Worship & Music 2024 – Week 1

Lead Us Homeward

June 16–21, 2024AdultContinuing 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:

Conference registration is now open!


Conference Registration

Conference registration is open now!

To register for this conference, please visit the Presbyterian Association of Musicians' website at presbymusic.org/conference. 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 pam@travelink.com or call 502.569.5288 and press 1.

Housing & Meals

Montreat Conference Center Housing

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.

To be placed on a waitlist for housing, please email Susan Akduman at susana@montreat.org.

Single Occupancy Double Occupancy
Assembly Inn

  • Private Bathroom
  • Limited Availability; goes quickly
Assembly Inn

  • Shared Bathroom
  • Limited Availability; goes quickly

  • Shared Bathrooms
  • Modest Housing
Glen Rock Inn & Apartment

  • Shared Bathroom
  • Modest Housing

Additional Costs for Children's Meals

Children 12 & older $242.89
Children 5–11
Children under 5 no charge

Hickory Lodge is still available at this time. If you are interested in booking Hickory Lodge please contact Connie Silver at connies@montreat.org.

Refund Policy for Conference Center Housing

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

  • full refund if notice of cancellation is received on or before May 5;
  • full refund less $40 if notice of cancellation is received after May 5, but before June 2;
  • no refunds will be given after June 2.

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

Other Housing Options in the Town of Montreat*

*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.
** To make a reservation at Montreat College, please email Megan Golden at megan.golden@montreat.edu

Other Housing Options in the Town of Black Mountain

Vacation Rentals

  • Greybeard Rentals (Mandi Pike, mandi@greybeardrentals.com, 828.228.8008)
  • VRBO, Airbnb



Meals are offered for Conferees staying in Assembly Inn, Winsborough, and Glen Rock Inn and Apartment at the following times:

Breakfast 7:00-8:00 am
12:00-1:00 pm
Dinner 5:30-6:30 pm

Pre-purchased Commuter Meals

Lunch Package Reservations are now closed for Week 1. Due to limited staffing and our food supplier, no on-site meal reservations will be offered.

Walk-ins to the Galax Dining Room will not be accepted. Please check out the Black Mountain Chamber of Commerce as well as our Business Patrons for a list of restaurants in Black Mountain.

The Huckleberry, a snack bar centrally located in the Montreat Conference Center Moore Center will be open during the conference. Serving 8 flavors of ice cream, coffee, espresso drinks, burgers, chicken, salad and fries. Plus, a small breakfast menu for those early birds. The café is newly renovated and waiting for you to visit!

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 7:30 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 early March 2024.

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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