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.

* = Epworth Sponsored Events


*Grown Up Summer Camp

July 28-30, 2017

Exploring numerous activities St. Simons Island has to offer for relaxation, education and all around fun! Enjoy a shrimp boat cruise; look for sea turtle nests; try kayaking, paddle boarding, zip line or biking and a concert by the bonfire with storyteller Andy Offutt Irwin.


Invitation Flyer


September 7-9, 2017

**Reservation Deadline: August 23, 2017

*Autumn Adventures

September 18-21, 2017

Island Hopping: Sapelo, Amelia and Cumberland Islands
An Event for Older Adults


Please call Tiffany at 912-638-8688 or email tflavell@epworthbythesea.org if you would like to be added to the wait list for this event.


September 22-24, 2017

KidzQuest is an annual fall weekend retreat for 3rd-6th grade students at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island. Sponsored by South Georgia's Connectional Ministries, KidzQuest offers a chance for children to take a break from school, spend time with friends, worship with church groups of all sizes and hear about the HOPE we have in Christ's unfailing love. Free time has been scheduled in to allow for groups to enjoy the island as a part of the programming.

More Information

*Laycock Bible Study Series

October 9-12,2017

Preaching: Bishop James E. Swanson, Sr.
Bible Study Leader: Bishop Richard Looney


Commuter Registration


November 15-17, 2017


January Adventure

January 12-14, 2018

This Too is the Path:
Reimagining the Traditional and Reclaiming the Perennial

January Adventure is where thinking about your faith and the Church and learning about Jesus, the Scripture and Christianity may change your life! It's a conference in Emerging Christianity.

Epworth Housing is full at this time. We are no longer accepting reservations.

*Winter Conference

January 28-31, 2018

Our theme will be “Alive Together in Worship” as we seek to discover new ways to create vibrant and intimate worship experiences.

Bishop James Swanson and our own South Georgia Bishop, Lawson Bryan, will participate in leading the conference. Dr. Ben Witherington, III, Professor of New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary, will be the Bible teacher.

*Saint Simons Island Storytelling Festival

February 17-19, 2018

Storytellers: Donald Davis, Kevin Kling, Kim Weitkamp and Andy Offutt Irwin
Storyteller Bios: Click Here

Storytelling Agenda

Epworth Housing Registration

Commuter Registration

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.