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Spiritual Enrichment

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.

Membership to Discipleship & Connect Programs

July 25-27, 2016 

Don't miss the opportunity to attend vitally important workshops! This double workshop event will equip you to lead Membership to Discipleship and Connect! in your own church, district or conference through Excellence in Ministry Coaching's Train the Trainer program.

Learn how to help your congregation connect with people outside the church walls and nurture them to become mature disciples while building an intentional process for growth from initial committment to authentic discipleship. Read more.


August 1-4, 2016

Featuring Dr. Tony Campolo and Dr. Mickey Efird, 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 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 also 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....

Fall Fling

October 18-21, 2016

Come and Fling into Fall with us at Lake Junaluska! Meditate in the beauty of an inspiring mountain setting while we grow and share in devotions, storytelling by certified professional life coach Rebecca Lile, and entertainment. Be sure to bring your Bible, your comfortable shoes, and a ready smile! Read More


The Lake Junaluska Singers, directed by Dr. Melodie Galloway, are a 16-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. The group began in 1954 and has performed nationally and internationally for conferences, dignitaries, and major events. Their music ranges from classical choral and contemporary works to gospel, folk and musical theatre styles. Read More


Summer 2016

Join us for a spirited traditional worship service on Sunday mornings at Lake Junaluska in Stuart Auditorium at 10:45 a.m. 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 lineup of guest preachers. Read More

Experiencing the World of the Bible with Dr. James Fleming

September 12-16, 2016

Join Dr. James Fleming as he explores "The Meaning of Life in the Prophets" (September 12-14) and "Biblical Imagery and the Teachings of Jesus" (September 14-16). Dr. Fleming discusses these topics while integrating the historical and archaeological roots of the Bible. Don't miss this opportunity to grow your biblical knowledge and strengthen your faith! Read More


October 28-30, 1016

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 10-13, 2016

The Climate Crisis and Peace

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