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IGC Confirmation Retreat V

When: From Apr 25, 2014 to Apr 27, 2014 all day
Where: Harrell Center Auditorium
Category: Youth and Young Adult

In the United Methodist Church, Confirmation refers to the intentional commitment that a person makes to respond to God's grace, publicly reaffirming their baptismal vows before the congregation. The focus of our weekend is to provide tools to youth that will help them keep their promise of Prayers, Presence, Gifts, Service, and Witness. Read More

Interim Ministry Training Seminar Phase I

When: From May 06, 2014 to May 09, 2014 1:00PM
Where: Terrace Hotel
Category: Clergy Leadership

An Interim Minister, sometimes called a TIIMS, a Transitional-Intentional Interim Ministry Specialist, is an experienced, mature, United Methodist pastor trained for the specialized ministry  to lead the congregation in a time of healing, renewal and preparation for a new day in its life with a new pastor, yet to be appointed. Read More

Road Scholar Program #20552

When: From May 11, 2014 to May 16, 2014 all day
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Road Scholar

 Do more than just visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in this indepth week-long program for adults interested in lifelong learning. Read more

Singles Impact Christian Retreat

When: From May 23, 2014 to May 26, 2014 all day
Where: Lake Junaluska
Category: Spiritual Enrichment

 This interdenominational retreat is for single adults to come together in an authentic Christian community environment to learn, share and fellowship with one another as we grow in our walk with Christ. Tired of trying to please everyone? Working to exhaustion? Performing to perfection? Come be encouraged and empowered through workshops, activities, and worship in a serene environment. Read More

Holston Annual Conference

When: From Jun 08, 2014 to Jun 11, 2014 all day
Where: Across Lake Junaluska campus
Category: Spiritual Enrichment

 The Holston Annual Conference will be held at Lake Junaluska, NC. Read More

Western North Carolina Annual Conference

When: From Jun 19, 2014 to Jun 22, 2014 7:00AM
Where: Across Lake Junaluska campus
Category: Spiritual Enrichment

 The Western North Carolina Annual Conference will be held at Lake Junaluska. Read More

Music and Worship Arts Week

When: From Jun 22, 2014 to Jun 27, 2014 all day
Where: Across Lake Junaluska campus
Category: Spiritual Enrichment, Youth and Young Adult, Arts and Worship

 A multi-generational event of arts, praise, and renewal in the beautiful Smoky Mountains, especially designed for those who want to sing, ring, dance, or act all week, as well as for those who lead these ministries in local congregations.Sponsored by the Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship Arts. Read More

Native American Summer Conference

When: From Jun 27, 2014 to Jun 29, 2014 all day
Where: Across Lake Junaluska campus
Category: Spiritual Enrichment, Social Justice Ministries

 The Southeastern Jurisdictional Association on Native American Ministries (SEJANAM) was created by Native Americans and established by the 1984 Jurisdictional Conference to help create: Awareness and Dialogue, New Congregations and Ministries, Leadership Enlistment and Training, Inter-Tribal Witness/Sharing, Cross Cultural Witness/Sharing, and Sensitivity to Inclusiveness. Read More

Lake Junaluska Singers Concert

When: Jul 03, 2014 7:30PM
Where: Stuart Auditorium
Category: Arts and Worship, Packages

The Lake Junaluska Singers, directed by Dr. Melodie Galloway, are a 14-voice professional ensemble, which serves as the Ambassador choir for the Southeastern Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church and of the Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center. Read More

Young People in Mission

When: From Jun 29, 2014 to Jul 03, 2014 all day
Where: Across Lake Junaluska campus
Category: Youth and Young Adult

 Young People in Mission is a camp experience with hands-on mission opportunities for youth and young adults between the ages of 12 to 24. Our hope is that this event will serve as a launch to empower them to serve with new eyes and a heart for justice. Each year, young people serve with local mission projects, worship together, fellowship and grow with family groups, dive into Bible studies, and learn from featured speakers and the City of Opportunity. Read More

Lake Junaluska Singers Concert

When: Jul 04, 2014 7:30PM
Where: Stuart Auditorium
Category: Arts and Worship

The Lake Junaluska Singers, directed by Dr. Melodie Galloway, are a 14-voice professional ensemble, which serves as the Ambassador choir for the Southeastern Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church and of the Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center. Read More

