Earth Rising Sanctuary

Last updated: November 30, 2013 (1 year ago)

Listing created on: March 23, 2009

Earth Rising Sanctuary

(Kettle Falls, Washington, United States)

  • Status: Established
  • Started Planning: 2006
  • Start Living Together: 2007
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Website address:
  • Contact Name: Feather
  • Phone: 509-732-4301
  • Address:
    3470 C Moore Rd
    Kettle Falls, Washington, 99141
    United States
  • Visitor Process

    Visitors accepted: Yes
    Please arrange ahead of time before planning to visit. Call Feather at 509-732-4301. Earth Rising Sanctuary hosts three or more gatherings per year. Each year we have a spring seminar, a June healing gathering, an August seminar, a late August music jam, and Thanksgiving.
    Visitors are expected to arrive self sufficient; contact us for more details and arrangements.

  • Membership Process

    Open to new Members: Yes
    up to12 adults, there are two other communties that can handle more

Mission Statement:

lightworkers community living

Community Description:

Earth Rising Sanctuary is looking for lightworkers to live at sanctuary to help manifest and abundance of love and light into this planet.

Looking for people to who understand community and working together for our combined enrichment for our lives. Our center of focus is putting on healing gatherings and growing of organic food.

Musicians, dancers, artists and children encouraged. All spiritualities welcome, as long as others’ beliefs are respected.
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  • Adult Members: 4
  • Non-member Residents: 12
  • Percent Women: 11-20%
  • Percent Men: 71-80%
  • Visitors accepted: Yes
  • Open to new Members: Yes
  • Additional Comments: all paths are recognized and celebrated as long as everyone’s beliefs are respected

    all spiritiualites welcome without discrimination

    Great alternative public school in area

Social Factors

  • Common Spiritual Practice(s): Native American, Buddhist, Paganism/Earth Religions, Eastern, Protestant/Lutheran, Emissaries, Quaker, Roman Catholic, Hutterian Brethren, Sufi, Jewish, Unitarian Universalist, Muslim, Ecumenical (includes “all religions”), Eclectic (integrates pieces from many religions), Other
  • Education Style(s): Home Schooling, Public Schooling


  • Type: Spiritual or Religious Community or Organization
  • Decision Making: Consensus (everyone agrees)
  • Leadership Core Group: Yes
  • Additional Comments: open to listening to all voices present

Land and Buildings

  • Area: 20 acres
  • Land owned by: Individual community member(s)
  • Current Number of Residences: 2
  • Additional Comments: Feather is landowner Interested in becoming a land trust

    Also 2 bus/motorhome sites and 2 small potential building sites. Large outdoor community kitchen and campsites also available

Labor and Money

  • Shared Income: Members have completely independent finances
  • Dues, Fees, or Shared Expenses: Yes
  • Required Labor Contribution: 0


  • Additional Comments: everyone has seperate finances other than the monthly expenses. Strongly encourage community minded people

    everyone is expected to help 1 hour/day towards manifesting our community abundance

    $50-$100 + share of expenses.



  • Shared meals: Approximately all dinners
  • Current food produced: From 50-75%


  • Dietary Choice or Restrictions: Other
  • Dietary Practice: Mostly Vegetarian


  • Alcohol Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.


  • Tobacco Use: Yes, used seldomly, or ceremoniously.


  • Additional comments: most evening meals and some other meals as community flows

    organic vegetables, medicinal herbs

    red meat not a shared food, ,may be cooked outside of main kitchen

    recognize the different body type needs

    alcohol not allowed at healing gatherings or seminars

    designated areas away from living areas


Additional Comments

25 miles north of Kettle Falls,WA


healing gatherings

We happily link to the following organizations, all of whom share our strong commitment to promoting community and a more cooperative world:
Cohousing The Federation of Egalitarian Communities - Communes Coop Community Cooperative Sustainable Intentional North American Students of Cooperation Global Ecovillage Network
Special thanks to the sponsors of our Art of Community Events.
Bryan Bowan Architects California Cohousing International Communes Desk ICSA NICA Wolf Creek Lodge