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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.  

Lake Junaluska Signature Series featuring Nadia Bolz-Weber

October 7-9, 2016

Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber is the founding pastor of House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, Colorado. She is a New York Times Bestselling author, comedian, and sought after speaker.  Joined by the Roots Revival Band, Nadia will share in an inspiring weekend you won't want to miss!  Read More

Stressless Preaching

October 26-27, 2016 at Lake Junaluska, NC

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.

Festival of Wisdom and Grace

August 1-4, 2016

Featuring Dr. Tony Campolo and Dr. Mickey Effird, the 2016 Festival of Wisdom and Grace Conference's theme is "Come to the Water." The week will be full of worship, workshops, professional training, and fellowship designed for individuals, couples, small groups, or church leaders relating to the second half of life.  Read More

Lake Junaluska Peace Conference

November 10-13, 2016

Climate Change and Peace

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