About Sunrise Ranch

Sunrise Ranch Spiritual Retreat Center has programs that empower personal transformation and world service. We offer conference facilities for leading-edge organizations, opportunities to participate in our 350-acre ranch and farm, and connection with like-minded people in this multifaceted spiritual community. Sunrise Ranch is the headquarters for Emissaries of Divine Light, a global spiritual network.

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"The Deepening is a powerful workshop for those who wish to really "go deep" in their understanding of themselves, their magnitude and greatness, and how they can bring their light more fully into their worlds. This workshop is a must for individuals ready to embrace their divine selves and create a more fulfilling life."
- A.C., Colorado | The Deepening class participant

"This has to be one of my favorite workshops ever due to the tremendous opening of the heart and authenticity that poured from them from everyone to everyone."
- Ana N | On Primal Spirituality 1 Course

"We will remember the sense of peace and serenity found in this place. The energy is special; the atmosphere is reverent. Everyone here is friendly and gracious. We feel totally blessed and guided to have connected with you. Loved it all. Thank you."
- Participant from Blue Sun Energetics

"I felt so at home in heart and space. So enjoyed everyone here at Sunrise. The love and light and the radiance of everyone I met as well as the environment itself has been so enjoyable. Thank you!"
- Participant from Blue Sun Energetics

"I started this class with as open and as fresh of a mind as I could clear. Within just two days, emotions and old patterns arose, were confronted, neutralized, nurtured and cleared. Both content, instruction and delivery were excellent."
- Chad Johns | Art of Living class participant

"I came in willing to work on very troubling issues. I felt them fully … . It was almost too intense. Now those issues seem small and less demanding. It was a powerful process!"
- David E | Primal Spirituality 1 Course

"People were saying that they wanted to live here, they loved it so much. Everyone was very helpful and accommodating."
- Andrea I.

"So precious, the clarity of loving, joyful existence. A communion of people, honorably together for the highest good of all—what a heartfelt gratefulness. I’ve been to many similar places; this was by far the best experience. Why? Because of the people of this community. You all have a wonderful light and glow—the love shines in you! THANK YOU!!"
- Participant from the Healing Sounds Intensive

"I will always appreciate the loving atmosphere of Sunrise Ranch. What a blessing to be with all of you. Blessings to all! This is such a slice of heaven and it is hard to leave. The whole experience was sublime!"
- Participant from Healing Sounds Intensive

"This is a magical place. I enjoyed it a lot!! The light and love from every staff member and throughout the facility was stupendous! Thank you. Continue your great work."
- Participant from Healing Sounds Intensive

"The atmosphere and site are healing in themselves. It’s a wonderful experience to be here! :) The warmth, humor and welcome was above and beyond!! Your home is physically beautiful, and I felt welcomed by everyone I met. Ten days is a long time to spend somewhere—but I wasn’t in a rush to go. Keep up your good work."
- Participant from Healing Sounds Intensive

"The people make this place. I really love the people who live at Sunrise Ranch. They made us feel welcome in their community. Wonderful location & surroundings. Thank you!"
- Participant from Healing Touch

"Friendly people! Beautiful grounds, labyrinth and pond especially. Beautiful grounds; loving, kindness energy from the staff. The food was amazing. Thank you so much!"
- Participant from Healing Touch

"We really appreciate how loving and supporting the staff here at Sunrise is!! And the food is awesome!!"
- Karen K., Inner Bonding Training Program

"I have had the chance to host many workshops and conferences at Sunrise Ranch and it is by far my favorite facility. The organic food is delicious, the accommodations are comfortable, and the service is beyond compare."
- James Twyman | world-renowned author and peace troubadour

"The class taught me so much about myself I never knew and gave me skills that I will take with me for the rest of my life. It inspired me to persevere through any challenge in life and to have faith and love in all situations I encounter. I learned to forge and grow within myself. I found peace within myself and felt myself becoming less divided. I stopped fighting myself and found acceptance. To live with integrity. To open my heart and let love radiate. I am truly grateful for the experience."
- Jess | Art of Living class participant

"The level of hospitality and responsiveness of the stellar Sunrise conference staff exceeded the support we receive at five-star hotels. Beyond simple responsiveness, the support and service staff at Sunrise truly CARED about the success of our meeting and the comfort of the participants. Beyond being ‘guests,’ we felt like part of the Sunrise family."
- Jim Warner | President of OnCourse International, entrepreneur, author

