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Easter at Lake Junaluska

April 12, 2020

See the Bulletin for the Pre-Recorded Easter Service.

The Easter Sunrise Service is also available directly on Lake Junaluska's YouTube channel.

A version with captions that can be enabled is available on Facebook.

Happy Easter!

A livestream from the Cross this Easter at dawn is available on Lake Junaluska’s Facebook page at Also, a pre-recorded Easter service is shared here and on Facebook. The service offers scenic moments from the lake, special music and an Easter message titled "Therefore we will not fear!" by Bishop J. Lawrence McCleskey, a retired bishop of The United Methodist Church.

See the Bulletin for the Pre-recorded Easter Service.

“The message of Easter is one of hope, and even though we cannot gather in person as a community this Easter at Lake Junaluska, we are committed to doing what we can to share hope and the love of Christ in these uncertain times,” said Ken Howle, executive director of Lake Junaluska.

(Photo by Robert Ludlow)

Good Friday Reflection

Spend a few moments at the Cross and listen to a  "Were You There" arranged and performed by Ken Medema.


Friends of the Lake 5K - Rescheduled

Rescheduled to Monday, September 7, 2020 (Labor Day)

Join runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels during the Friends of the Lake 5K Road Race & Walk. All proceeds go towards the maintenance and beautification of the lake and grounds at Lake Junaluska. Learn More.

Children's Easter Egg Hunt at Lake Junaluska

Children's Easter Egg Hunt - Canceled

The Easter Egg Hunt scheduled for April 11, 2020, will not be held in response to CDC guidelines and local and state mandates that prohibit group gatherings. Lake Junaluska has donated Easter eggs to organizations that serve children and senior residents.

Dining at Lake Junaluska

Easter Breakfast & Lunch Buffet - Canceled

Easter breakfast and lunch buffet meals will not take place on April 12. An Easter-themed menu will be offered for the curbside to-go meal available Friday, April 10, from The Terrace at Lake Junaluska. A meal costs $8.95 plus tax, and orders for the Friday meal will be accepted through noon on Thursday, April 9. For more information, call 828-454-6661.

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