Simpsonwood Conference and Retreat Center is permanently closed. Please consider these wonderful options for your next event.

Glisson Camp and Retreat Center

Glisson offers Summer Camp and year-round Retreat experiences in the forests surrounding Cane Creek Falls. Since 1925, this place has become holy ground as thousands have had their faith strengthened through God's presence here in creation and Christian community. We invite you to explore Glisson online and discover how we can serve you, your family, and your church in camp and retreat ministry. If you can't find something, check our FAQs or Contact Us

Epworth By The Sea

The ideal place for rest, renewal and just great fun, Epworth and St. Simons Island have a lot to offer all ages. Safe and economical, Epworth offers a wide range of accommodations to fit your needs. Visit to view accommodations, facilities and programs and retreats available for your church, family and friends. Our incredible new 700 foot zip-line (see video on website) and Mission Volunteer Opportunities (see list on website) have been extremely popular with groups of all ages. Annual events such as Winter Camp Meeting, Georgia Pastors’ School and the Evelyn Laycock Bible Study Series are just three of our special gatherings. United Methodist Church groups of 10 or more receive a discounted rate.

The Hinton Center

The Hinton Center, a year round Christian retreat and conference community, is located on Lake Chatuge on the North Carolina-Georgia line. The Center has a wide range of accommodations including houses with lake views, the mountain lodge, hermitage cottages, group retreat houses, and RV sites. When you stay with us at Hinton, the cost of your stay helps improve lives and support rural communities. Rental fees at Hinton fund home repairs, neighborhood development, and programs to build healthy and effective communities of faith.