Lake Junaluska Multicultural
December 2-4, 2010
Early registration deadline
- October 16!
Embracing Christ's Multi-Ethnic Body - Breaking Down Barriers and
Building Bridges: The 2010 Lake Junaluska Multicultural Conference.
The Multicultural Conference is designed to increase awareness and
appreciation in church and the world for the richness of diversity.
Leave with a new passion, commitment and power to create a church
and world where we will embrace all of God's children and create
the "Beloved Community." Leaders include: Rev. Eric Law, Bishop
Gregory Palmer, Bishop Will Willimon, Kristina Gonzalez, Dr. Anne
Marshall, Tim Tyson, Dr. Mary John Dye, and Bishop William Morris.
You will not want to miss this life transforming event and the
blessing it will be to our church.
Leader focus: Dr. Anne
Marshall is a United Methodist activist on indigenous and racism
issues. With a background in Psychology and Sociology, she began
her career in the tribal government in the field of Education. Anne
has been a volunteer for Domestic Violence Shelters, Sexual Assault
Units, and indigenous issues, nationally and locally.
You will not want to miss this life transforming event and the
blessing it will be to our church. Find out more today at www.lakejunaluska.com/multicultural
Our choices make a difference for Peace
art and music set the tone for the 2010 Lake Junaluska Peace
Conference as approximately 200 youth, children and adults came
together September 18-21 to explore "Peace for the World's
Saturday's session, almost 50 youth and children gathered to learn
from Dr. Jeni Stepanek that each one of them can contribute to
peace. Jeni Stepanek, who provided main leadership for youth and
children, is a noted advocate for children's and families' needs in
health and education, and a well-respected motivational speaker.
Jeni is the parent of four children who have died to a rare
neuromuscular disease. Her youngest child, Mattie, was a well-known
international peace activist and three-term National Goodwill
Ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
said that a heartsong is a person's unique gift - it is our unique
reason for being," said Stepanek. "Whatever it is that you need -
you want most in life, you understand why that matters -that's what
you're called to offer to other people and in giving, you shall
receive. He suggested we share our heartsongs- what we want and
need, through hobbies, talents, passions...Heartsongs are
realized as they are shared. Heartsongs are meant to be united -
not forced, not in competition, not in comparison, simply offered
to others and equally as important, accepted from others."
were encouraged to express their heartsongs through art and word,
designing signs for the first Lake Junaluska Peace Walk, creating
friendship bracelets to exchange with others, expressing their
feelings through pantoum poetry, and sharing pledges for peace.
Read the full story at www.lakejunaluska.com/children-peace-2010.
Directed by Dr. Melodie Galloway, the Lake Junaluska
Singers will perform their classical Christmas program. Each year
at Appalachian Christmas the Lake Junaluska
Singers deliver an outstanding performance in Stuart Auditorium. In
addition, we have a heartwarming musical celebration of the season
with Ricky Skaggs and his
talented family sharing songs from A Skaggs Family Christmas.
It's not too late - Go on a
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September - November, 2010
Lake Junaluska is here to provide a place for you to relax and
escape the everyday stresses of life. Don't miss out on spectacular
mountain fall colors. Take advantage of our Fall Foliage Getaway
packages starting at $99
for 2 nights up to four people. Take a solo retreat or bring the
family, either way it's $99.
Call 800-222-4930 to reserve your spot today!
Dr. Melodie G. Galloway, Director
MYP INFUSE Ski Speaker
is the founder and lead pastor of
Impact Church 1.0. He is married to Farrah Brown, and they are the
proud parents of Daya Brown. A native of Texas, Olu graduated from
The Interdemoninational Theological Center in Atlanta and was
Associate Pastor at Cascade United Methodist Church for six years
prior to starting Impact Church.
Check out Olu Brown's upcoming book, Zero to 80. In this book, you
will discover more about how Olu Brown and his Impact Lead Team are
building a church in the fast track. Zero to 80 is a quick, timely
read for church leaders seeking new strategies for innovative and
more effective ministry. Hailed by many as the new church start in
the U.S. to watch, Impact Church in Atlanta had over 1,000 people
participating in worship and more than 400 people in small groups a
year after it launched.
Olu Brown will once again inspire Christian youth with his powerful
message and presence at MYP at Lake Junaluska's INFUSE III 2011
winter youth program.
MYP INFUSE Ski Winter
Register by December 10
and receive a FREE
Meditate in the beauty of an inspiring mountain setting,
reflections in the Lake, and sunrises and sunsets. Grow as we
share in devotions, Bible study, mini-courses, worship and
entertainment. Plan excursions to places such as the Biltmore
Estate, Folk Art Center, Blue Ridge Parkway, Cradle of Forestry,
the Carl Sandburg Home, Thomas Wolfe Home, and the Cherokee
Museum. The Bible Study Leader is Dr. Evelyn Laycock. Find out more!
- Online Seminars:
Through our distance learning classes, the IGC offers "connected"
learning, coaching, and support for ministry. Find out more about
our online seminars, including "Telling the Story" (starting
- Confirmation - November
Our whole weekend will be focused on 5 key words: Prayer, Presence,
Gifts, Services and Witness. Our theme for 2010 is "I
- Experiencing the World of the
Bible I - November 8-10
Journey with Jesus and his disciples and learn the various ways
Jesus taught them.
- Experiencing the World of the Bible
II - November 10-12
Follow the Gospel records as we focus on the significant places,
events, and people that we find at crucial turning points in Jesus'
life. Become familiar with the places Jesus lived and visited, and
how these places shaped the stories he shared with his
- Christmas at Lambuth -
November 30 - December 3
A special seasonal program for adult groups or individuals who wish
to experience a meaningful preparation for celebrating the Christ
in Christmas. You will enjoy browsing through the beautifully
decorated Lambuth Inn, intriguing displays and delightful