2024 Retreat Presenters
Weeklong Morning Workshops:
Rev. Laura MacLachlan - Weeklong Morning Workshop # 2 & Thursday Lecture
Weeklong Afternoon Workshops:
Rev. Normandi Ellis- Weeklong Afternoon Workshop # 4 & Tuesday Lecture
Single Session AM & PM Workshops:
Stirling Graham - Afternoon Single Session # 14, # 17
Barbara Huttinga - Morning Single Session # 5
Rev. Mary Lemons - Morning Single Session # 7, Afternoon Single Session # 18
Minnie Kansman - Morning Single Session # 8
VK McCarty - Morning Single Session # 10
Julie Ross - Afternoon Single Session # 16
Dusty Russell - Afternoon Single Session # 13
Katheryn Rutherford - Morning Single Session # 9, # 11
Jewel Shelden - Afternoon Single Session # 15, #19
Sandra Spyker - Afternoon Single Session # 20
Rev. Michael Joy Stauffer- Morning Single Session # 12
2024 Spiritual Counselors
Meet Your 2024 Presenters
Michael Northrop has had an active Shamanic Healing Practice for 13 years. He has studied Core Shamanism, Weather Shamanism, Celtic Shamanism, and Dhami-Jhankri Shamanism. He has just returned from studying with 26 indigenous shamans in the Himalayas. Michael is also a Reiki Master Teacher, Certified Hypnotherapist, Professor of Comparative Religion, and clergy for 38 years.
Michael will also be offering private consultation sessions during the free time hours.
Rev. Laura MacLachlan is an Ordained Minister and certified Medium and Healer with the First Spiritual Church of Bay City. She is also chairperson of their Seminary program, the Divine Studies Program. Her other positions at the church include Paster, President, and church class teacher. Laura is retired from being a professional horseman for 49 years. Her deep dive into metaphysics began in the early 1980’s after moving to Michigan and “finding her tribe.”
Rev. Laura will also be offering private consultation sessions during the free time hours.
Alan Tutt is the author of Choose to Believe: A Practical Guide to Living Your Dreams and Harmonic Prayer: How to Instantly Increase Your Prayer Power. He has been involved in manifesting for 40 years and teaching it for 20. Alan demonstrates in his daily life the power of manifestation such as alterations of the weather, attracting his soul mate, and a gift of $20,000.
Alan will also be offering private consultation sessions during the free time hours.
Rev. Normandi Ellis is an ordained Spiritualist Minister and received her Doctor of Divinity degree in 2021. She has led the metaphysical program at Camp Chesterfield and is skilled in astrology, tarot, numerology, Egyptology, and ritual. She has written 15 books on the Egyptian mysteries, is a sought-after online lecturer, and leads trips through Egypt. Her dissertation on the worldwide phenomena of angels became her most recent book The Ancient Tradition of Angels. Her many works promote empathy, understanding, and planetary peace.
Rev. Normandi will also be offering private consultation sessions during the free time hours.
Rev. Terry Brown is the owner of Earth Harmony, LLC. She is an EcoNIDRA® Certified Guide and ANFT Certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide.
Rev. Terry will also be offering private consultation sessions during the free time hours.
Stirling Graham has been a Metaphysical Minister for over 16 years. He is a certified Master Crystaologist through Melodies Crystal healing. He has done extensive research on angelology, the elements, humours of the body, spiritual theory, spiritual philosophy, spiritual geometry, the Platonic solids and Merkabah, spiritual physics, practical spiritual energy application, protection, ancient mythology, and the Hermetica.
Stirling will also be offering private consultation sessions during the free time hours.
Barbara Huttinga has been a Certified Natural Health Practitioner for over 20 years. In 2003, she and her husband started a healing center in Lakeview. She is always studying holistic approaches to wellness, and was a massage therapist and reflexologist. Her journey led her to study Toe Reading in Arizonia.
Barbara will also be offering private consultation sessions during the free time hours.
Rev. Mary Lemons is founder of Inner Awakenings, a holistic healing practice for all species. Her healing work is centered at her family quarter horse farm in North Carolina. For over 30 years, Mary has taught and lectured at spiritual conferences. She is a spiritual intuitive, animal communicator, Healing Touch practitioner, SoulCollage® facilitator, Thymo-Kinesiologist, Reiki Master, and End of Life Doula.
Rev. Mary will also be offering private consultation sessions during the free time hours.
Minnie Kansman is a certified Master Feng Shui Consultant and Educator, and a certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide and author. She established Eco-Balance Humanity in Harmony with Nature and has been assisting others with Feng Shui, Sacred Space Clearing, and Nature Spirit Connection ever since.
VK McCarty is a licensed workshop leader in the Diocese of New York who lectures on Ascetical Theology, preaches in local churches, and leads retreat days. She is the author of From Their Lips: Voices of Early Christian Women (Gorgias, 2021) and served for many years as Acquisitions Librarian for General Theological Seminary in New York City.
Julie Ross is a former Elementary Music Teacher and a retired Music Therapist. She is a lifelong musician and has extensive training in a variety of musical fields. She has a deep understanding and insight into the healing process which has led her to become an Ordained Minister and establish Open the Door Ministries.
Julie will also be offering private consultation sessions during the free time hours.
Dusty Russell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker whose passion is working in Neurodiversity. As a Reiki Master, she specializes in transformation energy work. She is a paranormal investigator, Certified Angel Card Reader, and Ordained Minister. She sets her soul’s compass toward being a good human being.
Dusty will also be offering private consultation sessions during the free time hours.
Katheryn Rutherford is the owner of CrystalClearVision and is the resident clairvoyant/medium at ReAlive Metaphysical Shop in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She is a well-known medium and clairvoyant in the Iowa area who has been providing reading sessions for over 20 years. She is an Usui Reiki Master/Teacher and Karmic Reiki Master/Teacher. She has been teaching classes for over 15 years.
Katheryn will also be offering private consultation sessions during the free time hours.
Jewel Shelden works on a daily basis as a professional psychic consultant and spiritual counselor. She is a Certified Hypnotherapist, Ordained Minister, and Reiki Master. She has been a guest psychic on radio shows and presented esoteric classes throughout Michigan.
Jewel will also be offering private consultation sessions during the free time hours.
Sandra Spyker is an ordained minister of Divine Metaphysics. She is a certified medium and healer with the United Metaphysical Churches. She has served as a trustee and taught at the seminary.
Sandra will also be offering private consultation sessions during the free time hours.
Rev. Michael Joy Stauffer is a Coptic Teacher and a Spiritualist Minister (School of Spiritual Healing and Prophecy, Lily Dale). Her journey led her to Edan Energy Medicine, Mudras, NLP, Rebirthing, The Melt Method, Essential Oils, Plasma Energy Water, and more. Michael Joy has a passion for linking people with resources for their own wellness journey.