Balsam Range in Concert

When: Jul 05, 2014 7:30PM
Where: Stuart Auditorium
Category: Arts and Worship

 Balsam Range will perform at Lake Junaluska as part of our Independence Day Celebrations! Read More

Independence Day Celebrations

When: From Jul 03, 2014 to Jul 06, 2014 all day
Where: Across Lake Junaluska campus
Category: Arts and Worship, Packages

Join us at Lake Junaluska for July 4th! Our spectacular package ?includes reserved seat tickets ?to Balsam Range as well? as to the Lake Junaluska ?Singers in concert. Don’t ?miss incredible weekend of ?music and fun, which includes three concerts, a parade, special meals, and much more! Bring your family to the Lake this 4th of July! Read More

M28 Youth Event

When: From Jul 06, 2014 to Jul 10, 2014 all day
Where: Across Lake Junaluska campus
Category: Youth and Young Adult

 Bring your youth group to a meaningful experience at Lake Junaluska. M28 is designed to help you and your students grow deep relationships with Christ. Worship and teaching time will make a difference in everyone in attendance. Read More

Intermediate Church Video Production

When: From Jul 08, 2014 to Jul 11, 2014 12:30PM
Where: Terrace Hotel
Category: Spiritual Enrichment

Intermediate Church Video Production is a three-day course for volunteers or paid staff in churches that are in the early stages of producting video media for use in their services. While students should already have some experience in the operation of their cameras and editing software, even new video producers will benefit. Read More

Soulfeast

When: From Jul 13, 2014 to Jul 17, 2014 all day
Where: Across Lake Junaluska campus
Category: Spiritual Enrichment

 SOULfeast is The Upper Room’s spiritual formation event for children, youth, and adults who seek deepening spirituality across a spectrum of experiences that nourish the soul. Read More

Lake Junaluska Youth Events - Summer

When: From Jun 12, 2014 to Jul 20, 2014 all day
Where: Shackford Hall
Category: Youth and Young Adult

This spiritual formation event, in the beautiful North Carolina mountains, offers morning and evening sessions focused on being the body of Christ through service, worship, and community. During the summer of 2014, we will provide 50,000 meals for hungry people, partnering with Stop Hunger Now. Events are led by a team of college students, guest speakers, and worship bands. Afternoons are free for groups to plan rafting trips or to enjoy the swimming pool or boats at Lake Junaluska. The program is geared towards 6th through 12th graders. Read More

Coaching Skills for Ministry

When: From Jul 21, 2014 to Jul 22, 2014 all day
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Spiritual Enrichment

“Coaching Skills for Ministry” is designed to equip pastors and ministry leaders with basic coaching skills that can be integrated and incorporated into their ministry setting. Read More

Road Scholar Program #15162

When: From Jul 20, 2014 to Jul 23, 2014 all day
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Road Scholar

Enjoy a true behind-the-scenes of Folkmoot USA.  Read more 

Coaching4Clergy Module 1

When: From Jul 21, 2014 to Jul 23, 2014 all day
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Clergy Leadership

Often unprepared for the shifting landscape of ministry in today's world. pastors, ministry staff and church leaders find themselves inadequate to affect the literal cultural change needed within their congregations. Read More

Leading the Middle Size Church

When: From Jul 21, 2014 to Jul 24, 2014 7:00PM
Where: Terrace Hotel
Category: Clergy Leadership

This seminar will identify and examine the unique characteristics of the middle-size church (100 - 300 average worship attendance).Read More

Coaching4Clergy Module 2

When: From Jul 23, 2014 to Jul 25, 2014 all day
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Clergy Leadership

This training follows the required Module 2 in training to equip pastors, ministry staff and church leaders with coaching tools to be able to step up and enable new dreams and their fulfillment. Read More

Folkmoot Candlelight Celebration

When: From Jul 26, 2014 to Jul 28, 2014 7:00AM
Where: Stuart Auditorium
Category: Arts and Worship, Packages

Folkmoot USA, North Carolina's Official International Festival, is a celebration of the world's cultural heritage through folk music and dance. Experience Lake Junaluska during the culmination of the festivities! Our packages make getting away to Folkmoot easy and affordable. Read More

Building Directing the Staff Team

When: From Jul 28, 2014 to Jul 30, 2014 12:00PM
Where: Terrace Hotel
Category: Clergy Leadership

 This course will examine the basic principles in building and directing a staff team in the Mid-Size Church. Read more

