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Beersheba Springs Assembly stands on the edge of the Cumberland Plateau and overlooks the scenic Collins River Valley. It consists of a pre-Civil War Hotel and its surrounding historic buildings, and offers modern and vintage accommodations, warm hospitality, great meals and beautiful sacred space to facilitate your stepping away to commune with God and nature.

 

Beersheba Springs Assembly accommodates events such as:
* Large conference or church events of up to 250 persons
* Local church family retreats
* Church staff retreats
* Planning retreats for Conference committees, boards and commissions
* Clergy personal spiritual and prayer retreats

 

We accommodate groups as small as 12 and as large as 350.

 

Please contact us at 931-692-3669 with any questions about events. Or you may email thelma.hinton@tnumc.com or stephanie.nunley@tnumc.com for further information.

 

Accommodations:
Turner Family Lodge: 12 rooms each side for a total of 24 modern rooms with private baths and clean linens, a large great room with fireplace, kitchen and large deck the length of the building. There are a variety of double, single or queen beds in these rooms. Reserve as little as 8 or all 24 rooms. You may dine with us in the dining hall or for a small kitchen fee you may cook for your group.

 

Eastside: 22 modern rooms contain 2 double beds and a private bath each; clean linens are provided. This row of rooms extends into the Quad and is close to the Dining Hall and Hotel Lobby.

 

Smith Row: 8 modern rooms with private baths, linens and a shady porch to relax on. Seven rooms contain 2 double beds each; 1 room has 1 double bed.

 

Lower Hotel: Located in the historic pre-Civil War Hotel, these 6 modern rooms with  their own bath and linens include the Bishop Morris and Bishop Short Rooms. Two rooms connect to the rooms behind them making them great for families with children.

 

Brick Row: Recently totally remodeled, Brick Row offers 3 beautiful guest rooms reserved for group leadership or clergy on personal retreat. Access to a small kitchen is available on request.

 

Gill Dormitory: Offering 4 rooms each side with 3 single/bunk beds, Gill Dorm presently accommodates 23 people, with shared baths and bring your own linens. Economical and self-contained for a youth retreat, it has a central great room and kitchen facilities if you choose to cook your own meals.

 

Vintage Rooms: Economical rooms in Log Row and the Upper Hotel provide no linens and offer bath facilities in the Quad.

 

Our Facilities:
Hotel Lobby: An inviting common meeting space in the historic pre-Civil War Hotel overlooks the valley and is next to the Dining Hall.

 

Bostick and Banks Conference Rooms: Located on the Eastside of the Quad and close to the Dining Hall, these rooms can hold meetings of up to 30 persons each. A/V equipment is available on request.

 

Bishop King Executive Conference Room: Located in the recently renovated Brick Row, this beautiful conference room offers an executive conference table and chairs, its own kitchen and bathroom, holds up to 20 and can be split into two small conference rooms when needed.

 

Sam Smith Multipurpose Building: The Sam Smith Building can accommodate up to 350 for large group meetings.

 

Chapel: The Assembly’s beautiful Chapel was updated in 2011 and offers a quiet sacred place for worship. It will accommodate up to 150 persons.

 

Vesper Point: Just down the hill a short walk from the Chapel and Hotel, the rustic Assembly’s Outdoor Chapel offers a spectacular view of the valley below and a sacred and secluded outdoor space for worship or reflection.

 

Dining Hall: In the hub of everything in the Quad, the Dining Hall can host up to 200 people. Meals are provided for as little as 12 guests or as many as 350.

 

Gift Shop: Our Gift Shop proudly offers unique fairly traded artisan items from Ten Thousand Villages, tee shirts, our personally designed coffee mugs, and other items you must see!