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.


Online Easter Worship Service

April 12, 2020
10:00 am

Join us ONLINE for Easter Worship Service.  Connect with us on our FaceBook page or on a link on our website. https://www.facebook.com/gardencity.chapel


2020 Worship Services Begin

May 3, 2020
10:00 am

Check back for updates to this service.  But hopefully Sunday, May 3rd 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.


Run for the Children 5k

August 15, 2020
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 the 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 [...]

NOAA Weather

Murrells Inlet

Last Updated on Apr 8 2020, 10:56 pm EDT

Current Conditions: Fair


Temp: 74°F

Wind: West at 4mph

Humidity: 79%

Dewpoint: 66.9°F

Your 5-Day Forecast at a Glance

Recent Posts

Update about Reservations

On behalf of Garden City Chapel and Retreat, we hope that you are well in the midst of this horrible virus outbreak.  We want to update you on our plan at the Chapel.  We are NOT taking reservations for the month of April. (April reservations have had their deposits refunded or extended to a later [...]

Our Response to Coronavirus

At Garden City Chapel and Retreat, the health and safety of our staff and guests are always our priority.  We want to share with you what we are doing to help keep everyone safe and healthy in connection with the coronavirus. Please be assured we have protocols in place and are implementing those now. We [...]