Festival of Wisdom and Grace

When: From Jul 28, 2014 to Jul 31, 2014 all day
Where: Across Lake Junaluska campus
Category: Spiritual Enrichment, Arts and Worship

The 2014 Festival of Wisdom and Grace Conference will focus on "Living Ordinary Time with EEEE's...Enthusiasm, Encouragement, Engagement, Empowerment." Sponsored by the Southeastern Jurisdictional Association of Older Adults, it is an experience that will renew your life!  Read More

Lake Junaluska Singers and David Troy Francis

When: From Aug 01, 2014 to Aug 02, 2014 all day
Where: Stuart Auditorium
Category: Arts and Worship, Packages

Experience the Lake Junaluska Singers in concert on Friday and stay to enjoy accomplished pianist David Troy Francis in concert on Saturday. Read More

Junaluska Associates Weekend

When: From Aug 01, 2014 to Aug 03, 2014 all day
Where: Across Lake Junaluska campus
Category: Spiritual Enrichment

 The Junaluska Associates is an organization of individuals from across the jurisdiction and beyond. Associates weekend offers entertainment, food, fellowship, and inspiration and is a special weekend to renew old friendships and make new ones. Read More

Lake Junaluska Summer Worship Series

When: From Jun 15, 2014 to Aug 10, 2014 all day
Where: Stuart Auditorium
Category: Spiritual Enrichment, Arts and Worship

Join us for worship on Sunday mornings at Lake Junaluska. Holy Communion is offered in the Memorial Chapel at 8:30am, followed by spirited traditional Morning Worship in Stuart Auditorium at 10:45am. The Lake Junaluska Singers share inspirational worship music beginning at 10:45 a.m. each Sunday. You won't want to miss our internationally known line up of guest preachers scheduled for 2014. Read More

Interim Ministry Training Seminar Phase III

When: From Aug 12, 2014 to Aug 14, 2014 all day
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Clergy Leadership

An Interim Minister, is an experienced, mature, United Methodist pastor trained for the specialized ministry of the interim time. Prerequisite for Phase III is completion of on site Phase I training with Phase II completed in the pastor's home pastorate.  Read More

Blue Ridge Breakaway

When: Aug 16, 2014 7:00AM
Where: Nanci Weldon Gym
Category: Spiritual Enrichment

The Blue Ridge Breakaway is an annual cycling event in support of the initiatives of the Haywood County Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber services the towns of Waynesville, Maggie Valley, Lake Junaluska, Canton and Clyde. Read More

SHIFTS: Guiding the Congregation Toward Health, Effectiveness, and Vitality

When: From Aug 18, 2014 to Aug 20, 2014 7:00PM
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Spiritual Enrichment

Are you serving one of the congregations from all over the country seeking to live into their potential, reach their communities, and transform lives in the name of Jesus? Read more

Road Scholar Program #20552

When: From Aug 17, 2014 to Aug 22, 2014 7:00AM
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Road Scholar

 The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited park in the nation.  Do more than visit! Read more

From Membership to Discipleship

When: From Aug 20, 2014 to Aug 22, 2014 7:00AM
Where:
Category: Spiritual Enrichment

In a culture where the Church seems to have lost much of its relevance there is no greater need than the making of mature disciples. Yet, in spite of the fact that this is the very reason we exist, a significant percentage of our congregations struggle with how to build a process for making disciples. Read more

Road Scholar Program #21340

When: From Aug 24, 2014 to Aug 29, 2014 all day
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Road Scholar

Explore the culture of the Appalachians in this program for adults interested in lifelong learning. Read more 

Interim Ministry Training Seminar Phase I

When: From Aug 26, 2014 to Aug 29, 2014 1:00PM
Where: Lambuth Inn
Category: Clergy Leadership

An Interim Minister is an experienced, mature, United Methodist pastor trained for the specialized ministry of the interim time appointed by the bishop "for a specific length of time, established in advance" to lead the congregation in a time of transitionl and prepare it for a new day in its life with a new pastor, yet to be appointed. Read more

Smoky Mountain Folk Festival

When: From Aug 29, 2014 to Aug 30, 2014 7:00AM
Where: Stuart Auditorium
Category: Spiritual Enrichment, Arts and Worship, Packages

The 44th Annual Smoky Mountain Folk Festival, to be held August 29-30, 2014 at Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, will offer two nights of the finest traditional music and dance of the Southern Appalachian Region. Read More

