Lutheridge is a Christian camp and conference center that offers summer camp for all ages, year-round programming and event space for conferences and retreats. Conveniently located in south Asheville; just 2 miles from the AVL Regional Airport, fine dining and outdoor adventure. Lutheridge is a hidden oasis in the midst of a growing city. It has a rich history in outdoor ministry and for the last 70+ years we have provided a space set apart for all people to come experience Christ, community and nature in a new way!
Our beautiful site allows guest to reconnect with nature and Jesus. We are a ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, rooted in the Christian faith, we welcome all to share in the experience of our community. Built to become closer to God, we see your time here as a chance to refresh before going back into the world to make a difference.
We welcome all who seek God’s love and grace in an outdoor ministry setting. We welcome all as God welcomes all, regardless of race or culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, family status, socio-economic circumstances, physical or mental abilities or citizenship. Our unity is in Christ.
Mission: The Ministries of NovusWay provide experience for all people in God’s creation that inspire faith, build relationships, and transform lives.
Vision: Trusting in God’s promises, lives are transformed to love and serve as part of inclusive communities.
Values: Inclusion, Renewal, Stewardship, Hospitality, Formation, Discipleship
Summer Camps – Every June and July we offer on-site resident camp for 1st -12th graders which includes Lutheran confirmation camp; Additionally we offer an outdoor adventure program for those in 6th -12th grade that combines the fun of on-site resident camp and off-site adventures such as whitewater rafting, ropes course and much more. We also offer a variety of Adult and Family camp options each summer. There is something for everyone at camp!
Year-Round Programming – The rest of the year we offer a variety of staff led youth and adult programs for you to enjoy. From men’s and women’s retreats, youth weekends, family camps, quilt camps and handbell weekends there are several opportunities for you, your friends or your church group to enjoy an all-inclusive time at camp.
Hosted Ministry (Conference Center)- We would love to host your next event, working conference, or retreat at Lutheridge. Our staff can help you create a custom retreat that is right for you. Our services can include any combination of the following offerings: space rental, lodging, food service, group initiatives or team-building activities.