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Lake Junaluska Associates

Our Mission:

The Junaluska Associates is an organization of individuals from across the jurisdiction and beyond, who love Lake Junaluska and want to serve in partnership with the Lake Junaluska Assembly.

The Junaluska Associates' mission is:

  • Sharing the “Junaluska Experience” throughout the Southeastern Jurisdiction
  • Enhancing and promoting the programs and outreach of Lake Junaluska Assembly
  • Providing Assistance for improvements and beautification of the Assembly grounds and facilities
  • Encouraging financial support for identified needs.

Partnership in the Associates includes:

  • An invitation to attend the annual Associates Weekend held the first weekend in August. This event offers entertainment, food, fellowship and inspiration and is a special weekend to renew old friendships and make new ones.
  • Two newsletters a year - fall and spring - to keep everyone up to date on Associates activities throughout the year.

Contact Information:

Junaluska Associates
PO Box 67
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745
Phone: 828-454-6725
The President of the Junaluska Associates is Bob Bowling.

2016 Associates Weekend Schedule
August 5-7

Friday, August 5

9:30 am     Board of Directors Meeting
12:00 noon Board Members Lunch
1:00 pm Board Continue Meeting
1:00-5:00 pm Registration, Bethea Welcome Center
7:30 pm Lake Junaluska Singers Concert,  (Public Performance) Stuart Auditorium

Saturday, August 6

9:30 am      Brick Dedication Colonnade
10:15 am    Memorial Service/Annual Meeting
Chief Junaluska Award Presentation Harrell Center Auditorium
11:30 am - 12:30 pm    Reception for Chief Junaluska Harrell Center Back Patio
2:00 pm       Lake Junaluska Singers Alumni Concert
5:00 pm       Annual Banquet “Gathering Time,” Lambuth Inn Lobby
5:30 pm       Annual Banquet, Lambuth Inn Dining Room
7:30 pm       Kings Brass performance, Stuart Auditorium

Sunday, August 7

10:45 am       Worship Service, Stuart Auditorium
                        Bishop Larry Goodpaster, Preacher

Register for Associates Weekend: 


Associates Weekend Entertainment


Friday, August 5
7:30 p.m., Stuart Auditorium

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 theater styles. Individual concerts tickets are available for purchase.

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Lake Junaluska Singers Alumni

The Lake Junaluska Singers Alumni Concert

Saturday, August 6
2 p.m., Stuart Auditorium

The 2016 Lake Junaluska Singers and Lake Junaluska Singers Alumni will join together for an unforgettable performance! You won't want to miss this memorable concert. 


The King's Brass, Tim Zimmerman


Saturday, August 6
7:30 p.m., Stuart Auditorium

Tim Zimmerman and The King's Brass present hymn classics with a contemporary flair.The King's Brass features three trumpets, three trombones, a tuba, percussion and keyboards.These instruments blend together to create a time of innovative worship that will be enjoyed by all generations.

The King’s Brass, formed over two decades ago, is comprised of professional musicians from across the country who desire to use the instruments they love to lead others in praise and worship.

The King's Brass' original arrangements are featured on twelve recordings.The latest CD on the Summit Record label ( is their “Classic Hymns” release, featuring organists Diane Bish, Rebecca Kleintop Owens and Samuel Metzger with the Ruffatti Pipe Organ of the Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.


 2015 Associates' Weekend Photos