Coaching Skills for Ministry VIRTUAL

When: Sep 03, 2014 all day
Where: Virtual
Category: Spiritual Enrichment

“Coaching Skills for Ministry” is designed to equip pastors and ministry leaders with basic coaching skills that can be integrated and incorporated into their ministry setting. Read more

Road Scholar Program #20552

When: From Sep 07, 2014 to Sep 12, 2014 all day
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Road Scholar

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited park in the nation. Do more than visit! Read more 

Worship Design Studio Planning Retreat

When: From Sep 14, 2014 to Sep 17, 2014 7:00AM
Where: Across Lake Junaluska campus
Category: Spiritual Enrichment, Arts and Worship

Dr. Marcia McFee will guide participants through the entire liturgical year (starting with Advent) in order to map out worship themes and general plans for each season. After three days in the company of creative people and processes, participants will have a head start on plans for the kind of sensory-rich worship that touches hearts and minds, transforms lives and forms disciples for the entire year! Read More

Road Scholar Program #21474

When: From Sep 28, 2014 to Oct 03, 2014 7:00AM
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Road Scholar

Explore American Folksongs with an emphasis to Appalachia, discover incredible edibles and energize yourself with humor for stress in this program for adults interested in lifelong learning. Read more 

Lake Junaluska Singers Concert

When: Oct 17, 2014 all day
Where: Stuart Auditorium
Category: Spiritual Enrichment, Arts and Worship

 The Lake Junaluska Singers, directed by Dr. Melodie Galloway, are a 14-voice professional ensemble, which serves as the Ambassador choir for the Southeastern Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church and of the Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center. Read More

Road Scholar Program #21342

When: From Oct 12, 2014 to Oct 17, 2014 all day
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Road Scholar

Take a delightful journey through American popular music, examine the local heritage of life in the Civil War and get a tingle up your spine as you discover superstitions and ghost stories steeped in mountain local culture. Read more 

Lake Junaluska Singers Concert

When: Oct 18, 2014 all day
Where: Stuart Auditorium
Category: Spiritual Enrichment, Arts and Worship

The Lake Junaluska Singers, directed by Dr. Melodie Galloway, are a 14-voice professional ensemble, which serves as the Ambassador choir for the Southeastern Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church and of the Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center. Read More

Choir Music Weekend

When: From Oct 17, 2014 to Oct 19, 2014 7:00AM
Where: Harrell Center Auditorium
Category: Arts and Worship

The annual Choir Music Weekend is designed for small and medium sized adult choirs. Participants will spend the weekend learning new worship anthems, attending specialized workshops, and sharing in worship together. Read More

Stressless Preaching

When: From Oct 21, 2014 to Oct 23, 2014 6:30PM
Where: Lambuth Inn
Category: Clergy Leadership

For the pastor who is new to the pulpit, preaching can be an intimidating and sometimes overwhelming experience. For the seasoned pastor, preaching can become unimaginative and routine.Read more

Fall Fling

When: From Oct 21, 2014 to Oct 24, 2014 all day
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Spiritual Enrichment

Enjoy the scenic splendor of Fall in the mountains of western North Carolina! This program for adults offers an excellent opportunity to relax with friends (old and new). Bring your Bible, comfortable shoes, a ready smile and Fling into Fall at Lake Junaluska! Read more 

Coaching Skills for Ministry

When: From Oct 21, 2014 to Oct 24, 2014 all day
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Spiritual Enrichment

“Coaching Skills for Ministry” is designed to equip pastors and ministry leaders with basic coaching skills that can be integrated and incorporated into their ministry setting. Read more

Coaching4Clergy Module 1

When: From Oct 27, 2014 to Oct 29, 2014 9:00AM
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Clergy Leadership

Often unprepared for the shifting landscape of ministry in today's world, pastors, ministry staff and church leaders find themselves inadequate to affect the literal culture change needed within their congregations. Read more

Road Scholar Program #21341

When: From Oct 26, 2014 to Oct 31, 2014 all day
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Road Scholar

Search the Celtic past to understand ancient festivals such as Halloween, indentify the root of Appalachian folklore and explore the religious/theological beliefs that unite and divide Christians and Jews. Read more 

Coaching4Clergy Module 2

When: From Oct 29, 2014 to Oct 31, 2014 2:00PM
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Clergy Leadership

Pastors, ministry staff and church leaders will build on learnings from completing Module 1 to enable them to step up and realize new dreams and their fulfillment in their congregations. Read more

