Registration Open for 2020 Family Retreat

Registration for our Annual Church-wide Family Retreat has begun! Retreat weekend is March 6-8. We will return to the beautiful setting of Montreat, NC with the Rev. Dr. Sid Batts leading our retreat programming. For more information or to print a registration form, please view the brochure by clicking here. Registrations are due February 16, and rooms are reserved on a first come, first served basis.
 
UPDATE:   Because of space and logistics, we decided to move the lodging back to the Winsborough this year, which has 31 rooms, plus private bathrooms. Prices for the Winsborough for the FULL Weekend are as follows:  $50 – individual; $75 – Couple; and $125 – Family. This will also include breakfast at Assembly Inn both Saturday and Sunday mornings. Lunch on Saturday will be on your own. Dinner Saturday night will be catered at the Winsborough. 
 
 
About Our Retreat Leader
This year’s retreat will be led by the Rev. Dr. Sid Batts. Sid, a native North Carolinian, holds degrees from High Point University, Princeton Theological Seminary, and McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. During his career he served churches in Mobile, Alabama; Atlanta, Georgia; Dunn, NC, and Lowell, NC. He has been active in the work of presbyteries in addition to civic involvement in local communities and served as a board member of Columbia Theological Seminary. He was also featured weekday mornings on 107.5 KZL for his 30 second “Just a Thought.” Sid is the author of 6 books, including “The Protestant Wedding Source Book,” “Go and Do,” and “Elevation: 8 Blessings for the High Road.” His interests include golf, The Beatles, and good books. He and his wife Cathy and their dachshund Luey currently reside in Southport, NC. Sid is also the proud grandfather of Rory, David, and James Trout.