About SECC

                                                                                               Our Mission

                                                                                     To provide Hospitality in a Christian environment; to encourage our visitors to seek and find Spiritual Renewal and Religious Education.


                                                                                                Our Vision                                                                                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                               We aspire to be the premier leader in providing an open sanctuary where lives can be changed and even transformed. We welcome diversity, embrace hospitality and firmly believe that                                                                                                                                each of us can help make a difference in others’ lives. Individuals, groups, churches, families, teams and businesses can interact with each other in a relaxed environment, away from                                                                                                                                   their daily grind, to help better themselves spiritually, emotionally and physically.


A place to rest your mind and revive your soul.

Located on 202 rolling acres of piney woods just north of Robert, Louisiana, Solomon Episcopal Conference Center (SECC) is a peaceful retreat into nature for businesses, churches, families, individuals and groups of all sizes and denominations. Owned and operated by the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana, SECC welcomes guests year-round to enjoy a warm and inviting atmosphere throughout our indoor and outdoor meeting spaces; sports and recreation facilities; overnight, hotel-style lodging accommodations; and complete onsite dining services. 


Our beautiful grounds and thriving facilities are privileged to host conferences, retreats and gatherings of all kinds, including corporate meetings, spiritual retreats, professional seminars and workshops, conventions, sports clinics, youth and leadership camps, and company and family picnics. Special social events like family reunions, weddings and private parties are available on a case by case basis. Whether our guests come to work, play, relax, or a combination of each, they will be treated to the renewing energy of nature and peaceful wilderness that surround our conference center in southeast Louisiana.


SECC At A Glance
  • Visit. Located in Loranger, Louisiana, north of Lake Pontchartrain, in Tangipahoa Parish. Approximately 30-minutes drive from nearby Covington/Mandeville/Hammond area and one-hour drive from Slidell, New Orleans, LaPlace and Baton Rouge
  • Explore. 202 acres of sprawling woodlands features a well-stocked 12-acre lake, outdoor swimming pool, basketball and sand volleyball courts, two well-maintained campfire areas, a manicured athletic field, as well as over 92 acres of hiking and jogging/cross country trails. 
  • Stay. 44 private, hotel-style rooms offer overnight lodging for large groups, up to 132 at maximum, triple occupancy. Each guest room includes two twin beds, a twin-sized sofa sleeper, table and chairs, and private bath. All rooms feature complimentary wireless Internet access but purposefully do not include TVs or telephones out of consideration for our guests’ priorities during their stay.
  • Dine. Our spacious dining hall seats just over 100 adults for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with optional open-air patio seating overlooking the beautiful lake. Guests enjoy delicious home-style meals from our buffet and full salad bar. The outdoor Pavilion, featuring its own Picnic, Pool and Kitchen area, may also be utilized upon request for an alternate outdoor dining experience. 


Testimonials

“It's literally like heaven on Earth. So peaceful. Absolutely beautiful.” – Heidi James

“The most healing place I know.” – Kim Stone

“Also great for a couples retreat!” – Julianna Farrar