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Poems for a Dangerous Time: A Gathering Around the Psalms

February 20–22, 2022 AdultContinuing Education

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

Finding Comfort And Hope

A weekend retreat for adults who have experienced the death of a spouse, child, parent, sibling or friend.
March 18–20, 2022 Special Events

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” Matthew 5:4 (NRSV) Faith & Grief Ministries’ retreat provides you with a safe venue to wrestle with the dynamics of grief and to experience significant measures of hope and encouragement. Whether you are standing in raw grief, navigating the chaos of grief’s confusion or recovering from a recent ambush of grief, this retreat is designed for you. Plan to experience comfort through scripture, spiritual practices and interaction within a compassionate community of men and women who “get it”— get the heartache, get the lingering sorrow, get the continual yearning to …

This is event is hosted by Faith & Grief Ministries

2022 Road Scholar Programs

Adventures in Lifelong Learning
March 20–November 11, 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

2022 NEXT Church National Gathering

Rest, Restore, Explore: Where the Mountains Meet the Water
May 16–19, 2022 AdultSpecial EventsWorship

The 2022 NEXT Church National Gathering is an invitation to rest, restore, and explore stories that need to be told – about why we rest, why we resist rest, and why some [of us] cannot rest. More About the Gathering There are three housing options: stay in Montreat Conference Center housing (either Assembly Inn or one of the lodges), stay in William Black Lodge, or find private housing on your own. More information about each option is below. Please note: You may not purchase breakfast if staying in Montreat lodges or private housing. About Montreat Montreat Conference Center is a …

2022 Montreat Youth Conferences

June 5–August 6, 2022 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 2022

Sundays at 10:30am
June 5–August 7, 2022 SummerWorship

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

A Montreat Conference Center event

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

2022 Middle School Conference

A Place for ___
July 20–24, 2022 SummerYouth

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

Hosted by Montreat Conference Center

Women’s Connection 2022

August 12–14, 2022 AdultSummer

Women’s Connection 2022 will be a time for women to connect with old and new friends, a time to care for yourself; a time for space and Sabbath. As in years past, we will do this together through powerful and authentic worship led by women, space for honest and faithful conversation, and allowing time for discernment and renewing rest. Our hope is you will experience spiritual nourishment, inspiration, and discernment.

A Montreat Conference Center event

From Shakespeare to the Inklings

The Bible's Impact on Creative Imagination
September 7–9, 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 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

Exploring Wisdom’s Wonder

Certificate in Spiritual Formation
October 13–16, 2022 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 2022

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.

An Evening with John Philip Newell

October 24, 2022 AdultSpecial Events

More information to come about the presentation topic. Following the presentation (including Q&A) there will be a reception and book signing. Location: This event will be held in Upper Anderson, located at the base of the Lake Susan dam in Anderson Auditorium. Reminder: If you have already registered for the main conference, you do not need to complete this registration as well. If you require housing, be sure to reserve the night of the 24th. Information about housing options is available on the event page for the NC School of Earth & Soul. More About the School of Earth & Soul

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

NC School of Earth and Soul

School of Earth & Soul: Celtic Wisdom 1
October 25–27, 2022 Adult

John Philip Newell will offer The School of Earth & Soul (formerly known as the School of Celtic Consciousness) at Montreat Conference Center this fall.

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

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