About The Cove

The Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove was founded in 1988 by Billy and Ruth Graham. Since then, thousands of people around the world have discovered this retreat designed to encourage, refresh and empower believers who want to grow and deepen their faith. For more information about The Cove, visit www.thecove.org.

28 thoughts on “About The Cove”

  1. We are planning on making reservations for Kay Arthur in November for 6-8 or may 10 ladies. I understand that the cost of the seminar is $247. How do we make reservations for the Inn and what is cost per person for the rooms. (2) per room. (3) per room, etc. Thanks. I will call to make reservations as soon as I get a firm number. Thank you for your response.

    Susan Simmons, Sumter SC

    1. Great question. Unfortunately, we don’t have an airport shuttle service, however there are airport transportation companies that can bring you from the airport to The Cove if you don’t want to rent a car. If you contact us at (800) 950-2092, a member of our staff would be happy to provide you with some more information. Look forward to seeing you at The Cove.

  2. I would like to bring my mother with me to one of THE COVE events. We will be flying from Denver International Airport to North Carolina. What airport is the closests to THE COVE? Is there a shuttle that will take us to THE COVE? How long of a drive is it from the local airport to THE COVE?

    1. Hi, Natalie! The closest airport is the Asheville Regional Airport (AVL). It is a 20 minute drive from the airport to The Cove. You may obtain the telephone numbers of airport shuttle services by contacting our Reservations department at 800-950-2092. We look forward to having you and your mother here at The Cove! Let us know if you have any other questions.

  3. My husband and I were interested in the personal retreat offered at The Cove. Is there a charge for this personal retreat and are we able to take advantage of the lodging accomodations at the Cove? This would be our first visit. Thank you in advance for your help.

    1. Hello, Donna! Yes, we do have have Personal Spiritual Retreats at The Cove. There is a program fee for the retreat (depends on how many days you stay) and yes, you can take advantage of lodging at one of our inns on property. These self-directed opportunities are for individuals or a couple to experience a private spiritual retreat to refocus on growing their relationship with God in the beauty and peaceful quiet of The Cove. Click here for available dates and more information http://www.thecove.org/Event/list-events-by-type/personal%20spiritual%20retreats/ or call (800) 950-2092 to discuss the program fees and to register. Blessings to you!

  4. I wonder how much Jesus would have charged to tell people about his life. So sad that money controls whether we learn more about Christ. I really think hearts need to be searched by Christ himself as well as ourselves to see how pure they really are.

    1. Tricia, the beautiful thing about having access to the Word, fellowship and study with other Christians, and being able to share our testimonies and the Gospel of Jesus Christ, is that it does not cost us a thing. So thankful for this! Peace and blessings to you, sister!

  5. my husband and i are interested in spending a weekend at the cove.we need to knoe the cost of ev erything.and the hour we need to be there. we live in fla. and will be driving up there.please send us all info.

    1. Hello! It depends on if you are coming to a seminar, a Personal Spiritual Retreat or a concert. Visit our website to decide on that http://www.TheCove.org and then you can contact our reservations ladies to get registered. God bless you!
      For more information or to make a reservations: 1-800-950-2092.

  6. I am Planning on coming to the cove for the November retreat would like to check in on the 23rd. Is there any vacancy for a couple?
    Thank you
    Glaciers Naar

    1. Hello, Glaciers. Please give our reservations ladies a call to check on your request. You can reach them at 1-800-950-2092. God bless you!

    1. Will do. Thank you, Rhonda. God bless you! Please make sure to check out our website http://www.TheCove.org to see what’s going on at The Cove.
      If you would like us to mail you a program guide, please give us an address to mail to.
      God bless you!

  7. Hello, I’m planning to fly into Asheville from Dublin in June for a Personal Retreat. I’m on a pilgrimage, and would like to know if there are car rental companies close to the airport. Thank you and peace to you.
    Mia

    1. Hello, Adriane! The best time to come is in October or the 1st week of November. It’s hard to pinpoint exact dates. If we had to narrow that timeframe down, mid-October to 1st of November would probably be best. Here is a link to a local Fall Forecast: http://www.romanticasheville.com/fall.htm

      If you are not attending a seminar or personal spiritual retreat, and plan on only visiting our Chapel and Visitor’s Center, here are the hours:
      Visitor Hours:
      Mon through Fri: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
      Saturdays (only October 5-November 23, 2013) 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
      Sundays: Closed

    1. Hello, Dorothy! No we do not have recliners in our guest rooms. We do have a wingback chair that reclines and if requested can be put in your room. We also have amazing rocking chairs in each room. Let us know if you have any other questions. Blessings!

  8. What time does an Evening At The Cove festivities start? My husband and I will be traveling from SC for the David Phelps event and would like to know what time we need to plan to be there.

    1. Hi, Marian. We look foward to having you here! You will be having dinner at 6:15pm and the program starts at 7:30pm. You are welcome to come as early as 3pm to get settled and relax if you wish. See you soon! Not sure how far you are from us, but our Women’s Bible Studies start next week. We have women come in groups from as far as 2.5 hours away and make it a fun weekly outing. Details on our website or call the reservations at 1-800-950-20920 to register. It is free and the studies last 7 weeks (evening) and 8 weeks (morning). Blessings!

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