You’re invited

where you can “Be still and know (that He is) God.” Psalm 46:10

Connect with loved ones

Connect with the great outdoors

Connect with Jesus

” I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in Me and I in him, he will bear much fruit.” John 15:5 

What People Are Saying

Cherokee Cove has had an incredible impact on me and my family almost from the day that camp doors opened.”  -Teri

In my time spent at Cherokee Cove, I’ve learned to trust God with my relationships, my future, and in the small, day-to-day concerns of life. I’ve practiced slowing down and releasing the distractions of a busy schedule.”

-Pastor from Highpoint

Stu and Sam are such a blessing and make every person who steps foot on the grounds as if they were waiting for just them to show up. If you haven’t been, you should go and both be blessed and be a blessing.”  -John

We are so grateful for the opportunity to come to Cherokee Cove. Thank you for your wonderful, God centered hospitality!  -Joyce

Through the positive atmosphere of Cherokee Cove  and the open, loving arms of those around me there, I’ve opened up and learned to accept who I am and enjoy the company of others.  Christ is truly dwelling at Cherokee Cove, and wherever He is found, all things are possible. -Ann

We loved the place and our stay there. The cabin was so nice and peaceful.  You guys are all so encouraging to be around, and we are excited about what God is doing through you! We benefitted in our relationship through our time there!”  -Laura



I am very humbled and honored to be in the position of a counselor this summer, and I am firmly confident that God will be working through this ministry in radical ways. I cannot be more thrilled to a part of the team, and I look forward to serving.”  -Marj

Through my time at Cherokee Cove, I have found a second family that just keeps growing every time I am there. Every day I spend there is different, and every day I learn something new.” -Michael

I’m so grateful for the Stephens and their patience and generosity. They show me every day, by example, what being the hands and feet of Christ to serve and care for all peoples truly means.”  -Caroline

Cherokee Cove has always been a safe haven for me.  I have always loved being involved with Cherokee Cove, whether participating in camps, helping in the kitchen, doing laundry, or ministering to younger girls in the uphill youth program.  There is a spirit of peace that abides here and I always feel at home. ”  -Callie

God speaks clearly to me here at Cherokee Cove and I believe it’s because even the staff serving 24/7 during the summer are encouraged by Sam and Stu to “Be still and know that I am God”-Psalm 46:10. ”  -Ruby

God has His hand on Cherokee Cove and has ordained it as an amazing place of spiritual renewal and blessing. To list the blessing that God has bestowed upon me through this camp would take volumes. ”  -Jesse

Cherokee Cove is a place of rest and spiritual refreshment where one can get away from the distractions of life and concentrate on what is really important. ”  -Josiah

“It is always our joy to serve the Lord at Cherokee Cove.  We love you all, and share your vision to minister to whoever the Lord would send.  I often have told folks what a blessing it is to come to Cherokee Cove, and I think those blessed the most are the volunteers.”  -Jane

“This weekend gave our family time to rest and relax, to reflect on the things God is doing in our lives, and to be encouraged by what He is doing in the lives of others. I’ve come to understand that almost every conversation and everyone I meet there is part of a divine appointment. Some have lessons I need to hear, some have answers, and others have encouragement.”




“As always, our time at Cherokee Cove was a blessing!  We always grow so much from our visits and are treated so well.”

We benefited in our relationship through our time at Cherokee Cove!!  -Laura

I have been to the Cove in Ashville several times and the experience was very similar if not better, because of your servant leadership.”  – David

Cherokee Cove is a beautiful camp and the marriage program was great. My wife and I have some work to do. I believe you have pointed us in the right direction.”

-Marriage Retreat guest

Fast food, this is not.  This was planted, grown, picked and prepared fresh, and your taste buds know it…INCREDIBLE! ”