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Festival of Wisdom and Grace Workshops

Professional Track by Dr. Jim Pace. The Professional Track is for anyone working in ministry full time, part-time, or exploring Older Adult Ministry as a vocation. Choosing this track precludes taking other workshops. 1 CEU credit available. 

  1. Reflections by the Lakeshore by Jennifer McSwain Martin, MCE, Director of Program Ministries at Lake Junaluska. Join us for a guided meditative 2.6 mile walk around beautiful Lake Junaluska.  
  2. Soaring in Mind, Body, and Spirit by Dr. Bob Bowling, retired UMC Clergy from the North Georgia Annual Conference.
  3. Best Practices in Older Adult Ministry by Rev. Barbara Barden, Minister of Adult Education at Myers Park UMC in Charlotte, NC. In this workshop Barbara will share several best practices she has seen in older adult ministries (including success stories by some who are reaching the Boomers).So whether you are in a small membership church or a large membership church, you will take away at least one best practice that you can share in your setting.
  4. TBA
  5. Golf Outing: Plan to join us for a fun time during our golf outing on Tuesday morning at the Lake Junaluska Golf Course. Registration required to secure tee times. Cost for Green Fee/Cart is $30 extra, to be paid at the event.
  6. Laughter Yoga  by Dennis Stalvey, Senior Chaplain of Magnolia Manor Nursing Center in Americus, GA.
  7. Spiritual Resiliency by Dr. Beverly C. Johnson-Miller, Professor of Transformative Education and Aging at Asbury Theological Seminary.

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS: 
Anna King, Registrar
registrar@lakejunaluska.com
828-454-6682

LODGING AND MEAL QUESTIONS: 
reservations@lakejunaluska.com
800-222-4930

PROGRAM QUESTIONS:

Jennifer Martin, Director of Program Ministries
jmartin@lakejunaluska.com
828-454-6716