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Montreat 2021
Friday - Sunday, October 22-24, 2021

Our Home in the Mountains
Montreat 2021
Friday – Sunday, October 22-24, 2021

Note: According to the 2021-2022 Richland District Two School Calendar, there will be early dismissal at middle and elementary schools on Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22 will be a teacher workday/in-service day.

Located in the beautiful village of Montreat, North Carolina, nestled in the foothills of the Black Mountains, the South Carolina Inn is reserved for our annual fall retreat! Click HERE to RSVP.

The SC Inn is owned, operated, and supported by the Presbyterian Churches USA of South Carolina. For a suggested donation, the SC Inn will provide a southern-country- style breakfast on both Saturday and Sunday mornings.

The Kirk Apartments provide a private space where you can cook your own meals and relax in nature’s beauty. Bring your laptop and use High-Speed WIFI to continue working in-between hikes with spectacular views or strolls around Montreat. The apartments also include 2 ADA handicapped accessible units. These will be assigned to families of 4+ members, first. If you are a family of 3 less, and would like to be on secondary list, please make note in “comments” field on reservation link.

The Brearley House provides guests with spectacular views of the Montreat Valley and surrounding ridgelines leading into the Town of Black Mountain and the Montreat Conference Center. This building built in 1912 provides 16 dormitory-style rooms (twin beds or double) with assigned bathrooms and 2 common areas, one with a fireplace and the other with cable tv. Houseguests also have convenient access to a full kitchen. We cannot guarantee and/or promise private rooms. If you would like to request a specific roommate, please make note in the “comments” field on reservation link.

The Assembly Inn is located at the heart of Montreat Conference Center overlooking Lake Susan, the historic and newly renovated Assembly Inn. All rooms have either one king bed, one queen bed, or two twin beds. While some guest rooms have private baths and others have connecting baths, all baths are tiled and equipped with tubs and showers. Standard guest rooms do not have TV’s, phones, refrigerators, or microwaves. To guarantee a private room, or if you prefer to stay at the Assembly Inn, you will be required to make private arrangements. Please call 800.572.2257 to inquire about room availability.

Adults $85
Youth (12 and under) $50
Children (4 and under) FREE
Pricing includes lodging for 2 nights, one dinner, all activities and services hosted by SVPC. Planning your own overnight arrangements? Pricing will be WAY less (working on our catering agreement, tbd).

Judy Duncan will email invoices later this Summer. Reservations and half payment due by Sunday, August 29 (two months prior to retreat). Full payment due by Sunday, October 10 (two weeks prior to retreat).

Optional Weekend Schedule *subject to change*
Friday, October 22 @ 8:30pm – Vespers at The SC Inn
Saturday, October 23 @ 9:00am – Montreat Family Photo at The SC Inn (staircase)
Saturday, October 23 @ 9:05am – Let’s Hike Lookout Mountain (photo at the top)
The day is yours! With a population of around 700, Montreat consists of approx. 4000
acres of land, 2460 of which are protected under a conservation easement.  In addition
to hiking and a nice greenway, Montreat has five tennis courts, a playground, paddle
boating, canoeing and fishing on Lake Susan.  There’s no commercial development in
Montreat. Black Mountain is a quaint village with 40+ shops, 30 restaurants, three
breweries…and Kilwin’s Chocolate, Fudge & Ice Cream!
Saturday, October 23 @ 6:00pm – Dinner, Activities & Bon Fire (details tbd)
Sunday, October 24 @ 10:00am – Church Service (details tbd)

Questions about Montreat? Ask a committee member.
Lance Roper:
Judy Duncan:
Kristin Hill:
Adam Hill:
Laura Shah:
Jane Hedden:
Becky Coulter: