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2015 Conference Execs Gathering

  • 08 Dec 2015
  • 4:00 PM (EST)
  • 11 Dec 2015
  • 11:00 AM (EST)
  • Asbury Hills Camp & Retreat Center, Cleveland, SC


  • Share a lodging room with one or two other same-gendered colleagues.
  • Single lodging rooms are limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration is closed

Registration is now closed. Please contact Jen (info below) for cancellations and other information. 

The annual summit of United Methodist Annual Conference staff persons who relate to Camp & Retreat Ministries, hosted by Asbury Hills Camp & Retreat Center near Greenville, South Carolina. All-inclusive registration takes care of airport shuttle, three nights' lodging, all meals, program, and Night On the Town including dinner and Biltmore tour. 

Shared Occupancy: $310 per person 

Single Occupancy: $385 per person 

(Rate includes everything, even Night On the Town)

Asbury Hills covers over 2000 acres of mountains and hills, creeks and waterfalls, forests and lakes in the Blue Ridge Mountains. You will find comfortable lodging, meeting, and dining facilities. Among three separate lodges, most accommodations will be shared-occupancy. Single-occupancy rooms will be available on a first come-first served basis. Special meals will be gladly provided for those with alternative diets.  

Tuesday Night Keynote:  Bishop Jonathan Holston “Camp and the Mission of the Church” 

Executive Conversation Topics: 

  • Developing Spiritual Leaders 
  • Establishing Measurable Outcomes 
  • Ministry Assessment – Working with your Conference
  • Articulating "The Why" -- Join us in reflecting on Simon Sinek's book, Start With Why. Sign up to get a free copy.

Night On the Town 

Additionally, our proximity to Asheville, NC will provide for a wonderful night out on Thursday, including dinner and tour of the elegant historic Biltmore estate. www.biltmore.com 

Personal or Jurisdictional Retreat

Our host site welcomes you and/or your team to arrive a day early or stay late for additional retreat time. Please contact Asbury Hills directly to make arrangements: ph 864-836-3711, email office@asburyhills.org


Transportation from the Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) airport will be scheduled at 2 and 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday; please schedule flight arrivals by 3:30 pm. The shuttle ride to Asbury Hills is approximately 1 hour. Departing flights should not be scheduled before 10 a.m. on Friday. There will be 2 departing transportation options from Asbury Hills to GSP on Friday morning. 

ATL option: If you find it's a better value to fly into Atlanta, Russell Davis is offering a ride. Plan arrival into ATL airport by 1:30 pm on Tuesday, and schedule departing flights no earlier than 12:30 pm on Friday. The trip will take about 2.5 hours. 

If you are driving, please view directions at: www.asburyhills.org 


Contact UMCRM Registrar Jen Burch: info@umcrm.org, 862-200-7260

Questions?  Please contact our Association Registrar

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