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July 2019

Independence Day Celebrations at Lake Junaluska

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 to Sunday, July 7, 2019
Theme: When the Circus Came to Town. The celebrations include concerts by the award-winning bluegrass group Balsam Range and the Lake Junaluska Singers, as well as a show by the Imagine Circus. A parade, fireworks, community picnic and other family ...
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NCD Operational Team

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Fourth of July Parade at Lake Junaluska

Thursday, July 4, 2019 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Theme: When the Circus Came to Town. Individuals, families and businesses from all over Haywood County come to participate in Lake Junaluska's Fourth of July Parade.
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Fourth of July Barbecue Picnic at Lake Junaluska

Thursday, July 4, 2019 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Located at the Nanci Weldon Memorial Gym, the Lake Junaluska Fourth of July Barbecue Picnic takes place directly after the parade has finished. The picnic features a delicious barbecue lunch, music and family-friendly activities including ...
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The Lake Junaluska Singers in Concert

Thursday, July 4, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
The Lake Junaluska Singers perform in Stuart Auditorium.
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Fourth of July Fireworks Display at Lake Junaluska

Thursday, July 4, 2019 9:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Enjoy a free fireworks display over the lake. The community gathers to enjoy this fantastic display of more than 800 fireworks shot from the dam and reflected beautifully on the lake.
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The Imagine Circus

Friday, July 5, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
World-class acrobats, aerialists, jugglers and more will entertain in Stuart Auditorium.
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Balsam Range in Concert

Saturday, July 6, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
The award-winning bluegrass group Balsam Range takes the stage as part of the Lake Junaluska Independence Day Celebrations.
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Loucon's Discovery 3 Camp

Sunday, July 7, 2019 to Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
2nd-4th graders discover what it means to be a Christ-follower through fun and learning over this four day, three night camp. Campers experience God’s creation through a variety of activities including hiking, crafts, games, canoeing, and fishing. ...
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Loucon's Adventure Summit (3) Camp

Sunday, July 7, 2019 to Friday, July 12, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
5th-6th graders satisfy their adventurous side for a full 6-day, 5 night week of camp. Each day, campers are challenged to stretch outside their comfort zones in activities such as ziplining, climbing, and low elements. Loucon staples such as ...
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Loucon's Great Outdoors 3 Camp

Sunday, July 7, 2019 to Friday, July 12, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
9th-12th graders who are looking for a week packed with adventure should look no further. This 6-day, 5 night camp pushes campers outside of their comfort zones to grow both personally and spiritually. This camp has something for everyone with an ...
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Wesley Heritage

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 to Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Wesley Heritage with Rev. Gary Gibson 9 days in England STARTING FROM $3298*   Departing July 9, 2019  Journey through England and discover the roots of the early Church and the ministry of John Wesley. Visit London, Oxford, Epworth, the Old ...
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Summer Youth Event at Lake Junaluska

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 to Sunday, July 14, 2019
Each summer youth group event offers morning and evening sessions with high-energy worship, guest preachers and workshops. The program is geared toward sixth- through 12th-graders, with a focus on spiritual enrichment and learning in small groups. ...
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Loucon's Great Outdoors 4 Camp

Sunday, July 14, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
9th-12th graders who are looking for a week packed with adventure should look no further. This 6-day, 5 night camp pushes campers outside of their comfort zones to grow both personally and spiritually. This camp has something for everyone with an ...
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Loucon's Creative Ministries Camp

Sunday, July 14, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
There are so many ways to worship our amazing God, and Creative Ministries camp explores many of them while encouraging campers to find their own God-given creative talents. In preparation for leading a campuswide worship service Thursday night and ...
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Loucon's Discovery 4 Camp

Sunday, July 14, 2019 to Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
2nd-4th graders discover what it means to be a Christ-follower through fun and learning over this four day, three night camp. Campers experience God’s creation through a variety of activities including hiking, crafts, games, canoeing, and fishing. ...
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Loucon's Adventure 4 Camp

Sunday, July 14, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
5th-6th graders satisfy their adventurous side for a full 6-day, 5 night week of camp. Each day, campers are challenged to stretch outside their comfort zones in activities such as ziplining, climbing, and low elements. Loucon staples such as ...
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Loucon's Jr. High 4 Camp

Sunday, July 14, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
7th-8th graders seek to discover their identity in this 6 day, 5 night week of camp. Campers put their faith in action through adventure options like rappelling, climbing, zip lining, team building, and low elements. The aspects of Loucon that Jr. ...
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Allen-Monroe Covenant team meeting

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Scottsville First UMC
Covenant team meeting for United Methodist pastors who live/serve in Allen and Monroe counties.  

