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We are a kaleidoscope of women collectively working together for the sole purpose of serving God and helping other women to do the same. The Flutter Effect is created when a course of action causes growth, one story, one woman at a time.

As these ministries began emerging out of their cocoons, they soon became the butterflies that our logo represents. Fun fact, a group of butterflies is called a kaleidoscope. So cool!

Thus, the kaleidoscope of butterflies has become our theme, and helping you live out what God is calling you to has become our mission.

So far, we have 5 initiatives: Flutter, Elevate Her Life, Stop the Traffic, Kaleidoscope Consulting, and, coming soon, Flutter Farms.

Reach out to get to know us better. We look forward to meeting and learning more about you, your mission, your passions, and your work!

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Karla Sutter

Founder And CEO

Karla loves seeing others achieve their full potential and passionately brings hope through speaking. As a former Executive Director of a Pregnancy Center, she holds a special place in her heart for women’s centers.

Karla offers an effective and unique business perspective, as evidenced by her center doubling its budget under her direction and utilizing ideas during her tenure. She is also a Bright Course Trainer with Heritage House. Her Elevate your Center training provides hope to pregnancy centers by teaching proven strategic methods to expand their reach and attain their goals.

Karla has many interests, which she has turned into passions. She is the author of several hope-filled books including, Positive: A Story of Hope, Waiting: A Story About God’s Timing, and Flutter (a children’s book). Additionally, she has created “Stop the Traffic” training and resources for pregnancy centers and volunteers for the Gallatin County Anti-Trafficking Task Force.

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Kathryn Quinn McBee

Vice President

Kathryn Quinn McBee, Distinguished Toastmaster, is a passionate educator who shares her time, talent, and experience. She demonstrates this by volunteering with many organizations and as the owner of Alternative Care Services, an In-Home Caregiver Service, where she educates seniors and their families to meet the challenges of aging, dementia, and Alzheimer’s.

Kathryn is a humorous educational speaker and memorable storyteller. Although a recent widow, she enjoys time with her family and is the mother of 2 grown daughters and a son. She has eight grandchildren and is a proud great-grandmother.

Kathryn loves road trips, camping, gardening, and gathering with her friends and family. She has two kitties to keep her company and sells antiques, vintage collectibles, and used books in her spare time. For fun, Kathryn is a therapeutic caring clown for the disabled and elderly. She keeps busy by prospecting for gold, digging for crystals, and enjoying a good book in the sun while sipping a glass of cold sweet tea.

Kathryn is the author of the book “Just Like Us” “Conversations with the Homeless” Those people left in the Shadows. She attends Abundant Life Fellowship Church, which has been her home parish for the past twenty years.

Above all, Kathryn values her love for the Lord Jesus Christ and has made many long-lasting Christian Friendships and continues to do so.

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Sara Christensen

Secretary

For the past 13 years, Sara has been a single mom to three of the most extraordinary young women. She is also both proud a delighted to be a “Gamma.”

Although trained to be a teacher, Sara said life had other plans, and she currently serves in a customer service role which she enjoys immensely as people are her passion.

Sara’s motto is: God first, family second, others third.  She strives to walk in obedience and live on an adventure with her Lord and King. She says God has always been directing her in ministry, and she is delighted to serve as the secretary on the board of Flutter INC.

Sara’s future aspirations include remarrying and serving with her future spouse to further His Kingdom and walk victoriously with her family. 

Currently serving as President of “Flutter INC”. She is working in marketing, expanding fundraising, and event planning. She is part of the team for Flutter Farms, soon to be a place where women and children will find their healing after being trafficked. Her passion is personal development and working with women to become the greatest version of themselves.

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Tricia Fitzpatrick

Board Member

Tricia Fitzpatrick was born and raised in a small farming community in Western Kansas. She grew up as a pastor’s kid. As a senior in high school she surrendered to God’s call on her life and decided to go to Christ For the Nations Institute in Dallas, Texas. While there she studied Biblical Theology and Music Ministry and received an Associates Degree in 1995. She met her husband there and married in 1996. They have been serving in many different areas of ministry together ever since. They currently serve as the Senior pastors of Abundant Life in Bozeman, MT.