Join us at the 2014 "Gathering of the Laity"

"Extravagant Generosity"

Transforming our communities, our churches, our lives!


Friday, August 8, 2014 - Sunday, August 10, 2014

Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center

Lake Junaluska, North Carolina



A Gathering of the Laity is a spiritual retreat weekend that brings together outstanding speakers, Spirit-filled music, and the beauty of the North Carolina mountains to create an experience that will renew your spirit and revitalize your faith!

Held at the beautiful Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, this annual event attracts attendees from throughout the southeast United States and beyond.

"The Gathering" has become a summer tradition for many, with many frequently returning year after year to be challenged by powerful speakers, to engage with others in worship and prayer, and to grow spiritually through times of personal study and reflection.

Take a few minutes to learn about this year's outstanding speakers and musical guests, then click here to learn how you can register for this outstanding event!  Early-bird pricing ends July 31, 2014!

The Gathering of the Laity is sponsored by the Board of Laity of the Western North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church,



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