South Central Covenant Team Leaders meeting

Thursday, July 18, 2019 8:30 AM
Location: Glasgow First UMC

South Central District Operational Team meeting

Thursday, July 18, 2019 10:30 AM
Location: Glasgow First UMC

Serbia Mission Trip 2019

Friday, July 19, 2019 to Saturday, July 27, 2019
Location: The Kentucky Conference of The United Methodist Church
Can’t get enough of camp?  Want to see what God is doing in another country?  Come join us as we participate in Children’s Camp in Serbia!  Join the Kentucky Conference of the United Methodist Church on a United Methodist Volunteers in Mission Trip ...

Loucon's Grandparents Camp

Monday, July 22, 2019 to Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
Loucon is ending the 2019 summer with Grandparents Camp! Grandparents Camp is for grandparents and their grandchildren to spend some quality time together before school starts back and experience camp together. There will be time for both adventure ...
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Guided Personal Retreat at Lake Junaluska

Monday, July 22, 2019 to Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Experienced spiritual directors and clergy will guide you through a group centering session, evening prayer service and individual spiritual direction session, while leaving you ample time for personal reflection and renewal. The lodging package ...
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Barren/Metcalfe Covenant team meeting

Sunday, July 28, 2019 2:00 PM
Location: Glasgow First UMC

Barren-Metcalfe Covenant Team meeting

Sunday, July 28, 2019 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Glasgow First UMC
Covenant Team meeting for all pastors who serve in Barren and Metcalfe counties

Green-Hart Covenant team meeting

Sunday, July 28, 2019 2:00 PM
Location: Ladies Chapel United Methodist Church
Covenant team meeting for all United Methodist pastors who live/serve in Green or Hart counties.  Pastors from Green County should bring snacks.

Warren North Covenant team meeting

Sunday, July 28, 2019 2:30 PM
Location: St James UMC
This covenant team meeting is for all pastors who serve churches in the northern part of Warren County.  Chris Patterson is the covenant team leader.

Adair/Russell Covenant team meeting

Sunday, July 28, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: Trinity UMC

Clinton County Covenant team meeting

Sunday, July 28, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: Peolia UMC

Heartland District Operational Team meeting

Thursday, August 1, 2019 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Kentucky Annual Conference- Epworth Room

Lake Junaluska Associates Weekend

Friday, August 2, 2019 to Sunday, August 4, 2019
The Lake Junaluska Associates is an organization of individuals who love Lake Junaluska and want to serve in partnership. Join the Associates for a fun weekend of entertainment, food, fellowship and inspiration.
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The Lake Junaluska Singers in Concert

Friday, August 2, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
The Lake Junaluska Singers perform in Stuart Auditorium.
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Touched Twice Clinic, St. Matthews UMC

Saturday, August 3, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: St. Matthews UMC
We are looking forward to our 9th Touched Twice Clinic. Last year's event was the first in a change of focus for the Clinic, making it a back-to-school-themed event offering health screenings, sports physicals, hearing and vision checks, new shoes ...

Paul Saik in Concert

Saturday, August 3, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Join the Lake Junaluska Associates for a concert in Stuart Auditorium featuring former Lake Junaluska Singers accompanist Paul Saik. Saik is an accomplished singer, pianist and organist and is sure to give a rich and riveting performance during ...
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Festival of Wisdom & Grace

Monday, August 5, 2019 to Thursday, August 8, 2019
Theme: Growing Deeper Roots. Join others in the second half of life for worship, workshops, Bible study and fellowship. Dr. Richard H. Gentzler Jr., Rev. Dr. Fred Allen, Missy Buchanan, Dr. James Howell, Rev. Stephen Bryant, R. Jack Hansen, Dr. ...
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Retirement Readiness

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Christ Church
The Kentucky Conference Board of Pensions will be hosting a Retirement Readiness Seminar on Tuesday, August 6  from 9am - 4pm (check-in opens at 8:30am) at Christ Church United Methodist (Heartland). This seminar is open to all clergy and their ...

