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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.

The SHIFTS Process: A New Network Experience

Introducing the new SHIFTS Process! Based on "SHIFTS: Guiding the Congregation Toward Effectiveness," the new SHIFTS network is designed to help groups of churches connect with each other and their communities, while discovering the practices that will best promote growth and create disciples along with the guidance of a certified professional coach. Read More. 

Next Step Ministry

Using the Gospel to reach new people for Jesus Christ by taking Next Steps in missional ministry. Through a 14-month process, congregation leadership teams will work with certified coaches to help connect with their communities and become empowered. Through these connections, congregations can take Next Steps to build relationships with others outside the church walls and to bring new people to the Kingdom of God. Read More.

Experiencing the World of the Bible with Dr. James Fleming

November 13-15, 2017

Join renowed Biblical historian, archeologist and scholar Dr. James Fleming as he explains Scripture as it related in Biblical times adn its continued relevance today. Read More

Summer Worship Series at Lake Junaluska

Summer Worship Series

June 17 - August 5, 2018

Join us for a spirited traditional worship service on Sunday mornings at Lake Junaluska in Stuart Auditorium at 10:30 a.m. You won't want to miss our internationally known lineup of guest preachers. On Monday nights throughout the summer, a contemplative service of prayer and song modeled after the Taize Community in France takes place in Memorial Chapel. Read More.

Music & Worship Arts Week at Lake Junaluska

Music & Worship Arts Week

June 24-29, 2018

Music & Worship Arts Week is an event highlighting worship, the arts, education, and renewal in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina at Lake Junaluska. It is designed for all worship leaders of all ages: musicians, artists, dancers, actors and pastors. Read More.

Interfaith Peace Conference

March 1-4, 2018

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

Festival of Wisdom & Grace at Lake Junaluska

Festival of Wisdom & Grace

August 13-16, 2018

Individuals, couples, small groups or church leaders in the second half of life will gather for worship, workshops, professional training and fellowship. This year's theme, The Wise Shall Shine, will discuss how to equip families and churches through a legacy of wisdom. Read More.

Choir Music Weekend

October 19-21, 2018

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