McDowell New Executive Assistant
to Lake Junaluska Executive Director
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
"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 www.lakejunaluska.com/executive-assistant-2010
Lake Junaluska Multicultural
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
"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 superintendent 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 www.lakejunaluska.com/multicultural
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.
Dr. Melodie G. Galloway, Director
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|Intentional Growth Center
- 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
- Confirmation -
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
Rev. Dr. 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.
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$99 Fall Foliage Getaway
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!
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 www.lakejunaluska.com/deacons or call
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!