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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.

Personal spiritual retreats at Lake Junaluska

Personal Spiritual Retreats

Year-Round

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

March 10-12, 2019; August 18-20, 2019; September 29 - October 1, 2019

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.

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.

You will receive a free copy of Diana's 7-Day Guide to Gratitude when you register at: www.firstlightproductions.org/registration

Learn more at: www.firstlightproductions.org or email Jennifer McSwain Martin at Jennifer@firstlightproductions.org.

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
Summer Worship Series at Lake Junaluska

Summer Worship Series

June 9 - August 4, 2019

Join us for spirited worship services led by internationally known preachers on Sunday mornings at Lake Junaluska in Stuart Auditorium at 10:45 a.m. On Monday nights throughout the summer, renew your soul in our contemplative Taize services of prayer and song held in Memorial Chapel. Read More.

Music & Worship Arts Week at Lake Junaluska

Music & Worship Arts Week

June 23-28, 2019

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.

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: www.firstlightproductions.org or call: 828-734-0630

Festival of Wisdom & Grace at Lake Junaluska

Festival of Wisdom & Grace

August 5-8, 2019

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.

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

Experiencing the World of the Bible with Dr. James Fleming

November 11-13 and November 13-15, 2019

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