The Light Center is a beacon lighting the way into a vibrant future

Harmonizing with the earth, inspiring personal, local and global connection.Providing safe space for spiritual growth and healing, and empowering youth.  We are a retreat center, an organic sustainable farm, providing natural sacred spaces for hiking and camping, celebrations and ceremonies. Creating new paths into the future with open hearts.



There are so many things happening in the world that are so triggering at this time.  What can I do about any of it? As I look for a way to see clearer and to expand my heart, I am reminded that I am a divine being expressing in human form. I only need to acknowledge...

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Contemplating the journey of the year 2019

Contemplating the journey of the year 2019

What transformation has occurred for you this year?  For me, it has been one of learning, making mistakes, connections and traveling through much of the Midwest and to South Africa. As the year began, I noticed that I was following everyone—Robin, the volunteers,...

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Chill Out! Winter Fun at the Light Center

Chill Out! Winter Fun at the Light Center

Oh, the weather outside is frightful...but inside the barn is delightful! Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season!  We are creating space for rest and rejuvenation.  Come lay on the bio-mat, enjoy the massage chair, do yoga upstairs in the loft. ...

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Following in the Footsteps

Following in the Footsteps

After seeing the movie Harriet this week, I pondered what is it that this movie brings to our times today?  The one word I came away with was “inspiration.”  Harriet Tubman was a remarkable woman and her story moves you to your core...please do go see it in theatres...

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The Light Center is a natural sanctuary nestled on 90 wooded acres of sacred space. It is dedicated to living, learning and growing in partnership with Nature as we adapt to a rapidly changing world. For twenty years, it has offered a wide range of small group intensive retreats and workshops, focusing on a variety of ways for spiritual healing and self-development. Our programs are held in a 120-year- old converted barn located just west of Baldwin City, Kansas featuring many interwoven projects. We act as an educational permaculture based farm and learning center as well as providing the home of LoveLight, our international outreach to South Africa. TLC is a nonprofit  Alternative Unity Ministry with 501c3 privileges under the umbrella of Unity Worldwide Ministries.

The Light Center


To be a clear channel for healing light to reconnect people to their hearts, that we may live in oneness on the sacred earth.


Holding sacred space for renewal, globally and locally, The Light Center serves individuals and families seeking wholeness in partnership with Nature

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Our sacred sanctuary in the woods is a cozy space that has all the comforts of home but the isolation and beauty of nature. We host family festivals and activities, communal potlucks and movie screenings, private yoga practice and meditation, or just the stillness of a summer morning.

Our property also includes a hand built sweat lodge, a PacificYurt, private camping grounds, organic, sustainable gardens and animals, abundant wildlife, and an amazing medicine wheel.

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The Light Center is located at:

1542 Woodson Road
Baldwin City, Kansas 66006

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This place was absolutely incredible! The yurt was beautiful and The Light Center was an all around great place. I got to hike around the property in the mornings and have my own personal bon fire at night. Everyone who works/lives there was incredibly kind to me and very helpful. I would, and already have, recommended this place to all of my friends. If you’re looking for more than just your average airbnb experience, give this a try. You won’t regret it.

George (AirBnB)

We had a great stay with a feeling of instant friends and community. The grounds are beautiful. Abundance from the garden and other generosity was ample. It is a place in the deep country. That is something we wanted. The college town of Lawrence is 15 miles away and has everything else.

Mark (AirBnB)

The yurt was amazing! It exceeded all of our expectations. Could not have asked for a more relaxing spot.

Jack (AirBnB)

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A Bed in the Loft

$30/person overnight stay in the barn, shared space upstairs in the loft (bed and futons available)
by Catherine Lightfoot

Moonlight Room in the Barn

Private Room in the barn $65/night for 1-2 people
by Martin Dowman

Overnight stay in Yurt

camp out in our Pacific Yurt~ $45/night for 4 people, +$10/additional person
by Catherine Lightfoot

Circles of Men Retreat

by Martin Dowman

Be Your Own Valentine

by Martin Dowman