God's Little Fortress by the Sea

Who we are…

Garden City Chapel and Retreat center is located in Garden City Beach, South Carolina, just seven miles south of Myrtle Beach. The Chapel offers the finest Christian retreat on the east coast with great facilities and an excellent location. The campus is nestled between the powerful Atlantic Ocean and the peaceful Murrells Inlet. Garden City Chapel has become a retreat center to 10,000 campers every year from across 22 states.



Sunrise & Easter Worship

March 27, 2016
7:00 am & 10:00 am

Join us March 27th for an awesome day of worship! Easter Sunrise Service will begin at 6:45 am. The service is located 2 miles south of the Garden City Pier. Signs will point you in the right direction. At 10:00 am, join us at Garden City Chapel for an Easter Worship Service. If you have [...]


Run for the Children 5k

April 16, 2016
8:30 am

Run for the Children is a 5k run/walk to benefit the Children’s Home Ministry at GCC.  Your participation allows us to have funding for hosting children’s homes at our retreat center and treating them to many activities like the water park, aquarium, Carolina Opry, WonderWorks, etc.  Thank you for considering to participate. Click here to [...]


2016 Worship Services Begin

May 1, 2016
10:00 am

Sunday, May 1st will be the first Worship Service of the summer season. Garden City Chapel is interdenominational combining traditional and contemporary worship styles. Worship starts at 10:00 am. Dress is casual.

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Make your reservations NOW for 2016!

Call NOW to make your retreat reservations for next spring or summer!   Many of the best dates are going fast so don’t delay!  Call Gary Phillips @ 843-651-2223 x21.

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