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Clergy Leadership

Lake Junaluska offers countless opportunities for clergy to renew soul, mind, and body through workshops, seminars, worship, and continuing education events.  

Coach Training for Leaders

Coach Training for Leaders

Coaching is a proven, effective approach to empowering individuals, relationships, teams and organizations. Our credentialing programs equip you with transformational coaching skills and culminate in attainment of your coach credentials. The three-phase, six-month training program involves 60 hours of experiential learning using quality materials and is led by excellent, experienced coaches and trainers. The training also incorporates mentor coaching, which helps new coaches refine their skills. Learn More.

Personal Retreats at Lake Junaluska

Personal Retreats


Experience a personal spiritual retreat at Lake Junaluska with the focus of growing your relationship with God. Self-directed and guided opportunities are available. Read More

A Grateful Lent with Diana Butler Bass at Lake Junaluska

A Grateful Lent with Diana Butler Bass

March 21-23, 2019

Tired of all the anxiety and fear surrounding us? It seems whichever way we turn, whether toward church or toward our political life, there is conflict, anger and division. In her latest book, Diana Butler Bass explores how gratitude can heal our hearts and mend our divisions, offering a new vision of grace and justice that can change the world. Come and be refreshed personally, gain new biblical insights, and explore how we might find our way back toward each other with hope, joy and love.

Receive a free copy of Diana's 7-Day Guide to Gratitude when you register at:
Learn more at: or email Jennifer McSwain Martin at

Lake Junaluska Lodging/Meal Packages: include 2 nights lodging and breakfast on Friday through breakfast on Saturday. Call 800-222-4930 to make lodging reservations. (Ask for the First Light Production room block.) 

  • Terrace Single: $296/person; Terrace Double: $171/person
  • Lambuth Single: $242/person; Lambuth Double: $144/person
Come Holy Spirit First Light Productions Event at Lake Junaluska

Come, Holy Spirit: A Retreat with Jack Levison and Priscilla Pope Levison

July 8-10, 2019

Spend three soul-tending days with Dr. Jack Levison and Rev. Dr. Priscilla Pope Levison, professors at SMU Perkins School of Theology, authors and sought after event speakers.  (1 CEU Credit available.)

Lake Junaluska Lodging and Meal Packages available starting at: $161/person. Call 800-222-4930 to make reservations in the First Light Productions Room Block. (Room Block Rate available through June 8, 2019.)

Learn more and register for the event at: or call: 828-734-0630

Lake Junaluska Peace Conference

November 21-24, 2019

The Lake Junaluska Peace Conference 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