Chautauqua Comes To Christmount

A Festival of Mind, Body and Spirit


Directors: Dr. Carole Tyler & Rev. Joanne VerBurg

Speaker: TBD


October 19-23, 2020


Christmount presents a Chautauqua event modeled after the Chautauqua Institution experience!


It's a Wonder-Filled Life!

"Tell me what it is you plan to do with your one, wild and crazy life?" ~ Mary Oliver


Meet our featured speaker!

Information coming soon!

2020 Worship Coordinator

AMY MOORE, Worship Coordinator for the 2020 Chautauqua event, is a musician and graphic artist.  Currently, Amy serves First Christian Church, Black Mountain as Music Coordinator and designer of  multi-sensory worship experiences for the church year.

DANNY ZELIBOR, Guest Pianist for the 2020 Chautauqua event! Danny is an accomplished pianist, having studied at the Manhattan School of Music and performed internationally.  Currently Danny resides in New York and is a lover of Blue Bell ice cream and all things Whataburger. 

Schedule for Chautauqua


3p        Check-in/Registration

6p        Dinner

7p        Get Acquainted/Orientation to the Week - Sundaes on Monday



8a                    Breakfast

8:55am           Peace Pole

9:15a               Worship & Keynote

10:30a             Presentation: 

Noon               Lunch

2-6p                Workshops


6p                    Dinner

7:30p               Concert



8a                    Breakfast

8:55am           Peace Pole

9:15a               Worship & Keynote 

10:30a             Presentation

Noon               Lunch

1-6p                All Afternoon Free Time

6p                    Dinner

7:30p               Concert: 



8a                    Breakfast

8:55am           Peace Pole

9:15a               Worship & Keynote 

10:30a             Presentation

Noon               Lunch

2-6p                Workshops 


6p                    Dinner

7:30p               Concert: 



8a                    Closing Communion 

8:30a               Peace Pole

8:45a               Breakfast & Check-Out

Morning Presentations

Tuesday Morning at 10:30am


Information coming soon!

Afternoon Workshops

Tuesday Afternoon

Thursday Afternoon

Evening Entertainment

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights include concerts featuring local musicians. Concerts are included in your Chautauqua Registration package.

The concerts are also open to the general public.

Those wishing to attend an evening concert may purchase a ticket by clicking here - or you may purchase tickets at the door.

Concert tickets are $20 per person. 

Lodging: Guest House motel rooms, Group Lodge, Watson Cottages, Davis Hall, Camp Cabins, RV Park

Meals: Dining Hall


Begins: Monday, 6:00 pm.
Ends: Friday morning with closing communion service


Check Registration Page for pricing options. Commuter rates available. Click the "Register Now" button for more details and payment information. Payment options include credit card, check, or at the door. 




                                                             or call (828) 669-8977 for more info