Epworth By The Sea Sponsored Events

You are cordially invited to participate in these events.

*The Georgia Legislature and Governor Nathan Deal have approved a $5 motel fee that is applied to every rented motel/hotel room per night, effective July 1, 2015. This is an additional fee that must be collected by Epworth By The Sea.


Grand Camp

June 24-27

“Ocean Motion”
An intergenerational camp for grandparents and their elementary age grandchildren
A special time for 2 generations to make lasting memories as they learn and enjoy many wonders and creatures of the ocean. Our leaders will be staff of the Driftwood Education Center.

Autumn Adventures

September 19-22, 2016

“Exceptional Encounters!”
From South Georgia Plankton to African White Rhinos
An event for Older Adults
An opportunity to meet and greet, up close and personal cheetah, white rhinos, Asian bengal tigers, cape buffalo, okapi, Greby’s zebra and many other endangered safari animals living in large naturalistic enclosures as we visit the 600 acre WHITE OAK CONSERVATION CENTER. White Oak is a premier facility for wildlife breeding, conservation research and scientific training. Cameras welcome. Photography encouraged! AND, not to be forgotten are the tiniest sea creatures of the Georgia coast which we will also acquaint you with. Truly an exceptional Autumn Adventures experience!

Laycock Bible Study Series

October 2016

There will not be a Laycock Bible Study event held at Epworth in 2016. However, we have already set the dates for 2017. Please SAVE THE DATE for October 9-12, 2017. Dr. Laycock is recruiting Bible Study and Worship Leaders now for next year as this special event will now take place every other year here at Epworth By The Sea. We will announce the leadership as soon as it is known so you can plan to join us then.


November 6 – 11

“Memory Keepers – Journey into the Geechee Culture”
Immerse yourself in a week long exploration of the Geechee culture along the Georgia coast. Visit the Gullah Geechee Center where participants will also participate in a volunteer mission project, Sapelo Island and other locations in the golden isles. Details and registration visit: primetimers umc.org

You are cordially invited to attend our annual "Saint Simons Island Storytelling Festival" featuring nationally known, professional storytellers! Four renowned storytellers have accepted the invitation to participate. Be prepared to laugh, shed a few tears and enjoy their stories.

Storytellers: Donald Davis, Lyn Ford, Bil Lepp and Andy Offutt Irwin.

Epworth By The Sea reserves the right to change or substitute any part of scheduled program activities. For program details contact Donna at 912-638-8688 or email at dchisholm@epworthbythesea.org to request additional information and to be placed on our mailing address list for future events.