Lexington dCOM

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 1:00 PM

Boundaries Training - Elizabethtown, KY

Thursday, August 8, 2019 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: College Heights UMC

Candidacy Retreat - Summer 2019

Friday, August 9, 2019 6:30 PM to Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Location: Loucon Training & Retreat Center
All those who wish to pursue the status of certified candidate in order to be eligible for licensing and/or MEF funding for seminary or Course of Study, MUST attend one of the Candidacy Retreats provided by the Ministerial Services Office. One ...

South Central District Picnic

Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:00 PM
Location: Barren River State Park Pavilion
South Central District picnic for all pastors and their families plus any retired pastors and their families.  The district will provide the meat and each family should bring one side dish.  Picnic is at Barren River State Park in Lucas, Kentucky ...

Summit Youth Event Registration Open!

Monday, August 12, 2019
Location: Crowne Plaza Resort
Registration is NOW OPEN! Join us for a weekend full of worship, music, and laughter in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina at Summit this year! Summit is a spiritual retreat/conference for youth groups sponsored by the Western NC Conference of the ...
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Southeast KY District UMM Meeting

Monday, August 12, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Whitley City UMC
Folks from across the Southeast KY district are invited to join us at Whitley City UMC for an evening of food, fellowship, and worship. The event starts at 6:00 PM with a picnic-style cookout, with a worship service starting at approximately 7:00 PM....

Heartland DCOM Executive Team Meeting

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Kentucky Annual Conference Office
This meeting is for the Executive team and Sub-team chairs to attend. 

Heartland D.S. On-boarding Meeting

Friday, August 16, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Kentucky Conference office- Wesley Room
This meeting is for the Heartland District operational team members as well as each chairperson of each Heartland District committee. Contact Jill Starkey for more information. 

Marriage Enrichment Retreat at Lake Junaluska

Sunday, August 18, 2019 to Tuesday, August 20, 2019
These three-day retreats teach couples how to forge stronger relationships through meaningful conversation. Retreat leader Ned Martin (M.Div., M.A., LPC) will use emotionally focused therapy and a faith-based approach to explain the psychology of ...
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Middletown Masters Golf Scramble and Silent Auction

Monday, August 19, 2019 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Location: Oldham County Country Club
Golf Scramble and Silent Auction Fundraiser for The Lighthouse Academy at Newburg, Breakfast 7:45am followed by Shotgun Start 8:30am. Lunch provided ( City BBQ ) and prizes awarded. Entry Fee $ 75 per player if paid by August 4, $ 80 each after ...
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Welcoming New Clergy to the Lexington District

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: First UMC
This event is for any clergy new to the Lexington District.

South Central District Operational Team meeting

Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Glasgow First UMC
Operational team meeting at Glasgow First UMC.

Heartland District NCD team meeting

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: River City Campus (Formerly St. Mark UMC)

NCD Operational Team

Thursday, August 29, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center

Smoky Mountain Folk Festival at Lake Junaluska

Friday, August 30, 2019 to Saturday, August 31, 2019
The 49th annual Smoky Mountain Folk Festival offers two nights of the finest traditional music and dance of the Southern Appalachian region.
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Conference Office Closed - Labor Day

Monday, September 2, 2019

Heartland District Trustees meeting

Thursday, September 5, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: 7400 Floydsburg Road

Heartland District Trustees Meeting

Thursday, September 5, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Kentucky Annual Conference- Episcopal Conference room

Discipleshift Retreat - September 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019 8:30 AM to Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 5:00 PM
The mission of the United Methodist Church is to fulfill the Great Commission of “Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”  There are many avenues in which a disciple is made but intentionality is key for this ...
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Allen/Monroe Covenant team meeting

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 7:00 PM
Location: Scottsville First UMC

Portland Promise Breakfast Fundraiser

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM
Location: Christ Church United Methodist Church
Please join us for a Breakfast Fundraiser in support of Portland Promise Center. This will be an opportunity for individuals to learn more about the Portland Promise Center, hear ways they can support the efforts of the Center, network with other ...

