Retreats are Priceless
Group photo

Retreats are one of the major bonding activities our community engages in. They are a time for fun, spontaneity, long meals, walks along the beach, and deliberate consideration of issues facing the community. Lisa has gone away twice a year for almost 25 years for our weekend retreats, and she still finds them enjoyable and […]

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Kids in Community
Julia and Sophia in boat

We are the children who have lived in Sophia Community for the longest, in fact, for our whole lives. Julia was born in Quaker House in 2001, and Sophia was born just down the hall in 2008. Our parents are Lisa and Don, who made the decision to raise us in community.  We love living […]

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The Flavor of Our Life Together
backyard meal

What is it like to live in Sophia Community, on a day-to-day basis? What is the rhythm and flavor of our life together? On Sundays and Wednesday evenings, we eat together. We take it in turns to cook these community meals, with the cook determining the menu. We begin the meal with prayer, led by […]

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