Come to St. Matthew in the Mountains!

St. Matthew in the MountainsMarch 27 – 29, 2020

Make plans now to attend our annual St. Matthew in the Mountains retreat at Pleasant Ridge Camp & Retreat Center. For young and old, single, retired, or the entire family, come spend a weekend away with your St. Matthew family. Whether you prefer hiking, biking, hanging out in a hammock, climbing up the ropes course, or just watching the fun, everyone can find something to make them happy! 

Register for St. Matthew in the Mountains Today!

Deadline to register is Friday, March 13
(Archery & sling shot spaces are limited so register early!)

Welcome to St. Matthew in the Mountains

Weekend Schedule:

Friday Evening

  • Arrival begins at 5 pm
  • Hot dog supper at 6 pm

Saturday Morning

  • Adults – session led by Chris Powers using Richard Rohr’s book “Falling Upward.” We will learn to understand how our failings can be the foundation for our ongoing spiritual growth. (Chris has graciously donated copies of the book and companion journal for anyone who would like to borrow and read ahead of time. Copies may be picked up and returned to the church office.)
  • Children & Youth – structured group activities with staff 
    (younger ones stay with nursery staff)

Saturday Afternoon

Choose your own fun:

  • Tie dyeing
  • Hayrides
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Board games
  • Bobcat rides (off road golf cart),
  • Archery (limited space)
  • Slingshots (limited space)
  • Hammock hang out
  • Gaga ball
  • Bike riding

Saturday EveningSquare dancing at St. Matthew in the Mountains

  • Square dancing, dance party
    and of course S’MORES!

Sunday Morning

  • 9 am worship
  • optional lunch and stay until 3 pm (additional $10 per person)


Whole Weekend:
$120.00 or Family $375.00

One Night:
$91.00 or Family $300.00

Saturday Only
$45.00 or Family $140.00       

Half day senior discount $15.00

Price includes meals, activities and staffing.

Children ages 3 and under are free

(Please let the church office know if cost is a problem)

Register for St. Matthew in the Mountains Today!


St Matthew UMC
701 Cleveland Street
Greenville, SC 29601

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