South Central District Covenant Team Leaders meeting

Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Location: Glasgow First UMC

South Central District Operational Team Meeting

Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:30 AM
Location: Glasgow First UMC

Trustee Meeting

Friday, September 13, 2019 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

LACE 101 Basic Course for Lay Servant Ministry

Friday, September 13, 2019 6:00 PM to Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Location: Glasgow First UMC
LACE 101--A Basic Course for Lay Servant Ministry.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about The United Methodist Church.  This class can help a person discover his/her leadership skills in the church.  Some people who take this class find ...

Board of Pensions & Health Benefits

Saturday, September 14, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

South Central District Worship Service

Sunday, September 15, 2019
There will be two district worship services, one at each end of the district.  The locations and times are:  Columbia UMC at 4:00 p.m. and St. James at 6:30 p.m.  Our district superintendent, Mark Dickinson, is preaching at both services.  Ben Martin...

Guided Personal Retreat at Lake Junaluska

Monday, September 16, 2019 to Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Experienced spiritual directors and clergy will guide you through a group centering session, evening prayer service and individual spiritual direction session, while leaving you ample time for personal reflection and renewal. The lodging package ...
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2019 Clergy School

Monday, September 16, 2019 to Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Location: Andover Campus of Lexington First UMC
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Wesley House 2019 Fashion Show

Saturday, September 21, 2019 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Kosair Charities
Celebrating 100 Years of Women's Right to Vote! And United Methodist Women's 150 years of service! The Wesley House Annual Fashion Show is one of our largest fundraisers that helps support our mission to "help people help themselves" with our ...

Barren/Metcalfe Covenant team meeting

Sunday, September 22, 2019 2:00 PM
Location: Glasgow First UMC

Warren North Covenant team meeting

Sunday, September 22, 2019 2:30 PM
Location: St. James UMC
All UMC pastors who serve churches in the northern part of Warren County are invited to this meeting.

Clinton County Covenant team meeting

Sunday, September 22, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: Peolia UMC

Adair/Russell Covenant team meeting

Sunday, September 22, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: Trinity UMC

Lexington District Youth Worship

Sunday, September 22, 2019 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Location: St. Luke UMC

Heartland District NCD team meeting

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Fern Creek

Leadership Institute 2019

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 to Friday, September 27, 2019
Location: The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection
The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection announced today that registration is now open for Leadership Institute 2019, held September 25-27 at the Leawood, Kansas campus. The Church of the Resurrection, along with leading bishops, pastors and ...
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Outreach & Hospitality in the 21st Century - Hosted by Heartland District

Saturday, September 28, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Middletown UMC
Times have certainly changed since I was bought up in the church as a young girl.  The arrival of Sunday sports, social media and new cultural views have changed how Americans understand religion and church.  The things that used to work are no ...
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Marriage Enrichment Retreat at Lake Junaluska

Sunday, September 29, 2019 to Tuesday, October 1, 2019
These three-day retreats teach couples how to forge stronger relationships through meaningful conversation. Retreat leader Ned Martin (M.Div., M.A., LPC) will use emotionally focused therapy and a faith-based approach to explain the psychology of ...
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Annual Election Workshop

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Settle Memorial UMC
Annual Election (Open Enrollment) will be October 30 - November 14. It is during this time when participants will select the plans in which they will be enrolled for 2020. We hope you will join Wespath Representatives, Board of Pensions ...

Annual Election Workshop

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Broadway UMC (Bowling Green)
Annual Election (Open Enrollment) will be October 30 - November 14. It is during this time when participants will select the plans in which they will be enrolled for 2020. We hope you will join Wespath Representatives, Board of Pensions ...

Annual Election Workshop

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Conference Office
Annual Election (Open Enrollment) will be October 30 - November 14. It is during this time when participants will select the plans in which they will be enrolled for 2020. We hope you will join Wespath Representatives, Board of Pensions ...

Heartland District NCD team meeting

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Fern Creek

Annual Election Workshop

Thursday, October 3, 2019 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Georgetown First UMC
Annual Election (Open Enrollment) will be October 30 - November 14. It is during this time when participants will select the plans in which they will be enrolled for 2020. We hope you will join Wespath Representatives, Board of Pensions ...

Annual Election Workshop

Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Richmond First UMC
Annual Election (Open Enrollment) will be October 30 - November 14. It is during this time when participants will select the plans in which they will be enrolled for 2020. We hope you will join Wespath Representatives, Board of Pensions ...

