Southeastern Jurisdiction
Saturday, March 23, 2019
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Intentional Growth Center

Now in its 35th year, the Intentional Growth Center (IGC) serves as a continuing education and renewal center for both clergy and laity. IGC designs and offers courses and growth experiences at picturesque Lake Junaluska in the mountains of Western North Carolina and in other locations throughout the country. Approximately 50 seminars and workshops are offered each year, and more than 2500 participants profit from sessions dealing with Bible studies, ministry skills, spiritual retreats, personal growth, and spiritual/ life coaching. 

The Atkins House is the historic second home of Bishop James Atkins, the first Superintendent of Lake Junaluska Assembly.  Located at 959 North Lakeshore Drive, this three-story house retains the charm of the early 1900s while being in the heart of the  Assembly’s missional activity. Along with housing the offices of IGC, the Atkins House also provides bed and breakfast facilities and a meeting room for individuals, families, or small groups.


While at Lake Junaluska, consider a visit to the Intentional Growth Center in the historic Atkins House.

959 North Lakeshore Drive, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745

Mail to: PO Box 546, Lake Junaluska, NC 28745
Phone Toll Free: 1-800-482-1442
Local: 828-454-6720
Fax: 828-452-4225

If you would like to subscribe to our Ezine and be one of the first to hear about our offerings for continuing education, renewal, and spiritual growth, please sign up for our Email Newsletter below. The Intentional Growth Center values your privacy and will not share your information, and you can opt out at any time.    

Also, we are partnering with a powerful new platform for conducting dynamic telephone conferencing for meetings and learning events called Maestro Conference. To learn more about this easy to use and inexpensive technology, click here.  

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The Intentional Growth Center Staff: 

Larry Ousley, Executive Director, extension 721

Leslie Butters, Office Administrator, extension 720

Karen Wilson, Older Adult Coordinator, extension 384

Jerry Cornwell, Older Adult Administrator, extension 385

Atkins House Hostess, extension 720

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