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Rev. Dr. Sheron Patterson

Rev. Dr. Sheron Patterson at the African-American Women's Gathering

 Rev. Dr. Sheron Patterson spoke at the 2011 African-American Women's Conference about health and relationships.


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INFUSE Ski Junaluska 2012 


 Join us at Lake Junaluska for Ministries with Young People's INFUSE Ski Retreat. Come prepared to experience dynamic speakers and amazing bands from all over the United States. Together we will seek to be transformed by God through vibrant praise and worship, unifying fellowship and crazy fun!  Click on a weekend below to register.

INFUSE I: December 29 - January 1   

INFUSE Rockin' New Year's Weekend

  • Speaker Rev. Jasmine Smothers will INFUSE youth all weekend with the word. 
  • Bands include:
    Unspoken, with its soulful pop rock, will open INFUSE on December 29
    Elishah will rock the house December 30
    Echoing Angels will ring in the New Year December 31

INFUSE II: January 6 - 8 

 INFUSE III: January 13 - 16  

INFUSE IV: January 27 - 29

 INFUSE V: February 3 - 5

INFUSE VI: February 10 - 12   

 INFUSE VII: February 17 - 20


Trail of Hope: The Power of Native American Women
October 7-9, 2011 

SEJANAM logoSEJANAM, the Southeastern Jurisdictional Association for Native American Ministries, and Lake Junaluska will be hosting the second Native American Women's Gathering and Conference. "The Trail of Hope: The Power of Native American Women" will focus on capacity building, sharing strategies, and tapping into the leadership capabilities of Native American Women to strengthen their communities and churches. Leadership includes Cynthia Kent, the past Executive Secretary for Indigenous and Native American Ministries for the General Board of Global Ministries; Ragghi Rain Calentine, a nationally known storyteller and writer; Rev. Cheryl Toothe, an ordained elder in the SC Conference, and many more. READ MORE 


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Book $99 2-night fall foliage getaway at Lake Junaluska

Fall at Lake JunaluskaTake advantage of Lake Junaluska's fall foliage getaway! For only $99, enjoy 2 night's lodging (available Monday thru Thursday). Enjoy the vibrant fall colors and the variety of attractions, such as the Biltmore Estate, that surround Lake Junaluska. Book today - this special ends November 30, 2011. READ MORE 

Living Traditionally in a New Age - Alban at Lake Junaluska

October 11-13   

Landon Whitsitt, author of "Open Source Church: Making Room for the Wisdom of All" and pastor at First Presbyterian in Liberty MO, will help participants explore the values of openness and inclusion in the church during "Living Traditionally in a New Age." During this Alban at Lake Junaluska event, participants will learn to see the ancient values and traditions of the church through the lens of "open source" commitment to inclusion and diversity, as well as learn the new processes, practices and postures that will allow persons to honor and vitalize traditions in the 21st century. READ MORE

Interfaith Panel at Peace Conference to feature sacred texts

November 13 - 15, 2011

Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, Director of the Social Justice Organizing Program at Reconstructionist Rabbinical College; Dr. Ellen Marshall -Professor of Ethics, Candler School of Theology; and Dr. Ebrahim Moosa - Professor of Religion and Islamic Studies, Duke University will present an Interfaith Panel entitled:"Our Sacred Texts and Traditions Speak to Us in Regard to Peace Justice and Economics." The 2011 Lake Junaluska Peace Conference, "Poverty Abundance, and Peace: Seeking Economic Justice for All God's Children," features Senator George McGovern, Rev. David Beckmann of Bread for the World, and Methodist Bishop Nkulu Ntanda Ntabmo. READ MORE or REGISTER NOW.

Zehr to lecture on Restorative Justice

Howard ZehrSeptember 30 - October 1  

Professor Howard Zehr, a founder of the Restorative Justice Movement, will explore the concept of restorative justice during the Chautauqua Lecture Series at Lake Junaluska.  Zehr will give a free public lecture on "The Promise and Challenge of Restorative Justice" at 7:00 pm on Friday, September 30 at Shackford Hall, Lake Junaluska. On Saturday, October 1, Professor Zehr will lead in-depth lectures and workshops. READ MORE 

Celebrate 25th anniversary at 2011 Choir Music Weekend

Fall at Lake Junaluska

October 21-23

Walking the Faith: Singing Songs of Faith, Hope and Love  

Celebrate the 25th Silver Anniversary of Choir Music Weekend with local choir singers, directors, and accompanists in 2011! From the time of its inception  in 1986 through the present, the focus of Choir Music Weekend (CMW) at Lake Junaluska has been on encouraging the small to medium sized choir.  At the final worship service on Sunday morning, the eight anthems learned during the mass rehearsals will be sung together, illustrating the them of the 2011 weekend: Caring for Creation.  READ MORE   

African-American Music and Worship Explo

November 10-12  

exploLake Junaluska will host the "Til the Power of the Lord Comes Down!" Music and Worship in the African-American Church Explo. Pastors, music directors, musicians, and choirs should all come to see what happens when you join together to learn new and exciting ways to help "Sing til the Power of the Lord Comes Down!"  READ MORE


Lake Junaluska Upcoming Events
Full calendar of events can be found at 
September - December

Sept. 29 - Oct. 1 Stewardship in the African-American Church
Sept. 9 - 11        Road Scholar: Inside the Great Smoky Mtns. National Park
Sept. 15 - 17      African-American Women's Leadership Conference
Sept. 25 - 30      Road Scholar: The Civil War - The Common Soldier
Sept. 29 - Oct. 1 Stewardship in the African-American Church
Sept. 30 - Oct. 1 Chautauqua Weekend - Evans Lecture Series
Oct. 2 - 7            Road Scholar: Life in the Great Smoky Mountains
Oct. 7 - 9            Native American Women's Conference
Oct. 11 - 13        Alban at Lake Junaluska: Living Traditionally in a New Age
Oct. 14 - 15        Lake Junaluska Singers Concerts
Oct. 18 - 21        Fall Fling 2011
Oct. 21 - 23       Choir Music Weekend
Oct. 30 - Nov. 4 Road Scholar: Mountain Stories and Ballads
Nov. 4 - 6          Confirmation Retreat 5
Nov. 7 - 9          Experiencing the World of the Bible I
Nov. 9 - 11        Experiencing the World of the Bible II
Nov. 10 - 12      African-American Music and Worship Explo
Nov. 13 - 15      Lake Junaluska Peace Conference
Nov. 29 - Dec. 2  Christmas at Lambuth
Dec. 2 - 4          Native American Social Justice
December 9 -10 Appalachian Christmas
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