Worship & Music 2023 – Week 2

Thirst No More

June 25–30, 2023AdultContinuing EducationSummerWorshipYoung AdultsYouth
Event hosted by Presbyterian Association of Musicians in partnership with Montreat Conference Center

This intergenerational conference is for children, youth, adults, pastors, directors, organists, singers, ringers, worship leaders, and church members. All are welcome! The Presbyterian Association of Musicians (PAM) works in cooperation with Montreat Conference Center to offer two identical Worship and Music conferences each summer. Guided by the principles of Reformed worship, conferees explore opportunities for vital worship experiences and enriching the liturgical life of the local church.

There are two different weeks this program is offered:

Registration will open in December.



Conference Registration

Registration for this conference opens in December 2022. Housing reservations are open now. To register for this conference, please visit the Presbyterian Association of Musicians at presbymusic.org. There you will find conference rates and registration information as well as a list of classes and a schedule of activities.

PLEASE NOTE: Conference registration does not include accommodations.

If you have questions regarding conference registration, please email the registrar at pam@pcusa.org or call 888.728.7228, ext. 5288.

Housing & Meals

Rates for Assembly Inn, Winsborough, and Glen Rock Inn are per person and include all room charges (Sunday through Friday night) and meal charges (Sunday dinner through Saturday breakfast). No adjustments to package will be made except for extended stay.

Room check-in AFTER 3:00 pm on Sunday. Room check-out BEFORE 11:00 am on Saturday.

Single Occupancy Double Occupancy
Assembly Inn

  • Private Bathroom
  • Limited Availability; goes quickly
$887.03 $549.98/person
($1099.96 total)
Assembly Inn

  • Shared Bathroom
  • Limited Availability; goes quickly
$790.73 $501.83/person
($960.86 total)

  • Shared Bathrooms
  • Modest Housing
$566.03 $389.48/person
($779.96 total)
Glen Rock Inn & Apartment

  • Shared Bathroom
  • Modest Housing
$566.03 $389.48/person
($779.96 total)

Additional Costs for Children's Meals

Children 12 & older $212.93
Children 5–11
Children under 5 no charge

Paper Reservation Form

For your convenience, we will provide you a paper form to fill out and submit. Click here to download the paper form. If you are looking for expediency in your reservation, please use the button at the top of the page that says "Housing Reservation." Paper reservation forms must be submitted in the following ways:

  • By mail: Montreat Conference Center, Attn: Montreat Central, PO Box 969, Montreat, NC 28757
  • By fax: 828.669.5054

Refund Policy

Refunds for housing and meals will be awarded in the following ways:

  • full refund if notice of cancellation is received on or before May 11;
    full refund less $40 if notice of cancellation is received after May 11, but before June 11;
    no refunds will be given after June 11.

All requests for refunds must be in writing and received by Montreat Conference Center via email, fax, or U.S. Mail.

Other Housing

Group housing is available for the 2023 season in select Montreat Conference Center lodges. Please contact Susan Akduman  by emailing susana@montreat.org for more details.

You may also choose to stay in a privately-owned facility or cottage. Montreat Conference Center is not responsible for the rental of these properties or the condition of the premises. Arrangements must be made by the renter, directly with the property owner/manager or realtor. You may request a private cottage list by emailing the conference registrar at susana@montreat.org.

Individuals commuting to this conference will need to make their own food accommodations. Please check out the Black Mountain Chamber of Commerce as well as our Business Patrons for a list of restaurants in Black Mountain. Walk-ins to Assembly Inn will not be accepted.

Contact the Registrar

Questions about accommodations in Assembly Inn, Winsborough, or the Glen Rock Inn? Email the registrar at susana@montreat.org or call 828.419.9829.

Check-in & Check-out

Conference Check-in
Conference check-in is in Upper Anderson (above Anderson Auditorium) on Sunday, 2:00-5:00 pm, and continues following the opening worship service until 9:30 pm. Check-in continues on Monday at 7:45 am in the PAM/Worship and Music Office (Allen Building, lower level).

Housing Check-in: Housing check-in for Assembly Inn, Winsborough, and Glen Rock Inn is on Sunday after 3:00 pm at the front desk of Assembly Inn.

Conference Start: The conference begins with worship on Sunday at 7:30 pm.

Conference End: The conference ends on Friday evening following the closing concert which begins at 7:30 pm.

Housing Check-out: Housing check-out is on Saturday before 11:00 am.


Children younger than rising 4th graders may not register for the conference. However, Montreat's regular daytime childcare and recreation programs - Montreat Clubs - are available by pre-registration for children ages six months through high school. Childcare and Clubs fees are payable to Montreat Conference Center. Evening childcare is available at an additional charge. Registration is required for childcare, and space is limited. You must register at least 30 days in advance of the conference to guarantee enrollment in the program.

Details about registration for Clubs and Childcare will be available in late winter 2023.

Contact Information

Please visit presbymusic.org for a conference brochure and the latest conference information.

You may also contact the PAM National Office for registration questions:

  • Email: pam@pcusa.org
  • Call toll free: 888.728.7228, ext. 5288
  • Call direct: 502.569.5288
  • Fax: 502.569.8465
  • Mail to: Presbyterian Associations of Musicians
    100 Witherspoon Street
    Louisville, KY 40202-1396

Housing Questions?
Questions about accommodations in Assembly Inn, Winsborough, or the Glen Rock Inn? Email the registrar at susana@montreat.org or call 828.419.9829.

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