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Clergy Leadership

Lake Junaluska offers countless opportunities for clergy to renew soul, mind, and body through workshops, seminars, worship, and continuing education events.  

Effective Business Practices Applied to Church Administration

November 15-18, 2016

Spring 2017 dates to be announced!

There is ample evidence of the need for ordained, diaconal, and laity training in leadership and management of small membership churches. A good understanding of buisness as it relates to the church will help a church to overcome financial challenges and to continue to grow and spread the joy of Jesus Christ. In this workshop, you will learn sound business practices to provide a firm foundation for God's work and growth in the local church. Read More.

Coach Training for Leaders

Three-phase event at Lake Junaluska, NC

Coaching is a proven, effective approach to empowering individuals, relationships, teams, and organizations. Our credentialing programs equip you with transformational coaching skills and culminate in attainment of your coach credentials. The three-phase, six-month training program involves 60 hours of experiential face-to-face learning using quality materials and is led by excellent, experienced coaches and trainers. Ready to take your ministry to a new level? Don't miss this opportunity to be trained as a professional coach! Read More.

Listening for the Heartbeat of God

June 30 - July 2, 2017

John Philip Newell is a poet, peacemaker, and scholar from Edinburgh who has written over 15 books and is a leading expert on Celtic Spirituality. The weekend will include 4 sessions with John Philip, Taize Worship, and creative workshops. Read more

Lake Junaluska Peace Conference

November 16-19, 2017

The Lake Junaluska Peace Conference is an ongoing response to God’s call to peacemaking and reconciliation.Affirming the community of Abrahamic faiths, the Peace Conference seeks to work in partnership with Christians, Jews, Muslims, and members of other religious traditions to advance the work of reconciliation and peace.  Read More

Stressless Preaching

2017 Information Coming Soon!

The problem with Sunday? It comes every week!

For the pastor new to the pulpit, preaching can be an intimidating and overwhelming experience. For the seasoned pastor, preaching can become unimaginative and routine. Some preachers write great sermons but the delivery is as dry as unbuttered toast while others are engaging and eloquent, but offer little substance in the sermon. For every pastor, finding ways of preaching the word while being fresh and authentic is a challenge. 

With Stressless Preaching, every preacher can learn to speak with power, authority, compassion, and love. Read More.