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Program & Event Calendar


All Events

2024 Road Scholar Programs

Adventures in Lifelong Learning
February 25–December 13, 2024 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

2024 Montreat Youth Conferences

Planting Peace
June 2–August 3, 2024 SummerYouth

Montreat Youth Conference is a unique gathering of young people from all over the country for a week of study, worship, and recreation.

A Montreat Conference Center program

Summer Worship Series 2024

Sundays at 10:30am
June 2–August 4, 2024 SummerWorship

During the summer months, it is our privilege to host the community gathered to worship the Triune God.

A Montreat Conference Center event

2024 Clubs & Childcare

June 3–August 2, 2024 SummerYouth

The Clubs program is a recreation and fellowship experience for the children of conferees, local residents, vacationers, and visitors. Events are planned with each group’s age and interests in mind.

Worship & Music 2024 – Week 1

Lead Us Homeward
June 16–21, 2024 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

Is It Just Me, or is Parenting Harder Now?

7:00 pm in the Barn
June 20, 2024 AdultSpecial Events

These parenting workshops are a mission and ministry of Montreat Conference Center. It’s purpose is for to provide parents in our community with support and tools to confront the difficulties of parenting in today’s world.

This event is hosted by Montreat Conference Center

Worship & Music 2024 – Week 2

Lead Us Homeward
June 23–28, 2024 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

PASSPORTkids

June 30–July 3, 2024 SummerYouth

PASSPORTkids is a 4-day, 3-night children’s camp filled with fun faith-building programming and hands-on missions education. It is for students who have completed 3rd – 6th grade.

This event is presented by Passport Inc.

Arts, Music, and Theology

2024 Summer Lecture Series
July 2–30, 2024 AdultSpecial Events

Arts, Music, and Theology is a mission and ministry of Montreat Conference Center. Its purpose is to provide the community with educational nourishment via various lectures and lecturers during our summer season. Themes of the lectures span disciplines.

This series is presented by Montreat’s Arts, Music & Theology Cohort.

This event is hosted by Montreat Conference Center

2024 Middle School Conference

In the Middle of It All
July 17–21, 2024 SummerYouth

Each summer, hundreds of middle-school aged youth gather to grow, sing, and worship God.

Sponsored by Montreat Conference Center in partnership with Maryville College

Presbyterian Federal Chaplaincies

Presbyterian Federal Chaplaincies Training and Credentialing Course
August 5–9, 2024 Adult

This training and credentialing course brings military and government chaplains and their families together for a time of learning, daily worship, connection, and refreshment.

Event presented by Presbyterian Federal Chaplaincies and hosted by Montreat Conference Center

Women’s Connection 2024

In the Arms of God
August 9–11, 2024 AdultSummer

Come join us as we experience powerful and authentic worship led by women, make space for honest and faithful conversations, and allow time for discernment and renewing rest.

A Montreat Conference Center event

An Evening with Becca Stevens

August 10, 2024 Adult

Join us as we welcome Becca Stevens in Montreat. Come for the evening and listen to a special talk from her. Learn more about Women’s Connection Conference on the Women’s Connection page on our website.

This event is hosted by Montreat Conference Center

(Virtual) The Art of Transitional Ministry

August 11–16, 2024 AdultContinuing EducationVirtual

Education for leading a congregation and faith community in transition

Sponsored by Montreat Conference Center, in cooperation with the Transitional Ministry Consortium.

The Art of Transitional Ministry

August 11–16, 2024 AdultContinuing Education

Education for leading a congregation and faith community in transition

Sponsored by Montreat Conference Center, in cooperation with the Transitional Ministry Education Consortium.

2024 Fall Craft Week

September 22–27, 2024 AdultContinuing Education

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

The Spiritual Wisdom of Trees: Lessons from our Elders

Certificate in Spiritual Formation
October 10–13, 2024 AdultContinuing Education

For church professionals and lay people, Columbia’s Center for Lifelong Learning provides non-degree courses and events—opportunities to learn with and from others for faithful discipleship.

This event is hosted by Columbia Theological Seminary

Wee Kirk Conference 2024

Emmanuel Living!
October 21–23, 2024 AdultContinuing EducationWorship

The Wee Kirk conference aspires to provide Christ-centered opportunities for inspiration, encouragement, and community among leaders of small membership churches.

A Montreat Conference Center event

Earth & Soul Retreat at Montreat in North Carolina

Sacred Earth Sacred Soul - Celtic Wisdom 3
October 23–25, 2024 Adult

The third of a three-part series of annual retreats led by the Celtic teacher John Philip Newell and his colleague Cami Twilling in which we explore the sacredness of the imagination, the sacredness of compassion, and the sacredness of reshaping the world.

Sponsored by the School of Earth & Soul in cooperation with Montreat Conference Center

Thanksgiving at Montreat

Thanksgiving Buffet and Room Reservations in Assembly Inn
November 26–30, 2024 Special Events

Enjoy a stay in the inn with a Thanksgiving Buffet or enjoy with your family in your private residence!

A Montreat Conference Center Event

2025 College Conference

Unimaginable Possibilities: God's Hope for a Weary World
January 2–5, 2025 Young Adults

More info to come! We will have our theme statement, workshop leader applications, and conference rates ready by Summer!

This event is hosted by Montreat Conference Center

The Manna Retreat

A weekend for young adults
January 24–26, 2025 AdultYoung Adults

The Manna Retreat is three days, 100 young adults, one old hotel, and ten small groups dedicated to creating deeper faith and deeper relationships. If your faith could use a deep laugh, if your heart could use some new friendships, or if your body could use a place to belong, then this is for you.

Hosted by Montreat Conference Center

2025 Road Scholar Programs

Adventures in Lifelong Learning
February 23–December 12, 2025 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

2025 Discovering Renewal

April 22–25, 2025 Adult

Discovering Renewal will focus on seeking respite in everyday experiences.

A Montreat Conference Center Event

Arts, Recreation, and Worship Conference

Intertwined: The Tangle of Community
May 5–10, 2025 AdultContinuing Education

ARW is a week long experiential opportunity to participate in recreation, worship, community, creativity and the arts.

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

2025 Montreat Youth Conferences

June 1–August 2, 2025 SummerYouth

Montreat Youth Conference is a unique gathering of young people from all over the country for a week of study, worship, and recreation.

A Montreat Conference Center program

Worship & Music 2025 – Week 1

Clothed in Love
June 15–20, 2025 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 2025 – Week 2

Clothed in Love
June 22–27, 2025 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

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