Sunrise Ranch: The Beginning

This video, created in 2019, covers the history of Sunrise Ranch.

David Karchere, Spiritual Director of the Ranch, begins like this: “The people in the original community at Sunrise Ranch moved here because they wanted to establish a teaching and learning center. And they wanted to create a place where people could transform … ”

In 1945, the founder of Emissaries of Divine Light, Lloyd Arthur Meeker, purchased a 123-acre dry-land farm in Eden Valley, near Loveland, for $6,000.