A Shelter and a Beacon

Sharing Gospel Life and Learning in Community
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Magnalia 50/50

Community Partner Projects
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Village Blacksmith Shoppe

Smithy Opens for Vets and Visitors

Walden Cabin

For Thinking and Praying to Rock the World

Magnalia Snapshots

Journal Entries About Life Here

Magnalia Homestead Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established to be a welcoming shelter and a beacon of hope for people by fostering community-creating experiences, offering “soul care hospitality,” and curating related educational programs on its 12-acre property in North Carolina. Learn More

Magnalia Homestead Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established to be a welcoming shelter and a beacon of hope for people by fostering community-creating experiences, offering “soul care hospitality,” and curating related educational programs on its 12-acre property in North Carolina.
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Community Experiences

Hosting eclectic gatherings of diverse people to promote gospel-centered community

Soul Care Hospitality

Experiencing Homestead life with meals, adventure, reading, prayer and conversation

Educational Programs

Socratic-style online and life-on-life learning, served up in a spirit of Christian hospitality

mag na lia / n. plural only
Wonders, great things. [Latin. 17th c.]

2023 Project:
Camp Paradise

A re-imagining of an extended stay American camp in a bygone era, for “glampers” young and old alike, with a view to The Shire and camp artifacts of an Italian immigrant.

2024 Project :
Narnia Guest House

Structure 2:
Narnia Cottage
Inspired by the home of author C.S. Lewis, Narnia Cottage will be a very special guest house: a place that “keeps the light on” with Narnian charm and hospitality. Learn More
Inspired by the home of author C.S. Lewis, Narnia Cottage will be a very special guest house: a place that “keeps the light on” with Narnian charm and hospitality.
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2024 Project:
The Hobbit-hole Cellar

A re-creation from Tolkien’s magical Shire, The Hobbit-hole will be used for spirited fellowship, homestead workshops and food preparation, and guest lodgings.
“Only where hands are not too good for deeds of love and mercy in everyday helpfulness can the mouth joyfully and convincingly proclaim the message of God’s love and mercy.”
The Story of a Boy Who Helped Inspire This Vision
Summer Concert Guests Record Song on Homestead Veranda
One Guest’s Invitation to Carolina’s Walden Cabin

Snapshots of a Homesteader’s Life

Magnalia Snapshots

Keep up to date on events, updates and musings from the Homestead!

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