Interim Ministry Training Seminar Phase III

When: From Nov 04, 2014 to Nov 06, 2014 all day
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Clergy Leadership

An Interim Minister is an experienced, mature, United Methodist pastor trained for the specialized ministry of the interim time.  Prerequisite: Completion of Phase I on site and Phase II completed in a home parish. Read more

Experiencing the World of the Bible: I

When: From Nov 10, 2014 to Nov 12, 2014 7:00PM
Where: Lambuth Inn
Category: Spiritual Enrichment

To get the full impact of the Creation Poem of Genesis I, it is necessary for us in the modern world to learn to think and to hear as did the ancient Hebrews. Read more

Experiencing the World of the Bible: II

When: From Nov 12, 2014 to Nov 14, 2014 9:00AM
Where: Lambuth Inn
Category: Spiritual Enrichment

The picture of the disciples - The Twelve - that we get from the gospels is not a picture of powerful, confident, or in any way remarkable people. Yet ... read more

IGC Confirmation Retreat VI

When: From Nov 14, 2014 to Nov 16, 2014 8:00PM
Where: Harrell Center Auditorium
Category: Youth and Young Adult

In the United Methodist Church, Confirmation refers to the intentional commitment that a person makes to respond to God's grace, publicly reaffirming their baptismal vows before the congregation. The focus of our weekend is to provide tools to youth that will help them keep their promise of Prayers, Presence, Gifts, Service, and Witness. Read more

Thanksgiving

When: From Nov 26, 2014 to Nov 29, 2014 7:00AM
Where:
Category: Packages

Start a new tradition this Thanksgiving at Lake Junaluska. Enjoy an exquisite Thanksgiving feast in the mountains of Western North Carolina. While you are here, choose and cut your own Christmas tree from one of the many tree farms to take home with you. Read More

Road Scholar Program #20308

When: From Nov 30, 2014 to Dec 05, 2014 7:00AM
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Road Scholar

Take a look at our holiday Christmas and New Year's traditions from Britain, explore the Christmas customs of the Southern Appalachian people and analyze and discuss films with a Christmas theme. Read more 

Coaching4Clergy Module 3

When: From Dec 08, 2014 to Dec 10, 2014 9:00AM
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Clergy Leadership

 Coaching4Clergy Module 3: Advanced Development. Prerequisite is completion of Module 1 and Module 2. Read more

Coaching4Clergy Module 4

When: From Dec 10, 2014 to Dec 12, 2014 1:00PM
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Clergy Leadership

 Coaching4Clergy Module 4: Coaching Mastery

Appalachian Christmas

When: From Dec 12, 2014 to Dec 14, 2014 7:00AM
Where: Stuart Auditorium
Category: Arts and Worship, Packages

Friday evening, the Lake Junaluska Singers will delight with classic Christmas carols. On Saturday, enjoy our traditional Craft Fair, followed by a special Christmas performance by The Cockman Family. Saturday evening, the festivities will conclude with an awe-inspiring performance of Handel’s Messiah. Read More

Coaching Skills for Ministry VIRTUAL

When: Dec 19, 2014 all day
Where: Virtual
Category: Spiritual Enrichment

“Coaching Skills for Ministry” is designed to equip pastors and ministry leaders with basic coaching skills that can be integrated and incorporated into their ministry setting. Coach training can dramatically enhance the ministry leader’s effectiveness as a leader and greatly increase their impact within their faith community and the larger local community. In addition, this training will prepare leaders to effectively coach each other in coaching partnerships among their peers. 

Interim Ministry Training Seminar Phase III

When: From Jan 27, 2015 to Jan 29, 2015 all day
Where: Lake Junaluska, NC
Category: Clergy Leadership

An Interim Minister is an experienced, mature, United Methodist pastor trained for the specialized ministry of the interim time appointed by the Bishop "for a specific length of time, established in advance" to lead the congregation in a time of transition and preparation for a new day in its life with a new pastor, yet to be appointed. Prerequisite: completion of Phase I on site and Phase II in the home parish. Read more

Friends of the Lake 5K

When: Apr 04, 2015 all day
Where: Nanci Weldon Gym
Category: Spiritual Enrichment, Arts and Worship

Come celebrate Easter at the Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center and join us for the annual Friends of the Lake 5k and Family Walk & Fun Run. The race is part of the Lake Junaluska's Saturday Easter celebration that includes an Easter egg hunt for all ages. Read More