Posts Categorized: On the Island

A message from the leaders of All Star 1

All Star I Family Conference offers a multi-generational experience where shoalers old and new can explore matters of consequence while partaking in a community that is deep, creative, and family-friendly. Children attend group activities in the morning and afternoon, providing adults with freedom to relax, attend morning lectures by renowned speakers, and explore pursuits of… Read more >

For Freedom by Rev. Lauren Smith

This piece is an excerpt from It Is Time Now: Offerings from the Beloved Community Project, an educational resource produced in 2019 as part of Star Island’s Beloved Community Project. The Star Island Beloved Community Project is a journey SIC has begun as an organization to create a more inclusive and intentional community, to help spread more… Read more >

Star Island Coloring Book

We’ve found a way to be temporarily transported back to our Spirit’s Home – it’s the Star Island Coloring Book! Perfect for children and adults alike, the Star Island Coloring Book features scenes from all over the island. Have you been daydreaming about the Summer House? There’s a page for you in the Star Island… Read more >

Compost Cookies

Compost Cookies….what?! No, they’re not cookies made of literal compost, they’re arguably the most famous cookie on Star Island (we see you, mint avalanche cookies). How did they come to be, you ask? Compost cookies were invented by Pelican Mandy Lamb. They’re called compost cookies because you can use leftover things from your kitchen, like… Read more >

But What Is the Beloved Community Project? By Rev. Deanna Vandiver

This piece is an excerpt from It Is Time Now: Offerings from the Beloved Community Project, an educational resource produced in 2019 as part of Star Island’s Beloved Community Project. The Star Island Beloved Community Project is a journey SIC has begun as an organization to create a more inclusive and intentional community, to help spread more… Read more >

Art Project – Turn Your Home Into Star Island

Many of us are missing the beloved quirks and intricacies of our Spirit’s Home. The spaces we gather on Star can be as compelling as the conversations and experiences we have there. What’s the first thing you see when the boat pulls up to the pier? For many, it’s the Welcome to Star Island sign… Read more >

Star Arts 2020 Chalkboard

Welcome to the Star Arts Chalkboard! Close your eyes and pretend you’re in the Oceanic Hotel lobby. Take a deep breath and smell the salt air. Open your eyes and see the array of activities Arts is offering this year. Maybe you’ve never been to Arts and want to see what it’s all about. Or… Read more >

A message from the leaders of the Star Arts Retreat

Star Arts Retreat is an amazing week on Star Island that focuses on all of the creative arts – writing, dance, music, photography, visual art, and theater. No need to be a professional – each workshop is for all levels, whether beginner, intermediate or advanced – all are welcome and encouraged to get in touch… Read more >

It Is Time Now by Rev. Chris Jablonski

This piece is an excerpt from It Is Time Now: Offerings from the Beloved Community Project, an educational resource produced in 2019 as part of Star Island’s Beloved Community Project. The Star Island Beloved Community Project is a journey SIC has begun as an organization to create a more inclusive and intentional community, to help spread more… Read more >