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.



Run for the Children 5k

April 4, 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 [...]


Sunrise & Easter Worship

April 12, 2020
6:30 am & 10:00 am

Join us April 12th for an awesome day of worship! Easter Sunrise Service will begin at 6:30 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 [...]


2020 Worship Services Begin

May 3, 2020
10:00 am

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.

NOAA Weather

Murrells Inlet

Last Updated on Feb 22 2020, 10:56 am EST

Current Conditions: Fair


Temp: 42°F

Wind: North at 9mph

Humidity: 40%

Windchill: 36°F

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