SOAP Regional Event



November 14-16, 2019

Epworth By the Sea
St. Simons Island, GA


.       Early Bird $125 (through August 1, 2019)

      Regular $150

– Single Room (2 nights) $330
– Double Room (2 nights) $230


Featured Speaker:   The Rev. MaryAnn McKibben Dana
Worship and Music:  The Rev. Bill Carter 
Liturgical Artist:       Mary Groves


A blend of
presentation, discussion, and creative interaction (along with art and music), this event will engage us all in the tools and fun of improv.


You are invited to join Ministers, Educators, Youth Directors, and church leaders Thursday evening – Saturday afternoon as we:
  • Explore seven Improv Principles that that help us to be more awake, creative, resilient and ready for life & ministry (especially when things don't go according to plan)
  • Listen for the ways music and improv create holy space for learning.
  • Worship together in the historical Chapel at Epworth By the Sea.
  • Discover how arts and the creative process can inspire and inform.
  • Enjoy fellowship and free time in a beautiful setting.

Retreat Includes


  • Time for rest renewal on St. Simons Island (Come early!)
  • Inspiration via engaging presentations, worship & music
  • Two nights lodging and all meals at Epworth By the Sea (Single: $330, Double: $230)