"The open, supportive hearts and the respect given us made our sesshin retreat deeper and more effective. I would send anyone there and know without a doubt that they would be well-served and delighted to be there."
- Jun Po Denis Kelly | Abbot, Hollow Bones Order

"A valuable experience for any age group to encounter and embrace the structure of Blessing and Understanding into your life and relationships into family, friends, colleagues and on to the global community—expanding these principles each day."
- Karen P | Primal Spirituality 1 Course

"The Deepening helped me uncover past experiences that were limiting my spiritual development and my ability to reach fulfillment in my life. I highly recommend this course to anyone who wants to develop spiritually and bring spirit more openly into daily life."
- K.B., Colorado | The Deepening class participant

"Thank you to all those who created and led this program. The understanding of our human capacity and its expression in the world was deeply profound. The safe container provided a very precious opportunity for vulnerable revelation."
- Linda M | On Primal Spirituality 1 Course

"The quality of food was excellent and knowing it was all Blessed was Beautiful. I enjoyed my visit and look forward to coming back again."
- Participant from North American Journey Practitioners Association

"Loved the time here. Food and service is excellent. A beautifully peaceful, calm place."
- Participant from North American Journey Practitioners Association

"The welcome was delightful and the stay was full of ease. And many thanks to the cooks for the delicious food. Beds were wonderfully comfortable. Food was good. Energy is great here! Thank you for taking care of us so beautifully. :)"
- Participant from Open Door

"This was a great experience—everyone I met was happy and just lovely. The food couldn’t have been better!! Best people and best food I’ve ever encountered at a retreat center. The energy of the whole experience was fabulous!"
- Participant from Open Door

"The staff & food were wonderful! All of your staff & residents were so very friendly and helpful. It is obvious that you come from your spiritual Heart of Being. We need more like you in the world!"
- Participant from Open Door

"This is a very beautiful, calm, energizing, welcoming facility. Keep up the good work! Service was wonderful—food was awesome! Wonderfully warm staff. Very peaceful atmosphere and very clean. Thank you for all your hard work and attention to detail and your striving for excellence."
- Participant from Quantum Energetics

"The atmosphere and staff are fantastic! Wonderful energy and respect for holding a healthy open space here. Beautiful grounds and area. Thank you for your loving care and delightful attitude. Also your attention to providing our excellent comfort. THANK YOU!"
- Participant from Quantum Energetics

"Thank you. I was so appreciative of the warm, welcoming environment and excellent atmosphere. Everything was wonderfully clean and the staff was so friendly. Your staff were like fairies. Things were taken care of as if by magic. I hardly ever saw them. Everyone was very friendly. I’m looking forward to coming back. Thank you."
- Participant from Quantum Energetics

"Life-changing, practical workshop that helps you understand how separation happens and how to fix it, how to build a community, how to spread peace and harmony, be the best version of yourself, and how to change the world around you."
- Samer M | On Primal Spirituality 1 Course

"The world has been caught up in our own expression in what we put into it. Standing up to share a new spirit of love, the world and its creation is blessed. Sunrise Ranch is that place to experience it!"
- Samuel A | On Primal Spirituality 1 Course

"The people who live here are the greatest. Sincere and caring. Staff were extraordinarily friendly and helpful and welcoming. Thank you!"
- Participant from Shamanic Studies

"Thanks for being open to a high-energy youth group! The residents loved us. Overall, you have a WONDERFUL center. Thank you!!!"
- Participant from St. Andrew’s Methodist Church

"Wonderful people, amazing location, delicious food."
- Participant of The Nur Ashki Sufis event

"Over the years I have been impressed with the ever-maturing mastery of David Karchere and his faculty colleagues for creating master teachings in the art of becoming one's true self and fully serving others. This is his masterpiece!"
- Tom C | On Primal Spirituality 1 Course

"What an amazing experience! It literally melted my heart to be bathed in blessing and understanding! I see now more than ever before the great power of blessing and understanding to change the world and create a new way of being together for humanity in this time of separation and confusion."
- Uma F | On Primal Spirituality 1 Course

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