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Stephen Olford Center

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Meeting Space

Bethany Lodge Chapel The Bethany Lodge Chapel

This is a multi-functional room. The space can hold up to 150 chairs in a theater-type arrangement. It is also functional in classroom style, holding up to 80 with tables and chairs. A podium and microphone is included in the facility charge. Other audiovisual equipment is available upon request with the exception of the LCD screen and projector, and extra microphones, for which an additional fee for rental is charged. The room also includes the use of the piano. Available A/V equipment includes:


The Welcome Center Chapel

This room is also multi-functional. It can be used as a chapel, but also functions well as a classroom or as a meeting room. The capacity is around 40 with tables and chairs. The room is also used as an overflow for dining events and can be used for receptions and other events. There is a fireplace and electric piano included in this room.

The Board Room

This room was once the private owner's dining room. It serves well in that capacity for smaller meals, but now functions as either overflow for dining events or a meeting room for small board meetings or the like. It is a beautiful, warm and elegant room with the benefit of privacy.

Terrace The Terrace

The Terrace is our main dining facility. It holds up to 50 for dining. Larger groups spill over into the adjacent rooms. Dinner meetings and functions work well in this room, but it also can function as a break out room during retreats and meetings. The atmosphere gives a feeling of being outside while enjoying the indoor benefits.

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  • 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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