this is what our Guests think about us!

Comments from our guest book:

We enjoyed having the opportunity to spend the weekend here at MTE! What a fantastic setting and facility you have here. It's nice that you are promoting and encouraging family bonding and togetherness. It was a pleasure being able to stay here and we hope we have helped enhance what others come here to enjoy. Looking forward to staying here again soon! Thank you!


The retreat was a true blessing at the House of Joy! Thanks so much and God bless you. We hope to be back soon.
Cornerstone Fellowship Mission Team

Had an awesome time!
Faith Community Church Men's Group


What a wonderful time of work, fellowship, fun, and family here on the mountain. God bless you. Until next time!
Redeemer Lutheran Church Families


Had a great time! Family from CA, NC, and FL got together and relived our childhood memories from this area and were able to show the next generation where those fun times took place.
Matthews Family


Amazing revival!
Cornerstone Fellowship Women's Retreat


Had a great time and enjoyed the fire pit and trails. Games and movies in the loft were a wonderful surprise. The lodge was breath taking and was so much more than we expected. Truly an amazing place for a family trip. Thank you so much.
Mangum Family


What a great and God Filled house this is! Thank you so much for sharing it with us for the weekend. Jesus is so good!


Fantastic place for a family gathering. Wish we didn't have to go home. God bless.


What a great place to relax and get closer to God! Thanks for all the hard work making this a great place for families.


What a huge blessing to our family! Thank you so much! It renewed our minds and spirits amidst God's amazing creation!
Riedel Family


Thank you so much for the wonderful blessed place to spend our retreat. God truly was here and God gave us a beautiful time!


Thank you so much for your gracious hospitalilty! We will be recommending you all to our friends and family!


Excellent experience, everything was perfect. Thank you so much!
Velasquez Family


We are so grateful for the wonderful accommodations here at the House of Joy! Thank you for all the labor of love for the sake of having a peaceful, comfortable, and scenic place to stay. We will spread the word at our church and among coworkers.


We were so blessed to come across your beautiful and peaceful retreat. Staying here at The House of Joy made the time that we spent together that much more special!
Stutzman Family


The House of Joy addad a lot to the fun-peace-joy we had here in the Smoky Mountains.
Kamaltham Family


We had an awesome time here and really enjoyed our stay. The House of Joy is great. We'd love to come back!
YFC team


We had a wonderful time this weekend.
Scout Troop 53


We had a great time and a beautiful view! Blessings to everyone who stays here and enjoy the greater communion on our path with the Lord.
Driscull Group


We had a wonderful time with our family. Such a great space to get away with our family without the distractions of our daily life. Thank you for making such a great retreat for families. Blessings!
The Valladares family


We had such a wonderful time here. Every year we try a new place but here, we finally found a place to come every year! Thanks for making our trip complete.
The Alexander Family


We had an incredible time at the House of Joy! God's presence is truly here. We made many memories and found rest for our busy hearts. Thank you for the gift of this place. We hope to come back.
The Kovacs Family


Words cannot describe how wonderful this experience has been. We arrived with the stress and anxieties of daily living, but we will return with gratitude, humility, and yes, Joy. We will definitely be back! Thank you so very much.


Thank you for sharing your House of Joy. We had a wonderful time making new memories with our families, and celebrating my mother's 90th birthday! It was a blessing to find a place big enough for all of us.
Busch Family


Fortsonia Baptist Church Youth Group: We had a wonderful time. This is a great place. God is everywhere up here and His presence is felt! God bless you!
Fortsonia Baptist Church Youth Group


Thank you so much! Even with the rain, it was a wonderful Christmas. Lovely place for family to get together and bond.
Gosnell Family


We so enjoyed the House of Joy! We were so blessed and very thankful.
CBC Youth Group


What a wonderful relaxing place we all enjoyed it thoroughly!
The Laralee Family


We had a wonderful visit to the House of Joy again! We love the space, we love all the outdoor areas for the kids to roam!
Alexander Family


Had a great stay. See you next year! God bless.
The Wozniak Family


Thank you so much for your beautiful home and place of rest. I truly enjoyed my time here and pray I can return here to rest again. God bless you and your ministry!
Hamington Family


What a blessing it was to fellowship with our friends in "The House of Joy". We had a wonderful time in your beautiful lodge. Look forward to coming back soon.
Cox Family