When visiting Terra Nova Center please bring non-perishable food items for our food pantry. We are proud to partner with Sharing House in Brevard, NC to help those less fortunate in Western North Carolina.

For All We Give ThanksWe would like to take a moment to thank you all for a remarkable 2014 season at Terra Nova Center. We are grateful for all of our supporters and those who have experienced the magic of our lighthouse on the mountain. We are preparing a wonderful schedule for 2015 and look forward to sharing more healing opportunities with you all.

In the meantime, please read the Message From Marian, Gratitude For Everything.

As you share in your Thanksgiving activities know that we ask blessings for you all.


One Family At A Time

It all started with a casual question during a picnic a couple of weeks ago. That morning I had been enjoying some time with Terra Nova’s rescue horse “Pepper”.  I had just stopped for lunch when Lianne came by and asked if I knew of anyone that could use a queen-size...
crystals of light newsletter

Crystals Of Light Newsletter

Here you will find inspirational messages from Brigade of Light founder Rev. Marian Starnes as well as other Crystal Contributors. Sign up to receive notices when new articles are posted. Read More Here

Children's Christmas Charity

Children's Christmas Charity

Our annual Children’s Christmas Charity is in full swing and we are collecting toys here at Terra Nova.

Whether you are local to us here in Western Carolina or on the other side of the world; your personal community involvement matters in the most important ways.

Read: One Family At A Time


Meet Rev. Marian Starnes

Rev. Marian Starnes, Minister, Spiritual Counselor, Teacher and Author. She is the co-founder of The Brigade of Light and along with Rev. Lianne Starnes manage the day to day details of Terra Nova Center.   Read More Here


There are many ways you can help keep this Lighthouse on the mountain shining bright. Keeping us in your prayers and meditations, remembering our mission and sending positive energy towards our work. You can help by volunteering your time to come and help clear trails and work in the gardens. Your tax deductible donations go along ways towards keeping things running around here and provide much needed funds to help those in need in our community. Your contributions to our food pantry helps us feed one more family for one more day. So join us won’t you? In this effort to hold a space of peace and fellowship, while serving those in need around the mountain. Please consider a donation to Terra Nova Center using our safe and secure Pay Pal interface. Each donation no matter what size counts very much towards helping us meet our goals.

Together We Can Create Miracles