Epworth By The Sea
100 Arthur J Moore Drive, St. Simons, GA 31522, USA
Located on the banks of the historic Frederica River, Epworth By The Sea is a ministry owned and operated by the South Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church. The property was purchased on October 29, 1949, and the gates opened in 1950.
One of the finest Christian Retreat Centers in the Southeast, Epworth is open to all whose goals are consistent with its mission which is "to provide a Christian place for worship, study, and fellowship."
The 100-acre Christian Retreat Center has 6 motels, 12 family apartments, and 13 youth buildings accommodating up to 1,000 persons. Three auditoriums accommodate groups of all sizes. One auditorium seats 900 and two-seat 300 persons each. Audio/video equipment is available for 31 meeting rooms. Four dining rooms. Pre-school/nursery building with fenced playground.
All rooms are climate controlled. All motel rooms have phones. TV in all rooms except youth buildings. Specially equipped rooms for the handicapped available. Wireless Internet is available throughout Epworth's campus.
Recreation options include 70 x 40 ft. swimming pool, lighted tennis courts, basketball court pavilion, open field for baseball, football, and soccer. Football and volleyball equipment, bicycles for rent, two fishing piers. Epworth By The Sea proudly serves a diversity of groups, individuals, denominations, private and government agencies, Armed Services, civic organizations, and others whose goals are consistent with Epworth's mission, which is to provide a Christian place for worship, study, and fellowship.