October 13-15, 2023
Make plans to join your Trinity family in the beautiful mountains of N.C. for this special weekend of fellowship and spiritual renewal! 


Check-in time will begin at 3:00 p.m. Friday. Check-out time will be no later than 11:00 a.m. Sunday
Where: Montreat NC, Assembly Inn
Who: All ages welcome
Leader: The Rev. Lisle Gywnn Garrity, Sanctified Art
Lisle’s webpage –

Click HERE to register.

Open Registration: May 8
Early Bird Registration Deadline: July 1
Final Registration Deadline: September 8

Leaders and Guests:
Rev. Lisle Gywnn Garrity

Accommodations at the beautiful Assembly Inn, overlooking Lake Susan. All costs include taxes.
Single Room with private bath – $112.35 per night (King or Queen or two Twin beds)
Connecting rooms with shared bath – $ 192.60 per night (Queen and two Twin beds)
Connecting rooms with private bath in each room – $224.70 per night (King and two Twin beds)

Non-refundable Conference fees:
$35.00 per person before July 1
$45.00 per person after July 1

All meals (for children ages 0-high school) from Friday dinner to Sunday breakfast are complimentary and covered for 2023 by the Thomson Fund*. Adult meal cost per person is $63.13.

Thomson Fund* Discounts:
Any first time family will receive $100 off their room rate.
Any first time single adult will receive $50 off their room rate.

Adult Sessions with speakers on Friday night and Saturday morning
Infant and Toddler Care (6 mos. – 4 years) provided on Friday night and Saturday morning
K-5th grade sessions on Friday night and Saturday morning
Youth (6th – 12th grade) on Friday night to plan and lead vespers and Saturday morning mission work
Saturday Night Square Dance with Crooked Pine Band – check them out HERE!
Saturday afternoon activities:
Hiking Lookout Mountain; brewery tour; games; shopping and sightseeing in Montreat or Black Mountain or Asheville; paddle boats; canoeing and fishing on Lake Susan; play time in Montreat playground; naps and watching football or baseball games in first floor lobby
And, as always, plenty of time for socializing with your Trinity family!

Tentative Schedule:
Friday, October 13
3:00pm-5:00 pm – Registration
5:30-6:30 pm – Dinner
8:00-9:00 pm – Welcome and Evening Sessions
9:15-9:45 pm – Vespers
Saturday, October 14
7:30-8:30 am – Breakfast
8:30 am-12:00 pm – Morning Sessions and Youth Mission work
12:00-1:00 pm – Lunch
1:00-5:30 pm – Planned Activities and Free Time
5:30-6:30 pm – Dinner
7:00-9:00 pm – Square Dance with Crooked Pine Band
Sunday, October 15
7:30-8:30 am – Breakfast
10:00-11:00 am – Worship
11:00 am – Checkout

*Perrin Thomson had a great love for the Montreat Retreat weekend and left a generous gift to Trinity to help offset Montreat expenses. If you would like to support the Montreat Retreat, please give HERE.

We hope to see you there!