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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.

Women's Retreat with Dr. Lauren Winner

featuring music by Martha Bassett

September 17-19, 2015

Women of all ages are invited to join Dr. Lauren Winner for renewal of soul, mind, and body in the beautiful North Carolina mountains. 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


October 16-18, 2015

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 12-15, 2015

Advancing the work of reconciliation and peace, this year's theme, Longing for Peace: Exploring the Heart of God, featuring guest leaders Dr. Sam Wells, Rabia Harris, and Rabbi Or Rose, will incorporate peacemaking and contemplative practices from the Abrahamic traditions. 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


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