Allen/Monroe Covenant team meeting

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:00 PM
Location: Scottsville First UMC

2019 Thailand Mission Trip

Thursday, October 10, 2019 to Monday, October 21, 2019
Travel with the Kentucky United Methodist Volunteers in Mission. October 10-21, 2019 Serving with Thailand Methodist Mission, and their Pioneer Pastors and Blessing Home programs. Open to members & friends of our Kentucky United Methodist ...

Wisdom of the Elders: Healing the Earth Time

Friday, October 11, 2019 to Sunday, October 13, 2019
 Many tribes and cultures talk of learning from the 7 Generations before us in order to carry the wisdom to the 7 Generations ahead of us.  The previous 7 Generations impact who we are and how we live today.  What we learn, how we live, and what we ...

South Central District Operational Team Meeting

Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Glasgow First UMC

Choir Music Weekend at Lake Junaluska

Friday, October 18, 2019 to Sunday, October 20, 2019
Designed for small and medium-sized adult choirs, the weekend includes worship and specialized workshops. Groups will revel in the beauty of fall at Lake Junaluska and learn eight new anthems to take back to their home churches.
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Dinner Church Institute Session 1

Friday, October 18, 2019 to Saturday, October 19, 2019

Journeys of Paul Cruise

Sunday, October 20, 2019 to Thursday, October 31, 2019
Journeys of Paul Cruise 2019 with Bishop Leonard Fairley and the Kentucky Annual Conference 12 days Greece, Italy & Malta STARTING FROM $4098*   Departing October 20, 2019  Join Bishop Leonard Fairley and the Kentucky Annual Conference on the ...
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Guided Personal Retreat at Lake Junaluska

Monday, October 21, 2019 to Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Experienced spiritual directors and clergy will guide you through a group centering session, evening prayer service and individual spiritual direction session, while leaving you ample time for personal reflection and renewal. The lodging package ...
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In Mission Together

Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:00 PM to Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 12:15 PM
Location: The Kentucky Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church
The 2019 Eastern Europe and the Balkans In Mission Together Summit will be held here at The Kentucky Annual Conference of The United Church offices in Crestwood, KY (just outside of Louisville, KY) Join mission representatives from Eastern Europe & ...
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Adair/Russell Covenant team meeting

Sunday, October 27, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: Trinity UMC

Clinton County Covenant team meeting

Sunday, October 27, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: Peolia UMC

Rev it up!

Monday, October 28, 2019 1:00 PM to Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 2:30 PM
Location: Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel
Rev it up! for a lifetime of ministry! - Strengthen personal, financial and leadership skills that can improve your life and sustain your ministry - Network with other young clergy from across the denomination - Participate in one-on-one ...
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South Central Charge Conference # 1

Sunday, November 3, 2019 6:00 PM
Location: Trinity UMC
Charge conference for churches in Adair, Clinton, Cumberland, Green and Russell counties.  Paperwork is due no later than October 20.

BOM Meeting

Thursday, November 7, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: TBD

Dinner Church Institute Session 2

Friday, November 8, 2019 to Saturday, November 9, 2019

South Central District Charge Conference # 2

Sunday, November 10, 2019 6:00 PM
Location: Christ Church (BG)
Charge conference for churches in Allen, Simpon and Warren counties.

Clergy Benefits Academy

Monday, November 11, 2019 1:00 PM to Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 2:30 PM
Location: Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort
All active clergy members of The United Methodist Church: Wespath Benefits and Investments (Wespath) invites you to attend the Clergy Benefits Academy! The Clergy Benefits Academy is for all ages and stages of ministry—new ordinands, early-career ...
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South Central District Covenant Team Leaders meeting

Thursday, November 14, 2019 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Location: Glasgow First UMC

South Central District Operational Team meeting

Thursday, November 14, 2019 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Glasgow First UMC

FINAL Boundaries Training for 2016-2019 Quadrennium – Crestwood, KY

Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center

South Central District Charge Conference # 3

Sunday, November 17, 2019 6:00 PM
Location: Glasgow First UMC
Charge Conference for churches in Barren, Hart, Metcalfe and Monroe counties.  Reports are due by Sunday, November 3, 2019.

