Blowing Rock Conference Center Installs New Executive Director

Ted A. Wilson was installed as the next Executive Director of Blowing Rock Conference Center, in Blowing Rock, North Carolina on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Mr. Wilson holds a B.A. in Wilderness Leadership and Experiential Education from Brevard College and a graduate certification in Camp and Retreat Ministries from Drew University.  Since 2008 he served as Assistant Director at the Blowing Rock Conference Center under former Executive Director William (Bill) Bourdon. Mr. Wilson currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Outdoor Ministries Association of the United Church of Christ. Ted remarked, “We have a beautifully scenic location that lifts and inspires all who come here. My role is to oversee the behind the scenes work that lets those mountaintop experiences happen.”

Blowing Rock Conference Center is located at 1818 Goforth Road, Blowing Rock, North Carolina 28605. Established in 1945 from a gift by the Hughs family of Charleston, South Carolina that included their summer home and surrounding land, Blowing Rock Conference Center offers mountaintop space for retreats, workshops, and spiritual renewal for religious groups, civic clubs, organizations, individuals and families. BRCC has a longstanding relationship with the UCC Southeast Conference for adult and youth ministries. For more information on the Blowing Rock Conference Center, contact 828-295-7813 or