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Lenten Retreat

  • Lake Logan Conference Center 25 Wormy Chesnut Lane Canton, NC 28716 (map)

Lent is a time of reflection as we prepare for Easter, and we invite you to start the Lenten season in reflection at Lake Logan. Porter Taylor, former Bishop of the Diocese of Western North Carolina, will lead us.


8 AM Breakfast

9 AM Morning Session

Noon Lunch, then depart

Tentative Schedule


9 AM Check in

10 AM Morning Session

Noon Lunch and free time

2 PM Afternoon Session

6:30 PM Dinner

7:30 PM Evening Session

Porter Taylor

About the facilitator…

Porter Taylor is the sixth Episcopal Bishop of Western North Carolina and retired from that position in 2016.  He is trained as a Spiritual Director by the Shalem Institute. He is regarded as a gifted teacher. Porter joined the School of Divinity at Wake Forest University in 2017 to initiate an Episcopal Studies Program. His interests in this area include The Book of Common Prayer, Episcopal history and liturgy and Anglican theology. Porter is working on a project to use personal storytelling of one’s faith journey as a tool for evangelism and conducts workshops in this area. He has taught homiletics classes at Virginia Theological Seminary and The Theology School of the University of the South. Before being ordained, Porter taught American Literature at Belmont University. As a consequence, he has a passion for using stories, novels, and poems as a theological lens.


Overnight registration includes one night’s lakeside lodging with private bath and linens included, four meals (lunch Thursday through lunch Friday), program, and all applicable taxes.

Single Occupancy $250

Double Occupancy $210

Commuter registration includes three meals (lunch and dinner Thursday and lunch on Friday), program, and all applicable taxes.

Commuter $160


Earlier Event: February 22
Healthy and Holy
Later Event: March 22
Beer Tour