Lake Junaluska offers spiritual enrichment opportunities that will challenge your heart and mind. Attend stimulating lectures, worship services, and seminars to learn and grow stronger in your faith. Many of our workshops and retreats allow time for personal and spiritual reflection in addition to opportunities to connect with others and learn from their spiritual journeys.
Introducing the new SHIFTS Process! Based on "SHIFTS: Guiding the Congregation Toward Effectiveness," the new SHIFTS network is designed to help groups of churches connect with each other and their communities, while discovering the practices that will best promote growth and create disciples along with the guidance of a certified professional coach. Read More.
Using the Gospel to reach new people for Jesus Christ by taking Next Steps in missional ministry. Through a 14-month process, congregation leadership teams will work with certified coaches to help connect with their communities and become empowered. Through these connections, congregations can take Next Steps to build relationships with others outside the church walls and to bring new people to the Kingdom of God. Read More.
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
August 7-10, 2017
This year’s theme, Forgiveness - Living in Grace, will carry throughout the weekend of worship, workshops, professional training, and fellowship relating to the second half of life. Designed for individuals, couples, small groups or church leaders and sponsored by the Southeastern Jurisdictional Association of Older Adults, it is an experience of inspiration and renewal. Read More.
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There is a God-embedded yearning in each of us for connectedness with everyone and everything, yet this longing for intimacy is often not recognized. This retreat will focus on helping you create a deeper connection with your environment and discover levels of your spirituality never explored before. After completing this retreat, you will know how to position yourself so that the Grace of Intimacy can happen. Read More.
Virtual Seminar Offered via Zoom Video Conferencing
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Coaching is a proven, effective technique that you can use to empower individuals and teams within your ministry. In Coaching Skills for Ministry, you will learn valuable coaching skills in an interactive virtual workshop. Read More.
October 20-22, 2017
Enjoy the incredible beauty of fall foliage at Lake Junaluska this October during Choir Music Weekend. Along with others from small and medium sized church choirs, experience a worship-filled weekend as participants learn and perform eight anthems that may then be performed at participants' home churches. Read More
November 13-15, 2017
Join renowed Biblical historian, archeologist and scholar Dr. James Fleming as he explains Scripture as it related in Biblical times adn its continued relevance today. Read More
March 1-4, 2018
The Interfaith Peace Conference at Lake Junaluska 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