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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.

Choir Music Weekend at Lake Junaluska

Choir Music Weekend

October 18-20, 2019

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

Interfaith Peace Conference at Lake Junaluska

Interfaith Peace Conference

November 21-24, 2019

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

Experiencing the World of the Bible

November 11-13, 2019, and November 13-15, 2019

Join Dr. James Fleming for two insightful seminars. The first explores “The Illusive  Archaeology of the Exodus,” those sparse  archaeological clues that, with a discerning eye, can be examined to reveal how life would have been during the Exodus. The second, “Biblical Roots of Interfaith Conflict and Understanding,” will explore both the foundations of conflict and possible responses. Read more.

Personal spiritual retreats at Lake Junaluska

Personal Spiritual 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.

Marriage Enrichment Retreats at Lake Junaluska

Marriage Enrichment Retreats

September 29-October 1, 2019 | March 15-17, 2020 | May 3-5, 2020 | July 19-21, 2020 | September 27-29, 2020 | October 25-27, 2020

Based on the research and clinical work of Dr. Sue Johnson, Created for Connection combines the best modern insights about love and bonding with the deep wisdom of our Christian tradition. This workshop will help you to better understand your partner, and learn to cultivate a warmer, more joyful and loving relationship. Read More.

Summer Worship Series at Lake Junaluska

Summer Worship Series

2020 dates coming soon!

Join us for spirited worship services led by internationally known preachers on Sundays at Lake Junaluska in Stuart Auditorium. On Monday nights throughout the summer, renew your soul in our contemplative Taize services of prayer and song held in Memorial Chapel. Read More.

Festival of Wisdom & Grace at Lake Junaluska

Festival of Wisdom & Grace

August 3-6, 2020

Individuals, couples, small groups or church leaders in the second half of life will gather for worship, workshops, professional training and fellowship. This event is co-sponsored by The Upper Room. Read More.

Music & Worship Arts Week at Lake Junaluska

Music & Worship Arts Week

2020 dates coming soon!

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.