FAQ for Evolving Faith


WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE FOR THE CONFERENCE?

To see an up to date schedule, please go here.

IS THERE CHILDCARE? WHAT DOES IT COST?

Yes. Childcare is available for $100 per child for October 26 & 27, 2018. Child care must be reserved for the whole event and it will only cover the times that the conference is in session. On May 1, 2018 all registrants will be notified with more specific information regarding ages of children eligible for childcare, and how to register. There is a limited number of spaces for child care and they will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

IS THE EVENT ACCESSIBLE FOR THE DISABLED?

Yes! More specifics can be answered by contacting the Conference Center Directly.

WILL THERE BE INTERPRETERS FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING?

Yes! Please watch the video below for more information.

 
 

ARE THERE GROUP DISCOUNTS?

Unfortunately, no.

ARE THERE SCHOLARSHIPS?

Unfortunately, no.

WHO QUALIFIES FOR THE STUDENT DISCOUNT?

You must be a full-time student to qualify for a student discount. You will be required to present your current student I.D. when you register onsite.

IF I AM UNABLE TO ATTEND, CAN I GET A REFUND?

Unfortunately, there are no refunds. There are multiple ways to sell your tickets via our group and page on Facebook.

IF I AM UNABLE TO ATTEND, CAN I GIVE MY TICKET AWAY OR SELL IT TO SOMEONE ELSE?

Yes. In order to do this, you must forward all of your ticket information to the person to whom you are giving or selling ticket. They must have the bar code for your ticket in order to register. If you discover you cannot attend, the Evolving Faith Facebook page is a good place to let people know you have an available ticket.

SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION?

To apply to be a sponsor of this event, please click on the Sponsorship tab on the website. All the information is there for you!

DOES REGISTRATION INCLUDE HOUSING?

Unfortunately, no. Please refer to the document located within the button at the top of the screen for further options.

WHERE DO I FIND HOUSING?

You can click HERE to reserve lodging through Montreat Conference Center. Other recommended housing options for the event are: 

William Black Lodge (accommodates 60 people – individual rooms available) 

Georgia Lodge (great to book as a group). Also, you can go directly to Airbnb or Trivago to find other fine hotels in the Asheville area. We suggest you utilize the Evolving Faith Facebook page if you would like to find another registrant to share lodging with.

WHAT IF I STAY OUTSIDE OF MONTREAT?

Staying in Black Mountain

If you are staying in Black Mountain and commuting to Montreat, you can expect your drive in to be between 5 and 15 minutes. You will stick to surface roads and will likely not encounter traffic but might encounter the occasional train! If you are responsible for your own meals (which you likely are if you’re staying outside Montreat) we recommend eating at your hotel or in downtown Black Mountain. Closer to the event we will send you a list of local restaurants for your consideration. 

Staying in Asheville

If you are staying in Asheville and commuting to Montreat, you can expect your drive in to be between 25 and 35 minutes depending on traffic. If you are responsible for your own meals (which you likely are if you’re staying outside Montreat) we recommend packing a lunch or eating in downtown Black Mountain. 

WHAT IF I AM FLYING?

The closest airport to Montreat is Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), which is approximately 30 minutes away by automobile. To pre-arrange ground transportation, you may call 828.209.3660 or visit flyavl.com. When you arrive, the airport Ground Transportation desk is located in the Baggage Claim area. 

IS RIDE SHARING AVAILABLE AT THE ASHEVILLE REGIONAL AIRPORT?

Yes.  The rate for a one-way ride on Uber/Lyft is approximately $35. When leaving Montreat by Lyft or Über, allow extra time for your driver to get to Montreat and then to the airport.

WHAT IF I AM DRIVING?

For Internet mapping enthusiasts, Montreat Conference Center’s physical address is: 401 Assembly Drive, Montreat, NC 28757. See below for the most direct route from Interstate 40 to Montreat.

If you are driving, via Interstate 40, take Exit 64 to Black Mountain/ Montreat/ Route 9. (This exit is 15 miles east of Asheville.) At the exit, turn north on Route 9 and go through three traffic lights in Black Mountain. Route 9 will become Montreat Road, and you will drive approximately two miles to the stone gate at the Montreat entrance. From the gate, continue approximately 1.5 miles to Lake Susan and Assembly Inn at the heart of the conference center.

WILL CONTENT BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AFTER THE EVENT?

Yes. Videos of each main session will be available on either audio or video.

WILL THE EVENT BE LIVE STREAMED?

Yes! Tickets to stream the conference main sessions are available via Eventbrite. (Click Here)

WILL THERE BE ANOTHER EVENT IN 2019?

Dates and location for Evolving Faith 2019 will be available by the start of this year’s event.