Year-round programming for adults at every stage of their faith journey is a foundational part of our mission and ministry. Whether you’re seeking personal Sabbath or tools and training to support you in your calling, we strive to offer impactful, timely programs to serve you.

Quick Guide to Our 2020 Conference and Events for Adults


Adult Events

Spiritual Exile and Seeds of Promise

Episode 5 - Listening to the Inner Child
December 4, 2021 AdultContinuing EducationVirtual

‘Listening to the Inner Child’, the fifth episode in the series, will explore our longing for interconnectedness.

This event is hosted by Earth and Soul in collaboration with Montreat Conference Center and the Cenacle Sisterhood of Chicago.

Poems for a Dangerous Time: A Gathering Around the Psalms

February 20–22, 2022 Adult

Inspired by the students and family of Patrick Miller, this gathering will explore the rich and varied ways biblical Psalms give voice to the cries of the believer: in lament, in anger, in praise, in rejoicing.

This event is hosted by Montreat Conference Center

From Shakespeare to the Inklings

The Bible's Impact on Creative Imagination
March 16–18, 2022 Adult

This unique Inklings (C.S. Lewis, Tolkien, etc.) conference highlights the Bible’s impact on Western Civilization, affecting authors, musicians and artists from the 15th century through today.

This event is hosted by the Presbyterian Heritage Center.

2022 Road Scholar Programs

Adventures in Lifelong Learning
March 20–October 28, 2022 AdultContinuing Education

Road Scholar participants come to Montreat from every walk of life to learn together, to exchange ideas, and to explore the world.

A Montreat Conference Center event

CTS Spiritual Formation

Creation Through a New Lens
April 7–10, 2022 AdultContinuing Education

Explore a variety of interpretive lenses regarding the creation narratives of Genesis and transfer them to other biblical literature.

A Columbia Theological Seminary Center for Lifelong Learning event

Discovering Renewal

April 18–21, 2022 Adult

Discovering Renewal will focus on seeking respite in everyday experiences.

A Montreat Conference Center Event

Arts, Recreation, and Worship Conference 2022

Dive Deeper: Immersed in God's Grace
May 2–7, 2022 AdultContinuing Education

ARW is a week long experiential opportunity to “Dive Deeper” into our faith as we participate in recreation, worship, community, creativity and the arts.

This event is planned and sponsored by re:create and Montreat Conference Center

Worship & Music 2022 – Week 1

In the Stranger's Guise
June 19–25, 2022 AdultContinuing EducationSummerWorshipYoung AdultsYouth

Explore opportunities for vital worship experiences and enriching the liturgical life of the local church.

Event hosted by Presbyterian Association of Musicians in partnership with Montreat Conference Center

Worship & Music 2022 – Week 2

In the Stranger's Guise
June 26–July 2, 2022 AdultContinuing EducationSummerWorshipYoung AdultsYouth

Explore opportunities for vital worship experiences and enriching the liturgical life of the local church.

Event hosted by Presbyterian Association of Musicians in partnership with Montreat Conference Center

Women’s Connection

August 12–14, 2022 AdultSummer

Women’s Connection 2022 will be a time to connect with old and new friends. It will be a time to care for yourself; a time for space and Sabbath. Our hope is you will experience spiritual nourishment, inspiration, and discernment. Our prayer is you will feel God’s loving presence.

A Montreat Conference Center event

2022 Fall Craft Week

Work with your hands, your voice, and your craft to create beautiful handmade works of art as you make time for renewal in a community of artists.
September 25–30, 2022 Adult

Work with your hands, your voice, and your craft to create beautiful handmade works of art as you make time for renewal in a community of artists.

A Montreat Conference Center Event

CTS Spiritual Formation

October 13–16, 2022 AdultContinuing Education

This event is hosted by Columbia Theological Seminary

Wee Kirk Conference

Bearing Much Fruit
October 17–19, 2022 AdultContinuing EducationWorship

The Wee Kirk conference aspires to provide Christ-centered opportunities for inspiration, encouragement, and community among leaders of small membership churches so they can do the same in their congregations and regions. More details coming soon.