Encountering God through relationships, renewal, recreation, and rest.

30,000

guests experience Montreat each year

5,000

youth attend Youth Conference each summer

2,500

acres of protected wilderness

400

meeting, retreat, and event guest groups served each year

40

conferences and events attended each year

Nestled in the mountains of  Western North Carolina, Montreat is a private, non-profit conference center with roots in the PC(USA). For over 100 years, we have been a place set apart for those who journey here seeking a closer relationship with their Creator.

All are welcome here.

Experience Montreat

There are many ways to experience Montreat. Whether you're coming for a conference, planning a group retreat, hosting a meeting, taking a getaway on your own, hiking through the protected wilderness, or playing in one of our recreation spaces, you are welcome here!

Explore this site, see what we can offer you , and if you have any questions don't hesitate to contact us.

Our Mission & Values

Encountering God through relationships, renewal, recreation, and rest.

  • Cultivate an abiding faith in Jesus Christ through personal and congregational spiritual renewal and growth;
  • Nurture and preserve relationships;
  • Demonstrate intentional hospitality;
  • Care for the natural treasure that is Montreat;
  • Foster a safe place; and
  • Honor continuing ties to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

All Are Welcome Here. Montreat Conference Center is a private Christian institution that strives to demonstrate intentional hospitality to all. As a key part of that commitment, we will not tolerate discrimination on our campus against any child of God, including discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, ability, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation.