it again someday!

What's your favorite indulgence?
Reading and sleeping!

What's a surprising fact about you?
I had my daughter Tegan at home on the bathroom floor on accident!


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