Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center
Lake Junaluska E-news September 14, 2010
McDowell New Executive Assistant
to Lake Junaluska Executive Director

Tammy McDowell

Lake Junaluska, N.C. - Starting September 15, Mrs. Tammy McDowell will take on her new role as the Executive Assistant to the Executive Director at Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center. McDowell has worked for Lake Junaluska since 2002, serving most recently as the Administrative Assistant to the Ministry with Young People's office.

"Tammy has been an excellent employee for Lake Junaluska," said Jimmy L. Carr, Executive Director of Lake Junaluska. "She has wonderful skills and is a great provider of Christian hospitality with everyone in which she comes into contact."

Mrs. McDowell is currently pursuing a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Montreat College. She is a member of Harris Chapel AME Zion Church in Canton where she has served as Church Secretary for 10 years and is involved in the local community as the Chair of the Haywood County Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee that holds an annual prayer breakfast at Lake Junaluska.

McDowell will fill the position formerly held by Mrs. Susan Dolata, who will celebrate her retirement September 14. Mrs. Dolata has served as Executive Assistant to Lake Junaluska for the past eight years. Full story available at
Lake Junaluska Multicultural Conference

December 2-4, 2010

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. Mary John Dye
Dr. Mary John Dye is presently serving the WNC Annual Conference as Superintendent of the Statesville District. Her term as Dr. Mary John Dyesuperintendent follows 26 years as a pastor in churches of all sizes and settings. Dr. Dye began her ministry as the first cross-racial appointment in the Mississippi Conference. She is active in community work, including Habitat for Humanity, starting a women's shelter, and promoting education. Find out more about Dr. Mary John Dye.

You will not want to miss this life transforming event and the blessing it will be to our church. Find out more today at
App Christmas 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.

The Lake Junaluska Singers
Dr. Melodie G. Galloway, Director
Lake Junaluska Singers July 4 2010

2010 Performances

It's not too late - Go on a
Rafting Adventure!

Rafting Adventures


Planning your youth group whitewater rafting retreat has never been easier with Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGES.Find out more or book now by calling 1-800-222-4930.
Intentional Growth Center Presents:
  • 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 November 9th) and "Introduction to Leading the Middle Size Church" (starting September 21).
  • Confirmation - November 5-7
    Our whole weekend will be focused on 5 key words: Prayer, Presence, Gifts, Services and Witness. Our theme for 2010 is "I Promise."
  • 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 disciples.
  • 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 entertainment.
Rev. Dr. Reginald Mallett Passes

Reginald Mallett

Rev. Dr. Reginald Mallett of England, whose passion for ministry to both the body and soul touched many lives at Lake Junaluska and around the world, passed away September 8, 2010. For over 44 years, Mallett traveled around the globe spreading the Gospel, frequently visiting Lake Junaluska to preach.

In 2009, Mallet celebrated 44 years of preaching and ministry at Lake Junaluska with a special worship service, "Offer Them Christ." Dr. Mallett had been compared to preaching great Billy Graham, as he had conducted preaching missions in many United Methodist Churches throughout the Southeastern Jurisdiction over the years. Read more

MYP INFUSE Ski Winter Events

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Register by December 10
and receive a FREE
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INFUSE 2010-2011 Ski Schedule

December 31 - January 2: INFUSE I
Speaker: Rev. Jasmine Smothers
Band: This is Luke

January 7-9: INFUSE II
Speaker: Rev. Tim Reaves
Band: The Justin Graves Band

January 14-17: INFUSE III (MLK Weekend)
Speaker: Rev. Olu Brown
Band: Unspoken

January 28-30: INFUSE IV
Speaker: Rev. Troy Benton
Band: Among the Thirsty

February 4-6: INFUSE V
Speaker: Rev. Tiffany Knowlin
Band: Eddie Willis & The Narrow Path

February 11-13: INFUSE VI
Speaker: Rev. David Walters
Band: TIED

February 18-21: INFUSE VII (President's Weekend)
Speaker: Rev. Andy Lambert
Band: The Wayne Kerr Band

$99 Fall Foliage Getaway
Fall at Lake Junaluska
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!
Deacon/Diakonate Gathering
Gary Gunderson
October 24-26, 2010

Join together with colleagues in the Diakonate and find community and rest at Lake Junaluska's 2010 Deacon/Diakonate Gathering, October 24-26, 2010. Rev. Gary Gunderson, Deacon in Full Connection in the Memphis Conference and the Director of Methodist Healthcare in Memphis, will be the Gathering speaker.

The focus of the gathering, "The Diakonate - Bridging Brokenness, Toward Healing and Wholeness," will center on health, spirituality, and wholeness for those in full-time Ministry and for those they serve in ministry.

There will be time for fellowship with ministry colleagues from the diaconate, as well as Sabbath rest surrounded by the fall beauty of the Smoky Mountains and Lake Junaluska during one of the most beautiful times of year.

Visit or call 828-454-6656.

IGC presents:
Fall Fling
Fall at Lake Junaluska
October 19-22

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!

August- December

9/18 - 21 Lake Junaluska Peace Conference
9/26 - 10/01 Road Scholar: Eleanor of Aquitaine
10/01 - 10/03 Gathering of Native American Men
10/05 - 10/07 Alban @ Lake Junaluska: Finishing Strong, Ending Well
10/08 - 10/09 Junaluska Singers Concerts
10/10 - 10/15 Road Scholar: Mountain Stories and Ballads
10/12 - 10/14 National MYP Leaders Gathering
10/19 - 10/22 Fall Fling
10/22 - 10/24 Choir Music Weekend
10/22 - 10/24 Waking Up and Coming Alive
10/24 - 10/26 Deacons Gathering
10/31 - 11/05 Road Scholar: Civil War- The Common Soldier
11/02 - 11/04 Alban @ Lake Junaluska: Holy Conversations
11/05 - 11/07 Confirmation Retreat Weekend 6
11/08 - 11/10 Experiencing the World of the Bible I
11/10 - 11/12 Experiencing the World of the Bible II
11/30 - 12/03 Christmas at Lambuth 2010
12/02 - 12/04 Multicultural Conference
12/05 - 12/10 Road Scholar: Christmas, Past and Present
12/10 - 12/11 10th Annual Appalachian Christmas
12/17 - 12/19 SEJ Student Movement Retreat
12/31 - 01/02 MYP INFUSE I

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