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
(877) 704-6336


Take I-40 east from Knoxville. Take exit 432A for US-411 S toward Sevierville. Continue straight onto Clevenger Cutoff. Turn right onto Carson Springs Rd. 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
(931) 484-7273

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.

Cokesbury Center
9915 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37922-6923
(865) 693-0353

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.

Faith Lutheran
239 Jamestowne Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37922
(865) 966-9626

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
(423) 623-3034

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
(865) 982-1273

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
(865) 483-3787

Messiah Lutheran
6900 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN, 37919
(865) 588-9753

From I-40/75 in Knoxville look for Exit 383, Papermill Drive. Once on the exit ramp if you are coming from the east turn left, if coming from the west turn right onto Papermill Drive. Continue on Papermill Drive through the next two stop lights. Papermill Drive will terminate at Kingston Pike. You will see Messiah Lutheran on the opposite corner. With the Green light continue across Kingston Pike and turn immediately right into the Messiah Lutheran Parking Lot.

St. John’s Lutheran
544 North Broadway
Knoxville, TN 37937
(865) 523-3330

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
(865) 982-4285

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
(865) 690-9201

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.