SEJ Clergywomen

Monday, November 18, 2019 to Thursday, November 21, 2019
Uncharted:  Adventuring the Wilderness with God SAVE THE DATE!!! Calling all SEJ Clergywomen! November 18-21, 2019 in Jacksonville, FL Registration opens May 1, 2019! Early Bird:  $199 (May 1 - Aug. 31) Regular:  $225 At-The-Door:  $250 ...

Interfaith Peace Conference at Lake Junaluska

Thursday, November 21, 2019 to Sunday, November 24, 2019
Theme: The Arts of Peace: Imagining the Way. In this capstone Interfaith Peace Conference, explore the arts of the Abrahamic faiths that shape our understanding of peacemaking and inspire us to create peace in our lives and in the world. Syrian ...
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Barren/Metcalfe Covenant team meeting

Sunday, November 24, 2019 2:00 PM
Location: Glasgow First UMC

Thanksgiving at Lake Junaluska

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 to Friday, November 29, 2019
Start a new tradition and savor an exquisite Thanksgiving meal with family and friends. Add a Biltmore Estate ticket or visit other local area attractions.
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Conference Office Closes at 12:30

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Conference Office Closed - Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 28, 2019 to Friday, November 29, 2019

South Central District Christmas Dinner

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:30 PM
Location: Glasgow First UMC
District Christmas Dinner for all pastors and their families as well as retired pastors and their families.  Gathering starts at 5:30 and we will eat at 6:00 p.m.  Poston Catering will be providing the food again this year.  

Appalachian Christmas at Lake Junaluska

Thursday, December 12, 2019 to Sunday, December 15, 2019
Awaken the spirit of Christmas through festive live music, hearty meals and local artistry. Festivities include Handel’s Messiah, featuring the Lake Junaluska Singers, additional musical entertainment, and the Appalachian Christmas Craft Show, which ...
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Handel's Messiah

Friday, December 13, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
A group of regional choristers, orchestra and the Lake Junaluska Singers will sing selections from Handel's Messiah, which tells of Christ's birth. Messiah is a baroque-era music composition for orchestra, choir and soloists composed by George ...
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Appalachian Christmas Craft Show

Saturday, December 14, 2019 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
The Appalachian Christmas Craft Show brings together vendors from across the Appalachian region to sell their unique and beautiful crafts. The show is hosted by the Junaluska Woman's Club, and all profits go toward charitable organizations. The show ...
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Summer Brooke & Mountain Faith Band

Saturday, December 14, 2019 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Since the year 2000, the Mountain Faith Band has performed their unique brand of Americana/Roots music to audiences from coast to coast. During Appalachian Christmas at Lake Junaluska, Summer Brooke Mountain Faith Band will perform songs from their ...
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Lake Junaluska Singers Christmas Concert

Saturday, December 14, 2019 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
This 16-voice, award-winning ensemble was formed in 1954, and their legacy includes national and international performances for conferences, dignitaries and major events. During Appalachian Christmas, the Lake Junaluska Singers will focus on festive ...
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Conference Office Closed - Christmas

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 to Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Conference Office Closed - News Year Eve

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Dinner Church Institute Session 3

Friday, January 10, 2020 to Saturday, January 11, 2020

Summit Youth Event

Friday, January 31, 2020 to Sunday, February 2, 2020
Location: Crowne Plaza Resort
Join us for a weekend full of worship, music, and laughter in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina at Summit this year! Summit is a spiritual retreat/conference for youth groups sponsored by the Western NC Conference of the United Methodist Church. ...
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2020 Holy Land Journey

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 to Friday, February 21, 2020
Join Bishop Leonard Fairley and the Kentucky Annual Conference in a Holy Land Journey! Pricing starts at $3296* (all inclusive), with travel from Louisville, Lexington. Cincinnati or Nashville Register early and save: Save $150 if you ...

Oberammergau Passion Play

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 to Friday, June 12, 2020
2020 Oberammergau Passion Play & European Capitals Tour with Bishop Lindsey Davis 10 days  Austria, Germany & Prague STARTING FROM $4398* Enjoy 10 days in Germany, Austria, and Prague with Bishop Lindsey Davis. You'll explore Innsbruck, Prague, ...
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Annual Conference 2020

Monday, June 8, 2020 to Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Annual Conference 2020 will be held on June 8-10. More information to come...

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