AdultS & Family

Adventures and growth in faith is not just for kids anymore; adults and families need Christian community too. Adults are given time to not only unwind, but also time to deepen friendships and focus on the things that are most important in their lives. Families grow in faith together and make memories that they will carry with them forever.

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GOD'S WORK OUR HANDS DAY - Volunteer Event

September 14, 2019  *FREE*

Youth groups, men's groups, women's groups, congregations, families, individuals! Projects may include clearing trails, chopping wood, painting, cleaning, sorting and organizing or a special building project. Our main day of service will be Saturday with lunch provided. Overnight accommodations are based on availability. Space is limited!

Contact Sue Mendenhall (727) 415-9887 to register. There is a small fee for overnight accommodations.



Like working with your hands? Join us while we do big and small projects to improve Luther Springs, enjoy the lake, tell stories around the campfire, enjoy healthy competition through camp games and sit on the back porch talking about our faith. 

Leaders: Steven Helm and Rev. Jack Diehl


March 4-8, 2019 (Monday-Friday)

Spend a week with other quilters in a relaxed atmosphere. Teachers will assist with projects, as well as answer questions regarding different techniques. Quilters may work on provided projects for gift ideas to benefit non-profits, as well as their own projects. There will be a day trip to a local quilt shop and the opportunity to share some of your own creations!

$370 *Call registration (828) 209-6302 for discounted rates on cabin and campsite lodging!*


April 5-7, 2019 (Friday-Sunday)

Soak in the beautiful scenery and solitude of Luther Springs, relaxing your mind, body, and spirit. Activities may include: faith filled conversation, devotions, music, journaling, guided meditation, relaxing, and spa-type activities such as facials, manicures, pedicures and massages.

Single Occupancy: $230 Double Occupancy: $180 Cabin: $155 *Call registration (828) 209-6302 for discounted rates on campsite lodging!*


Check back soon for Spring 2020 dates!

GRANDPARENTS & GRANDKIDS, join us for a GRAND WEEKEND enjoying spiritual growth and fun. Each day includes regular camp activities, cookie baking, worship, Bible study, exploring creativity, sharing stories, growing together in Christ and family free time. Children may stay with grandparent(s) in motel-style rooms or in a cabin with a Luther Springs counselor.


Sept 26-29, 2019
Motel: $80 + $25 each additional night; Cabin $65 + $25 each additional night; Prices increase $25 one month prior

Come to rest, re-energize, and reconnect with God and His action in our lives! Thursday evening we will gather for a time of networking and hospitality. Friday two all day intensive care courses. (Church Safety & Home Grown Faith). Saturday and Sunday we will offer workshops geared to equip you in your ministry to children and youth. Register for just one day or for all four! To register, visit For questions please contact Sue Mendenall at (727) 415-9887.



Living into the second half of life brings about a desire for self-renewal. We want to ensure our life is moving forward. Every age and life stage brings us closer in relationship to God and community. Come for an enriching and inspiring weekend while enjoying the beauty and peace of Luther Springs. Canoe Vause Lake, walk the trails, relax in a rocker with a book, and explore how God is calling you to serve Him in the second half of life. We'll explore biblical foundations abou this life stage, enjoy meaningful discussions, sing hymns, exercise our creativity, make new friends, eat wonderful meals, and enjoy nature! 

Leaders: Margo Walbot, ALOA FL; Pr. Stephen Kauffman and George Algozzina, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Tampa; and Pr. Richard Hafer, ALOA Executive Director


April 30 - May 2, 2019

Let Luther Springs and NovusWay say thank you! Join us for a deliberate time away for rest, relaxation and renewal as we close out the busy season of Lent and celebrate the beginning of Easter. Jim LaDoux from Vibrant Faith Ministries will be with us to discuss Leading Well. Participants will also enjoy camp life: rock on the back porch, sit on the dock, canoe on the lake, walk the trails, enjoy s’mores around the campfire and explore beautiful Luther Springs.

Our time together will begin Tuesday afternoon. Our event will begin with dinner at 6:00 PM, but you can arrive any time after lunch to rest and relax and enjoy the property. We will close our time on Thursday at 11:30 following worship and brunch.

Spouses are welcome!

Fee for the event is $100, which covers the cost of food. Scholarships are available. To register, click here:

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Please contact Registration at 828-209-6329 for registration questions or Sue Mendenhall, ELCA Deacon at 727-415-9887 for program questions. 


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Luther Springs is part of a family of locations for Camps, Conferences and Retreat Rentals managed by NovusWay Ministries and supported by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
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