All Tennessee weekends take place at Carson Springs Baptist Conference Center (Newport, TN). Your sponsor will arrange for your transportation to and from the retreat center.
Ultreyas (after weekend gatherings) take place at various churches. We have listed directions to commonly utilized venues for your convenience.
Carson Springs Baptist Conference Center
1120 Carson Springs Road
Newport, TN 37821
Take I-40 east from Knoxville and exit LEFT at Exit 432B. As soon as you get on Highway 70 east, prepare for a right turn onto Carson Springs Road (just past the Exxon station). Proceed up the mountain approximately 4 miles on Carson Springs Road, which ends at the camp.
Christ Lutheran – Fairfield Glade
481 Snead Drive
Fairfield Glade, TN 38558
Take I-40 exit 322 and follow Peavine road approximately 6 miles to Fairfield Glade. Continue past the stop sign approximately 1/4 mile and turn right on Snead Drive. Follow Snead Drive approximately 1/4 mile. The Church will be on the right at the corner of Snead Drive and Lakeview Drive.
9915 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37922-6923
From the east, take I-40W. Take exit 379A toward Gallaher View Road. Turn left onto Gallaher View Road NW. Turn right onto Kingston Pike. Drive ~3.2 miles. Cokesbury Center is on your right.
From the west, take I-40E. Take I-140E (exit 376) toward Oak Ridge/Maryville. Merge onto I-140E via exit 376B toward Maryville. Merge onto Kingston Pike (exit 1A). Drive ~.6 miles. Cokesbury Center is on the left.
239 Jamestowne Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37922
Take I-40 to exit 373 (Campbell Station Rd). Go South on Campbell Station (towards Kingston Pike) ~1.3 miles. Turn right onto Jamestown Blvd. You’ll see a sign for Faith Lutheran. 2nd driveway is the main entrance to the church.
First Baptist of Newport
261 East Broadway
Newport, TN 37821
Take I-40E. Take US-411 S exit (#432A towards Sevierville). Keep left at the fork in the ramp. Turn left onto US-25W S. US-25W S becomes US-70/US-25/TN-32. Stay straight to go onto US-70/US-321/US-25. Stay straight to go onto US-70/US-25/TN-9.
First United Methodist Church of Maryville
804 Montvale Station Road
Maryville, TN 37803
Approaching Knoxville from the East on I-40 West:
Follow US 129 (Alcoa Highway) Southwest toward Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport. Approximately 3/4 mile past the airport, bear to the right, staying on US 129 toward Atlanta. At the fourth traffic light (look for Shoney’s to your left), turn left onto US 321 (Lamar Alexander Parkway). Go to the fourth traffic light and turn right onto Montvale Road. At the first traffic light, turn right onto Montvale Station Road. The church is approximately 1/4 mile on the left, across from the Maryville Middle School.
Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
131 W. Gettysburg Avenue
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
From Clinton, take Highway 61 until it becomes Highway 95 (Oak Ridge Turnpike) to Lafayette Drive. Turn left onto Lafayette Drive for half a mile, then turn right onto West Gettysburg Avenue. Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church will be on your left in about a quarter of a mile.
From Knoxville, take either Highway 62 (Oak Ridge Highway) or Highway 162 (Pellissippi Parkway) to Lafayette Drive in Oak Ridge. Turn right onto Lafayette Drive for 1 mile, then turn left onto Gettysburg Avenue. Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church will be on your left in about a quarter of a mile.
6900 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN, 37919
St. John’s Lutheran
544 North Broadway
Knoxville, TN 37937
From the South and West, take I-75 North/I-40 East to the Downtown exit (#388). Stay in the right lane and almost immediately take the Western Avenue/Summit Hill exit. At the bottom of the exit, turn left onto Western Avenue. Go to the first traffic light, then turn left on Broadway. Go through the third traffic light at 5th Avenue, and the church will be on the right.
From the North, take I-275 South into Downtown Knoxville, following the Henley Street signs. Take the Western Avenue/Summit Hill exit. At the traffic light, turn left onto Western Avenue. At the first traffic light, turn left on Broadway. Go through the third traffic light at 5th Avenue, and the church will be on the right.
From the East, take Exit 387A and follow the signs to Western Ave. Make a right turn onto Western Avenue, and move into the left lane. Make a left turn onto Broadway. Take Broadway passing 5th Avenue and the church will be on your right
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church – Maryville
429 Sandy Springs Rd.
Maryville, TN 37803
From I-40 take either 129 (Alcoa Highway) South or I-140 (Pellissippi) to 129 South. After passing McGhee tyson Airport, go right at the split, following the signs to 129/411 South (Atlanta). Look for Food Lion on your right and Backyard Burger on your left. Turn left at the traffic light onto Sandy Springs. At the bottom of the hill take a right into St Paul’s.
Peace Lutheran Church – Knoxville
621 North Cedar Bluff Road
Knoxville, TN 37923
From I-40 take exit 378 (Cedar Bluff). Go North on Cedar Bluff Road (right if coming off west bound or left if coming off going east bound.) Church is one mile north of interstate on the left.