Minister of the Week

Larry Greer

 


Minister of the Week – Rev. Larry Greer

Rev. Larry Greer MA is an ordained Interfaith minister, hospice chaplain, and mureed of the Inayati Sufi Order. He spent 25 years as a self-employed carpenter before hearing the call to end of life ministry. Larry completed a BA in Thanatology; his masters thesis is entitled, “Presence: Ministry for the End of Life.” For the past 16 years Larry has worked with families of terminally ill patients.

 

Larry will be joined by his wife, Peggy Minkevitch Greer, a licensed massage therapist, certified yoga instructor, and spiritual companion. Together they own and operate Anam Cara Studio in Alfred.  Married 41 years, Larry and Peggy are very involved in the lives of their two children and 4 grandchildren. They  are avid gardeners who also love to read and travel. Larry has been a beekeeper for the past seven. Nature is an internal part of their spiritual path.

John Bear Mitchell — Author, Storyteller and Educator

John Bear Mitchell, a lecturer in Wabanaki Studies at the University of Maine, said that learning of positive interactions between Indians and European settlers is important.
John Bear Mitchell, a lecturer in Wabanaki Studies at the University of Maine, said that learning of positive interactions between Indians and European settlers is important. "You are afraid of what you don't know," he said while talking about the story of the Martha & Eliza.

We are pleased to announce that John Bear Mitchell will be our entertainer during Natural History Week 2020. John is a Penobscot author, storyteller and educator.  (Click here to read more about John Bear Mitchell)

50% ROOM AND BOARD DISCOUNT

Star Island is again offering a 50% DISCOUNT to NHW conferees who have not been to a conference at Star for more than 3 years.  Click here to learn more about Star Island’s special offers and financial aid.

And don’t forget that NHW offers financial assistance as well.  Go to our Registration tab to read more about our Seavey Scholarship.