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Stephen Olford Center

Stephen Olford Center

Stephen Olford Center > Facilities

Exterior Facilities

Have you been seeking that special location to host your next meeting or conference - one with a wholesome Christian environment and safe and secure surroundings?

Our retreat center at The Stephen Olford Center at Union University, located on 18 wooded acres in Memphis, Tennessee is exactly what you are looking for. Our conference center is situated in the midst of lovely grounds and tranquil surroundings, and has meeting rooms that accommodate a variety of gatherings.

Our facilities are ideal for:

Bethany Lodge has accommodations that include rooms with one queen size bed or two twin beds. The auditorium has state-of-the-art audio and video capabilities that include digital recording equipment, a video/computer projection system for video and power point presentations, and an experienced technical staff to help with all your A/V needs.

We also have a full service kitchen with a wonderful staff of great cooks to cater to your culinary needs.

Olford map
Review our facilities on the Olford Center map (.pdf)


Learn more in our Retreat & Conference Ministries pages. For pricing and other information, contact Roberta Hoppe, Director of Operations at (901) 432-7146 or rhoppe@uu.edu for more information.
Dining Area Front Hallway Chapel Classroom
Visit the Olford Bookstore
Academic Programs at the Center
Ministry Development Training
Ministry Resources
Retreat & Conference Ministry
Contact Information
  • 4000 Riverdale Rd.
    Memphis, TN 38115
  • Phone: 901-757-7977 or 1-800-843-2241
  • Fax: 901-757-1372
  • E-mail: socinfo@uu.edu


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