The Rev. Dr. Sean A. Cox, Rector
Fr. Sean became a priest “to follow Jesus wherever he leads; to encourage others with a journey through scripture, tradition and reason; and to see how God continues to make all things new.” Fr Sean came to Faith Church in 2012 after serving churches in Texas, Southern California, and Arizona. He has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona, a Master of Divinity from the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest, and a Doctor of Ministry from Virginia Theological Seminary. He serves a chaplain in the Navy Reserve. Fr. Sean is married with two children.
The Rev. Sonya Reichel, Assistant Rector
Rev. Sonya was called as Assistant Rector to Faith Church in January, 2018. She has served at a number of churches in the Diocese of Northern California, including St. Francis in Fair Oaks, St. Michael’s in Carmichael, and Trinity Cathedral in Sacramento. She has an M.A. in Ministry from Nashotah House Theological Seminary in Wisconsin, an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco, and an M.A. in Mathematics from CSU, Sacramento. Rev. Sonya is a math professor at American River College and has taught in the Los Rios Community College District for over 25 years. She has also worked as a chaplain at a Level 1 trauma center, acute psychiatric hospital, hospice, and medical center in Sacramento, along with interning as a Marriage & Family Therapist at Catholic Social Services in Sacramento. Rev. Sonya lives in Fair Oaks with her wife Katrina and their 5 furry companions (3 dogs, 2 cats). They enjoy hiking, kayaking, and just about any excuse to play in the water.