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Montreat 2023

Montreat Worship & Music 2023 - Week 1

June 17-24, 2023

Thirst No More

Conference Page


(Signed Postcard and Non-Refundable Deposit due by Nov. 17 to secure at the rates below.)

  • Fall Letter

  • Scholarship Application

  • Postcard


  • Deposit per conferee (non-refundable): $100

  • Conference Registration Fee (higher after January 31) - Adult: $330; Children and Youth: $290

  • Food Cost: $95

  • Fairshare (Lodging and Transportation): 15 hours or $150. See below for fundraising opportunities.

Cancellation Policy:

Registration fees are paid by FPC to PAM by January 10th. PAM will refund all but $50 of registration fees to the church up to April 30th. Starting May 1st, conferees will be responsible to pay the registration fee and $150 or 15 hours of fairshare, as PAM will not issue refunds to the church. (See the PAM cancellation policy at

Montreat Fundraising Events 2022-2023:

  • Downtown Arts Festival Parking (Saturday, November 19, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, November 20, 12 p.m.)

  • Sweetie Pies (Fridays and Saturdays from October 14-November 19, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.) - Coordinators: Carol Israel and Troy Bleeker

  • Christmas Table (Sunday, December 4, 11, and 18) - Coordinator: Laura Netardus

  • Noteworthy Sponsor (Sunday, April 16, 2023 - Sunday, May 7, 2023)

Forms to Submit:

(Due by May 31st)

  • Montreat Locator Information Form

  • First Presbyterian Church Health Form

       Our business manager will notarize the health form. **If your Montreator is bringing any

       medication (including over the counter), you must speak with the house parent and


Checks to Submit:

(Due by May 31st to Mitch)

  • Check payable to Carol Israel for your food and t-shirt expenses in the amount of $95

  • Second check payable to First Presbyterian Church for the balance of the registration fee.

  • If you do not complete 15 hours of Montreat Fundraising, check payable to First Presbyterian Church for $150.

Additional Information:

Packing List

  • We leave Saturday, June 17 at 7:00 a.m. sharp. Please arrive at the church no later than 6:15 a.m.

  • You will need to bring health snacks, a bag lunch, and drink for the journey north. Coolers will be provided.

  • Space will be tight in the charter bus so please pack lightly. We encourage the use of duffle bags. What doesn't fit under the bus might occupy the space where you are sitting! Please mark your luggage with your child's name.

  • On Sunday, June 11 at 11 a.m., worship will include a dedication of Montreat Worship and Music conferees. Please plan on attending and wearing any Montreat t-shirt.

  • We will return to Gainesville on Saturday, June 24 no earlier than 4:00 p.m.

  • Your child may bring some spending money to use during the week at the convenience store that sells snacks and souvenirs. If you have any concerns about your child's budgeting skills the house parent is willing to hold your child's money.

  • If you are ill or exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 the week of June 11-17, please take a COVID test. Those who test positive will need to stay home.


Children: Evelyn Lewis; Middlers: Troy Bleeker; Senior Highs: Jenny Chamberlain

Young Adults: Robin Rentz; Adults: Susan Roland

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