Cynthia Woods graduated from Westmar College, LeMars, Iowa with a Bachelors Degree in Religion. She moved to Southern California in 1980 where she worked in Los Angeles for twenty years.
She was active in two churches in the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, All Saints Pasadena and when she moved to Huntington Beach, she joined Saint Wilfrid of York. Cynthia has helped with many volunteer programs in the church including fund raising activities.
In 2009, she and her partner packed up their two cats and cold weather jackets and moved to Northern California. Cynthia is currently a member of Saint Alban’s Church in Arcata.